Sen. Romney breaks with GOP, will vote to convict Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Utah Sen. Mitt Romney said Wednesday he will vote to convict President Donald Trump, becoming the first and likely only Republican to break ranks during the Senate's impeachment tria...

Vulnerable Democrat Doug Jones will vote to convict Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Alabama Sen. Doug Jones, the most endangered Democrat in this November's elections, said Wednesday that he will vote to convict President Donald Trump as t he Senate impeachment tria...

Takeaways from State of the Union: Economy not impeachment

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump leaned hard on the strong U.S. economy as he made the case for his reelection in the State of the Union address — and he threw in a few theatrical flourishes. ...

In response to Trump, Democrat focuses on pocket book issues

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats are focusing on making health care more affordable and other pocket-book issues, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said Tuesday as she used her party's response to President D...

Democrats speak to history with exhaustive impeachment case

WASHINGTON (AP) — At times it seemed like few senators in the chamber were really listening. But the House Democrats presenting the impeachment case against President Donald Trump weren't about to st...

Maine senator in impeachment crosshairs, a familiar spot

WASHINGTON (AP) — Facing perhaps her toughest reelection fight, veteran Sen. Susan Collins has parachuted into familiar terrain — the heart of a hot-button issue, this time President Donald Trump's im...

Rep. Liz Cheney to stay in House, decline Wyoming Senate run

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rep. Liz Cheney, a junior but rising GOP leader in the House, is opting to stay on that chamber's leadership track rather than run for a Senate seat in her home state of Wyoming. ...

House to vote on restraining Trump’s actions against Iran

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House will vote Thursday on a measure limiting President Donald Trump's ability to take military action against Iran as Democratic criticism of the U.S. killing of a top Iranian ...

McConnell says he has votes to set rules for Trump's trial

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he has the votes to start President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial as soon as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi releases the documents, winnin...

McConnell can start impeachment trial, delay on witnesses

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell appears to have secured enough Republican votes to start President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial but postpone a decision on witnesses or do...

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

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. ...

Trump ally Meadows won't seek reelection, teases 'options'

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Republican Rep. Mark Meadows of North Carolina, a top conservative ally of President Donald Trump, said Thursday he won't seek reelection next year and said his work with the Trum...

GOP embraces Trump as never before with anti-impeachment

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans' unbroken opposition to impeachment is their most unapologetic embrace of President Donald Trump yet, binding them to a president whose loyalty from his party's cor...

Party-switching NJ congressman will need Trump's help in '20

WASHINGTON (AP) — The political fate of party-switching Rep. Jeff Van Drew may well hinge on how forcefully he is backed by President Donald Trump, whose impeachment the New Jersey lawmaker is refusin...

Five aides to party-switching House lawmaker resign

WASHINGTON (AP) — Five aides to a House Democrat who plans to become a Republican are resigning, saying his party switch “does not align with the values we brought to this job when we joined his offic...