Impeachments

November 05, 2018 - 2:23 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The day of reckoning for American politics has nearly arrived. Voters on Tuesday will decide the $5 billion debate between President Donald Trump's take-no-prisoner politics and the Democratic Party's super-charged campaign to end the GOP's hold on power in Washington and...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018 file photo, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, takes part in a debate for the Texas U.S. Senate with U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas, in San Antonio. Cruz and Democratic challenger O’Rourke are of differing minds as to whether demographic shifts have changed Texas enough to send a Democrat to the U.S. Senate. (Tom Reel/San Antonio Express-News via AP, Pool, File)
October 30, 2018 - 11:38 pm
RICHMOND, Texas (AP) — If Texas is changing under his feet, Ted Cruz doesn't see it. The Republican senator, locked in a closer-than-expected re-election battle, insists he's not worried about America's largest, reliably red state slowly turning blue. That's despite a booming Hispanic population...
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Attorney Hannah Kaufman Joseph announces the filing of a civil lawsuit against Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill during a press conference in Indianapolis, Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018. Kaufman Joseph, is joined by by the accusers, left to right Democratic Rep. Mara Candelaria Reardon, Samantha Lozano, Niki DaSilva and Gabrielle McLemore. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
October 23, 2018 - 6:18 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A special prosecutor said Tuesday he will not charge Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill with a crime even though he believes allegations from four women that Hill drunkenly groped them at a party in March. Attorneys for the lawmaker and legislative staffers who accuse Hill...
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U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas, takes part in a debate for the Texas U.S. Senate with U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018, in San Antonio. (Tom Reel/San Antonio Express-News via AP, Pool)
October 18, 2018 - 8:41 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Democratic Senate hopeful Beto O'Rourke told a national television audience Thursday night that he'd vote to impeach President Donald Trump and believes Texas can lead the way to a national embracing of relaxed immigration policies and gun control — unapologetically liberal...
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FILE - In this May 18, 2016, file photo, then-Libertarian presidential candidate and former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson speaks with legislators at the Utah State Capitol in Salt Lake City. Johnson wants to occupy a potentially powerful swing seat in the U.S. Senate, as Republican and Democrats jockey for the majority in November 2018 elections. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)
October 10, 2018 - 12:08 am
TUCUMCARI, N.M. (AP) — The nation rejected him in 2016 as an offbeat alternative to Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton. The rest is not yet history as Gary Johnson, a former governor of New Mexico, seeks a seat in the U.S. Senate as a Libertarian and political wild card. Johnson says his high-desert...
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October 08, 2018 - 6:52 pm
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A suspended West Virginia Supreme Court justice took the witness stand Monday at his criminal trial and denied using state vehicles for his own benefit. Allen Loughry responded to questions for more than three hours after federal prosecutors rested their case. Loughry is...
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A boy waves a Brazilian flag during a celebration by supporters of Jair Bolsonaro of the Social Liberal Party, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018. Official results showed that Fernando Haddad of the Workers' Party will face Jair Bolsonaro, the far-right congressman in a second-round vote. (AP Photo/Ricardo Borges)
October 07, 2018 - 8:30 pm
SAO PAULO (AP) — A far-right former army captain who expresses nostalgia for Brazil's military dictatorship won its presidential election by a surprisingly large margin Sunday but fell just short of getting enough votes to avoid a second-round runoff against a leftist rival. Jair Bolsonaro, whose...
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Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton talks with Jeffrey Goldberg, editor in chief of The Atlantic, during The Atlantic Festival, Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
October 03, 2018 - 10:36 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — To some, Brett Kavanaugh is clearing his name. To others, he's veering into conspiracy theory. But in blaming "revenge on behalf of the Clintons" for the sexual misconduct allegations against him, the Supreme Court nominee is drawing new attention to his time on the Kenneth Starr...
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West Virginia Supreme Court Justice Beth Walker, right, and her attorney, Mike Hissam, address reporters Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, in Charleston, W.Va., after state senators voted to allow her to remain in office following a two-day impeachment trial. (AP Photo/John Raby)
October 02, 2018 - 11:08 pm
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — One West Virginia Supreme Court justice has survived an impeachment scare. Another could face more serious consequences. Justice Beth Walker will remain in office after state senators overwhelmingly voted Tuesday to reject an impeachment article against her after a two-day...
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West Virginia Supreme Court Justice Beth Walker, right, and her attorney, Mike Hissam, address reporters Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, in Charleston, W.Va., after state senators voted to allow her to remain in office following a two-day impeachment trial. (AP Photo/John Raby)
October 02, 2018 - 8:15 pm
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia senators voted Tuesday to allow Supreme Court Justice Beth Walker to remain in office following a two-day impeachment trial. The vote was 32-1 with one senator absent. A two-thirds majority was required to remove Walker, whose 12-year term expires in 2028. "I'...
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