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FILE - In this Thursday, June 6, 2019 file photo, Rep. Lucy McBath, D-Ga., speaks during the "I Will Vote" Fundraising Gala in Atlanta. Among voters in the 2018 midterm elections, AP VoteCast shows that Black women were more likely than women in any other racial or ethnic group to support Democratic House candidates, and their support for Democrats was also somewhat higher than among Black men. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
AP VoteCast: How Black women shape Democratic politicsBlack women have long been the most loyal and reliable voters within the Democratic coalition, but their political views aren’t always in lockstep with other voters in the party
The Associated Press5 hours ago
According to the 2018 VoteCast survey, more Black women Democrats say that gun policy and the economy are the most important issues facing the country compared to other Democrats. They are less likely to prioritize the environment.
'If not now, when?': Black women seize political spotlightBlack women have long been the Democratic Party’s most reliable and loyal voters, but for generations that allegiance didn’t translate to their own political rise
The Associated Press5 hours ago
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., with Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of N.Y., speaks to reporters following a meeting at the Capitol with White House chief of staff Mark Meadows and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on a COVID-19 relief bill, Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
Virus relief bill remains up in air as negotiations resumeNegotiations on a huge COVID-19 relief bill are set to resume, but the path forward promises to be challenging
The Associated Press7 hours ago
President Donald Trump waves while walking from Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House, Friday, July 31, 2020, in Washington. Trump is returning from Florida. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
AP FACT CHECK: Trump hype on drug costs, hydroxychloroquinePresident Donald Trump is making grandiose claims about slashing drug prices and the efficacy of a treatment for COVID-19 that don't hold up to reality
The Associated Press7 hours ago
No In-Person Classes for Barron Trump: OfficialPresident Trump's son Barron won't be attending his private school in September after a COVID-19 directive from health officials, Business Insider reports. Travis Gayles—head of public health services in Montgomery County, Maryland—issued a statement Friday that affects St. Andrew's Episcopal School, where Barron is set to enter the...
Newser13 hours ago
A man wearing a shirt promoting TikTok is seen at an Apple store in Beijing on Friday, July 17, 2020. U. S. President Donald Trump says he wants to take action to ban TikTok, a popular Chinese-owned video app that has been a source of national security and censorship concerns. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
Microsoft confirms talks seeking to buy US arm of TikTokMicrosoft is confirming that it is in talks with Chinese company ByteDance to acquire the U.S. arm of its popular video app TikTok and has discussed with President Donald Trump his concerns about security and censorship
The Associated Press16 hours ago
File-Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens reads from a prepared statement as he announces his resignation during a news conference, Tuesday, May 29, 2018, at the state Capitol, in Jefferson City, Mo. The Navy appeared reluctant to reinstate former Navy SEAL and Missouri Gov. Greitens in 2019 until Vice President Mike Pence's office intervened, according to newly released documents. Greitens resigned as governor in 2018 amid several political scandals. (Julie Smith/The Jefferson City News-Tribune via AP, File)
Navy reluctant to reinstate former Missouri Gov. GreitensNewly released documents indicate Navy officials were reluctant to reinstate former Navy SEAL and Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens in 2019 until Vice President Mike Pence’s office appeared to intervene
The Associated Press16 hours ago
In this April 17, 2020, photo provided by the Hawaii National Guard, is Lt. Col. Kai Kahele, right, leading a group of soldiers and airmen at Kalaeloa Airfield in Kapolei, Hawaii. Kahele is the only major candidate in the race to succeed U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, virtually guaranteeing he will be sworn in as Hawaii's newest congressman in January. (Sgt. John Schoebel/Hawaii National Guard via AP)
Only 1 major candidate running to succeed Tulsi GabbardKai Kahele is the only major candidate in the race to succeed U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, virtually guaranteeing he will be sworn in as Hawaii’s newest congressman in January
The Associated Press16 hours ago
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