Political parties

Journalists get an overhead view of the restored Rose Garden at the White House in Washington, Saturday, Aug. 22, 2020. First Lady Melania Trump will deliver her Republican National Convention speech Tuesday night from the garden, famous for its close proximity to the Oval Office. The three weeks of work on the garden, which was done in the spirit of its original 1962 design, were showcased to reporters on Saturday. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
August 22, 2020 - 8:53 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House Rose Garden has been spruced up in time for its moment in the campaign spotlight. First lady Melania Trump will deliver her Republican National Convention speech Tuesday night from the garden, famous for its close proximity to the Oval Office. The three weeks of...
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FILE - In this Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019, file photo, National Conference (NC) President Farooq Abdullah, center, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leader Mehbooba Mufti, second right, and other leaders sit during an all parties meeting in Srinagar, India. Half a dozen political parties, including NC and PDP, vowed Saturday, Aug. 22, 2020, to fight for restoration of the special status that was stripped last year from Indian-administered Kashmir, setting off widespread anger and economic ruin amid a harsh security clampdown. Four pro-India Kashmiri political parties and two Indian political parties, including the main opposition Congress Party, said in a joint statement that India’s move “unrecognizably changed the relationship” between the region and New Delhi. (AP Photo/Mukhtar Khan)
August 22, 2020 - 7:35 am
SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Half a dozen political parties vowed Saturday to fight for restoration of the special status that was stripped last year from Indian-administered Kashmir, setting off widespread anger and economic ruin amid a harsh security clampdown. Four pro-India Kashmiri political parties...
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In this image from video, Sen. Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., speaks during a virtual video hearing before the Senate Governmental Affairs Committee on the U.S. Postal Service during COVID-19 and the upcoming elections, Friday, Aug. 21, 2020 on Capitol Hill in Washington. (U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs via AP)
August 22, 2020 - 7:01 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional Republicans in tight reelections are in a precarious position over the embattled Postal Service as its bosses impose cost-cutting measures on one of the government's few beloved agencies. And as often happens, President Donald Trump has made the political fallout for...
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Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden, left, his wife Jill Biden, second from left, Democratic vice presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., second from right, and her husband Doug Emhoff, right, wave to supporters after Biden spoke during the fourth day of the Democratic National Convention, Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020, at the Chase Center in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
August 22, 2020 - 5:50 am
The future of the Supreme Court is on the line, though it would be hard to tell from the Democratic National Convention that just concluded. There was a fleeting glimpse of a younger Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a brief reference to the court by Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer of New York and a...
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Democratic vice presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., speaks during the third day of the Democratic National Convention, Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020, at the Chase Center in Wilmington, Del. Republicans keep getting Harris' name wrong, and Democrats say it's not a slip-up. President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence have both mispronounced the Democratic vice presidential candidate's first name in recent days. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
August 21, 2020 - 9:29 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Bantering during the final night of the Democratic National Convention, actor Julia Louis-Dreyfus and former presidential candidate Andrew Yang repeatedly got the name of “our current vice president" wrong. Was it “Mika Pints?” or “Paints?” Or maybe “Ponce," Yang suggested. “Oh, some...
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President Donald Trump speaks to the 2020 Council for National Policy Meeting, Friday, Aug. 21, 2020, in Arlington, Va. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
August 21, 2020 - 9:50 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Friday that where Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden sees “American darkness," he sees “American greatness.” Anxious for his turn in the spotlight after the four-day Democratic National Convention, Trump is hitting his opponent hard. “Over the...
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A person drops into a mail box applications for mail-in ballots, in Omaha, Neb., Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020. The Postmaster general announced Tuesday he is halting some operational changes to mail delivery that critics warned were causing widespread delays and could disrupt voting in the November election. Postmaster General Louis DeJoy said he would "suspend" his initiatives until after the election "to avoid even the appearance of impact on election mail." (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
August 21, 2020 - 8:14 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Democratic attorneys general in six more states and the District of Columbia sued the Postal Service on Friday over changes they say have undermined mail-in voting ahead of the November election. The lawsuit was filed against Postmaster General Louis DeJoy just as he was...
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In this image from video, Brayden Harrington speaks as Julia Louis-Dreyfus, serving as moderator, listens during the fourth night of the Democratic National Convention on Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020. (Democratic National Convention via AP)
August 21, 2020 - 4:03 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Even in a week filled with emotional endorsements of Joe Biden, Brayden Harrington's stands out. The 13-year-old boy sat in his home, speaking to a cellphone camera and reading, carefully, from a piece of paper. He looked up and told the world how the former vice president, by...
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In this image from video, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, serving as moderator, speaks during the fourth night of the Democratic National Convention on Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020. (Democratic National Convention via AP)
August 21, 2020 - 3:43 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The star of “Veep” brought some bite to her role at the Democrats' virtual convention. Actor Julia Louis-Dreyfus, the celebrity host for the convention's final night Thursday, took some pointed shots at President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence. “I'm proud to be a nasty,...
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Supporters watch Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speak, during the final day of the Democratic National Convention, Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020, on a screen at a drive-in theater watch party during the final night of the Democratic National Convention, Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Luis M. Alvarez)
August 21, 2020 - 3:38 am
A convention without a roaring crowd, confetti cannons, funny hats — a gathering in name only — delivered the Democratic presidential nomination to Joe Biden, the culmination of a lifelong pursuit that comes at a time of crisis. Here are key takeaways from the final night of the Democratic National...
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