Kim Chandler and Steve Peoples, Associated Press | PostedJul 18th - 5:29am
U.S. Rep. Martha Roby won Alabama's Republican runoff, fighting through lingering fallout from her years-old criticism of then-candidate Donald Trump in a midterm contest that hinged on loyalty to the GOP president.
Christina A. Cassidy, Associated Press | PostedJul 18th - 1:09am
Allegations of sexual misconduct against Kentucky lawmakers have become so common that the statehouse has seemed more like a frat house: Seven have faced accusations, including four who settled secretly with a female legislative aide.
Kim Chandler and Steve Peoples, Associated Press | PostedJul 17th - 9:23pm
U.S. Rep. Martha Roby won Alabama's Republican runoff on Tuesday, fighting through lingering fallout from her years-old criticism of then-candidate Donald Trump in a midterm contest that hinged on loyalty to the GOP president.
Barbara Ortutay and Ken Sweet, Associated Press | PostedJul 17th - 8:45pm
Twitter suspended at least 58 million user accounts in the final three months of 2017, according to data obtained by The Associated Press. The figure highlights the company's newly aggressive stance against malicious or suspicious accounts in the wake of Russian disinformation efforts during the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign.
Zeke Miller and Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press | PostedJul 17th - 7:11pm
Blistered by bipartisan condemnation of his embrace of a longtime U.S. enemy, President Donald Trump on Tuesday backed away from his public undermining of American intelligence agencies, saying he simply misspoke when he said he saw no reason to believe Russia had interfered in the 2016 U.S. election.
Kim Chandler and Steve Peoples, Associated Press | PostedJul 17th - 6:09pm
Having once turned her back on Donald Trump, a Republican congresswoman from Alabama is fighting for her political career in the heart of Trump country in a Tuesday runoff election that tests anew the influence of the president in the 2018 midterm season.
Ellen Knickmeyer, Associated Press | PostedJul 17th - 2:30pm
Democratic lawmakers joined scores of scientists, health providers, environmental officials and activists Tuesday in denouncing an industry-backed proposal that could limit dramatically the scientific studies the Environmental Protection Agency considers in shaping protections for human health.
In a story July 16 about the National Rifle Association's endorsement of Gov. Jeff Colyer in his Republican primary race, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the NRA also praised a rival Republican candidate, Secretary of State Kris Kobach, for helping to draft a 2013 state law declaring that the federal government has no power to regulate guns made, sold and kept only in Kansas. In a letter to Kobach, the group praised him for other positions favoring gun rights, but not for his work on the 2013 law.