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House GOP backs off ethics office overhaul after widespread criticism

WASHINGTON — House Republicans reversed course Tuesday amid a firestorm of criticism…

 

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GOP readies swift Obamacare repeal with no replacement in place

The first major act of the unified Republican government in 2017 will…

 

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie speaks during the second day session of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Hating on Hillary: Republican convention down and dirty

CLEVELAND — Liar. Garbage. Lock her up. Republicans at their national convention…

 

Protestors yell during a rally against Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on Monday in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Police break up skirmishes among demonstrators in Cleveland

CLEVELAND — Police broke up scuffles between groups of demonstrators a few…

Protestors yell during a rally against Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on Monday in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Melania Trump, wife of Republican Presidential Candidate Donald Trump, speaks during first day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland on Monday. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Some Melania Trump speech lines mirror Michelle Obama speech

CLEVELAND — Melania Trump's well-received speech Monday to the Republican National Convention…

Melania Trump, wife of Republican Presidential Candidate Donald Trump, speaks during first day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland on Monday. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
California delegate Jake Byrd reacts as New York delegate Bob Hayssen holds up a Trump flag during the second day session of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland on Tuesday. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Trump claims GOP nomination, says ‘Go all the way’

CLEVELAND — United for a night, Republicans nominated Donald Trump Tuesday as…

California delegate Jake Byrd reacts as New York delegate Bob Hayssen holds up a Trump flag during the second day session of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland on Tuesday. (AP Photo/John Locher)
Rein Priebus, Chairman of the Republican National Committee, announces the rules of the convention during the opening day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland on Monday. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Tumult at GOP convention over effort to stop Trump

CLEVELAND — Republicans cast Donald Trump as the right man for turbulent…

Rein Priebus, Chairman of the Republican National Committee, announces the rules of the convention during the opening day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland on Monday. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Trump Campaign Chairman Paul Manafort walks off the floor of the Republican National Convention at Quicken Loans Arena after talking to reporters Sunday in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Trump ready to complete improbable rise at GOP convention

CLEVELAND — A year ago, few imagined Donald Trump as a headline…

Trump Campaign Chairman Paul Manafort walks off the floor of the Republican National Convention at Quicken Loans Arena after talking to reporters Sunday in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
In this June 16, 2016 file photo, Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., left, accompanied by Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

A divided Senate answers Orlando with gridlock on gun curbs

WASHINGTON — A divided Senate blocked rival election-year plans to curb guns…

In this June 16, 2016 file photo, Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., left, accompanied by Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
In this May 29 photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks to supporters and bikers at a Rolling Thunder rally at the National Mall. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)

Trump campaign wasting precious time, GOP critics say

WASHINGTON — Donald Trump is wasting precious time. By now, the presumptive…

In this May 29 photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks to supporters and bikers at a Rolling Thunder rally at the National Mall. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
President Barack Obama carries a infant in his arms while greeting members of the audience after speaking at Concord Community High School in Elkhart, Ind., on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

‘Myth-busting’ Obama tries to debunk GOP on the economy

ELKHART, Ind. — President Barack Obama went on a "myth-busting" mission Wednesday…

President Barack Obama carries a infant in his arms while greeting members of the audience after speaking at Concord Community High School in Elkhart, Ind., on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump holds his first presidential fundraisers this week in New Mexico and Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)

Trump says decision to seek donations followed GOP request

NEW YORK — Donald Trump holds his first presidential fundraisers this week.…

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump holds his first presidential fundraisers this week in New Mexico and Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
In this May 10 file photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in his office at Trump Tower in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)

Trump’s questioning of the value of data worries Republicans

ATLANTA — Donald Trump says he plans to win the White House…

In this May 10 file photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in his office at Trump Tower in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
In this Tuesday, April 26, 2016 file photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a primary night news conference, in New York. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson, File)

On more than one issue, GOP’s Trump sounds like a Democrat

NEW YORK — As he tries to charm Republicans still skeptical of…

In this Tuesday, April 26, 2016 file photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a primary night news conference, in New York. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson, File)
This image from Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's campaign shows Trump signing his tax return. Trump says he won't release his tax returns until after the election, raising the intriguing question: what's he hiding? (Trump Presidential Campaign via AP)

Defiant Trump brushes off GOP critics on eve of Ryan meeting

WASHINGTON — Donald Trump declared Wednesday he doesn't need support from House…

This image from Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's campaign shows Trump signing his tax return. Trump says he won't release his tax returns until after the election, raising the intriguing question: what's he hiding? (Trump Presidential Campaign via AP)
In this March 14, 2016 file photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump gives a thumbs up as New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie waves to the crowd as they walk off the stage after a rally at Lenoir-Rhyne University in Hickory, N.C. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)

Anxiety over Trump cuts into House Republicans’ support

WASHINGTON — Anxiety over Donald Trump spread among congressional Republicans Monday, pushing…

In this March 14, 2016 file photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump gives a thumbs up as New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie waves to the crowd as they walk off the stage after a rally at Lenoir-Rhyne University in Hickory, N.C. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a rally Saturday  in Lynden, Wash. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Trump likes idea of party unity, but on his terms

WASHINGTON — Donald Trump says he's all for bringing together the Republican…

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a rally Saturday  in Lynden, Wash. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton listens during a campaign stop at Jackie O's Production Brewery and Tap Room in Athens, Ohio, on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Hillicans? As Trump wins, Clinton explores how to woo GOPers

ATHENS, Ohio — With Donald Trump's remaining rivals bowing out of the…

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton listens during a campaign stop at Jackie O's Production Brewery and Tap Room in Athens, Ohio, on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
In this photo taken April 25, 2016, Ohio Gov. John Kasich speaks during a town hall at Thomas farms Community Center in Rockville, Md. According to AP sources: Kasich will end his bid for White House. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Kasich dropping out; Trump on clear GOP path

INDIANAPOLIS — Ohio Gov. John Kasich is leaving the Republican presidential contest,…

In this photo taken April 25, 2016, Ohio Gov. John Kasich speaks during a town hall at Thomas farms Community Center in Rockville, Md. According to AP sources: Kasich will end his bid for White House. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump waves as he arrives for a campaign rally at West Chester University on Monday in Pennsylvania. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Anti-Trump pact unites his rivals on eve of 5 primaries

BORDEN, Ind. — Declaring the Republican presidential contest at "a fork in…

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump waves as he arrives for a campaign rally at West Chester University on Monday in Pennsylvania. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)