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Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a campaign event on foreign policy at a VFW post Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020, in Osage, Iowa. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Biden and Sanders' rift could define closing days in Iowa

Jan. 22, 2020 9:48 PM EST

MASON CITY, Iowa (AP) — The rivalry between Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders is deepening as the Democratic presidential candidates are increasingly at loggerheads over their support of Social Security, signaling a battle ahead that could last well beyond the Iowa caucuses. Biden’s campaign released a...

FILE - In this Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020, file image from video, presiding officer Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts swears in members of the Senate for the impeachment trial against President Donald Trump at the U.S. Capitol in Washington. Reporters at the Capitol want more cameras in the Senate to cover the impeachment trial and fewer restrictions to talk to senators when they are not sitting in judgment of the president. (Senate Television via AP, File)

Challenges for public following impeachment, Weinstein cases

Jan. 21, 2020 11:55 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Americans who want to follow President Donald Trump's impeachment saga and Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein's rape trial through the media will sit in obstructed seats. Both events begin in earnest this week — with Senate arguments over Trump's impeachment beginning Tuesday and...

FILE - In this Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019 file photo Sen. Martha McSally, R-Ariz., speaks during a hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee in Washington, on Capitol Hill. McSally has not been convinced that President Donald Trump should be removed from office, her campaign manager said Monday, Dec. 16, in the most direct explanation of her position on a question she's dodged for months. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)

US Sen. McSally of Arizona calls CNN reporter 'liberal hack'

Jan. 16, 2020 8:12 PM EST

Republican U.S. Sen. Martha McSally of Arizona lashed out Thursday at a CNN reporter who asked her about the impeachment of President Donald Trump, calling him a “liberal hack.” McSally refused to answer when CNN reporter Manu Raju asked whether the Senate should consider new evidence as part of its...

Kelly tops McSally in fundraising for Arizona Senate race

Jan. 14, 2020 12:22 PM EST

Democratic challenger Mark Kelly has again topped Arizona Republican Sen. Martha McSally's fundraising in one of the top 2020 Senate races, according to numbers released by both campaigns Tuesday. Kelly, a retired astronaut, raised $6.3 million in the fourth quarter and had $13.6 million in the bank at the end of...

FILE - In this March 13, 2019 file photo, reporters pose questions to Sen. Cory Gardner, R-Colo., on his way to a vote at the Capitol in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

On impeachment, pressure on Colorado senator is from right

Jan. 8, 2020 12:13 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — If Democrats were to have any hope of shaping the Senate impeachment trial of President Donald Trump to their liking, they'd need help from Republicans like Sen. Cory Gardner. Gardner, a young and upbeat senator who didn't endorse Trump's 2016 election, represents Democratic-trending...

FILE - In this Dec. 19, 2019 file photo, Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, chair of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, speaks during a hearing on the impact of wildfires on electric grid reliability on Capitol Hill in Washington.  Murkowski says she was “disturbed” to hear Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell say there would be “total coordination” between the White House and the Senate over the presidential impeachment trial. In an interview with KTUU, Murkowski said she remains undecided on how she would vote when the trial takes place. She was critical of the impeachment process in the House, describing it as rushed. But she said there should be distance between the Trump administration and the Senate on how the trial is conducted. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

Small cracks have appeared in GOP unity on impeachment trial

Jan. 4, 2020 8:09 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate seems certain to keep President Donald Trump in office thanks to the overwhelming GOP support expected in his impeachment trial. But how that trial will proceed — and when it will begin — remains to be seen. Democrats are pushing for the Senate to issue subpoenas...

FILE - In this Nov. 15, 2019, file photo, Paul Petersen, an Arizona elected official accused of running a multi-state adoption scheme, leaves court following an initial appearance on charges filed in the state in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)

AP's Top 2019 Arizona stories lead with indicted assessor

Dec. 26, 2019 1:49 PM EST

Shocking allegations that a politician in metro Phoenix ran an international adoption scheme in three states that involved human smuggling, false visa claims and fraudulently obtained government benefits for pregnant women from the Marshall Islands ranks as the top news story of 2019 in Arizona. Maricopa County...

FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2018 file photo, Harley Rouda, Democratic congressional candidate in the 48th district, addresses his supporters at his election night party in Newport Beach, Calif.   Voters will decide whether to reward or punish incumbents for their choices. And while Republicans and Democrats acknowledge that other issues like the economy and health care costs could overwhelm impeachment by next November, both sides, but especially the GOP , are already using the bitter impeachment fight as weapons. (AP Photo/Kyusung Gong, File)

House vote locks in impeachment as issue in '20 Hill races

Dec. 21, 2019 9:58 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The day after nearly every House Democrat voted to impeach President Donald Trump, the chief of the House Republican campaign committee said the political fallout was clear. “Last night their obsession with impeachment finally came to a head, and they basically ended their...

President Donald Trump arrives with first lady Melania Trump to sign the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020 at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Friday, Dec. 20, 2019, before traveling to Mar-a-lago in Palm Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Plans for impeachment trial get foggy before holiday break

Dec. 21, 2019 12:59 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is in sunny Florida after his historic impeachment, while plans for his speedy trial back in Washington remained clouded. Senate leaders jockeying for leverage have failed to agree on procedures for the trial. Trump is still expected to be acquitted of both charges...

President Donald Trump arrives with first lady Melania Trump to sign the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020 at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Friday, Dec. 20, 2019, before traveling to Mar-a-lago in Palm Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Trump heads to Florida while impeachment trial still cloudy

Dec. 20, 2019 8:20 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump was heading south to sunny Florida on Friday after his historic impeachment, while plans for his speedy trial back in Washington remained clouded. Senate leaders jockeying for leverage failed to agree on procedures and perhaps new witnesses for the trial. Trump is...