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June primary approaches as candidates battle to represent local area at state, national levels

The ballot for the Tuesday, June 7, primary has been set as races in southwest Riverside County begin to heat up. Due to redistricting...

House approves Trump’s $2K checks, sending to GOP-led Senate

Lisa Mascaro and Jill ColvinThe Associated PressThe House voted overwhelmingly Monday, Dec. 28, to increase COVID-19 relief checks to $2,000, meeting President Donald Trump’s...
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Pelosi pushes new virus aid deal as Republicans resists big spending

Lisa Mascaro, AP Congressional CorrespondentHouse Speaker Nancy Pelosi pressed ahead Tuesday, May 5, with the next coronavirus aid, a sweeping $800 billion-plus package that is...

US deal appears at hand to ease economic pain of coronavirus

LISA MASCARO, ANDREW TAYLOR and JONATHAN LEMIRE Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional and White House officials said Tuesday they were closing out final details...

Fallout of ’08 bailout looms over Washington negotiations

JULIE PACE and STEVEN SLOAN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — In the fall of 2008, an unlikely alliance of lawmakers, regulators and Bush administration officials...

Amid virus, Congress’ leaders resist call for remote voting

ALAN FRAM and MATTHEW DALY Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional leaders are resisting calls to let lawmakers vote remotely, a dispute pitting the scourge...

Not Guilty: Split Senate acquits Trump of impeachment

LISA MASCARO and MARY CLARE JALONICK Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump won impeachment acquittal Wednesday in the U.S. Senate, bringing to a...

GOP senators seek to acquit Trump without condoning conduct

ERIC TUCKER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — There is no question, Sen. Lamar Alexander said, that President Donald Trump actions were "inappropriate" when he asked...

Senate rejects witnesses in Trump trial, ensuring acquittal

LISA MASCARO, ERIC TUCKER and ZEKE MILLER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate narrowly rejected Democratic demands to summon witnesses for President Donald Trump's...

Senate to vote on Trump trial witnesses with end in sight

LISA MASCARO, ERIC TUCKER and ZEKE MILLER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump appeared headed for all-but-certain impeachment acquittal as senators prepared on...