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DES MOINES, Iowa | Iowa Democrats propose ‘virtual’ caucuses in 2020

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Democratic Party on Monday proposed the biggest changes to the state’s famed caucuses in nearly 50 years by recommending Iowans be able to participate virtually. If approved, the measure would allow people to caucus using telephones or smart devices during the days leading up to the Feb. 3 … Continue reading DES MOINES, Iowa | Iowa Democrats propose ‘virtual’ caucuses in 2020

WASHINGTON | ‘I never said there was no collusion,’ Trump lawyer says

WASHINGTON—Jan 17, 2019—President Donald Trump‘s lawyer Rudy Giuliani says he has “never said there was no collusion” between Russia and members of Trump’s 2016 White House campaign. Giuliani’s comments Wednesday night on CNN directly contradict the position of his own client, who has repeatedly insisted there was no collusion during his successful White House run. … Continue reading WASHINGTON | ‘I never said there was no collusion,’ Trump lawyer says

CHICAGO | The Latest: Dem leaders limit White House nomination role

CHICAGO— The Latest on Democrats and the role of party insiders known as superdelegates in picking a presidential nominee at conventions (all times local): 12:45 p.m. It’s taken two years of sometimes ugly public fighting, but Democratic Party leaders have now acted to limit their own high-profile roles in choosing presidential nominees. The decision gives … Continue reading CHICAGO | The Latest: Dem leaders limit White House nomination role

MINNEAPOLIS | Ellison denies abuse allegations from ex-girlfriend

MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison on Sunday denied an allegation from an ex-girlfriend that he had once dragged her off a bed while screaming obscenities at her — an allegation that came just days before a Tuesday primary in which the congressman is among several Democrats running for state attorney general. The allegation first … Continue reading MINNEAPOLIS | Ellison denies abuse allegations from ex-girlfriend

WASHINGTON | 12 Russians indicted for meddling in 2016 US election

WASHINGTON — Twelve Russian military intelligence officers hacked into the Clinton presidential campaign and the Democratic Party and released tens of thousands of private communications in a sweeping conspiracy by the Kremlin to meddle in the 2016 U.S. election, according to an indictment announced days before President Donald Trump‘s summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin. … Continue reading WASHINGTON | 12 Russians indicted for meddling in 2016 US election

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Indictment says Kremlin behind US election hacks

WASHINGTON — The Latest on the special counsel’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election (all times local): 9 p.m. A grand jury indictment alleges that the Russian government was behind a sweeping conspiracy to interfere in the 2016 U.S. election. It’s the first time Moscow has been directly implicated in meddling in the … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Indictment says Kremlin behind US election hacks

Parents of slain Democratic staffer sue Fox News over story

NEW YORK /March 14, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —The parents of a Democratic National Committee employee who was killed in 2016 have filed a federal lawsuit alleging Fox News exploited the slaying as a “political football.” Joel and Mary Rich allege Fox News, a reporter and a guest commentator used “lies, misrepresentations and half-truths” in a May … Continue reading Parents of slain Democratic staffer sue Fox News over story

Pennsylvania race to test how tax law plays with voters

NORTH HUNTINGDON, Pa. /February 10, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — In southwest Pennsylvania, Democratic congressional hopeful Conor Lamb hammers the new Republican tax law as a gift to corporations and the wealthy that will add to the national debt and give the GOP-led Congress an excuse to gut Social Security and Medicare. Rick Saccone, Lamb’s opponent in … Continue reading Pennsylvania race to test how tax law plays with voters