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Ilhan Omar ekes out U.S. House primary win in Minnesota

Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar, a member of the progressive Squad, eked out a closer-than-expected Democratic primary victory Tuesday against a centrist challenger who questioned the incumbent's support for the 'defund the police' movement.

U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar waves to passersby for support during a voter engagement event on the corner of Broadway and Central Avenues in Minneapolis, Aug. 9, 2022. (Elizabeth Flores/Star Tribune via AP)

Did Trump break the law? FBI search raises fresh questions

Whether an FBI search of Trump's Mar-a-Lago residence is a prelude to criminal charges is unknown. The action Monday nonetheless focuses attention on the thicket of statutes that govern the handling of government records, though the department's own history of prosecutorial discretion makes it hard to forecast with certainty what might happen this time.

Kathy Luksch, right, stands with others gathered to support former U.S. President Donald Trump on South Ocean Boulevard near Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, Fla., Aug. 8, 2022. (Andres Leiva/The Palm Beach Post via AP)



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