Nation Sep 05

FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump delivers a speech following a tour of Fincantieri Marinette Marine in Marinette, Wisconsin, U.S., June 25, 2020. Photo by REUTERS/Carlos Barria
AP FACT CHECK: Trump on McCain; Biden’s stretch on virus

President Donald Trump said he never called John McCain a loser — he did — and denigrated the record of the late Republican senator on veterans affairs despite routinely appropriating one of McCain’s crowning achievements on that front as his…

Nation Jul 06

SCOTUS upholds cellphone robocall ban

Political consultants and pollsters were among those asking the Supreme Court to strike down the 1991 law that bars them from making robocalls to cellphones as a violation of their free speech rights under the Constitution.

Politics Jul 01

6 takeaways from Tuesday’s primaries

There were no presidential primaries on Tuesday, but there were several surprising House and Senate races that could offer some insight into voter priorities and enthusiasm with just four months left until Election Day.  Oklahoma voted…

Feb 22

AP FACT CHECK: Donald Trump and the audacity of hype

In their boisterous presidential debate, several Democrats sold short the health care plans of rivals or glossed over aspects of their own record. In an audacious league of his own, President Donald Trump celebrated the elimination of a tax that…

Jan 26

Italians vote in 2 regions; Salvini eyes return to power

Right-wing opposition leader Matteo Salvini is telling Italians who are voting in two regions to use their ballots to help his anti-migrant party return to national power. Results, expected early Monday, of the voting for governor and regional legislatures could…

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