Trump impeachment vote underscores a harshly partisan era

WASHINGTON (AP) — This coming week’s virtually certain House impeachment of President Donald Trump will underscore how Democrats and Republicans have morphed into fiercely divided camps since lawmaker...

Democrats move toward impeaching Trump, with scant grumbling

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats are charging toward impeaching President Donald Trump but not without pockets of division, as lawmakers who began the summer divided largely rallied Thursday behind S...

NC lawmaker may challenge Sen. Tillis after district redrawn

WASHINGTON (AP) — North Carolina Republican Rep. Mark Walker may challenge GOP Sen. Thom Tillis for the party's Senate nomination next year or might run against either of two GOP House colleagues in t...

Impeachment’s influence hazy as issue in congressional races

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans aim to use the House drive toward impeaching President Donald Trump to whittle down Democrats’ majority by dislodging vulnerable incumbents from swing districts loaded wi...

Only GOP woman at impeachment hearing gets outsized role

WASHINGTON (AP) — It didn’t take long at Friday’s impeachment hearing before Rep. Elise Stefanik, the House Intelligence Committee’s only Republican woman, was gaveled down by the panel’s Democratic c...

Tactical edge will shift to GOP in Senate impeachment trial

WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s been easy for majority Democrats to keep Republicans from shifting the focus of the House impeachment hearings by calling their own witnesses. But GOP leverage...

GOP senators too busy, unwilling to view impeachment hearing

WASHINGTON (AP) — Millions of Americans are expected to watch on live TV Wednesday as the House kicks off public hearings on whether to impeach President Donald Trump. Just don't expect many Republica...

Location, location: Why Ukraine leader aimed for Oval Office

WASHINGTON (AP) — The room features a couple of couches, an extremely old desk and a pair of classic wing chairs by the fireplace. But the location conveys power and instantly elevates the stature of ...

Trump plows ahead despite fresh signs of trouble in 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and his Republican supporters are insisting that no course correction is needed despite stinging Republican defeats in battleground suburbs and a Democrat on t...

Vindman testimony fills gaps on Trump Ukraine call

WASHINGTON (AP) — The ellipses have long baffled lawmakers: What did President Donald Trump say on his call with Ukrainian President Volodymr Zelenskiy that the White House may have omitted on the rou...

House nears OK of bill punishing Turkey for Syria incursion

WASHINGTON (AP) — A bipartisan bill curbing arms sales to Turkey and punishing that country's top officials for its invasion of northern Syria is sailing toward House approval. Lawma...

Sources: Sessions exploring possible Senate run

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Former U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions is exploring the possibility of a run for his former Senate seat in Alabama. Two Republicans with knowledge of the ...

House investigators subpoena 3 more administration officials

WASHINGTON (AP) — Impeachment investigators issued subpoenas Friday to three more Trump administration officials, demanding that they testify in the probe of President Donald Trump's efforts to force ...

McConnell resolution prods Trump to keep troops in Syria

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has introduced a resolution denouncing Turkey's invasion of northern Syria and prodding President Donald Trump to halt his withdrawal of U.S. t...

Veteran Democrat Maloney to take over Cummings panel for now

WASHINGTON (AP) — A veteran House Democrat from New York City will for now take over the House committee that the late Rep. Elijah Cummings chaired. Carolyn Maloney will serve as act...