Political parties

In this Sept. 29, 2018, photo, Rep. Kevin Yoder, R-Kan., waves to the crowd during the Overland Park fall festival parade in Overland Park, Kan. The National Republican Congressional Committee is dropping its support for a congressman facing a difficult re-election in a suburban Kansas City district won by Hillary Clinton. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
October 01, 2018 - 4:41 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The House Republican campaign committee has dropped its support for an incumbent congressman facing a difficult re-election in a suburban Kansas City district that Hillary Clinton won. The National Republican Congressional Committee cancelled $1.2 million in ad spending that...
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President Donald Trump speaks about Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Monday, Oct. 1, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
October 01, 2018 - 3:50 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats are raising new questions about the truthfulness of Brett Kavanaugh's sworn testimony to the Senate, shifting tactics against President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee as they await the results of the FBI's background investigation into sexual misconduct allegations...
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Former first lady Michelle Obama speaks at a rally to encourage voter registration on Friday, Sept. 28, 2018, in Coral Gables, Fla. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
October 01, 2018 - 11:00 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Barack Obama is ramping up his involvement in politics ahead of November's elections. On Monday, he endorsed more than 200 Democrats running for offices ranging from local to national. The endorsements include close races where his political cache could make a...
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Lara Trump, left, is greeted by Ada Fisher, Republican National Committeewoman from North Carolina, right, after a news conference for the 2020 Republican National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., Monday, Oct. 1, 2018. The committee announced Aug. 24-27, 2020 as the dates for the convention. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
October 01, 2018 - 10:52 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Republican National Convention will be held in North Carolina's largest city in August 2020 and party leaders said Monday they'll gather with an eye on nominating President Donald Trump for a second term. Party chairwoman Ronna McDaniel announced at a news conference that...
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President Donald Trump reacts to the playing of West Virginia's state song as he takes the stage during a rally in Wheeling, W.Va., Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
September 30, 2018 - 2:03 am
WHEELING, W. Va. (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and his rally in West Virginia (all times local): 9:20 p.m. President Donald Trump is turning his embattled Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh into a rallying cry for Republicans to vote in November. He said at a West Virginia rally...
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President Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally at WesBanco Arena, Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018, in Wheeling, W.Va. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
September 29, 2018 - 6:26 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Saturday turned his embattled Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh into a rallying cry for Republicans to vote in November, saying they can help reject the "ruthless and outrageous tactics" he says Democrats used against the judge. "We see this horrible...
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September 29, 2018 - 5:55 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Democratic Senate candidate Jacky Rosen in Nevada said Saturday that Republican Sen. Dean Heller's support for an FBI probe of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, while also continuing to support his confirmation, is a "charade." "He's made his mind up before he's seen anything...
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In this Sept. 21, 2018, photo, the Supreme Court is seen in Washington. rett Kavanaugh's fate remains uncertain, but some on the front-lines of the Republican Party's midterm battlefield fear the GOP may have already lost. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
September 29, 2018 - 3:15 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Whether or not Republicans ultimately confirm President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, some on the front lines of the GOP's midterm battlefield fear the party may have already lost. In the days after a divided nation watched Brett Kavanaugh and his accuser Christine Blasey...
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Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley of Iowa chairs a meeting of the committee, Friday, Sept. 28, 2018 on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
September 29, 2018 - 3:38 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Reversing course, President Donald Trump bowed to Democrats' demands Friday for a deeper FBI investigation of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh after Republican Sen. Jeff Flake balked at voting for confirmation without it — a sudden turn that left Senate approval newly...
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Brett Kavanaugh, President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, and his wife Ashley Kavanaugh, hold hands as they arrive for a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
September 28, 2018 - 10:41 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Brett Kavanaugh's angry denunciation of Senate Democrats at his confirmation hearing could reinforce views of the Supreme Court as a political institution. And this comes at a time when the court already is sharply split between liberals and conservatives. The Supreme Court...
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