George H.W. Bush’s legacy on racial issues is complicated

George H.W. Bush got elected president after a campaign marked by the infamous Willie Horton ad,…

TALLAHASSEE, Fla | As Florida recount ends, Sen. Nelson concedes race to Scott

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Sen. Bill Nelson, a Florida political icon who first arrived on Capitol Hill…

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump brushes off Obama book complaint about him

WASHINGTON  — The Latest on Michelle Obama‘s new book, “Becoming” (all times local): 10:25 a.m. President…

WASHINGTON | Michelle Obama had miscarriage, used IVF to conceive girls

WASHINGTON— Michelle Obama says she felt “lost and alone” after suffering a miscarriage 20 years ago…

WASHINGTON | AP NewsBreak: Michelle Obama rips Trump in new book

WASHINGTON — Former first lady Michelle Obama blasts President Donald Trump in her new book, writing…

Dems struggle with Trump’s approach to culture war

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

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…

PORT DICKSON, Malaysia | Malaysian PM campaigns for successor and former foe Anwar

PORT DICKSON, Malaysia — Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad is campaigning for his designated successor and…

WASHINGTON | Pawlenty’s Minnesota loss caps political career with a thud

WASHINGTON — It was a night of firsts: The first openly transgender gubernatorial nominee. The first…

LAS VEGAS | Paul Laxalt, former Nevada governor, dies at 96

LAS VEGAS — Paul Laxalt, the son of Basque immigrants who rose to political power as…