Caucuses

FILE - In this Nov. 29, 2016, file photo, Mitt Romney talks with reporters after eating dinner with then President-elect Donald Trump at Jean-Georges restaurant in New York. Romney is considering a new career in Congress. Those who know the 70-year-old former Republican presidential nominee best expect him to announce plans to seek a suddenly vacant Utah Senate seat. Incumbent Orrin Hatch announced Tuesday that he would not seek re-election this fall.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
January 03, 2018 - 3:58 am
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — He has already made a fortune in business, managed an Olympics, served as governor and secured a presidential nomination. Now, Mitt Romney, at 70 years old, is considering a new career in Congress. Those who know Romney best expect him to announce plans in the coming weeks to...
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In this photo taken Wednesday, Dec, 13, 2017, Democrat Doug Jones speaks during an interview with the Associated Press, in Birmingham, Ala. Jones said he knew he had a path to victory. He said his win signals that voters are looking for a less vitriolic political rhetoric and vanquished the idea that a Democrat could not win in Alabama. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
December 15, 2017 - 12:26 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Female members of the Congressional Black Caucus are asking Republican leaders to let Alabama Democrat Doug Jones join the Senate immediately or delay votes on major legislation. Twenty House members are making the request in letters to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and...
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FILE - In this March 14, 2016 file photo, Massachusetts Senate President Stanley Rosenberg speaks during a signing ceremony for legislation aimed at reversing a deadly opioid addiction crisis at the Statehouse in Boston. Rosenberg on Monday, Dec. 4, 2017, agreed to relinquish his responsibilities as Senate leader during an investigation into sexual misconduct allegations involving his husband (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)
December 04, 2017 - 9:06 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The state Senate elected an acting president after former President Stan Rosenberg changed course Monday and agreed to relinquish his leadership responsibilities amid sexual misconduct allegations involving his husband. Rosenberg, a Democrat, originally had said he would recuse...
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Actor Alec Baldwin speaks during the Iowa Democratic Party's Fall Gala, Monday, Nov. 27, 2017, in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
November 28, 2017 - 5:12 am
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Alec Baldwin mixed his Emmy-winning impression of President Donald Trump and the advocacy of a serious Democratic activist Monday, headlining a state party banquet in Des Moines. The actor known lately for his recurring role on Saturday Night Live wowed more than 2,000 party...
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A thick layer of fog rolls over the Mississippi River toward Dubuque, Iowa, Monday, Oct. 23, 2017. (Dave Kettering/Telegraph Herald via AP)
October 23, 2017 - 5:06 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Former FBI Director James Comey paid a weekend visit to Iowa, site of the first presidential caucuses. Cue the speculation. One of President Donald Trump's best-known adversaries dined at a must-stop steakhouse for politicos and posed for a photo along a rural road with a...
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FILE - In this Oct. 19, 2016 file photo German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble arrives for the weekly cabinet meeting of the German government at the chancellery in Berlin. German media report that Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble is set to become parliament’s new speaker. News agency dpa and newspaper Bild reported Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017, citing unidentified officials in Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Union bloc, that caucus leaders will propose Schaeuble ahead of parliament’s first meeting next month. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber,file)
September 27, 2017 - 11:18 am
BERLIN (AP) — Wolfgang Schaeuble, Germany's finance minister for the last eight years and a key figure in the eurozone debt crisis, looks set to become the new speaker of Germany's parliament. The leaders in parliament of Chancellor Angela Merkel's Union bloc said Wednesday that they plan to...
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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif. speaks to reporters during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, June 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
June 22, 2017 - 11:47 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Democrats and their highest-ranking officeholder, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of California (all times local): 11:45 a.m. House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi says she's confident she has the support in her caucus despite finger-pointing and frustration after...
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In this Wednesday, May 17, 2017 photo, Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach shows family photos to a reporters in his office in Topeka, Kan. Kobach has been picked by President Donald J. Trump to help lead a new commission on election fraud. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
May 18, 2017 - 5:23 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kris Kobach, the author of contentious policies on immigration and voter identification, enters his new role as a leader of President Donald Trump's commission on election fraud by touting evidence of illegal voting he says he uncovered as Kansas' secretary of state. Kobach, the...
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File- This Jan. 5, 2017, file photo shows Congressional Black Caucus Chairman Rep. Cedric Richmond, D-La. speaking during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Congressional Black Caucus plans to push President Donald Trump on the changing priorities of the Justice Department’s monitoring of police departments and cuts in education funding for college students in their Oval Office meeting, and say they won’t let their meeting turn into a publicity opportunity for a president deeply unpopular with their constituency. The Congressional Black Caucus’ leadership will meet with Trump on Wednesday, March 22, 2017, at the White House, and chairman Richmond said they plan to press Trump on several areas of interest to African-American voters. (AP Photo/Zach Gibson, File)
March 22, 2017 - 3:56 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Congressional Black Caucus plans to push President Donald Trump on the changing priorities of the Justice Department's monitoring of police departments and cuts in education funding for college students. The Congressional Black Caucus' leadership will meet with Trump on...
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