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FILE - In this file photo taken Thursday April 12, 2018, Forza Italia (Go Italy) party leader Silvio Berlusconi at the Quirinale presidential palace in Rome. Former Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi said Sunday March 31, 2019, that he will run for election to the European Parliament in May 2019, because he wants to fight for a more united European Union faithful to the vision of the bloc’s founders. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia, FILE)
March 31, 2019 - 7:45 am
ROME (AP) — Former Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi said he is running for the European Parliament in May's election because he wants to fight for a more united European Union faithful to the vision of the bloc's founders. Berlusconi, 82, spoke at a weekend convention of his center-right Forza...
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File-This March 22, 2019, file photo shows, pro-abortion rights and anti-abortion demonstrators displaying their signs in the lobby of the Georgia State Capitol building during the 35th legislative day at the Georgia State Capitol building in downtown Atlanta. Bucking intense opposition from abortion rights groups, citizens, physicians groups and even Hollywood celebrities, Georgia lawmakers gave final approval Friday, March 29, 2019, to a "heartbeat" abortion ban that would outlaw almost all abortions in the state. The proposal now heads to the desk of Republican Gov. Brian Kemp, who backs it. If enacted, it would be among the strictest abortion bans in the U.S. (Alyssa Pointer/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP, File)
March 30, 2019 - 4:05 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Watchful eyes now turn to Georgia's Republican Gov. Brian Kemp, wondering when he might sign a "heartbeat" abortion ban that he supported and helped push through. The Georgia House gave final approval Friday to legislation outlawing abortions after a fetal heartbeat can be detected,...
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President Donald Trump talks with reporters before boarding Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House, Friday, March 22, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
March 25, 2019 - 3:14 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and the special counsel's Russia investigation (all times local): 12:40 p.m. President Donald Trump says the release of special counsel Robert Mueller's report "wouldn't bother me at all." Trump says he's glad Mueller's investigation into Russian meddling is...
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People line up to vote for a new Democratic Party secretary at a Democratic Party (PD) gazebo, in Rome, Sunday, March 3 2019. (Angelo Carconi/ANSA via AP)
March 03, 2019 - 8:05 am
ROME (AP) — Members of Italy's Democratic Party voted for a new leader Sunday in hope of reversing their party's slumping popularity. The primary vote by rank-and-file Democrats comes a year after the party lost its five-year hold on the Italian government amid leadership squabbles. Whoever is...
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FILE - In this Jan. 30, 2019, file photo, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks at a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Sanders is working to convince Democratic Party faithful that he’s one of them as he makes his second presidential bid. Sanders is promising national party officials and voters that he’ll back the Democratic nominee no matter who wins the 2020 nomination. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
February 28, 2019 - 1:00 pm
Bernie Sanders is working to convince the Democratic Party faithful that he's one of them as he makes his second run for president. The Vermont senator is promising party officials and voters that he'll back the Democratic nominee no matter who wins the 2020 nomination. The self-declared democratic...
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FILE - This Jan. 9, 2013 file photo shows Edward Nixon, brother of former President Richard Nixon, appearing at the Richard Nixon Centennial Birthday Celebration in Washington. Edward Nixon, the youngest and last surviving brother of former President Richard Nixon, died Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019 at a skilled nursing facility in Bothell, Wash. He was 88. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)
February 28, 2019 - 8:46 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Edward Nixon, the youngest brother of former President Richard Nixon who staunchly defended his sibling's White House legacy, died Wednesday. He was 88. The Richard Nixon Foundation announced that Nixon died at a nursing facility in Bothell, Washington, a Seattle suburb. A...
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February 28, 2019 - 4:36 am
A bill aimed at having Kansas election officials throw out fewer ballots over problems with voters' signatures has broad, bipartisan support. The Kansas Senate approved the measure Wednesday, 40-0, sending it to the House. The bill deals with mail-in ballots cast in advance of Election Day. Voters...
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FILE - In this May 17, 1983 file photo, W. Wilson Goode and his wife Velma smile as they react to the news on television of a heavy black voter turn out in west Philadelphia in the Democratic primary election at the Philadelphia Centre Hotel. Pollster Patrick Caddell is on right. Caddell, the pollster who helped propel Jimmy Carter in his longshot bid to win the presidency has died, a colleague said Saturday night, Feb. 16, 2019. He was 68. (AP Photo/George Widman, File)
February 17, 2019 - 5:42 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Patrick Caddell, the pollster who helped propel Jimmy Carter in his longshot bid to win the presidency and later distanced himself from Democrats, has died, a colleague said. He was 68. Caddell died Saturday in Charleston, South Carolina, after suffering a stroke. That's according...
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., walks to the chamber on the morning after House and Senate negotiators worked out a border security compromise hoping to avoid another government shutdown, at the Capitol in in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
February 12, 2019 - 8:38 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate will vote on the Green New Deal, a moonshot plan by Democrats to combat climate change, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday, announcing a move designed to force Senate Democrats — including a cast of presidential candidates — into a political bind. The...
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FILE- In this Oct. 2, 2017, file photo former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Ariz., right, listens as her husband Mark Kelly, left, speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. Kelly said Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019, that he's running to finish John McCain's term in the U.S. Senate. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
February 12, 2019 - 7:22 am
PHOENIX (AP) — Retired astronaut Mark Kelly, who rocketed to the national spotlight when his Congresswoman wife Gabrielle Giffords was shot in a failed assassination attempt, announced Tuesday he's running to finish John McCain's last term in the U.S. Senate. Kelly is a top Democratic recruit to...
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