The president’s lawyers argued in a brief filed Monday that the articles against Trump are “deficient on their face,” while Mitch McConnell released proposed ground rules for the trial.


The Senate is taking up a package proposed by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) designed to ensure a swift trial of the president.

Pete Buttigieg, mayor of South Bend, Ind., would be the first openly gay president if elected. Read more about Buttigieg, find out where he stands on key issues and see how much money his campaign has raised so far.

Collins asserted herself to make a rule change, while Romney warned Democrats against excess outrage.


First, it was ‘Cocaine’ and ‘Moscow.’ Now, McConnell has a new nickname: #MidnightMitch

The hashtag circulated online as McConnell's critics decried his proposed impeachment trial rules.

How Mitch McConnell’s proposed Senate trial will work

If the Senate majority leader has his way, President Trump's impeachment trial will be short and quick.

In this edition: Iowa versus the impeachment trial, what we learned from two wonky candidate forums, and polls that reveal how little we know about the horse race.

A practical effect is that the health-care law is likely to remain in place through the November elections.

  • Analysis

Bluster, inaccuracies and a reversion to old tropes.

At an annual economic gathering, the president said he is responsible for an unmatched U.S. economy and dismissed “perennial prophets of doom” on climate change.

The Feb. 7 debate, co-hosted by ABC, WMUR and Apple News, will be held in Manchester, N.H.

  • Analysis

It probably depends on how much he wants — and it's likely he won’t want much.

  • Analysis

But new polling on impeachment largely reveals an old divide.

  • Analysis

Sanders, Klobuchar and Warren lament fewer interactions with voters as the caucuses near.

Our Revolution, a politically active nonprofit, has raised money from unidentified donors who have given five to six figures to support its activities.

The ad will run in 27 states, including places with vulnerable Republican senators on the ballot.

“Nobody likes him, nobody wants to work with him, he got nothing done. He was a career politician,” Clinton said in “Hillary.” The senator says impeachment trial, defeating Trump are more important.

In an interview with the Hollywood Reporter, the 2016 Democratic nominee seems to strongly warn against a Sanders nomination.

Collins has struggled to rehabilitate her moderate brand after her support for Supreme Court Justice Brett M. Kavanaugh.

  • Analysis

How would we look at a criminal proceeding conducted with the constraints of Trump’s impeachment trial?

They include an array of White House and well-known lawyers.

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