National elections

Oleksandr Danyliuk, former Ukrainian Minister of Finance and advisor to presidential candidate Volodymyr Zelenskiy, talks during an interview with The Associated Press in Kiev, Ukraine, Wednesday, April 3, 2019. The thriving campaign of comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy to be Ukraine’s president may seem improbable, but his campaign adviser says the country has reached the point where it needs reforms from seemingly unlikely sources. Oleksandr Danylyuk spoke to The Associated Press on Wednesday, three days after the election first round in which Zelenskiy easily outpaced incumbent Petro Poroshenko. (AP Photo Efrem Lukatsky)
April 03, 2019 - 12:39 pm
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The thriving presidential campaign of Ukrainian comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy may seem improbable, but his campaign adviser says the country is at the point where it needs reforms from untraditional sources. Oleksandr Danylyuk spoke to The Associated Press on Wednesday, three...
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In this image from state TV broadcaster ENTV, Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, sitting in wheelchair, views the document as he presents his resignation to president of Constitutional Council Tayeb Belaiz, during a meeting Tuesday April 2, 2019. Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika stepped down on Tuesday after 20 years in office, following six weeks of massive nationwide public protests aimed at pushing him and his much-criticized inner circle from power in the gas-rich nation. (ENTV via AP)
April 03, 2019 - 8:29 am
ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algeria's Constitutional Council met Wednesday to confirm President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's resignation, as rattled international partners watch closely to see what's next for this gas-rich country and key player in the global fight against terrorism. Algerians woke to a new...
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Former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at the Biden Courage Awards, Tuesday, March 26, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
April 02, 2019 - 11:38 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — As former Vice President Joe Biden's camp scrambles to contain any political damage over his past behavior with women, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has some words of advice: Keep your distance. "Join the straight-arm club," Pelosi told a breakfast hour Washington event on Tuesday...
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Former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at the Biden Courage Awards Tuesday, March 26, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
April 02, 2019 - 11:34 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on former Vice President Joe Biden (all times local): 9:10 a.m. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says Joe Biden's sometimes too-affectionate politicking style is not disqualifying for a presidential bid but she has some advice for the former vice president and potential...
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Former Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko speaks during her press conference in Kiev, Ukraine, Monday, April 2, 2019. Timoshenko has accused incumbent Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko of vote rigging in the first round of the March 31 presidential election, but she is not planning to challenge the results.(AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)
April 02, 2019 - 7:19 am
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The candidate who placed third in the first round of Ukraine's presidential election conceded defeat Tuesday but alleged the incumbent who came in second rigged the results in his favor. Opinion polls had shown Yulia Tymoshenko, a former prime minister who has been a fixture in...
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FILE - In this Feb. 17, 2019, file photo, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., speaks at an organizing event in Las Vegas. The Iowa caucus is still 10 months away, but the Democratic primary campaign is already an all-out sprint _ passing eye-popping markers for campaign activity and voter engagement. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
April 02, 2019 - 5:45 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — How many ways can you measure the first quarter of the year? For Democratic presidential candidates, it's 300-plus events, 24 states and hundreds of voter questions. The Iowa caucus is still 10 months away, but the Democratic primary campaign is already an all-out sprint — passing...
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April 01, 2019 - 8:08 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — California Sen. Kamala Harris says her presidential campaign has raised $12 million this year, from more than 218,000 individual contributions. Her campaign is also touting her small-dollar fundraising operation, noting that 98% of contributions to the campaign were under $100,...
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Former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at the Biden Courage Awards Tuesday, March 26, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
April 01, 2019 - 5:36 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Aides to Joe Biden struck a more aggressive tone on Monday as the former vice president faced scrutiny over his past behavior toward women. In a statement, Biden spokesman Bill Russo blasted "right wing trolls" from "the dark recesses of the internet" for conflating images of...
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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., speaks during the We the People Membership Summit, featuring the 2020 Democratic presidential candidates, at the Warner Theatre, in Washington, Monday, April 1, 2019. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
April 01, 2019 - 3:43 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar has released 12 years of tax returns, saying "transparency and accountability are fundamental to good governance." The Minnesota senator on Monday was the latest 2020 contender to make her returns public. The tax returns date back to...
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April 01, 2019 - 2:10 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke is pledging to sign an executive order requiring Cabinet members to hold monthly town hall meetings "with the American people." The ex-Texas congressman proposed the idea while speaking Monday at the "We the People Summit" in...
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