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Foes wary as Trump hands election probe to Homeland Security

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Voting rights advocates and some state election officials cheered President Donald Trump's announcement that he was disbanding his election fraud commission, but their celebration could be short-lived.

Jan. 4, 2018 8:08 PM EST
Manafort sues to challenge Mueller's mandate in Russia probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman sued special counsel Robert Mueller and the Justice Department, saying prosecutors had overstepped their bounds by charging him for conduct that he says is unrelated to Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.

Jan. 4, 2018 7:31 AM EST
Trump signs order disbanding voter fraud commission

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump signed an executive order Wednesday disbanding his controversial voter fraud commission amid infighting, lawsuits and state officials' refusal to cooperate.

Jan. 3, 2018 10:57 PM EST
Manafort sues Mueller, Justice Department over Russia probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman sued special counsel Robert Mueller and the Justice Department on Wednesday, saying prosecutors had overstepped their bounds by charging him for conduct that he says is unrelated to Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.

Jan. 3, 2018 6:46 PM EST
Hatch's retirement lets him leave at the height of his power

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Orrin Hatch's decision to retire from the Senate after four decades lets the Utah Republican walk away at the height of his power after helping to push through an overhaul of the tax code and persuading President Donald Trump to downsize two national monuments.

Jan. 3, 2018 5:42 PM EST
Sen. Hatch to retire, opening door for possible Romney run

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch of Utah said Tuesday he will not seek re-election after serving more than 40 years in the Senate, opening the door for 2012 GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney to run for his seat.

Jan. 2, 2018 6:02 PM EST
Buoyed by Alabama win, Democrats eye Tennessee Senate race

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Democrats eager to take control of the Senate next year are turning to the state of Tennessee, where a popular Democratic former governor is running for the seat being vacated by the retirement of Republican Sen.

Dec. 25, 2017 11:47 AM EST

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