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NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A lengthy criminal investigation that has put U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez in the crosshairs of a federal corruption indictment — and placed Democrats in peril of losing a key seat — will ultimately rest in the hands of 12 residents from New Jersey, a state he's...
ATLANTA (AP) — President Donald Trump's widely criticized response to white supremacist violence in Virginia has left Democrats in a quandary: how to seize the moral high ground without getting sucked into a politically perilous culture war. Democrats have denounced Trump for...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A leading Republican senator says Donald Trump has not yet shown the stability or competence required for an American president to succeed. Bob Corker of Tennessee, who chairs the Foreign Relations Committee, called for "radical changes" in how the Trump White...
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is calling for the removal of Confederate statues from the U.S. Capitol as the contentious debate over the appropriateness of such memorials moves to the halls of Congress. Pelosi says she is calling on Speaker Paul Ryan to...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and Republicans (all times local): 6:20 a.m. President Donald Trump has taken a swipe at a fellow Republican, calling Sen. Lindsey Graham a "publicity seeking" lawmaker. In a daybreak post on his Twitter account Thursday,...
NEW YORK (AP) — One after another, the nation's most powerful Republicans responded to President Donald Trump's extraordinary remarks about white supremacists. Yet few mentioned the president. The Senate's top Republican, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, condemned "hate and...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Vern Ehlers, a research physicist and moderate Republican who represented a western Michigan congressional district for 17 years and advocated for Great Lakes cleanup funding, has died. He was 83. Ehlers died late Tuesday at a Grand Rapids nursing facility...
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Vern Ehlers, a research physicist who served 17 years representing a western Michigan congressional district, has died. He was 83. Melissa Morrison, funeral director at Zaagman Memorial Chapel, said Wednesday that Ehlers died late Tuesday at a Grand...
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — U.S. Sen. John Boozman's office says the Arkansas Republican has successfully undergone a follow-up procedure to his 2014 heart surgery. The senator underwent the procedure Tuesday and is recovering at a Washington-area hospital. His office says he is...