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We provide unrivaled coverage of the U.S. elections, bringing you comprehensive, fast and accurate results from national, state and county-level races.

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Our trained political teams consistently utilize the Freedom of Information Act, establish relationships with sources and fight for access that provides exclusive insight and analysis.

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We are an aggressive advocate for the importance of transparency and accountability in government through freedom of information. We commit to delivering in-depth, unbiased political coverage that keeps audiences informed.

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From local initiatives to major political unrest around, we deliver multiformat coverage of the government activity that affects audiences. We’ve captured images and footage of the moments that have shaped history for more than a century, all available to you through our archives.

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We have reporters on the ground in every U.S. statehouse and in more than 100 countries, giving you the advantage of instant access to breaking news coverage of politics in your community and around the world.

Divided America

Americans are more divided than ever, gridlocked over social issues, race, gender and the economy. In this series, The Associated Press explores what divides us and how deep those divisions run.

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