Political organizations

In this picture taken with red television camera control lights in the foreground, German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks to media prior to a special closed meeting of her Christian Democratic Union at the party's headquarters in Berlin, Germany, Sunday, June 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
June 03, 2019 - 12:30 am
BERLIN (AP) — Leaders of Germany's junior governing party are meeting to consider the way forward after its leader quit abruptly, raising new questions about the future of Chancellor Angela Merkel's coalition government. The center-left Social Democrats are in disarray after Andrea Nahles, who took...
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Soli Alpert poses for photos during the 2019 California Democratic Party State Organizing Convention in San Francisco, Sunday, June 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
June 02, 2019 - 9:33 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Democratic presidential candidates are confronting the Democratic National Committee's tough standards to get on the debate stage, trying to distinguish themselves from their many rivals and plotting how to win the critical four early voting states. That leaves them barely...
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Majority Whip James Clyburn, D-S.C., pauses for reporters on the way to a Democratic Caucus where members will hear from former CIA Director John Brennan about the situation in Iran, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, May 21, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
June 02, 2019 - 10:55 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A top House leader says Democrats may eventually launch impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump, but not until they have more public support. Rep. Jim Clyburn of South Carolina, the Democratic whip, said Sunday on CNN, that with several House investigations under...
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FILE -- In this Monday, May 27, 2019 photo taken with a long time expsure Andrea Nahles, chairwomen of the German Social Democratic Party (SPD), leaves after a press conference following a party's board meeting in Berlin, Germany. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn, file)
June 02, 2019 - 1:21 am
BERLIN (AP) — The leader of Germany's center-left Social Democrats, a junior party in Chancellor Angela Merkel's governing coalition, is resigning after an election debacle in the European Parliament vote. Andrea Nahles said in a statement Sunday that she wanted "clarity" after questions were...
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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., speaks at an SEIU event before the 2019 California Democratic Party State Organizing Convention in San Francisco, Saturday, June 1, 2019. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
June 01, 2019 - 12:09 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on the Democratic presidential candidates (all times local): 12:05 p.m. Sen. Elizabeth Warren has taken a thinly veiled shot at one of her rivals for the Democratic presidential nomination. Warren didn't name former Vice President Joe Biden in her speech at the...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, file photo, voters stand in line to cast their ballots at P.S. 22, in the Prospect Heights neighborhood in the Brooklyn borough of New York. An effort by Democrats to implement broad reforms to the nation’s voting process has stalled in the U.S. Senate, but some states are moving forward to expand access through early voting, same-day voter registration and other measures ahead of 2020. The biggest success for voting rights advocates so far is New York, which had been one of a dozen states not offering some form of early voting. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
June 01, 2019 - 7:00 am
ATLANTA (AP) — New York voters for years have experienced some of the longest wait times in the nation on Election Day. Attempts to fix the problem routinely became casualties of the divided politics of the state Legislature. That dynamic changed last November, when Democrats won majorities in both...
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May 31, 2019 - 9:31 pm
YORKTOWN, Va. (AP) — In suburban Philadelphia, it took a little over eight minutes into the question-and-answer session at freshman Rep. Madeleine Dean's town hall for someone to ask about impeachment. The topic was broached in Southern California, as Rep. Katie Porter fielded other questions on...
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May 31, 2019 - 9:10 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Democratic presidential hopefuls have descended on California for a weekend gathering of thousands of party activists. Fourteen candidates including home state Sen. Kamala Harris and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders are set to speak at the California Democratic Party's annual...
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FILE - In this May 24, 2019, file photo, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., speaks during a panel discussion at Delaware County Community College in Media, Pa. Pelosi’s impeachment balancing act is toggling between mounting pressure from Democrats who want to impeach President Donald Trump and her own political instincts for a more measured, “ironclad” investigation. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)
May 30, 2019 - 4:14 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi still isn't ready to impeach President Donald Trump. Even after special counsel Robert Mueller essentially called on Congress to pick up where his investigation left off, Pelosi isn't budging. Scores of her Democratic lawmakers do want to start...
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FILE - In this April 23, 2019 file photo, immigration activists rally outside the Supreme Court as the justices hear arguments over the Trump administration's plan to ask about citizenship on the 2020 census, in Washington. A new court filing Thursday, May 30 by lawyers opposing adding the citizenship question to the 2020 census alleges a longtime Republican redistricting expert played a key role in making the change. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
May 30, 2019 - 1:27 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A Republican redistricting expert advocated for adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census to give an electoral edge to whites and Republicans, opponents of the move alleged in a court filing Thursday. The filing in Manhattan federal court said a trove of newly discovered...
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