WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and investigations into President Donald Trump (all times local):
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President Donald Trump responds to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's comments that he is involved in a "cover-up."
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and investigations into President Donald Trump (all times local):
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump abruptly quit a meeting with congressional Democrats Wednesday with a flat declaration he would no longer work with them unless they drop their investigations in the aftermath of the Trump-Russia report.
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Interior Secretary David Bernhardt says he has no plans for additional changes to national monuments as recommended by his predecessor, but says it's ultimately up to President Donald Trump.
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May dug in Wednesday against a growing push by both rivals and former allies to remove her from office as her attempts to lead Britain out of the European Union appeared to be headed for a dead end.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is facing pressure from within her own party to take a more aggressive strategy toward impeaching President Donald Trump.
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The Latest on the results of an investigation into how a racist photo appeared on a yearbook page for Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam (all times local):
DENVER (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate John Hickenlooper says gun owners should have to be licensed and pass a safety test to own firearms.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump says he won't negotiate with Dems on policy while their inquiries continue: 'you can't do it' .
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds on Wednesday vetoed a measure that Republican lawmakers pushed through in the final days of the legislative session to stop the state's Democratic attorney general from filing or joining lawsuits challenging President Donald Trump's policies.
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — An investigation ordered up by a Virginia medical school failed to determine whether Gov. Ralph Northam is in a 1984 yearbook photo of a man in blackface next to someone in a Ku Klux Klan hood and robe.
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story May 7 about the Venezuelan embassy in Washington, The Associated Press erroneously identified Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó's appointee as ambassador to Washington as Gustavo Vecchio. His correct name is Carlos Vecchio.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Democratic lawmaker is blaming the Trump administration for the deaths of five immigrant children in U.S. custody — an assertion that's led to a heated argument at a congressional hearing.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Easing some of the escalating tension between Congress and the White House, the House intelligence committee postponed efforts to enforce a subpoena against the Justice Department on Wednesday after officials agreed to hand over a cache of documents related to special couns…
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two Democratic women running for president unveiled plans Wednesday to improve maternal health care, with Sen. Kamala Harris reintroducing a bill aimed at addressing racial disparities in childbirth care and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand promising to make adoptions and high-tech …
WASHINGTON (AP) — Months before the FBI raided Michael Cohen's office and hotel room, investigators were examining the flow of foreign money into his bank accounts and looking into whether the funds might be connected to a plan to lift Russian sanctions, according to court filings unsealed W…
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called her meeting with the Democratic Caucus about impeachment a "respectful sharing of ideas," and believes that President Donald Trump has "engaged in a cover-up."
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — In Kentucky political circles, Beshear vs. Bevin has become shorthand for the bitter feud between the state's governor and attorney general over legal issues with sweeping implications for the future.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Reality has set in during the three weeks since President Donald Trump and Democratic congressional leaders agreed to work together on a $2 trillion infrastructure package to invest in roads, bridges and broadband.
The Trump administration has days to respond to a request from House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal to turn over six years of President Donald Trump's business and personal tax returns. But, while the deadline is Wednesday, the showdown for the tax returns is expected to last…
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Looming questions remain after Tennessee's House Speaker Glen Casada promised to resign from his leadership position, an unprecedented move meant to contain political scandals inside the Republican-controlled Statehouse.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Long-running research projects credited with pivotal discoveries about the harm that pesticides, air pollution and other hazards pose to children are in jeopardy or shutting down because the Environmental Protection Agency will not commit to their continued funding, researc…
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Kirsten Gillibrand (KEER'-sten JIHL'-uh-brand) says she wants to improve women's access to maternal care and make adoptions and high-tech fertility treatments more accessible to those who want children.
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris is offering a new bill to address racial disparities in maternal health care, one of several plans by 2020 Democratic presidential candidates on the issue.
“Regrettably, the President’s most recent actions and continued disrespect for the Constitution are forcing us down the road to impeachment," Pocan said.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden would support Congress enshrining abortion rights into federal law "should it become necessary," his presidential campaign said Tuesday, following several other Democratic candidates in promising to take that step if elected president.
NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton is scheduled to deliver the keynote address Wednesday at the United States Coast Guard Academy graduation ceremony.
NEW YORK (AP) — A judge is poised to hear oral arguments Wednesday over President Donald Trump's effort to block congressional subpoenas seeking financial records from two banks.
JERUSALEM (AP) — A Palestinian businessman who flouts political taboos by working with Israeli settlers in the West Bank could soon have a role in President Donald Trump's Middle East peace plan.
CNN's Don Lemon reacts to Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson's testimony before the House Financial Services Committee.
HOUSTON (AP) — U.S. border agents have temporarily closed their primary facility for processing migrants in South Texas one day after authorities say a 16-year-old died after being diagnosed with the flu at the facility.
I did not attend my college commencement because, at the time, it did not seem that obvious a demarcation in my life.
During a CNN town hall, Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke explains why he livestreamed his haircut.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Democrat Jim Kenney is poised to keep his job as mayor of the nation's sixth largest city after fending off two challengers in Tuesday's primary who criticized his signature achievement: a soda tax to help provide free preschool classes.
CNN's Anderson Cooper looks at Democrats' argument for impeaching President Donald Trump.
During a CNN town hall, Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke explains why his trade policies would differ from President Trump's to a farmer that has been negatively impacted by the US-China trade war.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Republican Gov. Matt Bevin cleared his first hurdle toward a second term but had to fend off a strong primary challenge Tuesday, setting up a long-anticipated showdown with his arch-nemesis — Democrat Andy Beshear — that will settle the feud they've fought in …
During a CNN town hall, Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke outlines his plan to protect abortion rights in the US.
During a CNN town hall, Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke says impeachment proceedings should begin against President Donald Trump, citing the White House's refusal to comply with congressional subpoenas.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Trump administration's Iran policy (all times local):
CNN analysts Bakari Sellers and Jennifer Granholm debate whether Democrats in Congress are in a position to begin impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump.
The House Judiciary Committee has issued a subpoena to former White House counsel Don McGahn's chief of staff, Annie Donaldson, setting the stage for another clash with the White House over former officials appearing before Congress. CNN's Tom Foreman reports on the obscure role Donaldson ha…
CNN's Anderson Cooper mocks former Kansas GOP Secretary of State Kris Kobach after he gave the White House a list of demands for perks, status and authority if he were to accept the role of President Trump's "immigration czar."
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona has banned prisoners from reading a book that discusses the impact of the criminal justice system on black men, drawing outcry from First Amendment advocates who say the move is censorship.
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Three spots are opening on the Florence City Council in May, and the initial field of candidates had five people.
The City of Kempner only has one contested race this election cycle, but several issues to consider moving forward.
Two seats on the Salado Independent School District’s Board of Trustees are up for grabs in the upcoming municipal election to take place May 4.
Five candidates are vying for four seats on the Belton City Council. They are Cindy Black, John Holmes, Dan Kirkley, David K. Leigh and Craig Pearson.
Lampasas ISD has two open seats, only one of which is contested. Jeff Rutland and Daryl Hurst are seeking Place 4. Incumbent David Millican is unopposed for Place 5.
Eight candidates are vying for three seats on the Killeen City Council.
How the Killeen Independent School District is handling $426 million in taxpayer money isn’t the only hot topic of discussion among challengers and incumbents vying for seats in the May 4 Board of Trustees election.
Harker Heights will have one contested race for a City Council seat on the May 4 ballot.
Three people are vying for mayor and three are seeking the Place 2 council seat in Lampasas.
The Salado Board of Aldermen is looking to fill three seats in the upcoming municipal election, to take place May 4. Those seats currently belong to Aldermen Andy Jackson and Michael McDougal, who will not be seeking re-election, and the seat once filled by Fred Brown that was left vacant af…
Tuition rates, resident taxation and recruitment and retention of Central Texas College employees are some issues candidates for the Board of Trustees face in a race for a seat.