WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell pointedly did not rule out Wednesday that he might eventually vote to convict the now twice-impeached President Donald Trump, but he also blocked a quick Senate impeachment trial.
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 — A violent mob of reported supporters of President Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday and forced lawmakers into hiding.
WASHINGTON — Republicans mounting an unprecedented challenge to Joe Biden’s election win are setting up a congressional showdown for today that threatens to divide their party and the country for years to come.
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 — Congress has overridden President Donald Trump’s veto of a defense policy bill, a first by lawmakers since he took office nearly four years ago.
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 — The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday dismissed a long-shot bid by President Donald Trump and the state of Texas to overturn the results in four states won by Democrat Joe Biden, blocking the president’s legal path to reverse his reelection loss.
WASHINGTON — Federal advisers endorsed the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine on Thursday, making it all but certain the Food and Drug Administration will authorize the vaccine on an emergency basis within hours or days, kicking off an unprecedented effort to inoculate enough Americans to s…
Riverside Health System, in Virginia, has ordered a specialized freezer for each of its five hospitals to keep vials of coronavirus vaccine as cold as a deep Antarctic freeze.
President-elect Joe Biden is facing calls from anti-hunger groups to roll back some of the signature initiatives of the Trump administration, namely regulatory policies aimed at reducing the number of Americans eligible for food assistance.
WASHINGTON — Joe Biden insisted Thursday that he was on the verge of winning the presidency, urging calm and patience as the final votes were counted. As he did, President Donald Trump made more legal claims and promoted allegations about voter fraud in a number of states that he was losing …
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…
When West Virginia writer and activist Crystal Good needed compassion and trust from her government after finding out she was pregnant at 16 years old, “all I got was another barrier,” she told the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday.
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…
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump heads into his and Joe Biden’s first debate on defense as he fights off attacks stemming from a report that he avoided federal taxes for years and has racked up more than $400 million in debt, potentially putting his family-run business on shaky ground.
WASHINGTON — Late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg broke one last glass ceiling Friday, becoming the first woman to lie in state at the Capitol as lawmakers and members of the military paid tribute to her trailblazing career that changed the face of gender equality in the United States.
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.
WASHINGTON — Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will lie in repose at the Supreme Court on Wednesday and Thursday, and there will be an outdoor viewing for the public on those days.