Political organizations

April 05, 2018 - 4:52 pm
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota Republicans gather for their convention this weekend, seeking to build excitement for Kevin Cramer's bid to wrest control of a critical Senate seat from popular Democrat Heidi Heitkamp. "We absolutely need to keep building momentum for the fall," said state party...
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5-Star Movement leader Luigi Di Maio meets journalists at the Quirinale presidential palace after talks with Italian President Sergio Mattarella, in Rome, Thursday, April 5, 2018. Italian President Sergio Mattarella held today the second day of consultations aimed at identifying whether any party or coalition can muster support to form a government after the March 4 election produced no majority in parliament. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
April 05, 2018 - 1:27 pm
MILAN (AP) — Italy's president on Thursday set up a second round of talks to form a new government as the leaders of the two most successful parties in the last election vied to control the process despite lacking a parliamentary majority. Even as both 5-Star Movement leader Luigi Di Maio and right...
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In this picture taken Thursday, March 8, 2018, shows Malaysia former Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, speaks during a political opposition alliance event in Shah Alam, Malaysia on Thursday, March 8, 2018. Malaysian authorities have ordered former Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad’s political party to suspend its activities in a blow to the opposition ahead of expected general elections. The Registrar of Societies’ order Thursday prohibits candidates from contesting under the party’s banner for 30 days. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
April 05, 2018 - 7:18 am
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian authorities ordered former Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad's political party to temporarily disband Thursday in a blow to the opposition ahead of expected general elections. The Registrar of Societies said the Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia failed to submit...
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FILE - In this Oct. 12, 2017, file photo, House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce, R-Calif., presides over a markup of a bill to expand sanctions against Iran with respect to its ballistic missile program, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Both Democrats and Republicans think the stalemate between President Donald Trump and Congress over immigration can help them in November’s congressional elections, and each could be right. The retirement of Royce makes the seat a prime target for Democrats trying to pick up 23 seats in November’s elections, enough to grab House control. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
April 04, 2018 - 8:42 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Both Democrats and Republicans think the stalemate between President Donald Trump and Congress over immigration can help them in November's congressional elections. Each could be right. In House races across the country, both parties are using the fight over immigration — fanned...
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April 04, 2018 - 6:52 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Republican congressman from Tennessee may have misspent more than $100,000 from his campaign committee and leadership political action committee on personal expenses over the past decade, according to an independent ethics office that asked the House Ethics Committee to review...
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In this March 30, 2018 photo, Dr. Kim Schrier, a candidate in Washington state's 8th District race, poses for a photo in Issaquah, Wash. Schrier, a pediatrician who's leading the Democratic field in fundraising, is among eight unknown Democrats fighting for a spot to challenge the high-profile Republican Dino Rossi. The race is for the seat to succeed retiring incumbent, Rep. Dave Reichert, and represents a district that includes the eastern suburbs of Seattle and stretches into the rural Cascade Mountain region. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
April 04, 2018 - 6:34 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Eight unknown Democrats are fighting for a spot to challenge a high-profile Republican in Washington state's reliably red 8th District. It's a familiar battle in the 8th, where voters have chosen the Republican for almost four decades since the U.S. House district's creation in 1980...
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April 04, 2018 - 6:11 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indiana Senate candidate who carries a cardboard cutout of Donald Trump to campaign rallies, dons a "Make America Great Again" hat in a TV ad and ridicules an opponent for being a "Never Trumper" called the eventual president "vulgar, if not profane" in a little-noticed 2016...
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Trader Craig Esposito, center, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Wednesday, April 4, 2018. Stocks are opening sharply lower on Wall Street as an escalating trade dispute between the U.S. and China poses a threat to global economic growth and corporate profits. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
April 04, 2018 - 4:12 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on U.S.-China trade tensions (all times local): ___ 4:00 p.m. Sen. Charles Grassley, an Iowa Republican, says the United States needs to protect its intellectual property and competitiveness but shouldn't force farmers and ranchers to bear the brunt of retaliation for...
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Wisconsin candidate Judge Rebecca Dallet greets supporters as they watch returns on election night at Good City Brewing in Milwaukee, Wis., Tuesday, April 3, 2018. Dallet is facing conservative Sauk County Circuit Judge Michael Screnock. The winner will be elected to a 10-year term on a court currently controlled 5-2 by conservatives. (Rick Wood/Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel via AP)
April 04, 2018 - 3:45 pm
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The dominating victory by a liberal candidate in Wisconsin's Supreme Court race emboldened Democrats deflated by years of defeats, pushing Republican Gov. Scott Walker to issue a series of warnings Wednesday about a possible "blue wave" in the red state. Democrats heralded...
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April 04, 2018 - 12:05 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Democrats and Republicans, on the whole, have markedly different views about sexual harassment in the workplace, according to a new, large-scale survey by the Pew Research Center conducted against the backdrop of the #MeToo movement. According to Pew, about six in 10 Democrats say...
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