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In this image from video, White House counsel Pat Cipollone speaks during the impeachment trial against President Donald Trump in the Senate at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020. (Senate Television via AP)

Trial highlights: Transcript talk, handshakes for defense

Jan. 25, 2020 3:44 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s lawyers on Saturday argued a robust version of one of his favorite phrases to tweet: “Read the transcript!” It was the first day of defense arguments in Trump’s impeachment trial as the Senate gathered for two quick hours in a rare...

President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena, Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)

Trump uses rally to defend Iran policy as Democrats decry it

Jan. 15, 2020 3:29 AM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — As President Donald Trump rallied supporters Tuesday night by defending his decision to kill a top Iranian general, the Democrats vying to replace him used their final debate before primary voting begins to argue that doing so made the country less safe. With Trump firing up thousands in...

The Senate side of the Capitol is seen on the morning after the House of Representatives voted to impeach President Donald Trump for abuse of power and obstruction of Congress, in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 19, 2019. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi refused to say Wednesday night when she'll send the impeachment articles against Trump to the Senate for the trial. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Inside impeachment: How an 'urgent' tip became 'high crimes'

Dec. 23, 2019 12:06 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The night before the whistleblower complaint that launched President Donald Trump's impeachment was made public, Democrats and Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee crammed into the same room to get a first look at the document. For Democrats, it was an instant bombshell, a...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Dec. 20, 2019 6:59 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC's “This Week" — Sens. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., and Doug Jones, D-Ala. ___ NBC's “Meet the Press" — Marc Short, Vice President Mike Pence's chief of staff; Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker. ___ CBS'...

Former congressman Duffy endorses Tiffany in GOP primary

Dec. 19, 2019 1:41 PM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. Sean Duffy on Thursday threw his support behind state Sen. Tom Tiffany in the race to succeed him in Congress. Tiffany faces Army veteran Jason Church in the Feb. 18 Republican primary. Wausau School Board President Tricia Zunker and insurance salesman Dale Lawrence...

Madeline Strasser, chief clerk for the majority on the House Judiciary Committee, reads House Resolution 755 during a House Judiciary Committee markup of the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, on Capitol Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Beyond the hearings: What to watch on Trump impeachment

Dec. 12, 2019 1:12 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Impeachment is moving beyond the hearing room. House committee members are debating and voting on articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump on Thursday. But the political battle over Trump's fate is sweeping across the Capitol, the White House and Washington on the cusp of...

President Donald Trump with first lady Melania Trump, speaks during a Hanukkah reception in the East Room of the White House Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

Impeachment trial: Trump wants drama, but GOP wants it over

Dec. 11, 2019 7:23 PM EST

Washington (AP) — Donald Trump wants more than acquittal. He wants vindication. With impeachment by the House appearing certain, the president has made clear that he views the next step, a trial in the GOP-controlled Senate, as his focus. The president sees the senators not just as a jury deciding his...

Sarah Rogstad, right, hugs Morgan Rogstad, grade 9, after being reunited at the Tipler Middle school reunification center on Tuesday December 3, 2019, in Oshkosh, Wis. Earlier, police responded to an officer invloved shooting at Oshkosh West High School after an armed student confronted a school resource officer.  (Wm. Glasheen/The Post-Crescent via AP)

Wisconsin officers on front lines in 2 student shootings

Dec. 3, 2019 6:29 PM EST

OSHKOSH, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin high school resource officers have found themselves on the front lines in two student shootings in the past two days, underscoring how police in schools can face life-or-death situations and likely adding to the debate over the best ways to respond to school threats. An...

Kentucky school district may sue electronic cigarette makers

Nov. 29, 2019 11:45 AM EST

SHEPHERDSVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky school district plans to sue electronic cigarette companies for creating what it says is an epidemic of nicotine addiction affecting student health and school learning environments. News outlets report the Bullitt County Board of Education announced Wednesday that it...