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Speaker snared in Ohio bribery probe liked to play long game

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Tension was thick in the air. After 10 consecutive votes in which another man had garnered more support than Larry...

Joe Biden has a long to-do list if he wins the...

WASHINGTON (AP) - Joe Biden wants to address health care disparities, toughen gun control, overhaul policing, provide free community college, erase student loan debt,...

The Latest: Troops to help Australia state in virus tracing

MELBOURNE, Australia - The premier of Australia’s COVID-19 hot spot, Victoria state, says the military will be used to bolster contact-tracing efforts. Premier Daniel...

Jobless claims rise as cutoff of extra $600 benefit nears

WASHINGTON (AP) - The nation got another dose of bad economic news Thursday as the number of laid-off workers seeking jobless benefits rose for...

Trump calls off Florida segment of GOP National Convention

WASHINGTON (AP) - Bowing to the coronavirus threat, President Donald Trump on Thursday scrapped plans for a four-night Republican National Convention celebration in Florida...

On House floor, Dem women call out abusive treatment by ...

WASHINGTON (AP) - Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's outrage over a Republican lawmaker’s verbal assault broadened into an extraordinary moment on the House floor Thursday as...

Ocasio-Cortez, Dems assail men’s abusive treatment of women

WASHINGTON (AP) - Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's outrage over a Republican lawmaker’s verbal assault broadened into an extraordinary moment on the House floor Thursday as...

Ocasio-Cortez, Dems assail men’s abusive treatment of women

WASHINGTON (AP) - Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's outrage over a Republican lawmaker’s verbal assault broadened into an extraordinary moment on the House floor Thursday as...

White House drops payroll tax cut as GOP unveils virus aid

WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House has dropped a bid to cut Social Security payroll taxes as Republicans unveil a $1 trillion COVID-19 rescue...

Flashpoints emerge as lawmakers negotiate new virus aid

WASHINGTON (AP) - Bipartisan Capitol Hill talks have only just begun on a sweeping renewal of coronavirus legislation, but areas of likely agreement -...