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Impeachment dominates, but much other work awaits Congress

WASHINGTON (AP) - Impeachment may have leapfrogged to the top of the national agenda, but members of Congress still have their day jobs as legislators, and they're returning to Washington this coming week with mixed hopes of success.


Teenager stabbed aboard train near US Capitol dies

WASHINGTON (AP) - A teenage boy who was stabbed aboard a Metro train near the U.S. Capitol has died.


Pelosi calls Trump 'potty-mouth' after his remarks on Biden

WASHINGTON (AP) - Speaker Nancy Pelosi says President Donald Trump has become a "potty-mouth," but that's not why House Democrats are pursuing impeachment.


Arkansas House expels member accused of not paying taxes

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - The Arkansas House voted Friday to expel a member accused of not paying his state income taxes for several years, making him the first person to be kicked out of that chamber since the 1800s.


Retiring Republicans show no signs, yet, of fleeing Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) - Top Republicans eager for a united GOP front will be eyeing retiring lawmakers for signs of cracking as Democrats' impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump heats up. So far, there's no indication that the retirees are about to crack.


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Former Ukraine ambassador testifies that Trump pressured State Department to remove her from position

WASHINGTON (AP) - Former Ukraine ambassador testifies that Trump pressured State Department to remove her from position.


Former US ambassador to Ukraine arrives for House impeachment deposition despite Trump's vow not to cooperate

WASHINGTON (AP) - Former US ambassador to Ukraine arrives for House impeachment deposition despite Trump's vow not to cooperate.


House Democrats subpoena Energy Secretary Rick Perry

WASHINGTON (AP) - House Democrats subpoenaed Energy Secretary Rick Perry on Thursday as part of their impeachment investigation into President Donald Trump's dealings with Ukraine.


Republican Rep. Shimkus: Trump's Syria decision 'despicable'

CHICAGO (AP) - Republican U.S. Rep. John Shimkus of Illinois says he no longer supports President Donald Trump after his "terrible and despicable" decision to pull American troops from Syria.


House Democrats subpoena Energy Secretary Rick Perry for documents related to Ukrainian state-owned energy company

WASHINGTON (AP) - House Democrats subpoena Energy Secretary Rick Perry for documents related to Ukrainian state-owned energy company.


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Powerful Democratic Rep. Nita Lowey of New York to retire

WASHINGTON (AP) - Rep. Nita Lowey, the first woman to lead the powerful House Appropriations Committee and a 31-year veteran of Congress, announced Thursday that she will retire at the end of next year.


Torres Small comes out in support of impeachment inquiry

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - The group of Democrats in the U.S. House who were either undecided or opposed to an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump got even smaller Thursday as first-year congresswoman Xochitl Torres Small announced her support for the process.


Bipartisan Senate bill would halt arms sales to Turkey

WASHINGTON (AP) - A bipartisan Senate bill would halt U.S. military assistance to NATO ally Turkey and clamp sanctions on the U.S. assets of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan because of his country's invasion Wednesday of northern Syria.


Closely watched GOP senator calls impeachment a 'mistake'

WASHINGTON (AP) - A retiring Republican senator who's being closely watched for his view on President Donald Trump's potential impeachment strengthened his stance against Democrats' investigation of the president on Wednesday.


Florida congressman turns Trump support into recognition

NICEVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Long before Republican U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz was calling the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee "Captain Kangaroo," he built a reputation as an agitator who wasn't shy about calling out other lawmakers on social media or with reporters.


Clarification: United States-Syria-Republican Backlash story

NEW YORK (AP) - In a story Oct. 7 about some of President Donald Trump's most loyal allies revolting against his decision to pull back U.S. troops from northern Syria, The Associated Press reported that Florida Sen. Marco Rubio has "shrugged off the key allegation in the impeachment inquiry." The story should have made clear that Rubio has said Trump was wrong to ask Ukraine's president to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden, though Rubio has repeatedly called for all the facts to come out before taking a firm position on the impeachment inquiry. Rubio also played down Trump's call for China to investigate Biden, a 2020 Democratic presidential candidate.


Senators warn of foreign social media meddling in US vote

WASHINGTON (AP) - A bipartisan group of U.S. senators urged President Donald Trump on Tuesday to warn the public about efforts by foreign governments to interfere in U.S. elections, a subject he has largely avoided, and take steps to thwart attempts by hostile nations to use social media to meddle in the 2020 presidential contest.


House Democrats subpoena diplomat Gordon Sondland, who was blocked by Trump administration from testifying about Ukraine

WASHINGTON (AP) - House Democrats subpoena diplomat Gordon Sondland, who was blocked by Trump administration from testifying about Ukraine.


Democrats push election security bill amid impeachment

WASHINGTON (AP) - House Democrats unveiled broad legislation Tuesday to protect the country's elections as they investigate whether President Donald Trump inappropriately solicited foreign election help from Ukraine ahead of the 2020 vote.


Lawyer for Ambassador Gordon Sondland says State Department orders him not to appear for House impeachment deposition

WASHINGTON (AP) - Lawyer for Ambassador Gordon Sondland says State Department orders him not to appear for House impeachment deposition.


Six women now suing Harvey Weinstein

Six women now suing Harvey Weinstein

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Ambassador expected to testify key assurance came from Trump

FILE - In this July 10, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump is joined by Gordon Sondland, the U.S. ambassador to the European Union, second from right, as he arrives at Melsbroek Air Base, in Brussels, Belgium. Sondland, wrapped up in a congressional impeachment inquiry, was a late convert to Trump, initially supporting another candidate in the Republican primary and once refusing to participate in a fundraiser on his behalf.   (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)

NY Times: Violent parody video shown at Trump resort

President Donald Trump speaks at the Values Voter Summit in Washington, Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

What's next in the impeachment inquiry as Congress returns

President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at the Lake Charles Civic Center, Friday, Oct. 11, 2019, in Lake Charles, La. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Voters weary of more investigations as impeachment ramps up

Randall Scott discusses the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump while sitting in a park in the Nickel Plate District, Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019, in Fishers, Ind. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

Hunter Biden to step down from Chinese board

FILE - In this Jan. 30, 2010, file photo, Vice President Joe Biden, left, with his son Hunter, right, at the Duke Georgetown NCAA college basketball game in Washington.  Since the early days of the United States, leading politicians have had to contend with awkward problems posed by their family members. Joe Biden is the latest prominent politician to navigate this tricky terrain. (AP Photo/Nick Wass, File)

New York state suing IJC over Lake Ontario water levels

Gov. Andrew Cuomo makes announcement at Silk O'Loughlin's.

Monroe County executive candidates to square off in live debate on News10NBC

Monroe County executive candidates to square off in live debate on News10NBC

Fmr. congressman's son, associate plead guilty in insider trading case

Fmr. congressman's son, associate plead guilty in insider trading case

Former Rep. Chris Collins pleads guilty in insider trading case

Former Rep. Chris Collins pleads guilty in insider trading case

Former constituents react as Collins pleads guilty to insider trading charges

Former constituents react as Collins pleads guilty to insider trading charges

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