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Trump to give Dole Congressional Gold Medal

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole is receiving the Congressional Gold Medal. The Kansas Republican, a decorated World War II veteran and his party's 1996 presidential candidate, will receive Congress' highest honor during a ceremony in the Capitol Rotunda on Wednesday. Show More Summary

AP Source: Former White House strategist Steve Bannon to meet with special counsel Robert Mueller's investigators

WASHINGTON (AP) — AP Source: Former White House strategist Steve Bannon to meet with special counsel Robert Mueller's investigators.

Kucinich frames Ohio governor bid around 'We the People'

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. Dennis Kucinich (koo-SIH'-nich) is running for Ohio governor, and he says he would muster state resources to fight poverty and violence, boost arts and education and expand economic opportunity. The...Show More Summary

AP Sources: Steve Bannon attorney relayed questions to White House during House interview, was told when not to respond

WASHINGTON (AP) — AP Sources: Steve Bannon attorney relayed questions to White House during House interview, was told when not to respond.

GOP senator denounces Trump attacks, recalls Stalin rhetoric

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Republican senator is denouncing President Donald Trump's use of the terms "fake news" and "enemy of the people" to describe the news media and stories he doesn't like. Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona said Trump's attacks...Show More Summary

The Latest: Ryan pressures Dems on spending bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and legislation to avert a government shutdown (all times local): 10:49 a.m. House Speaker Paul Ryan is pressuring Democrats to back a bill preventing a weekend government shutdown and says "cool...Show More Summary

The Latest: Trump campaign aides interviewed by House panel

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on investigations into Donald Trump's 2016 campaign and Russia (all times local): 10:35 a.m. President Donald Trump's former campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, and senior White House aide, Rick Dearborn,...Show More Summary

Democrat wins seat in traditionally red Wisconsin district

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A historically red district in Wisconsin that voted overwhelmingly for President Donald Trump in 2016 has voted in a Democrat in a special election. Patty Schachtner beat GOP state Rep. Adam Jarchow to become the...Show More Summary

Mueller team would hardly be first lawyers to question Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump was in a roomful of lawyers, venting about unfair treatment in the media that he said had understated his net worth and damaged his brand. It was December 2007, a decade before Trump would become president...Show More Summary

Conservatives balk at GOP plan to avert government shutdown

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hard-line conservatives are threatening to scuttle Republican leaders' plans to prevent a weekend government shutdown, saying GOP leaders now lack the votes to push their proposal through the House. The setback comes...Show More Summary

House panel subpoenas Bannon in Russia probe showdown

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon on Tuesday refused to answer a broad array of queries from the House Intelligence Committee about his time working for President Donald Trump, provoking a subpoena from...Show More Summary

GOP still struggling with Trump's remarks on Africa

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans are still struggling to get their stories straight nearly a week after a meeting in which President Donald Trump is said to have used vulgar remarks that have been criticized as racist. Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen became the latest GOP official to offer an inconclusive version of the meeting. Show More Summary

Ex-Congressman Dennis Kucinich to launch bid for governor

MIDDLEBURG HEIGHTS, Ohio (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. Dennis Kucinich (koo-SIH'-nich) is preparing to make the Democratic primary for Ohio governor a five-way race. Kucinich is set to make his announcement on Wednesday at a community center in Middleburg Heights. Show More Summary

Phil Murphy to hold Cabinet meeting on first day as governor

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Democratic New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy's first full day on the job will include a Cabinet meeting and an executive order signing event. Murphy is scheduled to meet with his Cabinet, most of which has not been confirmed yet, in Trenton on Wednesday. He's also expected to sign an executive order. Show More Summary

The Latest: Hawaii congresswomen want hearings on alert

HONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on the faulty missile warning alert sent over the weekend by Hawaii's emergency management agency (all times local): 5:20 p.m. U.S. Reps. Colleen Hanabusa and Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii are asking the House Armed...Show More Summary

House conservatives say there are enough Republican opponents to reject GOP leaders' plan to prevent government shutdown

WASHINGTON (AP) — House conservatives say there are enough Republican opponents to reject GOP leaders' plan to prevent government shutdown.

Legislation on foreign surveillance clears Senate hurdle

WASHINGTON (AP) — Legislation extending a government program established to gather information from foreigners overseas has cleared a key Senate hurdle. The Senate voted 60-38 to limit debate on the six-year reauthorization of the National Security Agency's warrantless surveillance program. Democratic Sen. Show More Summary

The Latest: Bannon's refusal to answer leads to subpoena

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on investigations into Russia and Donald Trump's presidential campaign (all times local): 7:30 p.m. Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon is refusing to answer questions from a House committeeShow More Summary

From his big appetite to his big button: a year in Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has proven himself an unconventional leader time and time again in his first year in office. Here are some of the more memorable moments from the AP reporters tasked with covering this whirlwind...Show More Summary

Civil rights veteran Lewis being honored in Mississippi

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Democratic U.S. Rep. John Lewis of Georgia will speak at the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum, months after refusing to join President Donald Trump there. Friends of Mississippi Civil Rights Inc. announced Tuesday...Show More Summary

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