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How the Trump White House's messaging evolved on whether there was a Ukraine quid pro quo

Oct 18, 2019 • 5:06 PM ET Politics USA TODAY  

Donald Trump's acting chief of staff tried to reverse earlier comments that confirmed a quid pro quo. But the questions were already swirling.       …

Hillary Clinton suggests Putin has kompromat on Trump, Russia will back Tulsi Gabbard third-party bid

Oct 18, 2019 • 5:02 PM ET Politics The Washington Post  

"I’m not making any predictions," Clinton said, "but I think they’ve got their eye on someone who’s currently in the Democratic primary and are …

Last Colorado recall petition against a Democrat also fails

Oct 18, 2019 • 4:55 PM ET Politics The Washington Times  

DENVER (AP) - The last citizen attempt to seek a recall of a Colorado Democratic state official this year has failed. The Denver Post reported Friday …

This week in impeachment, in 5 minutes

Oct 18, 2019 • 4:46 PM ET Politics The Washington Post  

From top aides turning on the Trump administration to acknowledging a quid pro quo, it was the most damaging yet for …

A Memory Card Led to His Arrest in One Killing. Now, He’s Charged in Another.

Oct 18, 2019 • 4:37 PM ET Politics The New York Times  

An Anchorage man was charged with murder after a digital memory card containing images of a brutal attack was found. Officials say he has confessed to …

Trump to nominate Energy Dept. deputy Dan Brouillette to succeed Rick Perry as secretary

Oct 18, 2019 • 4:31 PM ET Politics The Washington Post  

The deputy energy secretary is the former top lobbyist for the Ford Motor …

Tulsi Gabbard rips 'embodiment of corruption' Hillary Clinton in response to Russian 'favorite' jab

Oct 18, 2019 • 4:30 PM ET Politics The Washington Times  

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, a long-shot 2020 White House candidate, ripped Hillary Clinton on Friday as the "embodiment of corruption" after the former …

Trump’s ad hoc defenses on Ukraine have largely fallen apart

Oct 18, 2019 • 4:21 PM ET Politics The Washington Post  

What’s left mostly centers on …

‘I didn’t take this job to keep it’: GOP Rep. Rooney hints he’s open to impeachment

Oct 18, 2019 • 4:15 PM ET Politics The Washington Post  

Rep. Francis Rooney (R-Fla.), a former U.S. ambassador, said he has been increasingly concerned by revelations that have emerged regarding the Trump …

John Kasich now says President Trump should be impeached

Oct 18, 2019 • 4:01 PM ET Politics USA TODAY  

"I say it with great sadness. This is not something I really wanted to do,” the former Ohio governor said of impeaching President Trump.              …

GOP lawmakers ramp up push to access closed-door impeachment inquiry proceedings

Oct 18, 2019 • 3:51 PM ET Politics The Washington Times  

Republicans ramped up their efforts Friday to extend lawmakers' access to the committee work speeding along the impeachment inquiry. Minority Whip …

Marianne Williamson

Oct 18, 2019 • 3:51 PM ET Politics The Washington Post  

Williamson, 67, is a self-help author and motivational speaker who was an antiwar activist and worked with people with HIV and AIDS. She has embraced …

Michael Bennet

Oct 18, 2019 • 3:50 PM ET Politics The Washington Post  

Bennet, 54, has represented Colorado in the Senate since 2009 after stints as superintendent of Denver Public Schools, as an investment adviser and at …

Dan Brouillette, Rick Perry's deputy, tapped by Trump for Energy Dept. post

Oct 18, 2019 • 3:48 PM ET Politics The Washington Times  

President Trump said Friday he plans to replace departing Energy Secretary Rick Perry with his deputy, Dan Brouillette. In a series of tweets, Mr. …

John Delaney

Oct 18, 2019 • 3:47 PM ET Politics The Washington Post  

Delaney, the first candidate in the race, is a 56-year-old former congressman from Maryland who is running on a platform that includes an expanded …

Steve Bullock

Oct 18, 2019 • 3:47 PM ET Politics The Washington Post  

Montana Gov. Steve Bullock is one of the country’s only red-state Democrats to win reelection in 2016. He entered the race castigating what he called …

Before Mick Mulvaney confirmed a Trump-Ukraine quid pro quo, so did Sen. Ron Johnson -- quietly

Oct 18, 2019 • 3:33 PM ET Politics The Washington Post  

It escaped notice, but Johnson said much the same thing Mulvaney did earlier this …

The problems with Zuckerberg’s MLK and Frederick Douglass analogy

Oct 18, 2019 • 3:18 PM ET Politics The Washington Post  

The billionaire set himself up for criticism about how harmful disinformation has been to black Americans, historically and even …

McCaul: If Syria cease-fire fails, Congress will pursue sanctions on Turkey

Oct 18, 2019 • 3:17 PM ET Politics The Washington Times  

The top Republican on the House Foreign Affairs Committee said Friday that if the newly brokered cease-fire in Turkey's Syria incursion does not hold …

Trump presidential campaign threatens to sue CNN, news network calls it a 'PR stunt'

Oct 18, 2019 • 3:13 PM ET Politics USA TODAY  

Donald Trump's campaign threatened to sue CNN over allegedly biased reporting, a move opponents denounced as an attempt to intimidate the media.     …