National elections

FILE - In this Jan. 30, 2019, file photo, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks at a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Sanders is working to convince Democratic Party faithful that he’s one of them as he makes his second presidential bid. Sanders is promising national party officials and voters that he’ll back the Democratic nominee no matter who wins the 2020 nomination. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
February 28, 2019 - 2:00 pm
Bernie Sanders is working to convince the Democratic Party faithful that he's one of them as he makes his second run for president. The Vermont senator is promising party officials and voters that he'll back the Democratic nominee no matter who wins the 2020 nomination. The self-declared democratic...
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FILE - This Jan. 9, 2013 file photo shows Edward Nixon, brother of former President Richard Nixon, appearing at the Richard Nixon Centennial Birthday Celebration in Washington. Edward Nixon, the youngest and last surviving brother of former President Richard Nixon, died Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019 at a skilled nursing facility in Bothell, Wash. He was 88. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)
February 28, 2019 - 9:46 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Edward Nixon, the youngest brother of former President Richard Nixon who staunchly defended his sibling's White House legacy, died Wednesday. He was 88. The Richard Nixon Foundation announced that Nixon died at a nursing facility in Bothell, Washington, a Seattle suburb. A...
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Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer, becomes emotional as he finishes a day of testimony to the House Oversight and Reform Committee, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
February 27, 2019 - 9:55 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen (all times local): 9:45 p.m. Donald Trump's former lawyer, Michael Cohen, is casting the president as a racist and a con man who used his inner circle to cover up politically damaging allegations about sex...
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February 27, 2019 - 6:36 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Beto O'Rourke has made up his mind about a 2020 presidential run and said Wednesday that he will announce his intentions soon, further increasing anticipation that one of the most buzzed-about candidates in the already crowded Democratic field may finally be ready to formally...
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Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former lawyer, reacts after speaking with his lawyer Lanny Davis of Washington, as he testifies before the House Oversight and Reform Committee, on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
February 27, 2019 - 5:14 pm
Leading up to the 2016 presidential election, Donald Trump directed his personal attorney at the time to threaten legal action against the colleges and high school he attended if they publicly released his grades or standardized test scores, the attorney, Michael Cohen, told Congress on Wednesday...
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February 27, 2019 - 5:09 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story Feb. 26 about campaign fundraising, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Sen. Elizabeth Warren is from New York. She is from Massachusetts. A corrected version of the story is below: Governors eyeing White House may struggle to raise money Democrats hoping to...
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A supporter of Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari holds up four fingers to indicate "four more years", in the streets of Kano, northern Nigeria, Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019. Buhari was declared the clear winner of a second term in Africa's largest democracy early Wednesday, after a campaign in which he urged voters to give him another chance. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
February 27, 2019 - 11:42 am
ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — The Latest on Nigeria's election results (all times local): 5:40 p.m. Nigerian opposition presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar says his next steps in challenging the results of Saturday's election "will be revealed to the public shortly." Abubakar received 41 percent of the...
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Supporters of Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari carry posters showing Buhari and other party officials during a march to celebrate his electoral win, on a street in Kano, northern Nigeria Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019. Buhari on Wednesday defended his sweeping win of a second term as free and fair and appealed to a "common love of country" as his top challenger vowed to go to court with allegations of fraud. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
February 27, 2019 - 10:54 am
ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria's president on Wednesday defended his sweeping win of a second term as free and fair and appealed to a "common love of country" as his top challenger vowed to go to court with allegations of fraud. President Muhammadu Buhari was declared the clear winner by nearly 4...
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Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former lawyer, center, leaves after a closed door Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
February 27, 2019 - 6:05 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — There'll be much talk of a "rat," hush money for onetime paramours and the 2016 presidential campaign. But did President Donald Trump break the law? That's the key question Michael Cohen will be expected to answer with documents on Wednesday during a Capitol Hill drama that sounds...
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Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former lawyer, speaks with the media as he departs after testifying before a closed door hearing of the Senate Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
February 27, 2019 - 1:26 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer is preparing to tell a House committee Wednesday that Trump knew ahead of time that WikiLeaks had emails damaging to his rival Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign and that he is a "racist," a "conman" and a "cheat." Michael Cohen...
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