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AP FACT CHECK: Trump isn't holed up nonstop at White House

WASHINGTON (AP) — Eager to defend a prolonged government shutdown over his border wall, President Donald Trump is pretending that he's holed up nonstop at the White House waiting for a deal with Democrats.

Jan. 14, 2019 4:57 PM EST
Julian Castro visits Puerto Rico in bid for presidency

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — U.S. presidential candidate Julian Castro joined dozens of high-profile Latinos in Puerto Rico on Monday to talk about mobilizing voters ahead of the 2020 elections and increasing Latino political representation to take on President Donald Trump.

Jan. 14, 2019 2:30 PM EST
Inslee pitches to Nevada outside 2020 spotlight on DC

NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP) — The Democratic presidential sweepstakes might seem like a tale of Joe Biden and the Seven Senators, but there are plenty of governors and mayors looking for a chance to steal the spotlight from the former vice president and other headliners.

Jan. 12, 2019 3:31 PM EST
Sanders apologizes amid new allegation of staff harassment

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Bernie Sanders on Thursday apologized to women who have shared experiences of harassment by male supervisors while working on his 2016 presidential campaign, a controversy that has raised fresh questions about his potential second run in 2020.

Jan. 10, 2019 2:10 PM EST
Trump: Didn't know about allegations Manafort shared polling

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he did not know anything about allegations his former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, shared polling data during the 2016 presidential campaign with a business associate accused of having ties to Russian intelligence.

Jan. 10, 2019 1:03 PM EST
Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ Jan. 8 The New York Times on President Donald Trump's first Oval Office address and his border policies: How fitting is it that President Trump's first Oval Office address, which he requested be televised live in prime time by every major network, was aimed at stirring up the American public about a crisis largely of his own making? Not that the border crisis is one of Mr.

Jan. 9, 2019 6:35 PM EST
Manafort accused of sharing 2016 election data with Russians

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort shared polling data during the 2016 presidential campaign with a business associate accused of having ties to Russian intelligence, and prosecutors say he lied to them about it, according to a court filing .

Jan. 9, 2019 1:14 AM EST
Trump pleads on TV for wall money; Dems say he 'stokes fear'

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a somber televised plea, President Donald Trump urged congressional Democrats to fund his long-promised border wall Tuesday night, blaming illegal immigration for what he called a scourge of drugs and violence in the U.

Jan. 8, 2019 10:49 PM EST
Washington governor, NY mayor push expanded health coverage

SEATTLE (AP) — Washington's governor and New York City's mayor unveiled major initiatives to expand health insurance coverage Tuesday, the latest moves by key Democratic leaders to address Trump administration health policies they say are keeping people from getting the care they need.

Jan. 8, 2019 9:33 PM EST

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