LATEST NEWS
 Top Stories
 U.S.
  Severe Weather
  Bird Flu
 World
  Castro
  Mideast Crisis
  Iraq
 Business
 Personal Finance
 Technology
 Sports
  Sports Columns
  NASCAR
  Baseball
  College Hoops
  NBA
  NHL
  Tennis
  Golf
 Entertainment
 Health
 Science
 Politics
 Washington
 Offbeat
 Podcasts
 Blogs
 Weather
 Raw News
 NEWS SEARCH
 
 Archive Search
 SPECIAL SECTIONS
 Multimedia Gallery
 AP Video Network
 Today
 in History
 Corrections
Untitled Document
AP Top Political News at 5:51 p.m. EDT

As in 'Celebrity Apprentice,' Trump fosters rivalries
WASHINGTON (AP) -- When Donald Trump acquired a pair of Atlantic City casinos in the mid-1980s, he pitted his managers against each other in a ferocious competition over everything from booking entertainers to attracting high-rolling gamblers....

AP-NORC Poll: Interest, not excitement in White House race
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- Mary Heintzelman shakes her head in disgust over the presidential election....

AP-NORC Poll finds bare confidence in government, elections
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Few Americans have much confidence in the U.S. political system, the government in general, or in either political party....

Presidential race shows deep seated strife toward
WASHINGTON (AP) -- It started with Mexicans being publicly compared by presidential candidate Donald Trump to criminals and rapists. It escalated to ejections, to sucker punches, to pepper spray. And now violence and strife seems to be a commonplace occurrence out on the campaign trail....

Sanders fails to oust Clinton backers from convention roles
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Democratic officials have rejected Bernie Sanders' request to remove two high-profile Hillary Clinton supporters from leadership positions at the party's summer convention....

US naval, air maneuvers become 'new normal' in Asia Pacific
WASHINGTON (AP) -- American ships and fighter jets maneuvering across the South China Sea and the Sea of Japan represent the "new normal" in U.S.-Pacific relations despite rising tensions with China and Moscow....

DOD uses undisclosed files to defend sex assault testimony
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Pentagon is relying on information it won't make public to dispute an Associated Press investigation that found the military misled Congress about sexual assault cases to blunt support for Senate legislation....

Trump tells California 'there is no drought'
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) -- Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump told California voters Friday that he can solve their water crisis, declaring, "There is no drought."...

Never mind Trump, GOP uniting under banner: 'Never Hillary'
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Donald Trump's best ally in winning over skeptical Republicans is turning out to be Hillary Clinton....

Congress' grade so far? Incomplete at best
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Congress is racing toward its summer break, but like a procrastinating college kid it has tons of work to catch up on to avoid a report card laden with grades of incomplete or even worse....

AP Photo
AP Photo/Gerald Herbert
Politics Video
Up to the Minute
DOD uses undisclosed files to defend sex assault testimony

US naval, air maneuvers become 'new normal' in Asia Pacific

Education Department replaces career college chain monitor

Michigan bills expand use of driverless cars beyond testing

Congress' grade so far? Incomplete at best

Court ruling raises possibility Kansas schools can't open

After focus on social issues, Pence facing tough re-election

Ohio attorney general inadvertently reveals run for governor

Pelosi defends Democratic Party chief criticized by Sanders