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Mitt makes his move

After staying relatively quiet throughout the House’s impeachment inquiry, Sen. Mitt Romney now finds himself in the middle of an increasingly bitter debate in his ...

What we learned at the Trump trial Monday

What happened Monday? Donald Trump’s legal team resumed their defense of the president by quickly going on the attack against Joe Biden — and even ...

Trump team turns Senate trial into extended Obama-Biden attack

President Donald Trump turned the Senate floor Monday into an alternate-reality impeachment of his political rivals: Joe Biden and Barack Obama. While senators debated the ...

‘It's going to be harmful’: Republicans weaponize Trump team attacks on Biden

The Senate impeachment trial isn’t exactly good press for President Donald Trump. But Senate Republicans says it’s also hurting former Vice President and 2020 hopeful ...

Bolton bombshell sets off a whodunit frenzy

The White House and John Bolton’s team agree on this much, at least: It wasn’t us. As the explosive news of the former national security ...

Gun debate prompts weapons ban at New Mexico state Senate

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) – New Mexico’s state Senate is prohibiting firearms in its public gallery and nearby rooms for the first time on Tuesday ...

Michele Kelemen, NPR reporter, barred from flying with Mike Pompeo

The association of journalists from news organizations that report on the State Department says it believes the department is “retaliating” against National Public Radio — ...

Editorial Roundup: Ohio

Recent editorials of statewide and national interest from Ohio newspapers: Sen. Portman must vote for more impeachment witnesses Akron Beacon Journal Jan. 27 This is ...

Trump signs bill to improve religious groups' security

President Trump has signed little-noticed legislation to fund greater protection of religious institutions against terror attacks. Mr. Trump signed the bipartisan legislation Friday amid the ...

James Younger case ignites sex-change debate in South Dakota, state legislatures

The uproar surrounding James Younger, the 7-year-old Texan caught in a parental dispute over whether he should be raised as a girl or a boy, ...

Bolton account of Ukraine aid could reignite call for impeachment witnesses

A bombshell report on Sunday about President Donald Trump’s handling of military aid to Ukraine could jump-start Democrats’ efforts to call witnesses in the Senate’s ...

Senate Republicans push back on calls for more impeachment witnesses

Senate Republicans on Sunday defended President Donald Trump and panned calls for witnesses to testify in the Senate impeachment trial, ahead of the start of ...

Schiff: Trump lawyers ‘deathly afraid’ of witnesses

The leader of the House impeachment case said Sunday that President Donald Trump’s defense team is “deathly afraid” of possible testimony from key witnesses in ...

Our reporters break down the week in impeachment

This week lent a sense of history so tangible you could almost reach out and touch it. Although it probably wouldn’t be long before, as ...

Doug Jones tied to Chuck Schumer, Trump impeachment

The last thing Alabama Democratic Sen. Doug Jones may have wanted was beginning the year tied to the hip of his party’s liberal leadership given ...

Trump impeachment coverage craters network ratings

The three major broadcast networks took a ratings hit with their Trump impeachment coverage, drawing fewer viewers than they would have with their regular line-up ...

John Bolton testimony call renewed after New York Times report on book

The House Democratic impeachment managers renewed their call Sunday night for John Bolton to testify at President Trump’s impeachment trial, following a report that the ...

John Bolton book drafts detail Trump freeze on Ukraine aid: Reports

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump told his national security adviser he wanted to maintain a freeze on military assistance to Ukraine until it launched political investigations ...

Elizabeth Warren Iowa caucus expectations tamped down as liberal support drops

IOWA CITY, Iowa — Sen. Elizabeth Warren has lost a bit of luster in the eyes of liberal progressives a …

Senate Republicans eye quick Trump acquittal after witness vote

Senate GOP leaders are strongly considering a move to quickly end President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial next week if a motion to call additional witnesses ...

Democrats see Trump lawyers boosting their own case for witnesses

Senate Democrats had a surprising takeaway on Saturday: President Donald Trump’s lawyers are making their argument for them. In their fight to win new witnesses ...

Trump's legal team launches attack on Dem case — and Schiff

President Donald Trump’s lawyers laced into the House’s impeachment case Saturday, opening their defense with pointed — and at times personal — efforts to seed ...

Forget impeachment. Republicans fear Ukraine revelations could spill into election.

Republicans are already looking past impeachment, sensing a looming Democratic plot to gradually release more Ukraine bombshells as Donald Trump fights for re-election. Even with ...

What we learned at the Trump trial Saturday

What happened Saturday? President Donald Trump’s legal team began their opening arguments by immediately seeking to cast doubt on Democrats’ case that Trump tried to ...

Ruling revives lawsuit over release of harassment report

PHOENIX (AP) – An Arizona court ruling revives an academic’s lawsuit accusing the University of Arizona of breaching the confidentiality of a 2005 investigative report ...

Mexican women protest murders of activists, target monuments

MEXICO CITY (AP) – Several hundred feminist activists warmed up with chants Saturday next to a monument to murdered Mexican women before filling a street ...

NJ AG: 'Disappointed' by feds' immigration directive action

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) – New Jersey’s attorney general says he’s “deeply disappointed” that the U.S. Justice Department is backing two counties in their lawsuits against ...

Border Patrol allows replanting after bulldozing garden

SAN DIEGO (AP) – The Border Patrol, reacting to a breach it discovered in a steel-pole border wall believed to be used by smugglers, gave ...

MoveOn urges Bernie Sanders to apologize for embracing support of podcast host Joe Rogan

Sen. Bernie Sanders faced pressure Saturday from progressive group MoveOn to apologize for his Democratic presidential campaign embracing the support of podcast host Joe Rogan. ...

Trump finds nearly unwavering loyalty from Republicans after Dem case

Senate Republicans spent three days listening to the House impeachment managers present a comprehensive case for removing President Donald Trump from office — an elaborate, ...

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