In this March 15, 2018 file photo, Kansas state Sen. Barbara Bollier, R-Mission Hills, speaks during a debate at the Statehouse in Topeka, Kan.
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January 31, 2019 - 8:00 am
By Mike Catalini, Associated Press TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Democrats' gains in state legislatures didn't end with last November's elections. Over the past two months, as lawmakers were sworn in and this year's statehouse sessions got underway, Republicans in California, Kansas and New Jersey switched...
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Jim Melwert
January 29, 2019 - 3:49 pm
BUCKS COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — It may not have the cachet of a presidential or congressional election year, but two new party leaders in suburban Philadelphia counties are hoping they can stem the “blue wave” in 2019’s local elections to keep counties under Republican control. Tom McGarrigle...
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In this, Dec. 15, 2018, file photo, Pedro H. Gonzalez, bi-vocational Denver pastor and board member of Colorado Family Action, poses for a photograph in Clement Park in Littleton, Colo.
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December 27, 2018 - 1:45 pm
By Nichols Riccardi, Associated Press LITTLETON, Colo. (AP) — Pedro Gonzalez has faith in Donald Trump and his party. The 55-year-old Colombian immigrant is a pastor at an evangelical church in suburban Denver. Initially repelled by Trump in 2016, he's been heartened by the president's steps to...
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December 19, 2018 - 10:02 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Legislation to avoid a partial federal shutdown threatened at week's end and keep the government running through Feb. 8 awaited a Senate vote Wednesday after President Donald Trump backed off his demand for money for his long-promised U.S.-Mexico border wall. Senate Majority...
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December 14, 2018 - 12:14 pm
PHOENIX — Sen. Jon Kyl is resigning from the seat he was appointed to less than four months ago following the death of John McCain, Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey announced Friday. Kyl's decision means the Republican governor will need to appoint another replacement lawmaker. The decision by Kyl, 76, was...
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With the Lincoln Memorial in the background, an American flag at the WWII Memorial flies at half-staff, Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, in Washington.
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December 04, 2018 - 11:49 am
By Steve Peoples, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Facing the nation for the first time as its president, George H.W. Bush vowed to lead with humility, moral principle and a spirit of unity. Deep successes "are made not of gold and silk but of better hearts and finer souls," Bush said in 1989,...
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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi
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November 19, 2018 - 2:58 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sixteen maverick Democrats have released a letter saying they'll vote for "new leadership" when the House picks leaders in January. That poses a threat to Nancy Pelosi's effort to become speaker. The California Democrat is favored by most Democrats to lead them, as she has done...
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November 07, 2018 - 7:06 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Rejecting any hint of a setback, President Donald Trump on Wednesday mocked members of his own party who were defeated in the midterm elections after distancing themselves from him and suggested that the Republicans' loss of a House majority could turn out to be "extremely good"...
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President Donald Trump points to CNN's Jim Acosta during a news conference in the East Room of the White House, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018, in Washington.
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November 07, 2018 - 1:02 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump, emboldened by Republican election wins in the Senate and scornful of GOP candidates he felt didn't sufficiently embrace his support, delivered a stark warning to the new Democratic House majority on Wednesday: Investigate me, and I'll investigate you — and...
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