Rooney steps out: GOP member 'thinking' about impeachment

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump gave an atta-boy to Republican Rep. Francis Rooney last year on the congressman's home turf in swing state Florida. "I love it when he defend...

Pelosi on that photo: Trump 'didn't like' her questions

WASHINGTON (AP) — Speaker Nancy Pelosi has an explanation for that moment in a widely-shared photo of her standing and pointing at President Donald Trump across the Cabinet room table in the White Hou...

House Democrats not easing up on impeachment probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — The impeachment inquiry is revealing vivid new details about the high-level unease over President Donald Trump's actions toward Ukraine, and those of his personal lawyer, Rudy Giulia...

House Democrats not easing up on impeachment probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats are showing no signs of easing up on the fast-moving impeachment inquiry targeting President Donald Trump. Lawmakers attending closed-door interview...

McConnell: 'No choice' to take up impeachment after House

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he would have "no choice" but to take up any House-approved impeachment articles against President Donald Trump. The Ken...

GOP split over impeachment push-back as Dems plow ahead

WASHINGTON (AP) — The president's lawyer insists the real story is a debunked conspiracy theory. A senior White House adviser blames the "deep state." And a Republican congressman is pointing at Joe B...

Schiff becomes face of Democratic drive to impeach Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — With impeachment officially under way at last, Rep. Adam Schiff launched into a dramatic reading of "the essence" of President Donald Trump's conversation with the president of Ukrai...

Pelosi says complaint shows Trump was engaged in a cover-up

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Thursday that a whistleblower's complaint at the center of Congress' impeachment inquiry shows that President Donald Trump was engaged in a cover-up. ...

How vulnerable Democrats took the leap on impeachment

WASHINGTON (AP) — The rookie Democratic lawmaker caught House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's eye as the two women brushed past each other in a marbled Capitol hallway. Neither slowed her step. But over her sh...

Cheney, Paul, duke out foreign policy split in Trump's GOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — He called her a warmonger. She called him a terrorist-supporting loser. And on it went Thursday between Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul and Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney in the latest Republican c...

Donald who? Pelosi, Democrats vow to 'own August' on issues

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional Democrats are pivoting away from questions of impeachment by saying they are going to "own" the August recess on issues like health care and prescription drug costs. ...

Mueller offers terse answers, uncertainty in testimony

WASHINGTON (AP) — Robert Mueller paused. He refused to speculate. He made constant references to his report — but wasn't sure of a number of things in it. The former special counsel'...

Rep. Cleaver, civility ally, abandons House gavel amid fight

WASHINGTON (AP) — Mr. Civility had had enough. "We don't ever, ever want to pass up, it seems, an opportunity to escalate," Rep. Emanuel Cleaver II, D-Mo., said from the House speake...

A look at the 'squad' that Trump targeted in racist tweets

WASHINGTON (AP) — They're all women of color. Every one of them is an American citizen. And of the four members of the self-styled "squad" duly elected to the House of Representatives, only one was bo...

What to watch on debate night: Biden, Bernie and other stars

WASHINGTON (AP) — Same stage. Same rules. But the Democrats' second back-to back debate is fueled by star power. Debate night No. 2 marks the first time top-tier presidential candida...