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FILE - In this April 6, 2017, file photo, Arizona state Sen. Debbie Lesko speaks in the Senate chambers in Phoenix. The sprawling suburbs west of Phoenix may put a brake on Democratic optimism following surprising special election wins in places like Alabama, Pennsylvania and other GOP strongholds. (AP Photo/Bob Christie, File)
Newcomer hopes for upset in race for Arizona's US House seatA Democratic newcomer is looking to pull off an upset victory for an open U.S. House seat in Arizona that has been held by Republicans since the early 1980s
The Associated Press28 minutes ago
FILE - In this April 2, 2018, file photo, White House physician and nominee for Veterans Affairs Secretary Dr. Ronny Jackson arrives at the annual White House Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington. Now it’s Washington’s turn to examine Jackson. The doctor to Presidents George W. Bush, Barack Obama and now Donald Trump is an Iraq War veteran nominated to head the Department of Veterans Affairs. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
Senators considering a delay for VA confirmation hearingSenators discussing plans to delay the confirmation hearing for President Donald Trump's pick to be Veteran Affairs secretary over growing questions about the nominee's ability to manage the government's second-largest department
The Associated Press45 minutes ago
A glossy magazine about Saudi Arabia is photographed in Washington, Monday April 23, 2018. The mystery behind the origins of a the pro-Saudi magazine that showed up on U.S. newsstands is growing amid revelations that the Saudi Embassy in Washington got a sneak peek. The Associated Press has obtained files showing that a digital copy was quietly shared with Saudi officials by American Media Inc. almost three weeks before it was published, despite both parties’ insistence that they didn’t coordinate on the magazine. (AP Photo/J. David Ake)
Mystery grows over pro-Saudi tabloid: Embassy got sneak peekThe mystery behind the origins of a fawning pro-Saudi magazine that laid down a red carpet for Crown Prince Mohammed's visit
The Associated Press1 hour ago
A forklift moves steel pipes at the Borusan Mannesmann plant in Baytown, Texas, Monday, April 23, 2018. President Donald Trump's escalating dispute with China over trade and technology is threatening jobs and profits in working-class communities where his "America First" agenda hit home. Borusan said the Baytown production line would no longer be competitive and "jobs would be threatened" if it cannot import 135,000 metric tons of steel annually over the next two years. The pipes Borusan produces are used primarily as casing for oil and natural gas wells. (AP Photo/Loren Elliott)
Aimed at China, Trump's tariffs are hitting closer to homePresident Donald Trump's escalating dispute with China over trade and technology is threatening jobs and profits in working-class communities where his "America First" agenda hit home with American voters
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Graphic shows Senate Judiciary Committee vote on secretary of state nominee Mike Pompeo; 1c x 3 inches; 46.5 mm x 76 mm;
After close vote, panel sends Pompeo nomination to SenateA close committee vote on CIA Director Mike Pompeo's nomination as secretary of state is sending a warning to the White House as other Trump administration nominees face the possibility of stiff resistance
The Associated Press1 hour ago
First lady Melania Trump, left, President Donald Trump, second from left, French President Emmanuel Macron, second from right, and his wife Brigitte Macron, right, pose for a photo during a visit and private dinner at George Washington's Mount Vernon estate in Mount Vernon, Va., Monday, April 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Business and pleasure on menu for Macron's second day in USA sit-down between President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron followed by a joint news conference highlight the business portion of the French leader's second day in Washington
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this April 10, 1985, file photo, U.S. Vice President George H.W. Bush reacts after he throws the ceremonial first pitch during the New York Mets season opener with the St. Louis Cardinals at New York's Shea Stadium in N.Y. Bush has been hospitalized in Houston with an infection, just after attending the funeral of his wife, Barbara, a spokesman said Monday, April 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Ray Stubblebine, File)
Spokesman: George HW Bush is eager to get well, go to MaineA spokesman says former President George H.W. Bush is eager to get well so he can get to his summer home in Kennebunkport, Maine
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this April 2, 2018, file photo, White House physician and nominee for Veterans Affairs Secretary Dr. Ronny Jackson arrives at the annual White House Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington. Now it’s Washington’s turn to examine Jackson. The doctor to Presidents George W. Bush, Barack Obama and now Donald Trump is an Iraq War veteran nominated to head the Department of Veterans Affairs. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
Senators considering a delay for VA confirmation hearingSenators discussing plans to delay the confirmation hearing for President Donald Trump's pick to be Veteran Affairs secretary over growing questions about the nominee's ability to manage the government's second-largest department
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Husband of Senate's ex-leader due in court on sex chargesThe estranged husband of former Massachusetts Senate President Stan Rosenberg is making his first court appearance since being indicted on sexual assault and other charges
The Associated Press2 hours ago
FILE - In this April 11, 2018 file photo, teachers at Tuscano Elementary School stage a "walk-in" for higher pay and school funding in Phoenix. Tens of thousands of Arizona teachers are poised to participate in a statewide job action this week in an unprecedented walkout to demand more funding for public education. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)
Arizona governor pushes for teacher pay deal as strike loomsArizona Gov. Doug Ducey is pushing lawmakers to approve big teacher raises as school districts make plans to close if educators who call his proposal insufficient launch the first-ever statewide strike this week
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Graphic shows Senate Judiciary Committee vote on secretary of state nominee Mike Pompeo; 1c x 3 inches; 46.5 mm x 76 mm;
The Latest: Panel approves Pompeo for secretary of statePresident Donald Trump's choice for secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, has cleared the Senate Foreign Relations Committee with a favorable recommendation, narrowly avoiding a rare rebuke as his confirmation heads to the full Senate
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Eric Holder questions arrests of 2 black men at StarbucksFormer Attorney General Eric Holder is questioning the recent arrest of two black men in a Philadelphia Starbucks and says common sense should have been used in the situation and that the manager should have thought twice about calling the police
The Associated Press3 hours ago
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