(AP Photo/Steve Helber)
AP News
October 09, 2019 - 12:14 pm
By ALAN SUDERMAN, Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia House Speaker Kirk Cox is a low-key retired school teacher who hasn't faced serious competition since the first President Bush was in office. Now he's a top target of Democrats —both in and out of state— looking to capitalize on voter...
Read More
(AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)
AP News
September 20, 2019 - 12:57 pm
By KAREN MATTHEWS, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio ended his campaign for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination on Friday after struggling to gain traction in a sprawling field of candidates. Announcing his decision in an MSNBC interview, de Blasio did not...
Read More
Former Vice President and presidential candidate Joe Biden, center left, joins Sen. Doug Jones and Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin at a wreath laying after a service at 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Ala. (Ivana Hrynkiw/The Birmingham News via
(Ivana Hrynkiw/The Birmingham News via AP)
September 16, 2019 - 1:01 pm
By BILL BARROW Associated Press BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Visiting a black church bombed by the Ku Klux Klan during the civil rights era, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden framed current racial tensions as part of an enduring struggle that is older than the nation. "In a centuries long...
Read More
(Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
AP News
September 08, 2019 - 12:48 pm
By MEG KINNARD Associated Press COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Mark Sanford, the former South Carolina governor and congressman, has decided to launch a longshot Republican challenge to President Donald Trump, saying Sunday that he aims to put his Appalachian trail travails behind him for good as he tries...
Read More
(AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
August 28, 2019 - 1:49 pm
By BRIAN SLODYSKO, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Struggling Democratic presidential candidates braced for bad news Wednesday with the window to qualify for the next debate set to close at midnight, a near impossible deadline for many to make that could doom their campaigns. Billionaire climate...
Read More
iStock / Getty Images Plus
July 23, 2019 - 6:13 pm
Newport News, VA _ Governor Ralph Northam today announced that he has identified state resources to support education and outreach efforts by the Virginia Complete Count Commission to improve the participation and representation of all communities in the 2020 Census. The governor made the...
Read More
Thousands of candles are arranged in the shape of the Milky Way to celebrate Tanabata, a Japanese star festival, at Zojoji Temple in Tokyo, July 5, 2019. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
(AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
July 22, 2019 - 1:02 pm
By The Associated Press The Summer Olympics will return to Tokyo next year for the first time since 1964. The world's best athletes will be on display, of course, but so will Japan's sprawling capital — a dense mix of the traditional and the eccentric. Small shrines and ancient temples nestle...
Read More
Getty Images
Jeff Katz
July 09, 2019 - 11:54 am
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi criticized President Trump's push for a citizenship question on the U.S. census, saying the president is just trying to "Make America White Again." She also said the question is "not what our founders had in mind." Pelosi said in a press conference, "they want to make...
Read More
(AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
July 05, 2019 - 11:30 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he is considering an executive order to try to force inclusion of a citizenship question as part of the 2020 Census. Trump is telling reporters Friday as he departs the White House for a weekend in New Jersey that it's among four or five options he's...
Read More
(AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
July 03, 2019 - 1:18 pm
By BRIAN SLODYSKO, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic primary front-runner Joe Biden reported on Wednesday that he raised $21.5 million since launching his White House bid, a sum that has the former vice president trailing Pete Buttigieg, an Indiana mayor who was virtually unknown a few...
Read More