WASHINGTON — Poised to impeach, the House sped ahead Monday with plans to oust President Donald Trump from office, warning he is a threat to democracy and pushing the vice president and Cabinet to act even more quickly in an extraordinary effort to remove Trump in the final days of his presidency.

WASHINGTON — The top federal prosecutor for the District of Columbia said Thursday that “all options are on the table” for charging members of the violent pro-Trump mob that stormed the U.S. Capitol — including sedition charges.

WASHINGTON — With mounting desperation, President Donald Trump appealed to Republican lawmakers Monday to reverse his election loss to Joe Biden when Congress convenes for a joint session this week to confirm the Electoral College vote.

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s push for bigger $2,000 COVID-19 relief checks stalled out Tuesday in the Senate as Republicans blocked a swift vote proposed by Democrats and split within their own ranks over whether to boost spending or defy the White House.

NASHVILLE — An explosion shook the largely deserted streets of downtown Nashville Christmas morning, shattering windows, damaging buildings and wounding three people. Authorities said they believe the blast was intentional. The FBI is leading the investigation.

WASHINGTON — Threatening to tank Congress’ massive COVID-19 relief and government funding package, President Donald Trump’s call for bigger aid checks for Americans is forcing Republicans traditionally wary of such spending into an uncomfortable test of allegiance.

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi seemed to hold out hope Thursday for action on COVID-19 economic relief immediately after the Nov. 3 election — although they differed on what could or should happen.

WASHINGTON - A bitterly divided Senate confirmed Amy Coney Barrett as the 115th justice to the Supreme Court on Monday, elevating just the fifth woman to the court in its 231-year history and one who further cements its conservative shift - a legacy that will last even if Republicans lose po…

WASHINGTON — The White House’s ever-shifting economic relief agenda lurched in a new direction Wednesday as Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin tried to make a deal with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to rescue the airline industry, a day after President Donald Trump abruptly cut off talks on a br…

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump was taken Friday to the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center for a stay that is expected to last several days, a move the White House said was made out of an abundance of caution after he tested positive for the deadly coronavirus and experienced s…

Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., on Tuesday said Congress should move forward with confirming a Supreme Court justice, reversing her 2016 position on not filling a vacant seat before a presidential election.