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FILE - In this Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019, file photo, U.S. Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland testifies before the House Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, during a public impeachment hearing of President Donald Trump's efforts to tie U.S. aid for Ukraine to investigations of his political opponents. President Donald Trump has ousted Sondland, who gave damaging testimony in impeachment inquiry. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
Associated Press
February 08, 2020 - 12:42 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Exacting swift punishment against those who crossed him, an emboldened President Donald Trump ousted two government officials who had delivered damaging testimony against him during his impeachment hearings. The president took retribution just two days after his acquittal by the...
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Democratic presidential candidate and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaks at a campaign event Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020, in Providence, R.I. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
Associated Press
February 07, 2020 - 11:02 am
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The former Navy secretary who was fired after criticizing President Donald Trump said Friday he is endorsing Democrat Michael Bloomberg for president. Bloomberg's campaign said former Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer was set to announce the endorsement during an event at...
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FILE - In this Jan. 29, 2020 file photo, Republican presidential candidate former Rep. Joe Walsh, R-Ill., speaks during a campaign event at Riley's Cafe in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Walsh ended his Republican primary challenge to President Donald Trump on Friday, abandoning an effort that faced long odds and financial struggles from the start.(AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Associated Press
February 07, 2020 - 8:38 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Illinois congressman Joe Walsh ended his Republican primary challenge to President Donald Trump on Friday, abandoning an effort that faced long odds and financial struggles from the start. “I’m suspending my campaign, but our fight against the Cult of Trump is just getting...
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AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka, center, and House Education and the Workforce Committee Chair Bobby Scott, D-Va., arrive for a news conference with Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., about the Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act at the
(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Associated Press
February 06, 2020 - 9:25 pm
House has approved a bill that would make it easier for workers to form unions and bargain for higher wages, better benefits and improved working conditions.
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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., departs after a visit to the Great Bay Kids' Company, Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020, in Exeter, N.H.
(AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Associated Press
February 06, 2020 - 7:21 pm
The Iowa caucuses weren't just a colossal political mess.
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Caucus goers check in at a caucus at Roosevelt Hight School, Monday, Feb. 3, 2020, in Des Moines, Iowa.
(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Associated Press
February 06, 2020 - 6:41 pm
The Associated Press said that it is unable to declare a winner of Iowa's Democratic caucuses.
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Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, walks through a hallway at the state Capitol in Salt Lake City on Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020. Republicans in the state are unusually divided on the president, so while some were heartened to see Romney cast what he described as an agonizing vote dictated by his conscience, Trump supporters were left angry and frustrated. (Laura Seitz/The Deseret News via AP)
Associated Press
February 06, 2020 - 4:16 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — U.S. Sen. Mitt Romney was back in Utah Thursday explaining his vote to convict President Donald Trump amid pushes by some angry GOP state legislators to censure Romney or create a way to recall the senator. Romney did not speak publicly in the state and his meetings with...
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Vermont Governor Phil Scott
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Associated Press
February 06, 2020 - 3:58 pm
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — President Donald Trump abused his power and shouldn't be in office, Vermont Gov. Phil Scott, a fellow Republican, said Thursday in a rare dissent from within party ranks. The U.S. Senate should have been allowed to hear from more witnesses who could have provided evidence...
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This combination of Jan. 26, 2020, photos shows at left, Democratic presidential candidate former South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg on Jan. 26, 2020, in Des Moines, Iowa; and at right Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., in Sioux City, Iowa. After a daylong delay, partial results from Iowa's Democratic caucuses showed Buttigieg and Sanders ahead of the pack. (AP Photo)
Associated Press
February 06, 2020 - 2:41 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairman of the Democratic National Committee on Thursday called for a “recanvass” of the results of the Iowa caucuses, saying it was needed to “assure public confidence" after three days of technical issues and delays. ”Enough is enough," party leader Tom Perez wrote on...
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President Donald Trump pauses as he speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020.
(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Associated Press
February 06, 2020 - 2:22 pm
Exulting in his impeachment acquittal, a defiant President Donald Trump took a scorched-earth victory lap Thursday, unleashing his fury against those who tried to remove him from office and pointing ahead to his reelection campaign.
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