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White House and Democrats Clash Over Rules for Impeachment

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Constitution gives the House "the sole power of impeachment" — but it confers that authority without an instruction manual. Now comes the battle royal over exactly what it means. "You have designed and implemented your inquiry in a ...
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Pelosi Expected to Announce Impeachment Probe Into Trump

WASHINGTON — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi plans to announce a formal impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump on Tuesday, acquiescing to mounting pressure from Democratic lawmakers following reports that Trump may have sought a foreign government's help i...
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Cokie Roberts, Longtime Political Journalist, Dies at 75

NEW YORK — Cokie Roberts, the daughter of politicians who grew up to cover the family business in Washington for ABC News and NPR over several decades, died Tuesday in Washington of complications from breast cancer. She was 75. "Cokie Roberts was a trailbla...
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Lawmakers Return to Assess Budget and Debt Agreement

WASHINGTON — House lawmakers are returning to Washington to assess a budget and debt deal between Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and President Donald Trump, but there's no evidence of any last-gasp drama that could upset the hard-won compromise. Reac...