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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A block from Nebraska's Capitol, with its unique one-chamber, nonpartisan Legislature, is the lobbying office of Bill Mueller and Kim Robak, who embody the make-it-work spirit of this city: They're husband and wife, Republican and Democrat. And though...
ROSWELL, Ga. (AP) — Rep. Tom Price has promised to help rip up President Barack Obama's 2010 health-care law. But some of the Georgia Republican's constituents wonder just what that will mean if their congressman is confirmed as Donald Trump's health secretary. Trump continues...
LULA, Ga. (AP) — Patti Thomas owns a flower shop in the north Georgia town of Lula. Xavier Bryant runs an independent pharmacy just outside Atlanta. Looking toward the inauguration of an entrepreneur as president, the two share this expectation: Donald Trump will be good for...
WARREN, Mich. (AP) — Thousands of people are showing up for a rally in suburban Detroit where U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders will speak in support of President Barack Obama's signature health care law. It is one of several rallies around the country by Democrats ahead of President-...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump's pick for attorney general, Sen. Jeff Sessions, used strong words in the first day of his Senate confirmation hearings to deny any hints of a racist past. On day two, a group of black lawmakers will speak out against his nomination — including New...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A little-known mayor from Indiana on Thursday joined a crowded field of candidates seeking to become the next head of the Democratic National Committee. South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg is barely known outside northern Indiana, but he brings a distinctive...
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Democrats around the country are demanding change from a national committee they say has focused too heavily on the White House at the expense of governorships, legislatures and state party operations. "It's got to be helping us organize in our states to be...
Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Bernie Sanders hope to ride voter energy into victories in Monday's Iowa caucuses, as Ted Cruz and Hillary Clinton bank on sophisticated get-out-the vote operations that have been months in the making. The caucuses kick off voting in the 2016...
Republican presidential hopeful Jeb Bush would get rid of food stamps, housing assistance and other federal safety net programs if elected, replacing them with a scheme to let states figure out how to deal with poverty. "Governor Bush’s empowerment agenda for the 21st century...