Democrats in 2020 face challenge in Wisconsin: the economy

NEW BERLIN, Wis. (AP) — Business was good at the merchandise table as Republicans meeting at a suburban Milwaukee bowling alley picked out their Trump 2020 "Keep America Great" hats, now available in ...

Huge cockroach interrupts Philippine President during live address

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte was speaking at an event Wednesday (May 8) in support of members of the Philippine Democratic–People's Power Party ahead of ...

August sentencing for man who mailed bombs to Trump critics

NEW YORK (AP) — A Florida man who pleaded guilty to sending pipe bombs to prominent critics of President Donald Trump will be sentenced in August rather than September. U.S. District...

AP FACT CHECK: O'Rourke misleads on young voter turnout

Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke has said in recent weeks that his visiting all 254 counties in Texas during his failed Senate bid last year helped boost the state's voter turnout. That...

Suddenly, cost-cutting states turn friendly to teachers

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Schoolteacher raises of $5,000 are on the table in Texas — a proposed pay hike that ranks among the biggest in the U.S. since a wave of teacher unrest began last year. But protest...

Mother Russia: South Florida sees a boom in 'birth tourism'

MIAMI (AP) — Every year, hundreds of pregnant Russian women travel to the United States to give birth so that their child can acquire all the privileges of American citizenship. They...

The Latest: Trump arrives in Ohio to tour Army tank plant

LIMA, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump campaign in Ohio (all times local): 2:35 p.m. President Donald Trump has arrived in Ohio to tour an Army tank...

Ahead of 2020, Trump returns to Ohio, GOP's gem in Midwest

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is returning to the state that foretold his 2016 victory and serves as the linchpin of his re-election effort. Trump's visit to Ohio on Wedne...

Dems select Milwaukee for 2020 national convention

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Democrats selected Milwaukee to host their 2020 national convention Monday, setting up the party's 2020 standard-bearer to accept the presidential nomination in the heart of the old i...

Battling over voting rights, Dems, GOP have 2020 in sight

WASHINGTON (AP) — Every election year, there's heated talk about voter access and suppression. This year congressional Democrats are hoping to make it a top-tier political fight. The...

DHS cyber leader says 2020 security preparations underway

WASHINGTON (AP) — The director of Homeland Security's cybersecurity agency says officials are working to secure the 2020 presidential election. Christopher Krebs says he's trying to ...

Court ruling doesn't stop untraceable election spending

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 100 outside groups spent over $50 million on "independent expenditure" ads during the closing months of last year's midterm election season. But only about 8 percent of the...

In Texas, Trump backs wall while O'Rourke rallies opponents

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — President Donald Trump charged ahead with his pledge to build a wall at the U.S.-Mexico border, skimming over the details of lawmakers' tentative deal that would give him far les...

Trump tries to turn border debate his way with El Paso rally

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is trying to turn the debate over a wall at the U.S.-Mexico border back to his political advantage as his signature pledge to American voters threatens to beco...

Trump's Year 3 aims for dramatic sequels to rival originals

WASHINGTON (AP) — As President Donald Trump prepares to meet North Korea's Kim Jong Un for a second time, he's out to replicate the suspenseful buildup, make-or-break stakes and far-flung rendezvous o...