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AP FACT CHECK: Trump on Collapse of Immigration Effort

AP FACT CHECK: Trump on Collapse of Immigration Effort

By Calvin Woodward | Feb 18
President Donald Trump is blaming Democrats for abandoning the young immigrants whose legal status is up in the air because of a step he took six months ago.

Russian Election Plot Touched Even Minor Trump Supporters

Russian Election Plot Touched Even Minor Trump Supporters

By Catherine Lucey | Feb 18
The request was simple: Organize or attend a sign-waving rally supporting Donald Trump. But some of the Florida Republicans on the receiving end of those requests now know that they didn't come from Republican allies, but from Russian adversaries.

Trump Overreaches to Claim Indictment Proves 'No Collusion'

Trump Overreaches to Claim Indictment Proves 'No Collusion'

By Zeke Miller | Feb 17
Trump's cheers of vindication Friday appeared to be more show than substance: The administration still harbors deep worries about the direction of Mueller's nine-month probe, which has shown no signs of abating.

Romney, Favored in Senate Bid, Could Take on Outsized Role

Romney, Favored in Senate Bid, Could Take on Outsized Role

By Matthew Daly | Feb 17
His extensive resume has many Republicans looking to Romney to take on a role as Senate elder statesman and counterweight to a president many in the GOP see as divisive and undignified.

Russians Charged with Meddling in 2016 Presidential Race

Russians Charged with Meddling in 2016 Presidential Race

By Eric Tucker | Feb 16
Thirteen Russians, including a businessman close to Vladimir Putin were charged Friday in an elaborate plot to interfere in the 2016 U.S. presidential election through social media propaganda.

Openly Trans Roem, Other New Virginia Lawmakers Have Little Luck Making Laws

Openly Trans Roem, Other New Virginia Lawmakers Have Little Luck Making Laws

By Alan Suderman and Sarah Rankin | Feb 16
Democrats from around the country cheered last year when a bumper crop of new candidates in Virginia surpassed all expectations, winning 15 seats previously held by Republicans in the Virginia House of Delegates.

Romney Makes It Official: He's Running for Utah Senate Seat

Romney Makes It Official: He's Running for Utah Senate Seat

By Michelle Price And Bill Barr | Feb 16
Republican Mitt Romney is trying for a political comeback as he launches a Senate campaign in Utah.

Gov't Says Health Costs Growing Faster Than Economy

Gov't Says Health Costs Growing Faster Than Economy

Feb 15
U.S. health care spending will keep growing faster than the overall economy in the foreseeable future, squeezing public insurance programs and employers who provide coverage, the government said Wednesday.

AP Sources: Romney Focusing Senate Bid on Utah, Not Trump

AP Sources: Romney Focusing Senate Bid on Utah, Not Trump

By Michelle L. Price And Steve Peoples | Feb 14
Mitt Romney on Thursday will announce his bid for Utah's Senate seat held by retiring Orrin Hatch, a position some hope the 2012 GOP presidential nominee will use to continue his biting criticism of President Donald Trump.

GOP Women Chafe at Trump's Mixed Signals on Abuse Charges

GOP Women Chafe at Trump's Mixed Signals on Abuse Charges

By Laurie Kellman And Steve Peoples | Feb 14
The Trump White House's handling of abuse charges against men in its midst is frustrating prominent Republican women as the party's yearslong struggle to attract female voters stretches into the 2018 midterm elections.

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