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Growing Number of House Democrats Seek Action Against Trump

Growing Number of House Democrats Seek Action Against Trump

By Mary Clare Jalonick | May 22
More Democrats are calling — and more loudly — for impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump after his latest defiance of Congress by blocking his former White House lawyer from testifying.

California Eyes Healthcare for Illegal Immigrants

California Eyes Healthcare for Illegal Immigrants

By Adam Beam | May 21
California lawmakers are considering proposals that would make the state the first in the nation to offer government-funded health care to adult immigrants living in the country illegally. But the decision on who to cover may come down to cost.

Town Hall on Enemy Turf? Fox News Debate Divides 2020 Dems

Town Hall on Enemy Turf? Fox News Debate Divides 2020 Dems

By Will Weissert | May 21
Whether to appear on the nation's top-rated cable news channel has become an unlikely marker for the divergent strategies top Democrats vying for the White House are employing.

In Pennsylvania, Trump outs 2020 Chances, Swipes at Biden

In Pennsylvania, Trump outs 2020 Chances, Swipes at Biden

By Darlene Superville | May 21
President Donald Trump voiced confidence Monday in his ability to win a repeat victory in Pennsylvania in 2020 and took a fresh swipe at one of his leading Democratic rivals.

Michigan GOP Congressman Says Trump Conduct is 'Impeachable'

Michigan GOP Congressman Says Trump Conduct is 'Impeachable'

By Darlene Superville | May 20
A Republican congressman from Michigan on Saturday became the first member of President Donald Trump's party on Capitol Hill to accuse him of engaging in "impeachable conduct."

Buttigieg Likens Trump's Tweets to 'Grotesque Things'

Buttigieg Likens Trump's Tweets to 'Grotesque Things'

May 20
Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg jabbed at President Trump during a Fox News town hall, saying he understands why people and the media are "mesmerized" by his tweets because "it is the nature of grotesque things that you can't look away."

Incoming Chicago Mayor has Path to Historic Police Reforms

Incoming Chicago Mayor has Path to Historic Police Reforms

By Michael Tarm | May 20
Lori Lightfoot will have a powerful ally after she's sworn in Monday as Chicago mayor in seeking to fulfill a campaign promise to overhaul the Police Department in the nation's third-largest city: a judge with authority.

Jimmy Carter Finds a Renaissance in 2020 Democratic Scramble

Jimmy Carter Finds a Renaissance in 2020 Democratic Scramble

By Bill Barrow | May 19
Former President Jimmy Carter carved an unlikely path to the White House in 1976 and endured humbling defeat after one term. Now, six administrations later, the longest-living chief executive in American history is re-emerging from political obscurity,

Biden Rejects Democrats' Anger in Call for National Unity

Biden Rejects Democrats' Anger in Call for National Unity

By Steve Peoples | May 19
His party may be enraged by Donald Trump's presidency, but Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden insisted Saturday that Democrats will not defeat the Republican president if they pick an angry nominee.

In Clash With Congress, Weak Legal Case May Still Help Trump

In Clash With Congress, Weak Legal Case May Still Help Trump

By Jessica Gresko and Mark Sherman | May 18
For all of President Donald Trump's talk of winning, his lawyers are using a legal argument that many scholars say is a pretty sure loser as his team tries to defy congressional attempts to investigate him.

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