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Presidential hopefuls pushed to go big on climate change

WASHINGTON (AP) — Environmental activists are ramping up a pressure campaign designed to drum up Democratic support for a sweeping agenda to fight climate change, with the 2020 presidential campaign in their sights.

Dec. 10, 2018 3:50 PM EST
Whether a president can be prosecuted remains in dispute

WASHINGTON (AP) — For the first time, prosecutors have tied President Donald Trump to a federal crime, accusing him of directing illegal hush-money payments to women during his presidential campaign in 2016.

Dec. 9, 2018 12:32 AM EST
In White House shake-up, Kelly's departure now seems certain

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is inching closer to his long-teased major White House shake-up, gearing up for the twin challenges of battling for re-election and dealing with the Democrats' investigations once they take control of the House.

Dec. 8, 2018 10:04 AM EST
Comey faces off with GOP over Clinton emails, alleged bias

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former FBI Director James Comey spoke to House investigators behind closed doors for almost seven hours Friday, begrudgingly answering questions about the Justice Department's decisions during the 2016 presidential election.

Dec. 7, 2018 9:39 PM EST
US: Trump lawyer met Russian offering 'political synergy'

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's former lawyer, Michael Cohen, was in touch as far back as 2015 with a Russian who offered "political synergy" with the Trump election campaign and proposed a meeting between the candidate and Russian President Vladimir Putin, the special counsel said Friday.

Dec. 7, 2018 9:06 PM EST
US: Trump lawyer met Russian offering 'political synergy'

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's former lawyer, Michael Cohen, was in touch as far back as 2015 with a Russian who offered "political synergy" with the Trump election campaign and proposed a meeting between the candidate and Russian President Vladimir Putin, the special counsel said Friday.

Dec. 7, 2018 8:23 PM EST
Heather Nauert likely to be quizzed on her diplomatic resume

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's pick to be America's top ambassador at the United Nations is likely to face questions about her thin diplomatic resume during an upcoming Senate confirmation hearing that will shine fresh attention on the president's "America first" approach to foreign policy.

Dec. 7, 2018 5:35 PM EST
GOP support for Pelosi as speaker? Don't hold your breath

WASHINGTON (AP) — Wondering if Republicans will push Nancy Pelosi over the top in her drive to become House speaker next year? Despite supportive words from President Donald Trump, it's implausible.

Dec. 7, 2018 12:59 AM EST

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