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Editorial Roundup: Pennslyvania

Jan. 29, 2020 3:31 PM EST

Recent editorials of statewide and national interest from Pennsylvania's newspapers: Talk cheap on property tax reform Altoona Mirror Jan. 23 As surely as Pennsylvania General Assembly legislative sessions come and go, so does the issue of property tax reform. Property tax reform jumped out of its state capital...

Keiko Fujimori, the daughter of Peru's former President Alberto Fujimori, and leader of the opposition party, center, with her husband Mark Vito Villanela, left, arrive to vote during congressional elections in Lima, Peru, Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020. Peruvians are voting to elect 130 new members of the congress that will legislate for only one year in place of the congress that was dissolved by president Martin Vizacarra in September 2019. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia)

AP Explains: The arrest of Peru powerbroker Keiko Fujimori

Jan. 29, 2020 3:29 PM EST

LIMA, Peru (AP) — A Peruvian judge on Tuesday ruled that opposition leader Keiko Fujimori must be held in prison for 15 months while she is investigated for possible money laundering. Fujimori is an influential power broker in the Andean nation and is accused of taking money from Brazilian construction...

President Donald Trump pumps his fist after signing a new North American trade agreement with Canada and Mexico, during an event at the White House, Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Trump celebrates major rewrite of North American trade rules

Jan. 29, 2020 3:28 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed into law a major rewrite of the rules of trade with Canada and Mexico, celebrating the fulfillment of one of his top campaign promises while declining to share the moment with Democratic lawmakers whose support was essential to getting it over...

FILE- In this Dec. 17, 2019 file photo, Rep. Doug Collins, R-Ga., speaks during a House Rules Committee hearing on the impeachment against President Donald Trump on Capitol Hill in Washington.  Collins announced that he's running for the U.S. Senate seat held by a fellow Republican, setting up a battle that could divide the state party this election year. Collins made the announcement Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2020 on Fox & Friends. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

Georgia's Collins to challenge newly sworn-in GOP senator

Jan. 29, 2020 3:27 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — U.S. Rep. Doug Collins announced Wednesday that he's running for the U.S. Senate seat held by a fellow Republican sworn in just weeks ago, potentially dividing the Georgia party while making allegiance to President Donald Trump even more of a key issue in this year's campaigns. "We're ready...

Editorial Roundup: Florida

Jan. 29, 2020 2:37 PM EST

Recent editorials from Florida newspapers: ___ Jan. 29 Naples Daily News on recycling: Recycling is as easy as tossing items in a bin and rolling it up to the curb. Or is it? Every so often it’s worth going over proper recycling to make sure the benefits of recycling are maximized. Those benefits can be...

In this image from video, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., speaks during the impeachment trial against President Donald Trump in the Senate at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2020. (Senate Television via AP)

Trump trial gets more pointed with Bolton book at the center

Jan. 29, 2020 2:36 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's impeachment trial shifted to sharply pointed, back-and-forth questioning Wednesday as Republicans strained to contain the fallout over John Bolton's forthcoming book, which threatens their hopes of ending the trial with a quick acquittal. The day started simply...

Former National security adviser John Bolton leaves his home in Bethesda, Md. Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020. President Donald Trump's legal team is raising a broad-based attack on the impeachment case against him even as it mostly brushes past allegations in a new book that could undercut a key defense argument at the Senate trial. Former national security adviser John Bolton writes in a manuscript that Trump wanted to withhold military aid from Ukraine until it committed to helping with investigations into Democratic rival Joe Biden. (AP Photo/Luis M. Alvarez)

GOP squirms as Bolton prepares to dish on Trump White House

Jan. 29, 2020 1:37 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — For much of the last 20 years, John Bolton was a conservative poster child, a Republican hawk whose worldview helped shape the GOP establishment’s approach to dicey foreign policy questions. Now, as President Donald Trump's former national security adviser prepares to dish on his...

FILE - In this Nov. 5, 2019 file photo, Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., questions FBI Director Christopher Wray during a Senate Homeland Security Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington.  Scott injected himself into the 2020 presidential race, airing an ad in Iowa days ahead before the crucial caucus by attacking the Democratic-led impeachment trial against President Donald Trump and accusing former Vice President Joe Biden of corruption. The ad buy by Scott was not just a volley into the current race, but also further signaled his ambitions for 2024 .(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)

Florida senator's Iowa ad attacks former VP Joe Biden

Jan. 29, 2020 1:22 PM EST

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Sen. Rick Scott of Florida injected himself into the 2020 presidential race, airing an ad in Iowa days ahead of a crucial caucus by attacking the Democratic-led impeachment trial against President Donald Trump and accusing former Vice President Joe Biden of corruption. The ad buy...

Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, talks to reporters as he walks to attend the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump on charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress, Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)

Fight over Bolton gives Romney a chance for Senate clout

Jan. 29, 2020 8:19 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — It's Mitt Romney's big moment, again. The 2012 Republican presidential nominee has for a year been a freshman senator from Utah. He's sitting in judgment of the president he has called unfit for office. And he's defying President Donald Trump by calling for one witness in particular,...

In this image from video, presiding officer Chief Justice of the United States John Roberts speaks during the impeachment trial against President Donald Trump in the Senate at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020. (Senate Television via AP)

Question time: What's next in Trump's impeachment trial

Jan. 29, 2020 6:52 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — With opening arguments wrapped up in President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial, senators will now get a chance to ask questions. But the normally loquacious politicians will still have to keep silent, as their questions can only be submitted in writing. The question-and-answer...