AP Explains: Congress' fight over election security bills

WASHINGTON (AP) — While House Democrats are haggling over whether to consider impeachment of President Donald Trump, Senate Democrats are focusing on a different angle in former special counsel Robert...

Senate confirms Kelly Craft as US ambassador to UN

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has confirmed Kelly Craft to become the next U.S. envoy to the United Nations despite Democratic concerns about her inexperience and potential conflicts of interest. ...

McConnell takes wait-and-see approach to intel nominee

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is joining his fellow Republicans in taking a wait-and-see approach to President Donald Trump's nominee for national intelligence director, say...

What's next after Mueller? Investigations, lawsuits and more

WASHINGTON (AP) — In the wake of House hearings on the Mueller report, Democrats say they will continue to hold President Donald Trump to account. Democrats have multiple investigati...

Mueller's testimony poses risk for Trump, but also Democrats

WASHINGTON (AP) — Robert Mueller's testimony before Congress will depend not so much on what he says, but that he's even saying it at all. For Democrats, the special counsel's appear...

Democrats questioning Robert Mueller to focus on obstruction

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee who will question former special counsel Robert Mueller next week plan to focus on a narrow set of episodes laid out in his report, an effo...

House set to block maverick Dem's Trump impeachment effort

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says her chamber will derail a maverick Democrat's drive to impeach President Donald Trump. Texas Rep. Al Green's resolution cites Trump'...

House panel voting on subpoenas tied to Mueller report

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Judiciary Committee is expected to vote to authorize subpoenas for 12 people mentioned in special counsel Robert Mueller's report , including President Donald Trump's son-i...

House intelligence panel interviewing Russia-born executive

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Russia-born business executive who worked with President Donald Trump's associates on an effort to build a skyscraper in Moscow is on Capitol Hill Tuesday talking to congressional ...

Mueller agrees to testify before 2 House panels next month

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats say Robert Mueller has agreed to testify publicly before the House Judiciary and intelligence committees after both panels issued subpoenas to him Tuesday evening. ...

Ex-White House aide to answer written questions for Congress

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Judiciary Committee says former White House aide Annie Donaldson won't appear for a scheduled deposition because she is in her third trimester of pregnancy. ...

House panel releases transcript of Hope Hicks interview

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Judiciary Committee has released a transcript of its interview with former top White House adviser Hope Hicks. Hicks on Wednesday refused to answer questi...

Dems get inside Trump inner circle with Hope Hicks interview

WASHINGTON (AP) — The closed-door interview that House lawmakers have with Hope Hicks, a former communications director for President Donald Trump, marks the first time they are hearing from someone l...

Hope Hicks to meet with Judiciary panel behind closed doors

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Judiciary Committee will interview former White House Communications Director Hope Hicks behind closed doors on Wednesday, the first time lawmakers will hear from a person ...

Democrats launch a series of hearings on Russia probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — Top Democratic leaders may be in no rush to launch an impeachment inquiry but the party is launching a series of hearings this week on Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report. ...