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Anxiety 2020: Voters worry about safety at the polls

WASHINGTON (AP) — Gary Kauffman says he does not scare easily. So when men waving President Donald Trump flags drive by his house in downtown Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, he stands on his front ste...

Life on the line: Early voters wait 'as long as it takes'

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Americans are accustomed to standing in line. They queue up for airport security, the latest iPhone, COVID tests, concerts or food. But the line of voters building before sunris...

Barrett back on Capitol Hill for senators' final questions

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett returns to Capitol Hill for a third day of confirmation hearings as senators dig deeper into the conservative judge's outlook on abortion, hea...

Takeaways: Coronavirus at center of Supreme Court hearings

WASHINGTON (AP) — The coronavirus won't surrender the national stage to anyone — not to President Donald Trump, Judge Amy Coney Barrett or majority Republicans holding the power to confirm nominees to...

Graham's last stand? Senator leads Barrett court hearings

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina is wielding the gavel in the performance of his political life. Once a biting critic of President Donald Trump, the Senate Jud...

Pelosi unveils 25th Amendment bid, questions Trump's fitness

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi unveiled legislation Friday that would allow Congress to intervene under the 25th Amendment to the Constitution to remove the president, insisting it's not...

In 25th Amendment bid, Pelosi mulls Trump's fitness to serve

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is questioning President Donald Trump's fitness to serve, announcing legislation Thursday that would create a commission to allow Congress to intervene und...

Pelosi 'at the table' even after Trump scrapped virus talks

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Thursday she’s "at the table” and ready to negotiate a coronavirus aid package even after President Donald Trump halted talks abruptly. His decision e...

Republicans see 'grim' Senate map and edge away from Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vulnerable Republicans are increasingly taking careful, but clear, steps to distance themselves from President Donald Trump, one sign of a new wave of GOP anxiety that the president'...

Democrat's personal scandal roils N. Carolina Senate race

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A race in North Carolina critical to control of the U.S. Senate has been thrown into turmoil over allegations of personal misconduct by Democrat Cal Cunningham, a married man who ...

Biden: Trump diagnosis is 'bracing reminder' of virus stakes

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Democrat Joe Biden offered sympathy to President Donald Trump over his coronavirus diagnosis on Friday while casting the moment as a reminder of the worldwide health crisis ...

After Trump gets virus, Congress reconsiders testing its own

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional leaders said Friday they are taking a fresh look at requiring virus testing on Capitol Hill after President Donald Trump's virus infection revived fears of an outbreak ...

Trump COVID infection creates new challenge for GOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hitched to Donald Trump, Republicans in Congress are facing perhaps their biggest loyalty test yet as the administration’s response to the COVID-19 crisis comes under new scrutiny a...

Trump thrusts Supreme Court pick into election turmoil

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s stark expectation that the Supreme Court will intervene to “look at the ballots” in what he calls a rigged election casts new questions Wednesday on the Se...

Frenemies: Romney, GOP reunite on plan for Ginsburg seat

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Mitt Romney is having a homecoming moment. The Utah Republican and 2012 GOP presidential nominee incensed President Donald Trump and Republicans with his impea...