In the closing arguments for Paul Manafort's financial fraud trial Wednesday morning, prosecutors took jurors through a rundown of the 18 charges filed against him, highlighting evidence of falsified paperwork used to obtain bank loans.
Democrats nominated several potentially history-making candidates Tuesday, including the first transgender candidate for governor. For Republicans, the night ended with a surprise concession, while another ex-governor’s comeback bid ended in defeat.
By Jesse J. Holland, Associated Press
Omarosa Manigault Newman's falling out with President Donald Trump and her decision to call him a racist as she sells her new book have not been enough for many African-Americans to invite her back to the family picnic. Too little,…
By Susan Haigh, Associated Press
Bob Stefanowski, a former GE executive who pitched himself to voters as "Bob the Rebuilder," won Tuesday's Republican primary for Connecticut governor in an upset and will face a fellow wealthy businessman, Democrat Ned Lamont, in November.
By Wilson Ring, Associated Press
A former Vermont utility executive on Tuesday became the first transgender candidate to be nominated for governor, and she'll face the Republican incumbent, who survived a bitter backlash from his base over gun restrictions he supported.
By Steve Peoples, Scott Bauer, Associated Press
In the Midwest, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, a one-time Trump skeptic, won the right to seek a third term…
By Kyle Potter, Associated Press
Rep. Keith Ellison, the deputy chairman of the Democratic National Committee and first Muslim elected to Congress, won his party's nomination Tuesday for Minnesota attorney general in a race clouded in the final days by an ex-girlfriend's allegation of domestic…
By Steve Karnowski, Associated Press
Somali-American legislator Ilhan Omar made history Tuesday by winning a Democratic congressional primary in a Minneapolis-area district so reliably liberal that her victory is likely her ticket to Congress.
The Trump campaign is suing former staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman for allegedly violating a nondisclosure agreement she signed when she joined the campaign. The Trump administration has also reportedly tried to get White House staff to sign similar agreements. What…
By Ellen Knickmeyer, Associated Press
Internal documents show the Environmental Protection Agency privately questioned the Trump administration's finding that freezing Obama-era mileage standards would make drivers safer.
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