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A Trump lawyer says the suit filed to block New York prosecutors from obtaining the president's tax returns is intended "to address the significant constitutional issues at stake in this case."
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A lawmaker's retirement has set off a frenzy in Georgia politics, with two U.S. Senate seats up for grabs in 2020.
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During his two-day trip to California, President Trump has kept up his criticism of the state's policies.
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U.S. Rep. Joe Kennedy III is set to announce a Democratic primary challenge in 2020 to U.S. Sen. Edward Markey of Massachusetts.
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BREAKING: President Trump names hostage negotiator Robert O'Brien as next National Security Adviser.
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Presidential hopeful Joe Biden no longer supports limits on federal spending for abortions. But so far, the reversal of his decades-long stance hasn't hurt him with Catholic Democrats.
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AP West Region Sep 17
Sander Vanocur, a television newsman who covered some of the nation's top political leaders for decades, has died at 91.
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AP West Region Sep 17
The mayor of Los Angeles said he would welcome President Donald Trump's help to end the homelessness crisis in the form of federal money or property that could be used to create additional shelters. 
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In 2016, Bernie Sanders coasted to victory in the New Hampshire primary. This time around, there are warning signs for the Democratic presidential hopeful.
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Elizabeth Warren releases a sweeping anti-government corruption proposal. The Massachusetts Democratic senator says the issue is at the core of her presidential campaign.
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The Associated Press Sep 15
The number of people in the U.S. without health insurance went up last year for the first time in a decade. Experts say the Trump administration's immigration crackdown may be a major reason why.
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The Associated Press Sep 15
Pete Buttigieg would like to make the Democratic presidential contest about generational change. But polls show the 37-year-old mayor of South Bend, Indiana, has yet to win over millenials.
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The Associated Press Sep 14
Joe Biden's 'record player' comment during the debate is just one of his vintage references. Famous for his off-the-cuff storytelling, Biden regularly goes deep in the vault to pull out characters and events known primarily to a people of a certain age.
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The Associated Press Sep 14
Don't vote? Less than 14 months before Election Day, the Trump campaign is banking his reelection hopes on identifying and bringing to the polls hundreds of thousands of supporters in closely contested states who didn't vote in 2016.
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AP Fact Check Sep 14
This week's examines where President Trump and Democratic presidential candidates were wrong on guns, health care, migrants, the economy, trade and more.
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The Associated Press Sep 14
The White House says Hamza bin Laden, the son of the late al-Qaida leader who had become an increasingly prominent figure in the terrorist organization, was killed in a U.S. counterterrorism operation in the Afghanistan-Pakistan region.
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AP Politics Sep 12
Key takeaways from the : Status quo prevails with no one candidate dominating; few fireworks between Biden and Warren; and Sanders takes heavy fire on single-payer health insurance.
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AP Politics Sep 12
An aggressive Joe Biden clashed with Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders over health care, immigration and President Obama’s legacy in a fierce debate between Democratic presidential hopefuls.
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Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg on the trade war with China: President Trump "clearly has no strategy."
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AP Politics Sep 12
Some highlights from the so far: -O'Rourke calls Trump "a mortal threat" to people of color -Buttigieg and Klobuchar try to play peacemaker during fiery discussion on health care -Biden and Harris defend their criminal justice plans
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