Political organizations
A South Dakota prosecutor who was overseeing an investigation into Gov. Kristi Noem’s use of state government aircraft says that the investigation found nothing to support a criminal prosecution.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The South Dakota attorney general’s office on Tuesday said it will launch an investigation into whether state campaign finance disclosure laws were broken by a political organization that sponsored billboards to push state lawmakers to impeach Attorney General Jason Ravnsbor
A federal appeals court has turned away a constitutional challenge by the support group Cowboys for Trump and co-founder Couy Griffin to New Mexico election laws and registration requirements for political groups.
Congressman Adam Kinzinger of Illinois is calling on Democrats and independents to form an “uneasy alliance” with Republicans to fight former President Donald Trump’s influence in Republican politics.
The political organization led by prominent Democrat Stacey Abrams is branching out into paying off medical debts.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The South Dakota attorney general says a request from a state lawmaker to investigate Gov.
The 1,500-member panel that picks Hong Kong’s next leader will have only one opposition-leaning member, according to results from a tightly controlled selection process amid a crackdown on dissent in the city.
Israel says it arrested “dozens” of Palestinian students in the occupied West Bank who are linked to the Hamas militant group.
Australia’s highest court has rejected a challenge to foreign interference laws in a case that involved a U.S. conservative political organization and free speech arguments.
NEW YORK (AP) — A Pennsylvania man was charged Tuesday with creating fake online identities for ex-President Donald Trump’s brother and youngest son to dupe hundreds of people nationwide into donating thousands of dollars to what prosecutors described as a phony political organization.
BANGKOK (AP) — Guerrilla soldiers from Myanmar’s Karen ethnic minority burned down a government military outpost on Friday after capturing it without a fight when its garrison fled, a senior Karen officer said.
Adam Kinzinger has come to Texas to hunt unicorns. The Illinois congressman is looking for Republicans who, like him, see former President Donald Trump as a scourge on their party and a threat to democracy.
HAVANA (AP) — This week’s Communist Party congress could be the last with a Castro at the helm of Cuba’s all-powerful political institution.
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota Democratic lawmaker has formally requested the state’s attorney general determine whether Gov.
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota Senate Republicans on Wednesday rejected a proposal to require regular reporting on the use of the state’s airplane fleet by Gov.
ATLANTA (AP) — When a conservative organization announced plans this month to launch an election integrity operation in Georgia, the group’s news release included a high-profile name: the chairman of the state’s Republican Party.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s sprawling political operation has raised well over $1 billion since he took the White House in 2017 — and set a lot of it on fire.
IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (AP) — A food bank in Idaho Falls has announced that it will remove letters from President Donald Trump located inside its federal food assistance boxes that address recipient families.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Thursday that the NBA has become like “a political organization,” criticizing the league the day after player protests over police brutality led to the postponement of playoff games.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Bernie Sanders says he doesn’t want a super PAC. Instead, he has Our Revolution, a nonprofit political organization he founded that functions much the same as one.
A Connecticut police officer who belonged to a far-right group accused a civil rights activist who had complained to his department of trying to “silence conservative voices,” according to a letter obtained by The Associated Press.
You likely don’t know much about Howard Schultz’s politics, but you know his accomplishment. He built Starbucks into a ubiquitous brand.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A woman accused of being a secret agent for the Russian government has likely taken a plea deal, prosecutors indicated Monday in a court filing that said her case has been “resolved.”
WASHINGTON (AP) — A woman accused of being a secret agent for the Russian government appears to be coming closer to a plea deal with U.S. prosecutors or other resolution of her criminal case, according to court documents filed Wednesday.
ATLANTA (AP) — A political organization backed by Democrat Stacey Abrams filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday challenging the way Georgia’s elections are run, making good on a promise Abrams made as she ended her bid to become the state’s governor.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois’ political parties can make a leap toward eliminating sexual harassment and bolstering gender equity by electing women to half of all political offices in the state, according to a report released Wednesday by a panel of women in state government.
MOSCOW (AP) — As alleged Russian plots, conspiracies and crimes unfold against the West, prosecutors and pundits routinely blame Vladimir Putin or a circle of Kremlin insiders said to be acting on direct orders from the president.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A 29-year-old gun-rights activist suspected of being a covert Russian agent was likely in contact with Kremlin operatives while living in the United States, prosecutors said Wednesday, accusing her of using sex and deception to forge influential connections.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A 29-year-old gun-rights activist served as a covert Russian agent while living in Washington, gathering intelligence on American officials and political organizations and working to establish back-channel lines of communications for the Kremlin, federal prosecutors charged Monday.
NEW YORK (AP) — Billionaire conservative icon David Koch is stepping down from the Koch brothers’ network of business and political activities.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — As Oklahoma’s attorney general, Scott Pruitt assigned investigations agents from his office to be his driver and bodyguard, at times taking them on his frequent trips out of state to speak to conservative political organizations, state records show.