Biden goes on offense in Georgia while Trump targets Midwest

WASHINGTON (AP) — One week until Election Day, Joe Biden is going on offense, heading Tuesday to Georgia — which hasn’t backed a Democrat for president since 1992 — and pushing into other territory wh...

Barrett swearing-in differs markedly from 'superspreader'

WASHINGTON (AP) — This time they mostly wore masks. It's been only a month since President Donald Trump's Rose Garden event to announce he was nominating Amy Coney Barrett to serve o...

Senate to confirm Barrett for court in highly partisan vote

WASHINGTON (AP) — A deeply torn Senate is set to confirm Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court, Republicans overpowering Democratic opposition and institutional norms to secure President Donald Trump...

Murkowski's nod gives Barrett extra boost for Supreme Court

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett won crucial backing when one of the last Republican holdouts against filling the seat during an election season announced support for Presiden...

Senate GOP marches ahead on Barrett over Democrats' blockade

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate is poised for a rare weekend session as Republicans race to put Amy Coney Barrett on the Supreme Court and cement a conservative majority before Election Day despite Demo...

Senate GOP marches ahead on Barrett over Democrats' blockade

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate is gearing up for rare weekend session as Republicans race to put Amy Coney Barrett on the Supreme Court and cement a conservative majority before Election Day despite De...

Parties' late spending on Senate races shows GOP's jeopardy

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans and Democrats are unleashing millions in eleventh-hour spending to contest Senate seats in states that read like a list of reliable GOP strongholds: Alaska. Arizona. Geor...

In October, SC's Graham rakes in $1M per day for Senate race

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham has continued to rake in campaign cash in the closing days of his bid for a fourth term, raising about $1 million a day for the first two weeks of Octobe...

Harrison: Record $57M haul in US Senate race has been spent

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Jaime Harrison raised a record-shattering $57 million last quarter in his bid to unseat U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham, but the South Carolina Democrat told The Associated Press on Thu...

AP Explains: What's next for the Supreme Court nomination

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett is speeding toward confirmation, with a majority of the Senate supporting her and a final vote expected Monday. She could be sworn in as a jus...

Senate GOP to push Barrett forward over Dem boycott of vote

WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite a Democratic boycott, Republicans are powering ahead to confirm Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court by Election Day with the Senate Judiciary Committee set to recommend P...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's falsehoods on virus, taxes and Bidens

WASHINGTON (AP) — Back fully campaigning after COVID-19 sidelined him, President Donald Trump returned to familiar form, spreading a litany of falsehoods. Over the weekend, he asse...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump sees what others do not in the pandemic

WASHINGTON (AP) — “I believe we’re rounding the corner." “We’re a winner on the excess mortality.” “We have the vaccines coming and we have the therapies coming.” “We have done an amazing job.” ...

Twitter CEO admits straight blocking of New York Post article 'was wrong'

(Reuters) - Twitter Inc on Friday appeared to backtrack on its decision to block links to a New York Post article about Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden’s son, despite reaffirming the...

GOP, Dems hope Supreme Court fight bolsters Senate prospects

WASHINGTON (AP) — For Republicans, the nomination fight over Amy Coney Barrett is a chance to seal conservative control of the Supreme Court for decades. For some GOP senators, it's also a lifeline th...