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Sentries, not 'squad': Moderate Dems ones to watch for 2020

Aug. 12, 2019 5:45 AM EDT

CULPEPER, Va. (AP) — Abigail Spanberger talked about rural broadband. She held court on health care, solar energy and the border crisis. But as the freshman Democrat from Virginia fielded a dozen questions during a recent town hall in Culpeper, she never once took on President Donald Trump directly...

Q&A: Are the Democrats starting impeachment, or not?

Aug. 10, 2019 12:40 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The messages coming from House Democrats on impeachment in recent weeks are decidedly confusing. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has said Democrats need to wait for court decisions before they decide whether to approve articles of impeachment. At the same time, the chairman of the House...

House Judiciary sues to force McGahn to testify

Aug. 7, 2019 6:08 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Judiciary Committee took another step toward possible impeachment proceedings, filing a lawsuit in federal court on Wednesday aimed at forcing former White House counsel Donald McGahn to testify about his interactions with President Donald Trump. McGahn was a star witness in...

The Latest: House panel files suit to force McGahn testimony

Aug. 7, 2019 4:30 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the House Judiciary Committee's lawsuit to force former White House counsel Donald McGahn to testify (all times local): 4:25 p.m. The House Judiciary Committee is taking another step toward possible impeachment proceedings, filing a lawsuit in federal court aimed at forcing...

Clinton impeachment is FX's next 'American Crime Story'

Aug. 6, 2019 10:07 PM EDT

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The next chapter of FX's "American Crime Story" will dramatize Bill Clinton's impeachment with a focus on Monica Lewinsky, Linda Tripp and other women central to the scandal. The miniseries will air within weeks of the 2020 presidential election. Lewinsky, who was a White House...

Cummings urges Trump to 'come to Baltimore'

Aug. 4, 2019 8:03 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Maryland Rep. Elijah Cummings took the high road in inviting President Donald Trump and other Americans to visit Baltimore but declining to respond in kind to the barrage of presidential tweets and comments disparaging him and the majority-black city he has long represented. "We are a...

Impeachment summer? August town halls may decide next steps

Aug. 4, 2019 2:25 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Freshman Democratic Rep. Andy Kim came face to face with impeachment fervor at a town hall in New Jersey. "Do your job!" shouted one voter. Several states away, a woman held up a copy of special counsel Robert Mueller's report and told freshman Rep. Elissa Slotkin at a Michigan town hall...

AP Explains: Congress' fight over election security bills

Aug. 3, 2019 8:57 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — While House Democrats are haggling over whether to consider impeachment of President Donald Trump, Senate Democrats are focusing on a different angle in former special counsel Robert Mueller's report — securing future elections from foreign interference. Democrats have tried to...

More than half of House Democrats support impeachment probe

Aug. 2, 2019 5:12 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than half of House Democrats support launching an impeachment inquiry, according to a tally by The Associated Press — a strong signal of ongoing liberal frustration with President Donald Trump but a milestone that seems unlikely to move House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Rep. Salud...

The Latest: Democrats close debate by focusing on Trump

Aug. 1, 2019 10:21 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on Wednesday's Democratic presidential debate (all times local): 10:45 p.m. Democratic presidential candidates are closing their second primary debate by focusing on President Donald Trump. After taking on each other for more than two hours, all 10 candidates have mentioned the...