Amy McGrath to run for Mitch McConnell's US Senate seat

WASHINGTON (AP) — Amy McGrath, a Marine combat aviator who narrowly lost a House race to an incumbent Republican in Kentucky, has set her sights on an even more formidable target: Senate Majority Lead...

Latest: Wisconsin Supreme Court upholds GOP's lame-duck laws

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on a Wisconsin Supreme Court decision to uphold laws introduced in a lame-duck session in December (all times local): 7:25 a.m. The ...

Wisconsin Supreme Court to rule on GOP lame-duck session

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin Supreme Court is preparing to rule on a legal challenge to a lame-duck session the state's Republican-controlled Legislature called after setbacks in last year's mid...

Partisan control determines how states act on voting rights

ATLANTA (AP) — New York voters for years have experienced some of the longest wait times in the nation on Election Day. Attempts to fix the problem routinely became casualties of the divided politics ...

Philippine youth losing faith in political system

Bernise Tan, an 18-year-old college student, was casting her vote for the first time, and she wanted to make an informed opinion about all candidates. She researched about the backgrounds and manifest...

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...