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Tactical edge will shift to GOP in Senate impeachment trial

Nov. 14, 2019 3:58 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s been easy for majority Democrats to keep Republicans from shifting the focus of the House impeachment hearings. Yet GOP leverage to do just that will grow should the battle reach the Republican-run Senate. If the House votes to impeach President Donald Trump, which seems...

The Latest: Schiff says he'll release interview transcripts

Oct. 16, 2019 11:00 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the impeachment inquiry (all times local): 7:20 p.m. The lead House impeachment investigator says he will release transcripts of the closed-door interviews lawmakers have conducted with current and former administration officials. California Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff says...

McConnell gives Senate GOP lesson on impeachment trial rules

Oct. 16, 2019 4:57 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans got a civics lesson Wednesday on their roles in an impeachment trial. Rule No. 1: No talking in class. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell led the lesson Wednesday as the chamber's top Republican and as one of a handful of Republicans remaining in the Senate from the...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Oct. 12, 2019 6:55 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC's "This Week" — Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt.; Reps. Jim Himes, D-Conn., and Lee Zeldin, R-N.Y. ___ NBC's "Meet the Press" — Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky.; Rep. Eliot Engel, D-N.Y.; former Defense Secretary Jim Mattis. ___ CBS' "Face the...

Media exec Edward O'Keefe named Roosevelt library CEO

Oct. 1, 2019 6:07 PM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The proposed presidential library for Theodore Roosevelt in western North Dakota now has a CEO. The board of the Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum voted Tuesday to appoint Edward F. O'Keefe to lead the organization. Gov. Doug Burgum calls O'Keefe "the best person" to...

Interior secretary scheduled 2-day visit to North Dakota

Sep. 27, 2019 3:43 PM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Department of Interior Secretary David Bernhardt is coming to North Dakota next week to discuss efforts to establish a Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library and talk with landowners about property rights. Bernhardt is scheduled to hold a round table discussion on Wednesday in Hope...

Some North Dakotans turn to Canada for prescription pills

Sep. 21, 2019 1:06 AM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Roger Roehl four years ago found the "silver bullet" for leukemia — a medication called Gleevec. Roehl, of Mandan, was 64 years old and had a state health insurance plan that covered the life-saving medication minus a $10 copay. But when he turned 65 and enrolled in Medicare,...