Political parties

Former GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney holds his grandson Dane Romney, 2, while he and his wife, Ann, wave after addressing supporters at their campaign headquarters during an election night party Tuesday, June 26, 2018, in Orem, Utah. Romney has won the Republican primary for a Utah Senate seat, setting him on the path to restart his political career with a Senate seat left open by retiring Sen. Orrin Hatch. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
June 27, 2018 - 1:48 am
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Flashing his trademark smile and touting a patched-up relationship with the president, Mitt Romney rolled through the Republican primary in his adopted Utah on Tuesday and took another step in his political comeback that would have him assume the Senate seat of retiring Orrin...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018, file photo, House Democratic Caucus Chair Joseph Crowley, D-N.Y., speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a 28-year-old Sen. Bernie Sanders supporter, upset longtime U.S. Rep. Joseph Crowley in the Democratic congressional primary in New York, on Tuesday, June 26, 2018. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
June 26, 2018 - 11:56 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — As Donald Trump's party came together, a 28-year-old liberal activist ousted top House Democrat Joe Crowley in the president's hometown Tuesday night, a stunning defeat that suddenly forced Democrats to confront their own internal divisions. Crowley, the No. 4 House Democrat and...
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A woman places her purse at her feet as she prepares to vote at a polling place, Tuesday, June 26, 2018, in Silver Spring, Md. Former NAACP President Ben Jealous and Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker lead a crowded Democratic gubernatorial primary field to win a nomination to face popular Republican Gov. Larry Hogan in the fall. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
June 26, 2018 - 11:07 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on primaries and runoffs in seven states (all times local): 11:05 p.m. Marilyn Mosby has won the Democratic nomination for a second term as Baltimore's chief prosecutor and is expected to run unopposed in November's general election. She beat challengers Ivan Bates and...
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House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., recognizes a member during a meeting on their months-long standoff with the Justice Department on the request by the Republican-controlled panel for documents related to the origins of the FBI's Russia investigation and the handling of its probe into Democrat Hillary Clinton's emails, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 26, 2018. Democrats charge the subpoena undermines special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into the Trump campaign's Russia ties and whether there was obstruction of justice. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
June 26, 2018 - 7:25 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — As House Republicans have struggled in an election year to find resolution on immigration and other policies, a handful of GOP lawmakers have managed to keep much of the chamber's attention on another topic — what they say is bias at the Department of Justice. The House Judiciary...
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Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., joined by Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., left, talks to reporters following a GOP strategy session at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, June 26, 2018. A far-reaching Republican immigration bill is careening toward likely House rejection, a defeat that would be a telling rebuff of the leaders of a divided GOP. The party’s lawmakers are considering Plan B: Passing legislation by week’s end curbing the Trump administration’s contentious separating of migrant families. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
June 26, 2018 - 7:20 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans are set to vote Wednesday on a hard-fought immigration compromise between conservative and moderate GOP flanks, but the bill has lost any real chance for passage despite a public outcry over the crisis at the border. Instead, lawmakers are expected to turn toward...
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FILE--In this Monday, June 18, 2018, file photograph, Democratic candidate for Colorado's governorship, Cary Kennedy, considers a question during a televised debate in Denver. Colorado's primary election to determine which candidate will earn the Democratic nomination is set for Tuesday, June 26. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
June 26, 2018 - 4:48 pm
DENVER (AP) — Two Democrats fought a close contest to help their party hold on to Colorado's governor's office as Republicans pushed to take over for the first time in more than a decade in the marquee race of this purple state's midterm primaries Tuesday. The contest to succeed two-term Gov. John...
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Protesters gather in front of the media before President Trump who is in town to support Gov. Henry McMaster speaks to the crowd at Airport High School Monday, June 25, 2018, in West Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Richard Shiro)
June 25, 2018 - 7:39 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Political rancor over immigration boiled over into increasingly personal insults Monday, as President Donald Trump took a harsh shot at a prominent congresswoman's intellect and Democrats worried that some of their own anti-Trump rhetoric might play into his hands and backfire in...
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A transport officer, right, helps immigrants Dilma Araceley Riveria Hernandez, and her son, Anderson Alvarado, 2, get off the bus after they were processed and released by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Sunday, June 24, 2018, in McAllen, Texas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
June 25, 2018 - 6:26 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on immigration legislation (all times local): 6:20 p.m. House Republicans have abruptly canceled a committee meeting dealing with funding to handle refugees and immigrant children who arrive without parents at the border. Committee Republicans say the Monday meeting was...
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Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., left, chairman of the conservative House Freedom Caucus, walks to a closed-door conference with fellow Republicans after they met last night with President Donald Trump to discuss a GOP immigration bill, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, June 20, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
June 25, 2018 - 11:20 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Top House Republicans are discussing legislation aimed at curbing the separation of migrant families at the border, GOP aides said Monday. The election-year response to public uproar over the Trump administration policy comes as a broader immigration package heads toward likely...
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A security officer stands guard while Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan addresses supporters outside his official residence in Istanbul, Sunday, June 24, 2018. Erdogan has claimed victory in critical elections based on unofficial results, securing an executive presidency with sweeping powers. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
June 24, 2018 - 5:35 pm
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest on Turkey's presidential and parliamentary elections on Sunday (all times local): 12:30 a.m. Thousands of people are celebrating in the predominantly Kurdish southeastern city of Diyarbakir after a pro-Kurdish party passed a difficult electoral threshold to enter...
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