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- Warren asks banks to assess their risk from climate change
- Trump says his side in impeachment trial has 'all the material'
- Ad targets Susan Collins: 'You’re a senator. Act like it.'
- Steyer on Trump: As long as he's tweeting at me, he's scared of me
- U.N. officials press Saudi Arabia on hack of Jeff Bezos's phone
- Schiff mauls Cipollone on impeachment trial's first day
President Trump’s lawyers were caught off-guard as the lead House impeachment manager, Rep. Adam Schiff, launched into a passionate and comprehensive set of arguments about why the House impeached Trump.
- Hillary Clinton kicks off the 'stop Sanders' movement. Will Obama follow her lead?
- Apple and the FBI at odds over terrorist's cellphones
- Schiff joins Schumer in blasting McConnell's impeachment trial rules
- Hillary Clinton on Bernie Sanders: 'Nobody likes him' — herself included
Four years after her bitter primary fight against Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton is leveling fresh criticism against the Vermont senator, calling him an ineffectual lawmaker and refusing to commit to supporting him if he wins the 2020 nomination.
- McConnell releases impeachment trial rules, sparking new outcry from Democrats
- Trump impeachment trial puts the fate of the republic at stake, both sides say
- Republican senator on Trump soliciting foreign interference: 'Things happen'
- Virginia on edge as pro-gun activists seethe over governor’s state of emergency
Moments after Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam approached the podium at the state capitol building on Wednesday to announce that he was issuing a temporary state of emergency ahead of a gun rights rally on Monday in Richmond, the angry comments started pouring in. What started in November as a fight between rural Virginia gun owners and newly elected Democratic lawmakers seeking to propose gun control legislation has since been warped and amplified by extremist groups which, for different reasons, have sought to exploit real tensions around Virginia’s gun debate to advance their own agendas.
- Bloomberg pledges $70 billion to bolster black America in new plan
- How to make homeless shelters safer
- Iowa caucus rules might allow for more than one 'winner'
- Alan Dershowitz and Ken Starr join Trump impeachment defense team
- Parnas said he is speaking out because he is afraid of William Barr
Rudy Giuliani associate Lev Parnas said he was giving media interviews about his role in President Trump’s attempts convince Ukrainian officials to announce an investigation into former Vice President Joe Biden because he wanted to protect himself from Attorney General William Barr.
- Warren tackling sexism 'head on' was a gamble — but maybe her best shot
Warren’s shift from defense to offense has done little to quell tensions on the left — tensions that grew so acute by Thursday that a coalition of dozens of leading progressive groups felt compelled to call for a truce.
- Republicans boost Sanders in bid to revive discontent from 2016
- Should cash bail be eliminated?
- Chief Justice John Roberts, senators sworn in for impeachment trial
The final procedural requirements for the Senate impeachment trial of President Trump were met on Thursday afternoon when Chief Justice John Roberts was sworn in by Senate President Pro Tem Chuck Grassley. Roberts, who will preside over the impeachment trial, then swore in all 100 sitting senators.
- Parnas turns spotlight on Pence's role in Ukraine affair
Among the many revelations in Lev Parnas’s spate of recent interviews was his claim that Vice President Pence was “in the loop” regarding President Trump’s plan to withhold U.S. military aid to Ukraine unless its government publicly announced an investigation into former Vice President Joe Biden.
- Trump wrong to withhold Ukraine aid, congressional watchdog finds
President Trump had no authority to withhold some $250 million in military aid to Ukraine that had been appropriated by Congress, the Government Accountability Office found in a report released Thursday morning.
- As Trump impeachment trial nears, the battle turns to witnesses
With preparations for the Senate impeachment trial underway, there are still several days before next week’s opening arguments, leaving a vacuum Republicans and Democrats will fill with debate over whether witnesses will be allowed to testify.
- Impeachment and a path to redemption for Trump
President Trump’s most effective path forward, not only to prevail in the impeachment proceedings but to end this ordeal and create a strong position from which to govern, is to follow the Clinton model rather than the Nixon path.
- Progressives, alarmed by Sanders-Warren tension, demand a truce
- Congress fights back against the imperial presidency
For at least two decades, sitting presidents have challenged the idea that the three branches of government are coequal, and that while each branch has different powers, no branch is more powerful than any other.
- Bloomberg campaign, fighting allegations of sexism, launches 'Women for Mike'
- Lev Parnas implicates Trump on the eve of Senate impeachment trial
Lev Parnas, a key player in President Trump’s efforts to obtain a Ukrainian investigation of former Vice President Joe Biden and his son Hunter, gave a bombshell interview to MSNBC Wednesday that undercut the president’s defense just hours before the Senate was scheduled to begin his impeachment trial.
- Trump impeachment articles delivered to Senate, trial set to begin
- How Trump's Senate impeachment trial will work — step by step
- Trump advisers call Sanders their 'ideal opponent.' Are they trying to psych out the Democrats?
- Sanders-Warren spat ignites debate on lessons of the #MeToo movement
- Biden campaign tries to shore up his African-American base with pitch aimed at HBCUs
Joe Biden’s presidential campaign is set to launch a program designed to organize grassroots support at historically black colleges and universities, focusing on electability as a key part of the pitch to students.
- Should the U.S. withdraw its troops from Iraq?
- House votes to send impeachment articles to the Senate and appoints managers, ending delay
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi ended a pause in the impeachment proceedings against President Trump on Wednesday by naming seven managers who will act as prosecutors in the Senate trial set to start next week.
- As the Trump administration fills board seats, critics see an alarming attempt to remake government
For the Trump administration, appointing board members may be an effective and little-noticed means of weakening a federal apparatus it fundamentally distrusts. His board appointments, many of which may outlast his presidency, could serve an internal Republican resistance to a future Democratic administration.
- 3 key takeaways from the first Democratic debate of 2020
- Democratic candidates debate who should be next commander in chief — and attack the current one
Six candidates vying for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination took the stage on Tuesday night in Des Moines, Iowa, where they spent the first quarter of the debate defending their positions on foreign policy — while tearing into President Trump's.
- 'I didn't say it': Sanders denies saying a woman couldn't win the presidency
- Russia's hypersonic missiles are not 'game changing,' says U.S. Army Chief of Staff
- The backchannel: Here's how the United States and Iran communicate
“The diplomatic communication channel between [the] U.S. and Iran that is provided by Switzerland in the framework of the protective power mandate continues to operate,” a Swiss Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesperson said in an email to Yahoo News.
- Trump impeachment trial set to throw Democratic primary into disarray
- Here's how Warren can still beat Bernie — and prove a woman can win
- Congress readies itself for start of Trump impeachment trial
- Inside Impeachment: Now that President Trump has been impeached, what’s next?
In this episode of “Inside Impeachment,” Yahoo News Chief Investigative Correspondent Michael Isikoff breaks down everything you need to know about what to expect now that President Trump has officially been impeached by the House of Representatives. With a Senate trial expected soon and the 2020 presidential race well underway, impeachment is poised to have unexpected consequences for both Democrats and Republicans in the election.
- Pat Cipollone, Trump’s aggressive impeachment defender, could change the presidency
Pat Cipollone is using a defensive strategy that could end up redefining the power of the presidency. His detractors say his stonewalling of the impeachment inquiry and other investigations into Trump could do long-term damage to the very institution he is supposed to protect.
- Trump is making the judicial branch white and male again
With ruthless efficiency and speed, and with little consideration of Democratic objections, Trump has managed to largely blunt and even reverse his predecessors’ efforts to diversify the federal judiciary by appointing dozens of white men to the bench.