Stay awake: Senators struggle to stay focused on impeachment

WASHINGTON (AP) — Adam Schiff was still speaking — about witnesses, documents, future presidents and the impeachment of President Donald Trump. He'd said it all before, but five hours into the Senate ...

Bloomberg calls for Trump's removal in new impeachment ad

NEW YORK (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg launched a new impeachment-focused television ad Tuesday urging the Senate to remove President Donald Trump from office. ...

Democratic candidates vow unity. But conflict escalates.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Democratic presidential candidates have spent weeks reassuring voters they can unify the party, avoid the divisions that plagued the 2016 primary and defeat President Donald Tr...

Business Highlights

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Chief justice juggles 2 jobs in overseeing impeachment trial

WASHINGTON (AP) — Chief Justice John Roberts is starting to juggle two jobs as the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump gets underway. On Tuesday morning, he donned his black...

Warren wants task force to investigate Trump administration

WASHINGTON (AP) — Elizabeth Warren says she’ll create a federal task force to investigate corruption during the Trump administration if she’s elected president. The Massachusetts se...

2020 hopefuls stuck in Washington deploy surrogates for help

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Steve Sovern had low expectations for a recent event he hosted to support Elizabeth Warren's presidential campaign. Iowans are legendary for expecting to meet White House hopef...

Far from Senate, Biden still navigates impeachment politics

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Joe Biden will have Iowa virtually to himself in the coming days as several of his top presidential rivals decamp to Washington to participate in President Donald Trump's impea...

Impeachment trial to begins with rules fight, long days

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial is set to unfold at the Capitol, a contentious proceeding to render judgment on his Ukraine actions as Americans form their own verdict at ...

Major doctors' group calls for US to assure coverage for all

WASHINGTON (AP) — With health care an election-year priority, a major doctors’ organization on Monday called for sweeping government action to guarantee coverage for all, reduce costs and improve the ...

AP FACT CHECK: Distortions in Trump's legal defense

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's defense against impeachment charges, as laid out in his legal argument released Monday, has distortions at its core. Trump through his lawy...

King Day in SC drawing Democratic presidential hopefuls

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — In the closing days before the first votes are cast in the Democratic presidential contest, the party's leading hopefuls are splitting their time between the critical early-votin...

New Al Sharpton book looks at America's political crossroads

NEW YORK (AP) — The Rev. Al Sharpton is working on a book that will address what he calls an urgent moment in American history. The longtime civil rights activist's “Rise Up: Confron...

2020 Watch: Will impeachment change the primary?

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Presidential politics move fast. What we're watching heading into a new week on the 2020 campaign: ___ Days to Iowa caucuses: 14 ...

Candidates seek new caucus voters in trailer parks, rallies

Ottumwa, Iowa (AP) — Bernie Sanders is sending organizers to convenience stores across Iowa and staking out drug stores and even nursing homes. Pete Buttigieg has a more technocrati...