President-elect Ivan Duque appealed for unity after winning a runoff election over a leftist firebrand whose ascent shook Colombia's political establishment and laid bare deep divisions over the nation's peace process.
Scott Bauer, Associated Press | PostedJun 17th - 10:46am
Mahlon Mitchell likes to remind voters while campaigning that they can make history by electing him Wisconsin's first black governor. Meanwhile, Kathleen Vinehout and Kelda Roys — who breast-fed her daughter in a campaign video — are each hoping to become the first woman to lead the state.
In some ways, President Donald Trump has brought Tammy Kennedy and her daughter, Sue Ann, together on politics. They're part of a majority of American young people and their parents who disapprove of the job the president is doing, a poll shows.
Wilson Ring, Associated Press | PostedJun 16th - 4:40pm
An endorsement by Bernie Sanders is one of the most coveted gifts in Democratic politics. But the Vermont senator and liberal darling is notoriously reluctant to back many politicians, including, it turns out, his own son.
Alan Fram and Jill Colvin, Associated Press | PostedJun 15th - 7:38pm
President Donald Trump ignited eleventh-hour confusion Friday over Republican efforts to push immigration legislation through the House, saying he wouldn't sign a "moderate" package. The White House later walked back the comments, formally endorsing the measure and saying Trump had been confused.
Backers of the Count My Vote initiative that Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox ruled failed to qualify for the November ballot asked the Utah Supreme Court Friday to throw out a provision in the law allowing for voter signatures to be removed.
A U.S. drone strike in northeastern Kunar province killed Pakistan Taliban chief Mullah Fazlullah, the insurgent leader who ordered the assassination of Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai, an Afghan Defense Ministry spokesman said Friday.
A company run by former officials at Cambridge Analytica, the political consulting firm brought down by a scandal over how it obtained Facebook users' private data, has quietly been working for President Donald Trump's 2020 re-election effort, The Associated Press has learned.
Brian Witte, Associated Press | PostedJun 17th - 7:02am
With two leading candidates who have a shot at becoming Maryland's first black governor, the crowded Democratic gubernatorial primary reflects the state's changing demographics and the party's efforts to harness the energy of an increasingly diverse electorate around the country.
Mike Catalini, Associated Press | PostedJun 16th - 11:38am
A New Jersey Republican running for an open U.S. House seat recorded in a video saying "diversity is a bunch of crap" and later criticized by Democrats, including Gov. Phil Murphy, and Republicans says it was taken out of context and that it's "un-American" to use diversity as a benchmark for fairness.