Elections

FILE - In this April 3, 2017, file photo Russian President Vladimir Putin pauses as he speaks during a news conference at Konstantin palace in St.Petersburg, Russia. After President Donald Trump’s election victory, the United States and Russia appeared headed toward their smoothest ties in decades. Not anymore. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky, Pool, File)
April 07, 2017 - 4:45 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — After President Donald Trump's election victory, the United States and Russia appeared headed toward their smoothest ties in decades. Not anymore. The former Cold War adversaries are once again spiraling into confrontation, punctuated by a U.S. attack on a military base controlled...
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., talks to reporters before the vote to confirm President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, April 7, 2017. Gorsuch is headed for confirmation on Friday after Republicans tore up the Senate's voting rules to allow him to ascend to the high court over furious Democratic objections. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
April 07, 2017 - 1:52 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate confirmed Neil Gorsuch to become the newest associate justice on the Supreme Court Friday, elevating Donald Trump's nominee following a corrosive partisan confrontation that could have lasting impacts for the Senate and the court. Vice President Mike Pence was presiding...
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Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley speaks during a news conference on Friday, April 7, 2017, outside the Alabama Capitol building in Montgomery, Ala. Bentley vowed again he won't resign even as his political troubles mounted and lawmakers said they would move forward with impeachment hearings because of a sex scandal. (Julie Bennett/AL.com via AP)
April 07, 2017 - 11:44 am
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley simultaneously sued to block potential impeachment proceedings and apologized to voters Friday, assuring them he has done nothing illegal and vowing to stay in office in the face of a sex-tinged scandal. The governor's defiance comes at the end of...
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Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C., speaks to members of the media on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, April 6, 2017. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
April 06, 2017 - 4:26 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the congressional inquiry into Russian meddling in the 2016 election (all times local): 4 p.m. The chairman of the Senate intelligence committee says he thinks his counterpart in the House made a good decision in recusing himself from the investigation into Russian...
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FILE- In this file photo taken on Thursday, March 30, 2017, Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny sits in court in Moscow, Russia. Navalny, who organized nationwide anti-corruption protests last month and was arrested immediately on arrival at the rally in Moscow, told The Associated Press that he will continue to campaign to cancel a ban which barres him running for president, before he prepares to run against President Vladimir Putin in the 2018 election. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin, file)
April 06, 2017 - 2:51 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Alexei Navalny's campaign chief says Russia's popular opposition leader will keep campaigning for authorities to cancel an election ban. Navalny, who organized nationwide anti-corruption protests last month, plans to run against Russian President Vladimir Putin in the 2018 election...
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April 06, 2017 - 2:13 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Alexei Navalny's campaign chief says Russia's popular opposition leader will keep campaigning for authorities to cancel an election ban. Navalny organized nationwide anti-corruption protests last month and was arrested immediately after arriving at the rally in Moscow. He plans to run...
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FILE - In this Oct. 22, 2015 file photo, J.B. Pritzker appears at an event at Northwestern University's School of Law in Chicago. The billionaire businessman is expected to announce his bid for Illinois governor on Thursday, April 6, 2017 raising the financial stakes in what was already expected to be a costly and competitive fight to unseat Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner. (Zbigniew Bzdak/Chicago Tribune via AP, File)
April 06, 2017 - 2:02 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Billionaire businessman J.B. Pritzker was expected to announce his bid for Illinois governor on Thursday, raising the financial stakes in what was already expected to be a costly and competitive fight to unseat Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner. "Grateful to have my family by my side...
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FILE - In this Oct. 22, 2015 file photo, J.B. Pritzker appears at an event at Northwestern University's School of Law in Chicago. The billionaire businessman is expected to announce his bid for Illinois governor on Thursday, April 6, 2017 raising the financial stakes in what was already expected to be a costly and competitive fight to unseat Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner. (Zbigniew Bzdak/Chicago Tribune via AP, File)
April 06, 2017 - 12:01 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Billionaire businessman J.B. Pritzker was expected to announce his bid for Illinois governor on Thursday, raising the financial stakes in what was already expected to be a costly and competitive fight to unseat Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner. "Grateful to have my family by my side...
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FILE - In this March 28, 2017 file photo, House Intelligence Committee Chairman Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif. is pursued by reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington. Nunes says he’s temporarily stepping aside from Russia probe amid ethics accusations. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
April 06, 2017 - 11:15 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Citing ethics complaints, the chairman of the House intelligence committee announced Thursday he is temporarily surrendering his leadership post in the panel's probe into Russian meddling in last year's presidential election. The decision by Republican Rep. Devin Nunes of...
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April 06, 2017 - 11:10 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Billionaire businessman J.B. Pritzker was expected to announce his bid for Illinois governor on Thursday, raising the financial stakes in what was already expected to be a costly and competitive fight to unseat Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner. "Grateful to have my family by my side...
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