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Judge Chutkan denies Trump’s request to recuse herself in federal election subversion case

U.S. District Judge Tanya Chutkan says she won’t recuse herself from Donald Trump’s 2020 election interference case in Washington Learn More


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New rule will cut federal money to college programs that leave grads with high debt, low pay

A new federal rule threatens to cut federal money to college programs that consistently leave graduates with low pay or unaffordable debt More »


US Sen. Bob Menendez pleads not guilty to pocketing bribes in a wide-ranging corruption case

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer says Sen. Bob Menendez of New Jersey will address his Democratic colleagues on Thursday as calls grow for Menendez to resign over federal bribery charges More »


The Biden administration is expected to keep cap on refugees admitted to the US at 125,000

The Biden administration is expected to keep the cap on refugees admitted to the United States at 125,000 for the next fiscal year, which begins Sunday More »


A judge found Trump committed fraud in building his real-estate empire. Here's what happens next

A judge’s ruling that Donald Trump committed fraud for years as he built his real-estate empire tarnishes the former president’s image as a real estate titan turned political powerhouse, and could strip him of his authority to make major decisions about the future of his marquee businesses More »


The second GOP debate will kick off much like the first: Without Trump. Follow live updates

Associated Press journalists are keeping an eye out for a few notable points during the second Republican presidential debate More »


Donald Trump's lawyers ask judge to clarify fraud ruling’s impact on ex-president's business

Does a judge’s fraud finding spell the end of Donald Trump’s real estate empire More »


House Speaker McCarthy is back to square one as the Senate pushes ahead to avert a federal shutdown

The Senate is marching ahead with a bipartisan approach to prevent a government shutdown More »


Ronald Reagan famously spoke of the 'ash heap of history.' So do several GOP candidates today

Ronald Reagan gave many notable speeches as president and he was known for his turn of a phrase More »


Biden isn't paying much attention to the 2024 GOP debate. He's already zeroing in on Trump

President Joe Biden is raising campaign cash in San Francisco while seven GOP Republican presidential hopefuls will share a debate stage down the coast in Simi Valley on Wednesday night More »


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