Political parties

FILE - In this Nov. 8, 2017, file photo, Steve Bannon, the former chief strategist to President Donald Trump, speaks at the Macomb County Republican Party dinner in Warren, Mich. As Bannon drafts his team of challengers to the old guard, the new guard is increasingly aligned not by ideology, but by their history of support for the president. Republicans who have criticized the president’s more controversial statements, or have been slow to embrace him, are out. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
November 24, 2017 - 3:36 am
WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Senate candidate Kevin Nicholson, a consultant for Fortune 500 companies, doesn't look much like the renegade outsiders whom political strategist Steve Bannon says he's recruiting for his war on the Republican establishment. But Nicholson has Bannon's backing anyway...
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FILE - In this Nov. 8, 2017, file photo, Steve Bannon, the former chief strategist to President Donald Trump, speaks at the Macomb County Republican Party dinner in Warren, Mich. As Bannon drafts his team of challengers to the old guard, the new guard is increasingly aligned not by ideology, but by their history of support for the president. Republicans who have criticized the president’s more controversial statements, or have been slow to embrace him, are out. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
November 23, 2017 - 5:51 pm
WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Senate candidate Kevin Nicholson, a consultant for Fortune 500 companies, doesn't look much like the renegade outsiders whom political strategist Steve Bannon says he's recruiting for his war on the Republican establishment. But Nicholson has Bannon's backing anyway...
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Zimbabwean military parade during a dress rehearsal ahead of Friday's presidential inauguration of Emmerson Mnangagwa, at the National Sports Stadium in Harare, Zimbabwe Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017. Zimbabwe on Thursday is making preparations to swear in a new leader after 37 years. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
November 23, 2017 - 3:28 pm
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe's ruling party assured Robert Mugabe that he wouldn't be prosecuted if he resigned, a party official said Thursday, as the fate of the 93-year-old became clearer and the country prepared to move on. "Prosecuting him was never part of the plan," ZANU-PF chief whip...
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A Zimbabwean soldier stands to attention during a dress rehearsal ahead of Friday's presidential inauguration of Emmerson Mnangagwa, at the National Sports Stadium in Harare, Zimbabwe Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017. Zimbabwe on Thursday was making preparations to swear in a new leader after 37-years of Robert Mugabe rule. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
November 23, 2017 - 2:56 pm
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — The Latest on Zimbabwe's political turmoil (all times local): 9:55 p.m. A Zimbabwe ruling party official says prosecuting Robert Mugabe was never part of the plan in his removal. Ruling party chief whip Lovemore Matuke tells The Associated Press that party officials assured...
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FILE - In this Nov. 1, 2014, file photo, Rep. John Conyers, D-Mich., speaks at Wayne State University in Detroit. Democrats have been quick to support the “me too” chorus of women _ and some men _ who have stepped up to allege sexual misconduct and name names. But now “me too” stains the Democrats, too, putting them in an awkward place as they calibrate how forcefully to respond. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)
November 23, 2017 - 1:19 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats have been quick to support the "me too" chorus of women — and some men — who have stepped up to allege sexual misconduct and name names. But now "me too" stains the Democrats, too, putting them in an awkward place as they calibrate how forcefully to respond. Allegations...
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FILE - In this Nov. 1, 2014, file photo, Rep. John Conyers, D-Mich., speaks at Wayne State University in Detroit. Democrats have been quick to support the “me too” chorus of women _ and some men _ who have stepped up to allege sexual misconduct and name names. But now “me too” stains the Democrats, too, putting them in an awkward place as they calibrate how forcefully to respond. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)
November 22, 2017 - 8:51 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats have been quick to support the "me too" chorus of women — and some men — who have stepped up to allege sexual misconduct and name names. But now "me too" stains the Democrats, too, putting them in an awkward place as they calibrate how forcefully to respond. Allegations...
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In this photo taken with light reflections on a pot German Chancellor Angela Merkel attends the weekly cabinet meeting of the German government at the chancellery in Berlin, Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
November 22, 2017 - 9:54 am
BERLIN (AP) — Germany's center-left Social Democrats are under pressure to halt the country's drift toward a new election after ruling out a repeat of their outgoing coalition with Chancellor Angela Merkel. The Social Democrats were the junior partners in Merkel's government of the past four years...
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President Donald Trump speaks to reporters before leaving the White House, Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017, in Washington, for a Thanksgiving trip to Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Fla. Silent for more than a week, Trump all but endorsed embattled Alabama Republican Senate nominee Roy Moore, discounting the sexual assault allegations against him and repeatedly insisting voters must not support Moore's "liberal" rival. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
November 21, 2017 - 9:51 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Silent for more than a week, President Donald Trump all but endorsed embattled Alabama Republican Senate nominee Roy Moore on Tuesday, discounting the sexual assault allegations against him and insisting repeatedly that voters must not support Moore's "liberal" rival. The...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017 file photo, former Alabama Chief Justice and U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore waits to speak at a news conference in Birmingham, Ala. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
November 21, 2017 - 2:44 pm
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The words of prominent Republicans are being used against Alabama's GOP Senate nominee Roy Moore in a campaign ad, as Moore goes on the offensive against one of the women accusing him of sexual misconduct. Democratic candidate Doug Jones began airing a new ad that features...
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November 20, 2017 - 4:11 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Pennsylvania government audit says bonuses paid out by organizers of last year's Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia didn't violate terms of a $10 million state grant so they don't have to be repaid. Auditor General Eugene DePasquale said Monday the grant agreement...
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