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'Way too extreme': Some Democrats warn against moving left

BEAVER, Pa. (AP) — The Democrats of Beaver County, Pennsylvania, crowded onto the steps of a local courthouse, dozens of union men protesting a looming power plant closure that would put their livelihoods at risk.

Sep. 24, 2019 5:20 AM EDT
At 87, Joe Arpaio is running for his old job as sheriff

FOUNTAIN HILLS, Ariz. (AP) — In a memorabilia-packed office that could serve as a museum to his career, Joe Arpaio plots how he might, at the age of 87, get back his old job as the sheriff of metro Phoenix.

Sep. 23, 2019 5:27 PM EDT
Duffy serves final day in House; Evers sets January election

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin's Democratic governor announced Monday that the special election to fill Republican Sean Duffy's congressional seat will be held in January, a move that avoids potentially boosting GOP turnout in a state Supreme Court election next spring.

Sep. 23, 2019 5:20 PM EDT
UAW strike puts Trump, GOP in political bind in key states

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Democrats were quick to back working-class United Auto Workers in their strike against General Motors, delivering doughnuts and holding picket signs outside factories to show solidarity.

Sep. 22, 2019 4:49 AM EDT
Correction: Election 2020-Democrats story

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — In a story Sept. 20 about Democratic political strategies, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Amy Klobuchar was touring Pennsylvania and Wisconsin.

Sep. 20, 2019 3:03 PM EDT
Kennedy mystique could factor into Massachusetts Senate race

BOSTON (AP) — When Edward M. Kennedy was running for the U.S. Senate for the first time in 1962, his Democratic primary opponent turned to him during a debate and said if his last name was Moore — Kennedy's middle name — his "candidacy would be a joke.

Sep. 20, 2019 6:05 AM EDT