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...

U.S. Senate Judiciary committee plans to subpoena Twitter CEO over blocking New York Post articles

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee is moving to subpoena Twitter’s Chief Executive Jack Dorsey after the social media platform decided to block stories from the New York ...

With a hug, Feinstein draws liberal critics at court hearing

WASHINGTON (AP) — It was the hug that may define — or doom — a long Senate career. Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California embraced Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham at the close...

Harris highlights stakes of election in Barrett hearings

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Unable to block President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Sen. Kamala Harris used three days of confirmation hearings this week to remind voters of the stakes of the No...

Senate Judiciary to consider Barrett ahead of vote next week

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate Judiciary Committee is poised to take the first steps toward approving Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett following two long days of Senate testimony in which she str...

Takeaways: Barrett tells senators 'no one is above the law'

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett faced a second day of questions Wednesday from the Senate Judiciary Committee as Democrats kept up their focus on health care three weeks befo...

Graham's $28M sets quarterly fundraise record for Senate GOP

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina has set a fundraising record for Republican Senate candidates, bringing in $28 million in the third quarter of a reelection battle that...

Election 2020 Today: Barrett hearings, Trump's road trek

Here’s what’s happening Wednesday in Election 2020, 20 days until Election Day: HOW TO VOTE: AP’s state-by-state interactive has details on how to vote in this election. ...

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: Barrett is reticent as Dems focus on health care

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett faced her first day’s worth of questions Tuesday from Republicans and Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee, and it was a calmer affair ...

Graham challenger pushing conservatives toward 3rd candidate

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — In a state known for its political shenanigans, the Senate race in South Carolina is living up to that reputation as campaigning between U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham and Democratic c...

AP FACT CHECK: Lindsey Graham revises history on Obamacare

WASHINGTON (AP) — The senator leading Supreme Court confirmation hearings Tuesday launched into revisionist history on “Obamacare," implying it was designed to help Democratic states like California, ...

The Latest: Nominee Barrett to field questions from senators

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Senate confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett (all times local): 9 a.m. The second day of confirmatio...