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Pelosi and Democratic leaders try to guide their party through Biden uproar

By LISA MASCARO AP Congressional Correspondent WASHINGTON (AP) — Nancy Pelosi's phone lit up the night of President Joe Biden's debate performance with a question that has yet to be fully resolved: Now what? Calls kept coming the morning after Biden's agonizing face-off against ...

Ex-NYPD officer is convicted of assault for punching a man 6 times

By KAREN MATTHEWS Associated Press A former New York City police officer has been convicted of assault for punching a man in the face several times and breaking his nose while on patrol in 2021. Former officer Juan Perez was found guilty Thursday following a two-day bench trial of ...

Pennsylvania lawmakers pass nearly $48B budget almost 2 weeks late

By MARC LEVY Associated Press HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania lawmakers ground through a flurry of votes Thursday to approve a budget deal, nearly two weeks into the new fiscal year after being slowed by disagreements during closed-door negotiations over Democrats' push for more ...

Rep. Bob Good files for recount in Virginia GOP congressional primary

By MATTHEW BARAKAT Associated Press U.S. Rep. Bob Good, R-Va., one of Congress' most conservative members, filed a petition Thursday for a recount after state election officials say he narrowly lost a primary last month to a challenger backed by former President Donald Trump. The Good ...