United States Presidential Election

October 31, 2017 - 2:03 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Michigan financial adviser who shares the same name as a former member of President Donald Trump's campaign team caught up in an investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 elections has been trying to sort out a case of mistaken identity. George Papadopoulos identifies...
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Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker, R-Tenn., talks to reporters as he heads to the floor for a vote, at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
October 27, 2017 - 10:38 pm
GATLINBURG, Tenn. (AP) — Sen. Bob Corker of Tennessee did not rule out a run in 2020 against President Donald Trump when asked about it by reporters Friday, saying he's focused on the next 14 months of his term and isn't thinking that far ahead. The noncommittal response came as Corker doubled down...
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A thick layer of fog rolls over the Mississippi River toward Dubuque, Iowa, Monday, Oct. 23, 2017. (Dave Kettering/Telegraph Herald via AP)
October 23, 2017 - 6:05 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Scorned by President Donald Trump, former FBI director James Comey turned up in, of all places, Iowa this past weekend. Cue the speculation. One of Trump's best-known adversaries was seen dining at 801 Chophouse in Des Moines, the must-stop steakhouse for the political elite...
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Former U.S. President George W. Bush speaks at a forum sponsored by the George W. Bush Institute in New York, Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
October 19, 2017 - 3:10 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Former President George W. Bush on Thursday denounced bigotry in Trump-era American politics, warning that the rise of "nativism," isolationism and conspiracy theories have clouded the nation's true identity. The comments, delivered at a New York City conference hosted by the George...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017, file photo, Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg speaks during a plenary session during the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Sandberg says the ads linked to Russia trying to influence the U.S. presidential election should “absolutely” be released to the public. In an interview with Axios, Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017, Sandberg also said the company has the responsibility to prevent the kind of abuse that occurred on its platform during the election. (Laurent Gillieron/Keystone via AP, File)
October 12, 2017 - 7:39 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A top Facebook executive says ads linked to Russia trying to influence the U.S. presidential election should "absolutely" be released to the public, along with information on whom the ads were targeting. Previously, Facebook declined to make the ads public. While Facebook's chief...
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FILE - In this June 5, 2017 file photo, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks in Baltimore. Clinton says she's "shocked and appalled" by the revelations of sexual abuse and harassment being leveled at Harvey Weinstein. She says in a written statement on Oct. 10, that the behavior being reported by women "cannot be tolerated." (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
October 10, 2017 - 8:52 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton said Tuesday she was "shocked and appalled" by the revelations about disgraced movie titan Harvey Weinstein, while former President Barack Obama said he and his wife, Michelle, were "disgusted." Weinstein faces multiple allegations of sexual abuse and harassment...
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FILE - This Wednesday, April 26, 2017, file photo shows the Google mobile phone icon, in Philadelphia. Russian operatives spent tens of thousands of dollars on ads across Google products, including YouTube and Google search, according to reports. The Washington Post is reporting that the technology behemoth uncovered the Russian-backed disinformation campaign as it considers whether to testify before Congress in November 2017. Social media companies Facebook and Twitter have already agreed to testify. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
October 09, 2017 - 8:12 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Russian operatives likely spent tens of thousands of dollars on ads across Google products, including YouTube and Google search, according to reports. Accounts connected with the Russian government spent $4,700 on search and display ads, while another $53,000 was spent on ads with...
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FILE - In a Tuesday, June 13, 2017 file photo, Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., questions Attorney General Jeff Sessions testifies before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence about his role in the firing of FBI Director James Comey, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Harris on Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017, spoke at First Congregational Church of Atlanta as the congregation celebrated the 150th anniversary of its founding by freed former slaves. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
October 01, 2017 - 2:49 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Making her first high-profile foray into the Southern black church, California Sen. Kamala Harris told a Georgia congregation founded by former freed slaves that the United States remains wracked by racism, sexism and other forms of discrimination that flout the nation's core values...
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September 27, 2017 - 9:44 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Super Tuesday, the jam-packed day of presidential primary voting every four years, may get supercharged in 2020 with California joining the pack, bringing along its prize of the most delegates. Gov. Jerry Brown gave his stamp of approval Wednesday to a measure jumping...
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FILE - This Oct. 14, 2016 file photo shows Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's and Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's names printed on a ballot on a voting machine to be used in the upcoming election, in Philadelphia. The federal government on Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, told election officials in 21 states that hackers targeted their systems before last year's presidential election. The notification came roughly a year after U.S. Department of Homeland Security officials first said states were targeted by hacking efforts possibly connected to Russia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
September 22, 2017 - 11:58 pm
The federal government on Friday told election officials in 21 states that hackers targeted their systems before last year's presidential election. The notification came roughly a year after U.S. Department of Homeland Security officials first said states were targeted by hacking efforts possibly...
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