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Democrats Push Impeachment Rules Package Through House

WASHINGTON — Democrats rammed a package of ground rules for their impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump through a sharply divided House Thursday, the chamber's first formal vote in a fight that could stretch into the 2020 election year. "What is at ...
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Going After Investigators: Criminal Review of Mueller Probe

WASHINGTON — Investigating the investigators, the Justice Department has shifted its scrutiny of the government's Trump-Russia review to a criminal probe, a person familiar with the matter says. It's raising Democrats' concerns that President Donald Trump may ...
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Debate Takeaways: Warren Attacked, 70s Club Avoids Age Issue

A dozen Democratic presidential candidates participated in a spirited debate over health care, taxes, gun control and impeachment. Takeaways from the three-hour forum in Westerville, Ohio: Warren's Rise Attracts Attacks Sen. Elizabeth Warren found Tuesday th...
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Retiree Checks to Rise Modestly Amid Push to Expand Benefits

WASHINGTON — Millions of retirees will get a modest 1.6% cost-of-living increase from Social Security in 2020, an uptick with potential political consequences in an election year when Democrats are pushing more generous inflation protection. "Most of the di...