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North Dakota recreational pot measure approved for ballotSupporters of legalizing recreational marijuana in North Dakota have succeeded in bringing the matter to a public vote later this year
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The Latest: Kobach widens lead in Kansas GOP primaryKansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach has slightly widened his lead over Gov. Jeff Colyer in the state's Republican primary for governor
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Cuomo: I don't have personal political talks with TrumpAndrew Cuomo says he doesn't have personal political conversations with Donald Trump, a day after the president said New York's Democratic governor told him he wouldn't challenge him for the White House in 2020
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Attorney Thomas Zehnle, left, and Kevin Downing, walk with the defense team for Paul Manafort to federal court as the trial of the former Trump campaign chairman continues, in Alexandria, Va., Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. The focus in Paul Manafort's fraud trial shifts to the defense after prosecutors rested their case. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
Manafort's defense rests after calling no witnessesPaul Manafort's defense rested its case Tuesday without calling any witnesses in the former Trump campaign chairman's tax evasion and fraud trial
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Democratic candidate for governor Stacey Abrams arrives for a town hall forum at the Dalton Convention Center on Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018, in Dalton, Ga. Abrams is running against Republican candidate Brian Kemp in Georgia's November general election. (Doug Strickland/Chattanooga Times Free Press via AP)
Jimmy Carter backs Democrat for Georgia governorFormer President Jimmy Carter joins Barack Obama in backing Democrat Stacey Abrams for Georgia governor; President Donald Trump endorsed Republican Brian Kemp
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FILE - In this April 18, 2018, file photo, Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts speaks at the legislature, in Lincoln, Neb. Three years after Nebraska lawmakers voted to abolish capital punishment, the state is preparing to carry out its first execution since 1997 on Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, in an about-face driven largely by Republican Gov. Pete Ricketts who helped finance a ballot drive to reinstate the punishment after lawmakers overrode his veto and abolished the punishment in 2015. (Gwyneth Roberts/Lincoln Journal Star via AP, File)
The Latest: Nebraska executes first prison inmate since 1997Nebraska has carried out its first execution since 1997 with the lethal injection of Carey Dean Moore, who fatally shot two cab drivers almost four decades ago
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Defense rests in fraud trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort without calling witnesses.Defense rests in fraud trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort without calling witnesses.
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FILE - In this Feb. 13, 2017 file photo, White House Director of communications for the Office of Public Liaison Omarosa Manigault waits for the start of a joint news conference with President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at the White House in Washington. Manigault Newman, who was fired in December, released a new book "Unhinged," about her time in the White House. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)
Trump lashes out at Omarosa, calls her 'that dog'President Donald Trump has escalated his messy clash with former aide Omarosa Manigault Newman, who had been the top African-American in the White House, as "that dog."
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FILE - In this Feb. 13, 2017 file photo, White House Director of communications for the Office of Public Liaison Omarosa Manigault waits for the start of a joint news conference with President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at the White House in Washington. Manigault Newman, who was fired in December, released a new book "Unhinged," about her time in the White House. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)
The Latest: Campaign takes legal action against OmarosaPresident Donald Trump's campaign is filing an arbitration action against former aide Omarosa Manigault Newman alleging breach of a secrecy agreement.
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this Jan 3, 2018, file photo, Sen. Tina Smith, D-Minn., smiles after being administered the Senate oath of office during a mock swearing in ceremony with Vice President Mike Pence in the Old Senate Chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington. The sudden downfall of Sen. Al Franken amid the rise of the #MeToo movement could set up a two-woman race for his seat, part of an unusual primary featuring both of Minnesota's Senate seats on the same ballot. Franken's successor, Democrat Tina Smith, and the endorsed Republican candidate, state Sen. Karin Housley, were heavy favorites in their respective races. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
Midwest primaries test Trump appeal against 'blue wave''Blue wave' to be tested in Midwestern primaries across Wisconsin and Minnesota
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FILE - In this Sunday, April 22, 2018, file photo, attorney Bryan Steil, a former driver for House Speaker Paul Ryan, announces he is running to succeed Ryan in Congress,  in Janesville, Wis. House Speaker Paul Ryan's retirement creates an opening in his southeastern Wisconsin congressional district for the first time in 20 years, fueling hopes among Democrats that they can pick up the seat that leans Republican. (Jake Magee/The Janesville Gazette via AP, File)
What to Watch: Minn., Wis. primaries test loyalty to TrumpWhat to Watch: Primaries test allegiances to Trump as voters go to polls in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Vermont and Connecticut
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