National elections

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan talks to members of the media regarding the local elections, in Istanbul, Monday, April 8, 2019, prior to his departure for Russia. Erdogan has defended his ruling party's move to demand a full recount of votes cast in mayoral elections in Istanbul, claiming that "almost all" of the voting was marred by irregularities. Erdogan suffered a major setback in last week's local elections after the opposition took control of the capital Ankara and won a tight race for Istanbul. (Presidential Press Service via AP, Pool)
April 08, 2019 - 5:12 am
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday defended his party's plans to demand a full recount of votes cast in mayoral elections in Istanbul, claiming that "almost all" of the voting was marred by irregularities. Erdogan suffered a major setback in last week's local...
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FILE- In this July 11, 2018, file photo Mick Mulvaney, acting director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), and Director of the Office of Management, listens during a news conference at the Department of Justice in Washington. White House chief of staff Mulvaney said in an interview with "Fox News Sunday" Democrats will "never" see President Donald Trump's tax returns. Mulvaney says Democrats just want "attention" and are engaging in a "political stunt" after the chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, Rep. Richard Neal, asked the IRS to provide six years of Trump's personal tax returns and the returns for some of his businesses. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
April 08, 2019 - 4:40 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats will "never" see President Donald Trump's tax returns, said White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney, as a new front opened in the confrontation between the administration and Congress. Mulvaney accused Democrats of engaging in a "political stunt" and wanting "attention...
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FILE- In this July 11, 2018, file photo Mick Mulvaney, acting director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), and Director of the Office of Management, listens during a news conference at the Department of Justice in Washington. White House chief of staff Mulvaney said in an interview with "Fox News Sunday" Democrats will "never" see President Donald Trump's tax returns. Mulvaney says Democrats just want "attention" and are engaging in a "political stunt" after the chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, Rep. Richard Neal, asked the IRS to provide six years of Trump's personal tax returns and the returns for some of his businesses. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
April 07, 2019 - 6:19 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats will "never" see President Donald Trump's tax returns, said White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney on Sunday, as a new front opened in the confrontation between the administration and Congress. Mulvaney accused Democrats of engaging in a "political stunt" and wanting "...
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United States Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., center, addresses an audience during a 2020 presidential campaign stop in the gymnasium of a school, Sunday, April 7, 2019, in Londonderry, N.H. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
April 07, 2019 - 3:44 pm
Cory Booker's early fundraising numbers are well behind those posted by other major Democratic candidates in the race to challenge President Donald Trump. The New Jersey senator, who campaigned Sunday in New Hampshire, said he raised over $5 million in the two months since he entered the 2020...
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FILE - In this Jan. 29, 2019, file photo, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., speaks to reporters at the Capitol in Washington. One of the only jobs McConnell ever wanted was to be in the Senate. But the majority leader is steadily changing the way the chamber operates in pursuit of a greater prize: reshaping the judiciary. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
April 07, 2019 - 1:04 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Mitch McConnell says the Senate will be in the "personnel business" this year. But the majority leader's focus on confirming President Donald Trump's nominees is coming at the expense of any big legislative priorities. Nearly 100 days into the new Congress, the drive to confirm is...
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In this Thursday, April 4, 2019 photo, a woman, backdropped by the Suleymaniye mosque, buys simit, a pretzel-like snack, in Istanbul. The mood among opposition supporters in Turkey's biggest city is one of jubilation but also worry - fear that their win in Istanbul's mayoral race could be overturned in a recount taking place after the ruling party challenged the election results. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
April 07, 2019 - 12:40 pm
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's ruling party said Sunday it will appeal for a full recount of all votes cast in Istanbul's mayoral election, which the opposition narrowly won in a major setback for President Recep Erdogan. The opposition's mayoral candidate urged the ruling party to accept defeat...
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Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg, South Bend, Ind. mayor, address the National Action Network (NAN) convention, Thursday April 4, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
April 07, 2019 - 11:45 am
The Latest on the Democratic race for president (all times EDT): 12:15 p.m. Pete Buttigieg (BOO'-tuh-juhj) is defending his experience ahead of an expected run for president, saying he isn't someone who has "been marinating in Washington" for a long time. Asked on Sunday on "Meet the Press" about...
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AfD top candidate for the European Parliament Joerg Meuthen holds a speech during the start of the election campaign in Offenburg, Germany, Saturday, April 6, 2019. A series of potential scandals is plaguing the far-right Alternative for Germany party ahead of next month's European Parliament elections. (Fabian Sommer/dpa via AP)
April 07, 2019 - 10:34 am
BERLIN (AP) — A series of potential scandals is plaguing the far-right Alternative for Germany party, overshadowing the launch of its campaign for next month's elections for the European Union's legislature. Germany's biggest opposition party, which swept into the national parliament two years ago...
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Madivian women cast their votes in Male, Maldives, Saturday, April 6, 2019. Voting is underway in the Maldives in a parliamentary election many hope would help President Ibrahim Mohammed Solih to overcome a coalition split that has hampered his efforts to restore political freedoms and tackle corruption. (AP Photo/Mohamed Sharuhaan)
April 07, 2019 - 9:46 am
MALE, Maldives (AP) — Maldives President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih's party declared a sweeping parliamentary election victory Sunday that could give him a free hand in efforts to restore political freedoms and tackle corruption. Local media reports said Solih's Maldivian Democratic Party was leading in...
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President Donald Trump speaks at the Republican Jewish Coalition's annual leadership meeting, Saturday April 6, 2019, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
April 07, 2019 - 3:58 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's appearance before the Republican Jewish Coalition (all times local): 8:30 p.m. Republicans are hoping to narrow the gap in 2020 with Jewish voters, who have traditionally backed Democrats by a large margin. President Donald Trump is leading...
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