Races for governor, state legislature key for redistricting

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Buoyed by a string of electoral victories during President Donald Trump's first year in office, Democrats will wage a renewed battle this year to wrest control of Congress from Republicans.

  • Written by By DAVID A. LIEB , Associated Press

Divided Democrats face liberal backlash on immigration

WASHINGTON (AP) — With a new deadline fast approaching, Democrats in Congress are struggling to adopt a unified strategy to protect hundreds of thousands of young immigrants from deportation.

  • Written by By STEVE PEOPLES and MATTHEW DALY , Associated Press

Sessions ending federal policy that let legal pot flourish

WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions has rescinded an Obama-era policy that paved the way for legalized marijuana to flourish in states across the country, creating new confusion about enforcement and use just three days after a new legalization law went into effect in California.

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  • Written by By SADIE GURMAN , Associated Press

Trump disbands voter fraud commission amid fights, lawsuits

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is disbanding his controversial voter fraud commission amid infighting, lawsuits and state officials' refusal to cooperate.

  • Written by By JILL COLVIN and JOHN HANNA , Associated Press