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The Latest: Trump’s intelligence director pick withdraws

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on President Donald Trump's pick for national intelligence director (all times local):7:50 p.m.President Donald Trump's pick for national intelligence...

Trump pick for national intelligence director is withdrawing

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump's pick for national intelligence director, Texas Rep. John Ratcliffe, withdrew from consideration Friday after just five days as...

Puerto Rico House confirms Pierluisi as secretary of state

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) - Puerto Rico's House of Representatives voted Friday to confirm Pedro Pierluisi as secretary of state, removing an important...

Puerto Rico still unsure who’ll be governor within hours

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) - With just hours left before Puerto Rico's governor was expected to step down, his designated successor tried Friday...

GOP-controlled Senate confirms 13 more judges named by Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) - As the Senate departed for a five-week recess Thursday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell hailed the chamber's accomplishments, including a hard-won...

GOP-controlled Senate confirms 13 more judges named by Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) - As the Senate departed for a five-week recess Thursday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell hailed the chamber's accomplishments, including a hard-won...

Choice of Puerto Rico governor’s successor delayed

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) - Puerto Rican politics were in full-blown crisis Thursday as confirmation of the nominee to succeed departing Gov. Ricardo...

GOP pushes immigration bill as Democrats decry rules

WASHINGTON (AP) - Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee upended the rules Thursday to advance a controversial immigration bill as chairman Lindsey Graham muscled...

The Latest: Pence warns against 2020 Democratic ‘socialists’

DETROIT (AP) - The Latest on the second round of Democratic presidential primary debates in Detroit (all times local):1:25 p.m.Vice President Mike Pence says...

Puerto Rico braces for clashes over island’s next leader

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) - Puerto Rico's political crisis appeared to deepen on Wednesday as the island's outgoing governor and legislators - including...