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FILE - In this Feb. 8, 2018 file photo, the logo for Twitter is displayed above a trading post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. In a policy published Friday, Nov. 15, 2019 Twitter said it is banning ads that contain references to political content, including appeals for votes, solicitations of financial support and advocacy for or against political content. The ban also includes any ads by candidates, political parties, elected or appointed government officials. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
November 15, 2019 - 2:39 pm
Twitter says its new ban on political ads will cover appeals for votes, solicitations for campaign contributions and any political content. Twitter is defining political content to include any ad that references a candidate, political party, government official, ballot measure, or legislative or...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in the Oval Office of the White House, Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
Associated Press
November 13, 2019 - 5:54 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — What hearings? What phone call? Professing disinterest and disdain, President Donald Trump said he was “too busy” doing the people’s business Wednesday to watch the impeachment hearings that imperil his presidency. But even as Trump tried to suggest that he was above the fray, the...
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President Donald Trump arrives to speak at the launch of "Black Voices for Trump," at the Georgia World Congress Center, Friday, Nov. 8, 2019, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
Associated Press
November 08, 2019 - 5:30 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — During the 2016 campaign, candidate Donald Trump stood in front of largely white crowds and asked black voters to consider, "What the hell do you have to lose?" Trump offered that same message Friday as he launched a black voters coalition in Atlanta, Georgia. While Trump's campaign...
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FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2019, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at the Monroe Civic Center in Monroe, La. A New York judge on Thursday, Nov. 7 ordered Trump to pay about $2 million to an array of charities to resolve a lawsuit alleging he misused his own charitable foundation to further his political and business interests. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
Associated Press
November 07, 2019 - 8:01 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A judge Thursday ordered President Donald Trump to pay $2 million to an array of charities as a fine for misusing his own charitable foundation to further his political and business interests. New York state Judge Saliann Scarpulla imposed the penalty after the president admitted to...
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Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin announces his intent to call for a recanvass of the voting results from Tuesday's gubernatorial elections during a press conference at the Governor's Mansion in Frankfort, Ky., Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)
Associated Press
November 07, 2019 - 5:31 am
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Republican Gov. Matt Bevin asked Wednesday for a recanvass of Kentucky election results that showed him more than 5,000 votes behind Democrat Andy Beshear, who discounted the challenge and began preparing to take office. Beshear, the state's attorney general, said he's...
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CORRECTS SPELLING OF LAST NAME TO KHALID INSTEAD OF KAHLID - Safiya Khalid speaks at a candidates forum at Geiger Elementary School in Lewiston, Maine. Lewiston, a city in Maine that is home to thousands of African newcomers, elected Khalid, a Somali American to its city council after she soundly defeated a fellow Democrat on Tuesday. (Andree Kehn/Sun Journal via AP)
Associated Press
November 06, 2019 - 7:32 pm
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The second-largest city in Maine, home to thousands of African newcomers, has elected a Somali American to its city council following a campaign that was marred by racists attacks and threats fueled by social media. Safiya Khalid, 23, soundly defeated a fellow Democrat on...
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2020 presidential candidate Tom Steyer, participated in a forum by formerly incarcerated leaders at historic Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia, Pa., on Monday, Oct. 28, 2019 (Miguel Martinez/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP)
November 05, 2019 - 1:04 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — An aide to Democrat Tom Steyer in South Carolina resigned after accessing volunteer data collected by rival Kamala Harris, the billionaire activist's campaign said Monday. Last month, Dwane Sims was announced as Steyer's deputy state director in South Carolina, which holds the...
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FILE - In this Oct. 23, 2019, file photo, Lev Parnas makes a statement to the media following his arraignment in New York. According to his attorney, Parnas is willing to cooperate with Congress in its impeachment inquiry. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
November 04, 2019 - 6:48 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Soviet-born associate of Rudy Giuliani charged with federal campaign finances is now prepared to cooperate with the impeachment inquiry involving President Donald Trump, reversing course from an earlier position, his attorney said Monday. Lev Parnas, accused of using foreign...
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Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during the Iowa Democratic Party's Liberty and Justice Celebration, Friday, Nov. 1, 2019, in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
Associated Press
November 04, 2019 - 9:08 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Presidential politics move fast. Here's what we're watching heading into a new week on the 2020 campaign: Days to Iowa caucuses: 91 Days to general election: 365 THE NARRATIVE: A new, turbulent phase of the Democratic primary has begun after Beto O'Rourke's sudden decision to leave...
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FILE - In this April 4, 2018, file photo, Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, leaves the federal courthouse in Washington. Newly released documents show a Trump campaign official told the FBI that during the 2016 presidential race the campaign's chairman, Manafort, pushed the idea that Ukraine, not Russia, was behind the hack of the Democratic National Committee's servers. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
November 03, 2019 - 5:14 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — During the 2016 presidential campaign, Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort pushed the idea that Ukraine, not Russia, was behind the hack of the Democratic National Committee servers, Manafort's deputy told investigators during the special counsel's Russia probe. The...
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