Political endorsements

FILE - In this May 7, 2017, file photo, former President Barack Obama walks toward a podium to address an audience after being presented with the 2017 Profile in Courage award during ceremonies at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum. Former President Barack Obama is starting to define his new role in the age of Donald Trump. After dropping out of sight for a pair of glamorous island getaways, Obama is emerging for a series of paid and unpaid speeches, drawing sharp contrasts with Trump even as he avoids saying the new president’s name. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
May 09, 2017 - 3:48 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Barack Obama is starting to define his new role in the age of Donald Trump. After dropping out of sight for a pair of glamorous island getaways, Obama is emerging for a series of paid and unpaid speeches, drawing sharp contrasts with Trump even as he avoids saying...
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President Donald Trump give the thumbs-up as he walks from Marine One across the South Lawn to the White House in Washington, Sunday, May 7, 2017, as he returns from Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
May 07, 2017 - 11:15 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is offering praise and congratulations to centrist Emmanuel Macron, who was elected as France's youngest president ever. Trump described Macron's victory over far-right opponent Marine Le Pen in the French presidential runoff as a "big win." In a tweet...
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British musician Pete Doherty performs on stage during a concert of various artists against Marine Le Pen at Republique Square in Paris, Thursday, May 4, 2017. Le Pen and centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron face on in Sunday's runoff vote, with the latest polls suggesting Macron is well ahead. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
May 04, 2017 - 4:25 pm
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on France's presidential election (all times local): 10:20 p.m. Singer Pete Doherty is calling French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen "a shadow at the gate," and has joined French artists and students rallying and singing for openness and tolerance. While Le...
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People wait for the arrival of French far-right leader and presidential candidate Marine Le Pen in Ennemain, northern France, Thursday, May 4, 2017. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
May 04, 2017 - 12:59 pm
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on France's presidential election (all times local): 7 p.m. The campaign of French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen says that a hacker has confessed to repeatedly targeting the campaign's website. The statement, released Thursday, gave few details about the...
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President Donald Trump speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Thursday, May 4, 2017, before signing an executive order aimed at easing an IRS rule limiting political activity for churches. From second from left are, Cardinal Donald Wuerl is the Archbishop of Washington, Pastor Jack Graham, and Paula White, senior pastor of New Destiny Christian Center in Apopka, Fla. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
May 04, 2017 - 12:55 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is seeking to further weaken enforcement of an IRS rule barring churches and tax-exempt groups from endorsing political candidates, though his executive order on religious freedom is disappointing some of his supporters. As he marked the National Day of...
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May 04, 2017 - 12:56 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump plans to sign an executive order Thursday targeting a rarely enforced IRS rule that says religious organizations and other non-profits that endorse political candidates risk losing their tax-exempt status. The order also promises "regulatory relief" for...
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French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen arrives at her meeting, Monday May 1, 2017, in Villepinte, outside Paris. With just six days until a French presidential vote that could define Europe's future, far-right leader Marine Le Pen and centrist Emmanuel Macron are holding high-stakes rallies Monday. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
May 01, 2017 - 3:12 pm
PARIS (AP) — Far-right leader Marine Le Pen and centrist Emmanuel Macron hunted working class votes Monday, entering the final week of an increasingly nasty campaign for president. Thousands across France celebrated May Day by showing their top concerns are jobs and the kind of country the next...
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A youth runs during riots as part of the May Day demonstration, Monday May 1, 2017, in Paris. Paris police are firing tear gas at rowdy protesters on sidelines of May Day workers' march. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
May 01, 2017 - 10:37 am
PARIS (AP) — With just six days until a French presidential runoff that could define Europe's future, far-right leader Marine Le Pen and centrist Emmanuel Macron held high-stakes rallies Monday that overlapped with May Day marches and underscored the fact that jobs are voters' No. 1 concern. France...
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French centrist presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron, 2nd left, stands next to Said Bouarram, left, son of Brahim Bouarram, as he pays hommage to Brahim Bouarram, a Moroccan who drowned in 1995 when right-wing extremists threw him from a bridge after a National Front rally, during a ceremony on the banks of the Seine River in Paris, France, Monday, May 1, 2017. (Philippe Wojazer/Pool Photo via AP)
May 01, 2017 - 8:32 am
PARIS (AP) — With just six days until a French presidential vote that could define Europe's future, far-right leader Marine Le Pen and centrist Emmanuel Macron held high-stakes rallies Monday that overlapped with May Day workers' rights marches, reminding both candidates that jobs are voters' No. 1...
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Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks at a rally for Omaha Democratic mayoral candidate Heath Mello, Thursday, April 20, 2017, in Omaha, Neb. Sanders, who attracted millions of college-aged and young adults to his presidential campaign last year, is following through on a promise he made when he left the race: to promote younger leaders for the Democratic Party. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
April 20, 2017 - 10:59 pm
OMAHA, Nebraska (AP) — Bernie Sanders, who attracted millions of college-aged and young adults to his presidential campaign last year, is following through on a promise he made when he left the race: to promote younger leaders for the Democratic Party. It may not seem the most likely role for the...
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