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FILE - In this Feb. 24, 2018, file photo, Sen. Kamala Harris D-Calif., speaks at the 2018 California Democrats State Convention in San Diego. Look closely enough at the 2018 midterm campaign and you'll see the seedlings of a Democratic presidential campaign to reclaim the White House. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy, File)
May 20, 2018 - 11:49 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Look closely enough at the 2018 midterm campaign and you'll see the stirrings of a Democratic scramble to reclaim the White House from President Donald Trump. The leading players — from established national figures such as former Vice President Joe Biden and Sens. Bernie Sanders and...
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Rep. Dave Brat, R-Va., a member of the conservative House Freedom Caucus, smiles before the vote on the House farm bill which failed to pass, at the Capitol in Washington, Friday, May 18, 2018. The Freedom Caucus opposed the measure, seeking leverage to obtain a vote on a hard-line immigration plan. Last week’s display of anarchy among House Republicans on immigration underscores how problematic and risky the issue is for a GOP that badly needs unity heading into November elections that will decide control of Congress. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
May 19, 2018 - 9:37 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The chaos among House Republicans this past week on immigration shows just how problematic and risky the issue is for the GOP. That's especially true for a party that badly needs unity heading into the elections in November that will decide control of Congress. Party leaders...
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Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., arrives at the Capitol in Washington, Friday, May 18, 2018, as the conservative House Freedom Caucus threatens to hold up a final vote on the farm bill. Passage of the farm bill is a priority for GOP leaders, who are eager to pitch to voters its tougher work requirements for food stamps, a party priority that polls well with voters. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
May 18, 2018 - 10:11 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House pressed ahead Friday toward a showdown vote on a bill that combines stricter work and job training requirements for food stamp recipients with a renewal of farm subsidies popular in Republican-leaning farm country. But the measure's chances remain iffy because of an...
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Georgia Republican gubernatorial candidates Casey Cagle, from left to right, listens to a rebuttal from Hunter Hill, as Brian Kemp, Clay Tippins, and Michael Williams look on during a debate, Thursday, May 17, 2018, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Amis)
May 17, 2018 - 10:15 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — With just five days to go before Georgia's primary, the five Republican candidates for governor hardly mentioned topics like education and job creation during a debate Thursday night. It was all about guns and immigration. Since they largely agree on those issues from a policy...
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May 17, 2018 - 6:20 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican leaders have discussed scheduling House votes on two immigration bills, two GOP lawmakers said Thursday, a move they hope would resolve an internal battle over an issue that threatens to worsen party divisions as the election season heats up. Under the still-evolving...
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House Agriculture Committee Chairman Mike Conaway, R-Texas, touts the newly-crafted farm bill during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, May 16, 2018, as the House plans to debate a long list of amendments on the controversial legislation. House Republicans favor a plan to strengthen work requirements for food stamps, but Democrats say that would hurt the poor. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
May 17, 2018 - 11:43 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Food processors, soft drink manufacturers and candy makers are squaring off against the U.S. sugar industry in a familiar battle over a program that props up sugar prices. The sugar program, a web of price supports, loans and tariffs that critics say rips off consumers, is one of...
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A Georgia gubernatorial candidate touring the state in a "deportation bus" is greeted with protests by immigrants and other residents in Clarkston, Ga., Wednesday, May 16, 2018. State Sen. Michael Williams, who trails in public polling, has received condemnation for the move just days before voters make their choice in the May 22 primary elections. (AP Photo/Benjamin Nadler)
May 16, 2018 - 10:12 pm
CLARKSTON, Ga. (AP) — Georgia's Republican primary for governor is shaping up as a contest over who's toughest on illegal immigration, with campaigns featuring a "deportation bus" and tough talk about "criminal illegal aliens." GOP candidate Michael Williams says his bus will visit what he calls...
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Democratic 2nd District House candidate Kara Eastman is hugged by her campaign manager Ben Onkka, in Omaha, Neb., Tuesday, May 15, 2018, as she holds a slim lead over Brad Ashford in the primary election. Omaha-area voters are set to pick a Democratic nominee Tuesday who will challenge U.S. Rep. Don Bacon, R-Neb., after the congressman claimed the seat from Democrats two years ago. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
May 16, 2018 - 7:58 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Primary election season is still young, but the liberal wing of the Democratic Party is already celebrating. Democratic voters have chosen decidedly liberal candidates in several closely watched congressional primary elections, a sign that the left is driving much of...
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President Donald Trump listens during a roundtable on immigration policy in California, in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
May 16, 2018 - 6:32 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday hammered California for its so-called sanctuary immigration policies, in what appeared to be his latest push to embolden his base leading into the midterm elections. As the debate over immigration heats up on Capitol Hill, Trump surrounded...
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In this May 9, 2018 photo, CIA nominee Gina Haspel testifies during a confirmation hearing of the Senate Intelligence Committee, on Capitol Hill in Washington. In a letter Tuesday to the top Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee, Haspel says she would “refuse to undertake any proposed activity that is contrary to my moral and ethical values.” (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
May 16, 2018 - 6:24 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans are pushing for a speedy confirmation vote as early as Thursday after the Senate intelligence committee endorsed President Donald Trump's CIA nominee Gina Haspel to lead the spy agency. But opponents concerned about Haspel's role in CIA covert detention sites after 9/...
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