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Giuliani associates may face upgraded indictment

December 2, 2019, 7:48pm Politics

NEW YORK — An upgraded indictment is likely in the criminal case against two Rudy Giuliani associates with ties to Ukraine, a prosecutor said Monday. Read story

2020 Watch: Why Biden is blitzing Iowa and more questions

December 2, 2019, 10:25am Politics

NEW YORK — Presidential politics move fast. What we’re watching heading into a new week on the 2020 campaign: Read story

House impeachment report coming ahead of landmark hearing

December 2, 2019, 10:21am Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House impeachment report on President Donald Trump will be unveiled Monday behind closed doors for key lawmakers as Democrats push ahead with the inquiry despite the White House’s declaration it will not participate in the first Judiciary Committee hearing. Read story

Justices weigh dismissal of case over New York City gun law

December 2, 2019, 9:59am Politics

WASHINGTON — Chief Justice John Roberts appeared Monday to be the key vote in whether the Supreme Court considers expanding gun rights or sidesteps its first case on the issue in nearly 10 years. Read story

Supreme Court to take up gun case today

December 2, 2019, 6:05am Politics

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court is turning to gun rights for the first time in nearly a decade, even though those who brought the case, New York City gun owners, already have won changes to the regulation they challenged. Read story

Buttigieg turns to black pastor to discuss racism

December 1, 2019, 8:44pm Politics

GOLDSBORO, N.C. — As he labors to win over black voters whose support is vital to his Democratic presidential bid, Pete Buttigieg found a receptive host on Sunday in a civil rights activist who has sought to continue the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s push for a racially diverse national campaign against poverty. Read story

Sanders: Scripture calls for focus on justice in U.S.

December 1, 2019, 8:43pm Politics

COLUMBIA, S.C. — As he vies for the chance to replace President Donald Trump, Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders said Sunday that he is running a campaign that, like Scripture, calls for a renewed focus on justice in the way all people should be treated. Read story

Why black voters are backing Biden

December 1, 2019, 8:29pm Politics

After Kamala Harris challenged Joe Biden’s past opposition to school busing in a nationally televised Democratic presidential debate, the former vice president who prides himself on strong relationships in the black community was in an unfamiliar place, playing defense on race. Read story

House panel to vote on Ukraine report as Trump mulls defense

December 1, 2019, 4:28pm Politics

WASHINGTON — The White House declared Sunday it would not participate in the first impeachment hearings before the House Judiciary Committee as Democrats prepared to approve their report Tuesday making the case for President Donald Trump’s removal from office. Read story

Biden heads to Iowa looking for a rebound in key state

November 30, 2019, 3:53pm Politics

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Joe Biden’s eight-day bus tour across Iowa comes with a message: Reports of his demise in the nation’s first presidential caucus state have been greatly exaggerated. Read story