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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.

Warren Building Unlikely Connection with Black Female Voters

Warren Building Unlikely Connection with Black Female Voters

By Errin Haines Whack | May 18
Elizabeth Warren was the last of eight presidential candidates to take the stage at Texas Southern University last month when she was pressed for a solution to black women dying during childbirth at far higher rates than white women.

Australian Election Vote Count Reveals Close Contest

Australian Election Vote Count Reveals Close Contest

By Rod McGuirk | May 18
The vote count in Australia's general election on Saturday was proving closer than opinion polls had predicted, with the ruling conservative coalition appearing more likely to form a government than the favored center-left opposition party.

How Obamacare, Medicare And 'Medicare For All' Muddy The Campaign Trail

How Obamacare, Medicare And 'Medicare For All' Muddy The Campaign Trail

By Shefali Luthra | May 18
The health care debate has Democrats on Capitol Hill and the presidential campaign trail facing renewed pressure to make clear where they stand.

Step by Step: Democrats Play the Long Game Against Trump

Step by Step: Democrats Play the Long Game Against Trump

By Lisa Mascaro and Mary Clare Jalonick | May 18
First came the sternly worded letters. Then the subpoenas. Now the votes to hold Trump administration officials in contempt of Congress.

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