National elections

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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Democratic presidential candidate and former Texas congressman Beto O'Rourke signs a sign that reads "Will you caucus for me?" after Claire Campbell of Sioux Falls, 17, asked him to be her prom date during a campaign event in Sioux City, Iowa, on Thursday, April 4, 2019. (Justin Wan/Sioux City Journal via AP)
April 06, 2019 - 7:58 pm
The Latest on the 2020 presidential race (all times EDT): 8 p.m. Beto O'Rourke says he hasn't thought about running for Senate in Texas if his White House bid is unsuccessful, and wants to focus fully on winning the Democratic presidential nomination. O'Rourke tells The Associated Press while...
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Sen. Bernie Sanders speaks during the National Action Network Convention in New York, Friday, April 5, 2019. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
April 06, 2019 - 7:49 pm
BURLINGTON, Iowa (AP) — They became notable presidential candidates in Iowa after narrow losses that nonetheless put them on the national political stage. They're competing for some of the same young voters. And this weekend, they've been driving around this first-in-the-nation caucus state...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018, Estonian Prime Minister Juri Ratas arrives for an EU summit in Brussels. The Estonian Conservative People's Party, or EKRE, said Saturday April 6, 2019, it will form a three-way majority government with the centrist Center Party and the conservative Fatherland party, and the Cabinet would be led by Center Party leader, ex-Prime Minister Juri Ratas. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert, FILE)
April 06, 2019 - 4:57 pm
HELSINKI (AP) — A far-right populist party known for anti-immigration and euroskeptic views sealed a deal Saturday to be one of three coalition partners in Estonia's next government. The Estonian Conservative People's Party, or EKRE, said its coalition with the centrist Center Party and the...
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FILE - In this Monday, March 25, 2019 file photo, President Donald Trump smiles at Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, right, after signing a proclamation in the Diplomatic Reception Room at the White House in Washington. Trump isn't on the ballot for Israel's national election, yet he's a dominant factor for many American Jews as they assess the high stakes of balloting on Tuesday, April 9, 2019. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
April 06, 2019 - 2:16 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump isn't on the ballot for Israel's national election, yet he's a dominant factor for many American Jews as they assess the high stakes of Tuesday's balloting. At its core, the election is a judgment on Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who has won the post four times but...
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April 06, 2019 - 1:45 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The White House is claiming the entire slate of Democratic presidential candidates has failed to adequately condemn anti-Semitism and consistently rejected the need to protect Israel. The sweeping statement issued Saturday by White House spokesman Hogan Gidley comes after...
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FILE - In this March 23, 2019, file photo, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., center right, and his wife, Jane, arrive at a rally at Grand Park in Los Angeles. A persistent group of Sanders supporters say they won’t let go of the slights from the 2016 primary fight against Hillary Clinton. The frustration is notable now that Sanders is a 2020 front-runner, raking in $18.2 million in the first quarter, downplaying concerns about DNC bias and highlighting his success in bringing the party around on liberal policies it once resisted. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)
April 06, 2019 - 1:05 pm
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — It was hard to miss Cheri Pichone's excitement about Bernie Sanders' second presidential run. She showed up to a recent Iowa rally decked out in Sanders gear, complete with a figurine of the Vermont senator and progressive icon. But underneath her exuberance, the 36-year-old...
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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 06, 2019 - 2:07 am
MALE, Maldives (AP) — Voting began in the Maldives in a crucial parliamentary election on Saturday 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. Thousands lined up to cast their...
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President Donald Trump visits a new section of the border wall with Mexico in Calexico, Calif., Friday April 5, 2019. Gloria Chavez with the U.S. Border Patrol, center, and Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen listen (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
April 05, 2019 - 10:25 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and the border (all times local): 11:25 p.m. President Donald Trump has made a dramatic appearance at his privately owned golf club in Rancho Palos Verdes, California. Trump landed in Marine One, making an unannounced visit to his Trump...
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