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The Latest: Trump salutes military progress

The Latest: Trump salutes military progress

PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 9:15 a.m. President Donald Trump has expressed Thanksgiving Day gratitude to members of the armed forces. He spoke with them via conference call from his private club in Palm

11 min. ago in Politics
 
Trump presents his report card, passes with flying colors

Trump presents his report card, passes with flying colors

PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump has a Thanksgiving Day message for the nation: Look at all I've done. Trump is telling followers in an early-morning holiday tweet that, "your Country is starting to do really well." He says:...

today, 07:19 in Politics
 
Group supporting Moore uses Trump comments for fundraiser

Group supporting Moore uses Trump comments for fundraiser

WASHINGTON - A political action committee supporting Senate candidate Roy Moore is fundraising off President Donald Trump's near-endorsement of the Alabama Republican, who is facing new allegations of decades-old sexual misconduct in the closing weeks of

yesterday, 21:54 in Politics
 

Former Gene Green staffer says no to Congressional campaign

The field of Democrats hoping to replace U.S. Rep. Gene Green, D-Houston, in Congress will include one less name. State Rep. Armando Walle, a Houston Democrat who previously was worked as a staffer for Green, announced on Wednesday that he has decided ag

yesterday, 19:48 in Politics
 
Manafort flight records show deeper Kremlin ties than previously known

Manafort flight records show deeper Kremlin ties than previously known

WASHINGTON - Political guru Paul Manafort took at least 18 trips to Moscow and was in frequent contact with Vladimir Putin's allies for nearly a decade as a consultant in Russia and Ukraine for oligarchs and pro-Kremlin parties. Even after the February 2

yesterday, 18:11 in Politics
 

White House: Cohn didn't fake bad reception on Trump call

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is disputing a Democratic senator's claim that top economic adviser Gary Cohn faked bad reception to get President Donald Trump off the phone. Delaware Sen. Tom Carper said Wednesday in a CNN interview that he and other

yesterday, 16:00 in Politics
 
Congressman Joe Barton apologizes for nude photo

Congressman Joe Barton apologizes for nude photo

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Joe Barton, the longest-serving member of the Texas delegation, apologized Wednesday for a graphic nude photo of him that has spread on social media in the past week. In a written statement, the Republican from Ennis explained that

yesterday, 14:34 in Politics
 

Pence visits injured service members at military hospital

BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence has paid an early Thanksgiving visit to injured service members. Pence and his wife, Karen, met privately Wednesday with five patients undergoing treatment at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in

yesterday, 13:13 in Politics
 
Texas House to discuss sexual harassment policy

Texas House to discuss sexual harassment policy

AUSTIN — The House Administration committee will meet in early December to adopt a sexual harassment policy for the Texas House of Representatives, according to a meeting agenda. The meeting, scheduled for Dec. 1, comes after the state's top leaders call

yesterday, 12:19 in Politics
 
Wounded Navy SEAL from Houston makes bid for Congress

Wounded Navy SEAL from Houston makes bid for Congress

WASHINGTON – A wounded Navy SEAL who lost an eye in Afghanistan is vying for the Republican nomination to replace retiring GOP Congressman Ted Poe in the Houston region's sprawling second district. Daniel Crenshaw, a retired lieutenant commander, is maki

yesterday, 11:49 in Politics
 
German therapist convicted of botched psychedelic experiment

German therapist convicted of botched psychedelic experiment

BERLIN (AP) — A German psychotherapist has been sentenced to probation after confessing to providing a group of alternative practitioners with psychedelic drugs as part of a seminar on expanding consciousness. The 2015 seminar resulted in the hospitaliza

yesterday, 10:17 in Health
 

Trump: Prayers in order for 'all involved' in Navy crash

Palm Beach, Fla. (AP) — The White House says President Donald Trump has been briefed on the Navy aircraft mishap in the Pacific Ocean. Trump said in a tweet: "We are monitoring the situation. Prayers for all involved." White House...

yesterday, 08:26 in Politics
 

How the AP-NORC poll on Thanksgiving, politics was conducted

The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research poll on Thanksgiving and politics was conducted by NORC from Nov. 15 to Nov. 19. It is based on online and telephone interviews of 1,070 adults who are members of NORC's nationally representati

yesterday, 08:26 in Politics
 
Poll: 1 in 3 Americans dreads political talk at Thanksgiving

Poll: 1 in 3 Americans dreads political talk at Thanksgiving

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bring on the turkey — but maybe hold the politics. Thanksgiving is Glenn Rogers' favorite holiday, when people gather around the table and talk about things to celebrate from the past year. But Donald Trump's presidency isn't something

yesterday, 08:18 in Politics
 
Trump speaks up for Moore, warns against his 'liberal' rival

Trump speaks up for Moore, warns against his 'liberal' rival

Now Playing: Breaking his silence on the issue, President Donald Trump is discounting allegations of sexual assault against Alabama Republican Senate nominee Roy Moore and said Tuesday that voters should not support Moore's "liberal" rival....

yesterday, 03:20 in Politics
 

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