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@AP_Politics

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Highlights from AP's coverage of U.S. politics and government in words, photos and video. Managed by the Washington bureau. https://t.co/lTcEv1VGoB

Washington, D.C.
Joined on December 02, 2011
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We looked inside some of the tweets by @AP_Politics and here's what we found interesting.

Inside 100 Tweets

Time between tweets:
7 hours
Average replies
115
Average retweets
158
Average likes
389
Tweets with photos
0 / 100
Tweets with videos
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Rankings (sorted by number of followers)

63. in country United States and category Daily News

362. in country United States and category Media

594. in category Daily News

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp sends an open plea to President Trump urging him to consider his state as an alternate site for the Republican National convention. Trump had sought assurances from North Carolina's governor that the event can go forward. https://t.co/ROAC24EQNG

The husband of a woman who died accidentally in an office of then-GOP Rep. Joe Scarborough two decades ago is demanding Twitter remove President Trump’s tweets suggesting Scarborough murdered her. https://t.co/Va4uG9fWD9

Some longtime supporters of Iowa Rep. Steve King are turning away, but not because of his career of incendiary remarks. Instead, it’s because he’s lost his clout, especially in agriculture policy in his export-rich district. https://t.co/KfVVfVreCM

President Trump and his presumed Democratic rival Joe Biden both appear in public to mark Memorial Day. It is Biden’s first in-person event since the pandemic began. https://t.co/btYJC7ftrl

President Trump plans Memorial Day appearances at Arlington National Cemetery and at a historic fort in Baltimore. Trump recently called Baltimore a “rodent infested mess,” and its mayor has suggested Trump stay home. https://t.co/2j2eoe9S2e

This week’s #APFactCheck takes a deep look into President Trump’s comments about hydroxychloroquine, the malaria drug he’s been promoting for coronavirus patients. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s comment about Trump's weight is also scrutinized. https://t.co/OGy5Vc8ObU

Time is running out on an arms control treaty that, if it's allowed to expire on Feb. 5, will leave the world with no legal restrictions on U.S. and Russian nuclear weapons for the first time in nearly half a century. https://t.co/3aPmOaVzlg

BREAKING: Alex Spenser wins Democratic nomination for U.S. House in Oregon's 2nd congressional district. #APracecall at 1:00 p.m. PDT. #Election2020 #ORprimary https://t.co/lGfinjTqT4

BREAKING: President Trump says he considers houses of worship 'essential,' calls on governors to allow them to reopen this weekend. https://t.co/NaF59mOgXv

Tara Reade’s life has come into the spotlight following accusations of sexual assault against Joe Biden. AP examines Reade’s difficult life based on interviews with more than a dozen of her friends, relatives as well as numerous interviews with Reade. https://t.co/tayWe8drqp

Joe Biden tells a prominent black radio personality, “If you’ve got a problem figuring out whether you’re for me or for Trump, then you ain’t black.” https://t.co/DjQS5gUELt

Tara Reade's abuse allegations against Joe Biden have revived difficult questions about how to evaluate claims of assault in the era of #MeToo. They've also drawn an intense spotlight to her complicated life story. https://t.co/T9dBdPTUtL

President Trump keeps lashing out at scientists whose conclusions he doesn’t like as he pushes to reopen the country during the coronavirus crisis. Public health experts warn undermining Americans’ trust in scientists is especially dangerous in a pandemic. https://t.co/LNA1VcXy2Y

President Trump’s longtime personal lawyer Michael Cohen was released from federal prison to serve the remainder of his sentence at home, according to a person familiar with the matter. Cohen was freed as part of an attempt to slow coronavirus in prisons. https://t.co/iGxy3evOvU

The Trump administration told international partners that it's pulling out of a treaty that permits 30-plus nations to conduct unarmed, observation flights over each other’s territory — overflights set up decades ago to promote trust and avert conflict. https://t.co/CqJGMDc5Iw

Former Georgia governor’s race candidate Stacey Abrams wades into elections outside her home state. She’s endorsing Democrats vying for U.S. Senate seats in Arizona, Colorado, Kansas, Maine, Mississippi, North Carolina and South Carolina. https://t.co/wWWT1f4UdH

President Trump is positioning himself as the outsider despite being the incumbent. He’s trying to tap into the same populist, anti-Washington anger he rode to victory in 2016 even though he’s now the face of government. By @JonLemire & @ZekeJMiller https://t.co/nWlKwIB4vz

President Trump’s longtime personal lawyer and fixer Michael Cohen will be released from federal prison Thursday and is expected to serve the rest of his sentence at home, a person familiar with the matter tells the AP. https://t.co/uw0DjHPcCh

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo denies that he recommended firing the State Department's independent watchdog in retaliation for investigations into his conduct. But Pompeo declined to provide specific reasons for Steve Linick's dismissal. https://t.co/sIeLTEvxAE

The Pentagon says it’s pursuing what President Trump calls “super-duper” missiles so it can “dominate future battlefields.” The hypersonic weapons can fly faster than a mile a second, but critics question the need for them. https://t.co/E5jHFaQK9T

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