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House gets 2 Trump impeachment charges after Judiciary vote

Dec. 13, 2019 10:33 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Impeachment charges against President Donald Trump went to the full House on Friday, following approval by the House Judiciary Committee. The House is expected to take up the two articles of impeachment next week. The abuse of power charge stems from Trump's July phone call with the...

Trial-ready: Pelosi faces choice on impeachment prosecutors

Dec. 13, 2019 7:20 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — There's a campaign going on in Washington that even the most garrulous members of Congress aren't eager to talk about: to be part of a team of uncertain size, with a risky mission, to be named by a leader who isn't talking about what she's looking for or when she'll decide. Welcome to...

Democratic candidates unite against Trump but little else

Dec. 13, 2019 6:08 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic White House hopefuls agree President Donald Trump must be defeated next year. But the unity ends there. Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts and Mayor Pete Buttigieg of South Bend, Indiana, are locked in an increasingly acrimonious feud that threatens to change the tone of...

House committee delays historic vote on Trump impeachment

Dec. 13, 2019 5:54 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Judiciary Committee abruptly postponed a historic vote on articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, shutting down a 14-hour session that dragged with partisanship but had been expected to end with the formal charges being sent to the full House for a vote next...

Tweet that: Trump appears to hit record for daily tweets

Dec. 12, 2019 10:02 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The always-prolific Tweeter-in-chief appears to have hit a new record. The president’s @realDonaldTrump account had tweeted and retweeted 115 times by late Thursday night, marking what could be his most active day on the platform yet. The avalanche came as the House Judiciary...

Doctor: Democrat Bloomberg, 77, is in 'outstanding health'

Dec. 12, 2019 8:14 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Bloomberg is in “outstanding health,” but a letter from his doctor released Thursday notes that the 77-year-old Democratic presidential candidate is receiving treatment for several medical conditions, including an irregular heartbeat. Bloomberg takes a beta blocker...

Playing down impeachment, Trump campaign voices confidence

Dec. 12, 2019 6:13 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign on Thursday shrugged off the president's expected impeachment less than a year before Election Day, talking up the campaign's data collection efforts and declaring that no one in the Democratic field can compete with the incumbent. With...

Elizabeth Warren gets campaign effort going in Pennsylvania

Dec. 12, 2019 5:13 PM EST

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Elizabeth Warren's campaign is moving to become the first in the Democratic presidential primary to hire field staff and open field offices in Pennsylvania, early moves in a late primary state that could be an important prize if the nominee remains in doubt past March. Warren's...

AP FACT CHECK: The perils of parodying President Trump

Dec. 12, 2019 2:03 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is a master at putting words in the mouths of other people. It's one of his favorite forms of mockery and self-aggrandizement. He does not like it when a Democrat does the same, at his expense. For weeks now, Trump has directed blistering criticism at Rep. Adam...

Warren slams moderate rivals, laying bare ideological divide

Dec. 12, 2019 1:48 PM EST

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Elizabeth Warren lashed out Thursday at her moderate Democratic rivals seeking the White House, accusing them of naively accepting Republican calls for unity rather than standing up to the rich while too quickly bending to the whims of their own wealthy donors. The Massachusetts...