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New Mexico Democrat Haaland backs impeachment inquiry

Aug. 14, 2019 12:06 PM EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Democratic U.S. Rep. Deb Haaland of New Mexico is calling for an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump. The first-term lawmaker from Albuquerque said Wednesday in a statement that Trump "has proven he's unfit to serve as president" and that Congress needs to "shed light on...

Editorials from around New York

Aug. 14, 2019 10:07 AM EDT

Recent editorials of statewide and national interest from New York's newspapers: May the SoulCycle Boycott Make Democracy Better The New York Times Aug. 8 It has been an unsettling week for some of President Trump's political contributors. On Tuesday, it was revealed that Stephen Ross, the billionaire real estate...

The Latest: Progressive group backs candidate in Senate race

Aug. 13, 2019 1:37 PM EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on the race for an open U.S. Senate seat in New Mexico (all times local): 11:30 a.m. An advocacy group for progressive policies and candidates known as the Working Families Party is endorsing New Mexico Secretary of State Maggie Toulouse Oliver in the Democratic primary...

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...