WASHINGTON | The Latest: Democratic senator calls Trump idea unacceptable

WASHINGTON —Jan 19, 2019— The Latest on the partial government shutdown (all times local): 2:55 p.m.…

WASHINGTON | Democrats, Trump meet on shutdown; they says he is resisting

WASHINGTON —Jan 04, 2019—With no shutdown resolution in sight, Democratic leaders urged President Donald Trump to…

WASHINGTON | White House digs in on border wall demand, risking shutdown

WASHINGTON— The White House on Sunday pushed the federal government closer to the brink of a…

WASHINGTON | House GOP unhappy with Comey’s answers behind closed doors

WASHINGTON — House Republicans interviewed James Comey behind closed doors Friday, hauling the former FBI director…

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Former FBI chief Comey arrives for GOP interview

WASHINGTON  — The Latest on former FBI Director James Comey’s closed-door interview by House Republicans (all…

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. | Missouri first to adopt fairness test against gerrymandering

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The votes won’t be cast for another four years, yet Democrats already…

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. | Trump says time for action on ‘the Wall,’ visits golf course

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — President Donald Trump has returned to his West Palm Beach golf…

WASHINGTON | After midterms success, Democrats develop 2020 strategies

WASHINGTON — Speaking before a gathering of black leaders on Capitol Hill this week, Sen. Kamala…

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. | The Latest: Judge: Florida is ‘laughing-stock of the world’

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.  — The Latest on Florida’s election recount (all times local): 10:15 a.m. A federal…

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. | Florida’s partisan recount battle goes back to court

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Florida’s ongoing recount battle heads back to a courtroom Wednesday. Lawyers for…

WASHINGTON | Democrats: Latino turnout up 174 percent over 2014 midterms

WASHINGTON — The Democratic Party says a $30 million investment in engaging Latino and other minority…

PHOENIX | Settlement announced between Democrats, GOP over vote count in tight Arizona Senate race

PHOENIX— Settlement announced between Democrats, GOP over vote count in tight Arizona Senate race. By Associated…

Nothing unusual about vote count in Arizona dragging on

Every election, it takes weeks for Arizona to count its ballots. But as the Democrat in…

WASHINGTON | Voters give House Democrats a check on Trump

WASHINGTON — The Democrats took back the House with a surge of fresh new candidates and…

WASHINGTON | Election will break record for number of women in US House; biggest gains are among Democrats

WASHINGTON — Election will break record for number of women in US House; biggest gains are…

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump claims Dems will take wrecking ball to US

WASHINGTON— The Latest on President Donald Trump and midterm elections (all times local): 6:45 p.m. President…

AUSTIN, Texas | Texas turnout high as Cruz, O’Rourke end close Senate race

AUSTIN, Texas — Republican Sen. Ted Cruz and Democratic Congressman Beto O’Rourke are working their way…

GARY, Ind. | Obama praises Donnelly, says voters don’t want ‘a yes man’

GARY, Ind.— Former President Barack Obama praised Indiana Democratic Sen. Joe Donnelly on Sunday for being…

IRVINE, Calif. | Battle for US House seats includes one-time GOP stronghold

IRVINE, Calif.— By bus, by freeway or on foot, candidates dashed across California on Saturday in…

ATLANTA | Voting issues mark final stretch of Georgia governor’s race

ATLANTA  — With early and absentee voting underway ahead of the Nov. 6 election, Democrats and…

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump defends tweeting video about immigration

WASHINGTON— The Latest on President Donald Trump and immigration (all times local): 4:40 p.m. President Donald…

WASHINGTON | If House leaders change, black Dems want 1 of 2 top posts

WASHINGTON— The Congressional Black Caucus served notice Thursday that the influential group wants a black lawmaker…

TAPACHULA, Mexico | Caravan of migrants grows ahead of push into Mexico

TAPACHULA, Mexico — Thousands of Central American migrants hoping to reach the U.S. were deciding Monday…

WASHINGTON | Russia probe revival expected if Dems win House

WASHINGTON— House Democrats are expected to re-open the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election…

LAS VEGAS | Democrats look to Latinos to provide midterm support

LAS VEGAS — Patricia Lugo rattled off a string of fierce adjectives describing life under the…

Playing Trump’s game in culture war a losing Dems’ strategy

More than seven years after President Donald Trump launched his political career by questioning then-President Barack…

CLEAR LAKE, Iowa | Democrats eyeing White House flock to Iowa’s new star

CLEAR LAKE, Iowa — Deidre DeJear is Iowa’s newest political star — even if she hasn’t…

SAN FRANCISCO | Feinstein, opponent spar on how Democrats can best resist

SAN FRANCISCO — California Sen. Kevin de Leon tied U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein to Washington dysfunction…

HACKENSACK | Democrats, Menendez facing tough fight in blue New Jersey

HACKENSACK, N.J. — In deep blue New Jersey, Sen. Bob Menendez is in a brutal political…

WASHINGTON | Mixing bravado and insults, Trump rallies delight supporters

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump gazes out over his rally crowd and lets loose a stream…