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Democrats unveil 2 articles of impeachment against Trump

Dec. 10, 2019 9:14 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats have announced two articles of impeachment charging President Donald Trump with abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. The charges unveiled Tuesday stem from Trump's pressure on Ukraine to announce investigations of his political rivals as he withheld aid to the...

Democrats unveil articles of impeachment charging President Trump with abuse of power, obstruction of Congress

Dec. 10, 2019 9:11 AM EST
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats unveil articles of impeachment charging President Trump with abuse of power, obstruction of Congress.

Pelosi expected to announce North American trade pact

Dec. 10, 2019 8:43 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is expected to announce her endorsement of a modified North American trade pact Tuesday, capping a long set of negotiations and presenting President Donald Trump with a major Capitol Hill win on the very day Democrats are set to announce impeachment their...

A free pass for Trump? GOP presses edge in key battlegrounds

Dec. 10, 2019 8:39 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — A full year before Election Day 2020, Republicans quietly executed a “dry run” of President Donald Trump's massive reelection machine. They activated tens of thousands of volunteers and tested phone bank capabilities and get-out-the-vote operations in every state in the...

DC Democratic Party asks councilman in scandal to leave role

Dec. 10, 2019 5:56 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The D.C. Democratic Party wants its national committeeman to leave after a third-party investigation found he committed wrongdoing as a district councilman. The party passed a vote last week to pass a resolution calling for Jack Evans to step down, WTOP-FM reports. The vote was held in...

Democrat Andy Beshear sworn in as Kentucky governor

Dec. 10, 2019 2:36 AM EST

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Democrat Andy Beshear was sworn in as Kentucky's governor early Tuesday during a private ceremony just after midnight in the Governor's Mansion. Beshear, 42, follows in the footsteps of his father, Steve Beshear, whose two terms as governor preceded the single four-year term of...

FBI was justified in probing Trump-Russia, fed watchdog says

Dec. 10, 2019 1:17 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI was justified in opening its investigation into ties between the Trump presidential campaign and Russia and did not act with political bias, the Justice Department's internal watchdog declared Monday, undercutting President Donald Trump’s repeated claims that he has been...

Democrat Andy Beshear sworn in as Kentucky governor during early-morning private ceremony

Dec. 10, 2019 12:06 AM EST
Democrat Andy Beshear sworn in as Kentucky governor during early-morning private ceremony.

Consulting firm allows Buttigieg to release names of clients

Dec. 9, 2019 11:12 PM EST

The McKinsey & Co. consulting firm said Monday that it will allow Pete Buttigieg to identify the clients he served more than a decade ago while the Democratic presidential contender also pledged to open his fundraising events to the news media and provide the names of key fundraising organizers. The moves...

Democrats poised to unveil 2 impeachment articles vs. Trump

Dec. 9, 2019 11:09 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats are poised to unveil two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump — abuse of power and obstruction of Congress — with an announcement expected early Tuesday. Democratic leaders are pushing ahead with formal charges saying the president put U.S....