5 takeaways from AP's Black attorneys general interviews about race, justice and politics
In wide-ranging interviews with The Associated Press, six sitting Black attorneys general discussed the challenges and opportunities of serving as the top law enforcement officer in their respective states.
Trump attorney says trial during campaign would be 'election interference' if he is GOP nominee
An attorney for former President Donald Trump says it would amount to “election interference” if his client is the Republican nominee for president while on trial in Georgia in the months running up to the general election.
Biden is heading to Hollywood for a major fundraiser featuring Steven Spielberg and Shonda Rhimes
President Joe Biden will head to Los Angeles next week for a big-dollar event that will be his first since strikes by writers and actors effectively ground his fundraising to a halt in the heart of the entertainment industry.
What if Donald Trump is convicted? The 2024 Republican convention rules don't address the issue
The Republican National Committee’s rules for next year’s nominating contest and convention have been released, but a major question is unaddressed: Can delegates vote for a different candidate if the party’s presumptive nominee is convicted of a felony.
DeSantis and Newsom lob insults and talk some policy in a faceoff between two White House aspirants
In an alternate reality, the prime-time showdown between California Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom and Florida Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis could have been a preview of a 2024 general election debate.
FBI: Man wearing Captain America backpack stole items from senators' desks during Capitol riot
A Virginia man has been arrested on charges that he stormed the U.S. Capitol while wearing a Captain America backpack and stole items from senators’ desks on the Senate floor during the Jan. 6, 2021, riot.
Trump embraces the Jan. 6 rioters on the trail. In court, his lawyers hope to distance him from them
Former President Donald Trump’s lawyers have suggested their strategy in his election interference case in Washington involves distancing him from the horde of U.S. Capitol rioters, whom he has embraced on the campaign trail.
Donald Trump draws cheers, some boos in Haley's backyard at Clemson-South Carolina football game
Donald Trump used college football rivalry weekend to bask among his supporters in a state and region that are key to his presidential fortunes, while trying to upstage his Republican opponent Nikki Haley on her home turf at the Clemson-South Carolina football game.
Judge imposes stricter bond conditions on Trump co-defendant in Georgia election subversion case
The Georgia judge overseeing the election subversion case against former President Donald Trump and others imposed stricter bond conditions for one of the defendants after prosecutors complained about his social media posts that mentioned witnesses and co-defendants.
Biden says 'revitalized Palestinian Authority' should eventually govern Gaza and the West Bank
President Joe Biden says that achieving a cease-fire amid Israel’s war with Hamas “is not peace” and that an important key to lasting stability is a reunited Gaza Strip and West Bank that can be governed under “a revitalized Palestinian Authority.”.
Officials stock up on overdose antidote naloxone after fentanyl-laced letters disrupt vote counting
Election officials around the country are stocking up on the overdose reversal medication naloxone after a series of suspicious mailings — some containing traces of fentanyl — were sent to vote centers or government buildings in six states.
Colorado judge finds Trump engaged in insurrection, but rejects constitutional ballot challenge
A Colorado judge has found that former President Donald Trump engaged in insurrection in the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol but rejected an effort to keep him off the state’s primary ballot because it’s unclear whether a Civil War-era Constitutional amendment applies to the presidency.
Group asks Michigan Supreme Court to hear an appeal of a ruling in Trump ballot case
Attorneys for a group of Michigan activists are asking the state Supreme Court to hear an appeal of a lower court’s ruling that would allow former President Donald Trump’s name on the state’s presidential primary ballot.
DeSantis, Haley and Ramaswamy get personal and friendly during 'family discussion' in Iowa
The Republicans battling to be their party’s alternative to Donald Trump have brought personal and at times emotional stories to what an influential Iowa Christian organization billed as a friendly conversation.