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Trump’s Defense Is Confident in Acquittal: Impeachment Update

Trump’s Defense Is Confident in Acquittal: Impeachment Update

President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial entered its second day Wednesday as House managers began presenting their case to the Senate.
Trump Attacks Pelosi in Fox Interview: Impeachment Update

Trump Attacks Pelosi in Fox Interview: Impeachment Update

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi held her weekly news conference Thursday amid the standoff over sending the impeachment charges against President Donald Trump to the Senate.
Sekulow to Join Trump Trial Defense Team: Impeachment Update

Sekulow to Join Trump Trial Defense Team: Impeachment Update

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is continuing to delay in sending two impeachment articles against President Donald Trump to the Senate for a trial.
NRA Stares Down Gun Backlash Without Its Old Power Brokers

NRA Stares Down Gun Backlash Without Its Old Power Brokers

The massacres in El Paso and Dayton are the first major test of the gun group without its former lobbyist and PR firm.
Mass Shootings Give Gun Bill Urging ‘Red Flags’ a Boost in Senate

Mass Shootings Give Gun Bill Urging ‘Red Flags’ a Boost in Senate

The weekend massacres in Texas and Ohio renewed momentum Monday for action to address gun violence, with a deal announced on bipartisan “red flag” legislation and President Donald Trump calling
Trump Condemns White Supremacy After Facing Blame for Shootings

Trump Condemns White Supremacy After Facing Blame for Shootings

President Donald Trump delivered his most forceful condemnation of racism and white supremacy following shootings over the weekend that killed 31 people, after Democrats said his own racially divisive
A Trump-Country Democrat Fights to Keep North Dakota Senate Seat

A Trump-Country Democrat Fights to Keep North Dakota Senate Seat

Across vast acres of lush emerald-green prairie, a hundred towering white turbines whirl in the breeze in Courtenay, North Dakota. It’s Trump country, and Democratic Senator Heidi Heitkamp is there to
Trump Officials Helped Edit ‘Bomb Cyclone’ Report to Boost Coal

Trump Officials Helped Edit ‘Bomb Cyclone’ Report to Boost Coal

Trump administration officials pushed to highlight the value of coal-fired power plants in a government report on the “bomb cyclone” that plunged the Eastern U.S. into single-digit temperatures last
Kavanaugh Documents Won't Be Ready Until October, Archives Says

Kavanaugh Documents Won't Be Ready Until October, Archives Says

Thousands of pages of documents related to Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s White House work won’t be ready for Senate review before the end of October, the National Archives said Thursday,
Manchin Says He’s Undecided on Kavanaugh After Two-Hour Meeting

Manchin Says He’s Undecided on Kavanaugh After Two-Hour Meeting

Senator Joe Manchin of West Virginia became the first Democrat in the chamber to meet with Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, and after the two-hour private session Monday the senator said he
Trump-State Senate Democrats Hold Cash Advantage

Trump-State Senate Democrats Hold Cash Advantage

Democratic incumbents facing this year’s toughest U.S. Senate re-election battles have built a major cash advantage entering the peak campaign-spending period before November’s elections.
Interest Groups Rush to Sway Senators on Kavanaugh Nomination

Interest Groups Rush to Sway Senators on Kavanaugh Nomination

The GOP’s race to confirm Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is sparking a furious battle between liberal and conservative groups to sway half a dozen pivotal senators who are giving little hint of
Kavanaugh Pick Kicks Off Long-Shot Bid by Democrats to Block Him

Kavanaugh Pick Kicks Off Long-Shot Bid by Democrats to Block Him

Senate Republicans are pledging a swift confirmation process that would put Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh on the bench before the new term opens Oct. 1 -- and there is little Democrats can do
Trump Has Made Decision on Supreme Court Nomination, Sources Say

Trump Has Made Decision on Supreme Court Nomination, Sources Say

Donald Trump has decided who he’ll nominate to the Supreme Court, according to two people familiar with the matter, as the president prepares to make a prime-time announcement of a choice that could
Trump Has Interviewed Four for Supreme Court Seat, Sources Say

Trump Has Interviewed Four for Supreme Court Seat, Sources Say

President Donald Trump has spoken with four potential replacements for retiring Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy, his first interviews ahead of a nomination he’s said he’ll announce July 9.
Susan Collins Says Can't Support Judge Who Would Overturn Abortion Law

Susan Collins Says Can't Support Judge Who Would Overturn Abortion Law

President Donald Trump shouldn’t pick someone for the Supreme Court who doesn’t respect legal precedent, including the “settled” 1973 decision that legalized abortion, Republican Senator Susan Collins
Trump Does Deep Dive on High Court Finalists Before July 9 Pick

Trump Does Deep Dive on High Court Finalists Before July 9 Pick

President Donald Trump spent Saturday engaged in a deep dive into the backgrounds of the top prospects to fill an opening on the U.S. Supreme Court but hasn’t begun interviews with the finalists.
Manchin Cracks Fellow Senator McCaskill’s Rib With Heimlich Maneuver

Manchin Cracks Fellow Senator McCaskill’s Rib With Heimlich Maneuver

Senator Joe Manchin has cracked a rib of U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill while performing the Heimlich maneuver on the fellow Democrat when she began choking.
Trump's Coal Gambit May Yield Political Points, Not Mining Jobs

Trump's Coal Gambit May Yield Political Points, Not Mining Jobs

The Trump administration’s plan for reviving coal power plants is unlikely to resurrect mining jobs but may boost the president’s support among crucial Rust Belt voters before the midterm elections
Republicans Boost Odds of Keeping Senate Control

Republicans Boost Odds of Keeping Senate Control

Republicans are maintaining an edge over Democrats in their quest to keep control of the U.S. Senate in November’s election.