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In this image from video, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., speaks during the impeachment trial against President Donald Trump in the Senate at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020. (Senate Television via AP)
AP source: McConnell says he can't yet block new witnessesSenate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has told senators privately he does not yet have the votes to block new witnesses in President Donald Trump's impeachment trial
The Associated Press24 minutes ago
In this image from video, personal attorney to President Donald Trump, Jay Sekulow, speaks during the impeachment trial against President Donald Trump in the Senate at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020. (Senate Television via AP)
AP FACT CHECK: Trump defense wrong about FBI investigationPresident Donald Trump's defense team falsely claimed the Justice Department was already investigating him even before the 2016 election
The Associated Press34 minutes ago
AP Source: McConnell tells Republicans he does not yet have votes to block witnesses in Trump's impeachment trialAP Source: McConnell tells Republicans he does not yet have votes to block witnesses in Trump's impeachment trial
The Associated Press35 minutes ago
Shelly Smith braids hair for Bridget Dunmore at her salon, Braid Heaven, Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020 in Kansas City, Kan. Legislators in Kansas and Wisconsin are considering whether to revise their states' anti-discrimination laws to ban bias in housing, employment and public accommodations based on hairstyles "historically associated with race" such as braids, locs and twists. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
Midwestern states consider banning bias based on hairstylesBlack female legislators in two predominantly white Midwestern states are trying to convince their Republican colleagues to join a national push to outlaw discrimination based on hairstyles such as braids and dreadlocks
The Associated Press55 minutes ago
Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a campaign event Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020, in Muscatine, Iowa. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Biden won't commit to backing Sanders if he's the nomineeFormer Vice President Joe Biden is stopping short of saying he’d support Bernie Sanders if the progressive Vermont senator wins the Democratic presidential nomination
The Associated Press57 minutes ago
Unite Here labor union staying neutral in Democratic primaryUnite Here, the parent of the large Nevada union representing hotel and casino workers, says it is not planning to endorse a candidate in the Democratic presidential primary
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Trump Team Wraps Up Its Impeachment ArgumentThe arguments in President Trump's impeachment trial are over, even as the debate on whether John Bolton should be called as a witness rages on. Trump's defense team wrapped up its three days of arguments Tuesday; next up, senators will be allowed to ask the House managers and Trump's legal...
Newser1 hour ago
Former U.S. Ambassador to Japan Bill Hagerty campaigns for the U.S. Senate Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020, in Gallatin, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
Trump Jr. boosts Hagerty for U.S. Senate in Tennessee tripDonald Trump Jr. has hit the campaign trail in Tennessee to help Republican U.S. Senate candidate Bill Hagerty tout the endorsement of his father, President Donald Trump
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Supporters of President Donald Trump supporters stand in a crowd near the iconic Wildwoods sign near the Wildwoods Convention Center as they wait to enter a campaign rally with Trump, Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020, in Wildwood, N.J. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)
Trump looks to boost 2020 bid with peace plan, Jersey rallyPresident Donald Trump is spending a particularly busy day moving on several fronts at once toward a common goal: shoring up support for his reelection bid
The Associated Press2 hours ago
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, front, speaks to Colombia's Defense Minister Carlos Trujillo during a visit to an anti-narcotics police in Bogota, Colombia, Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020. (AP Photo/Ivan Valencia)
Trump backs Pompeo against NPR, criticizes CNN and Fox NewsThe nation's media critic-in-chief is back on the job
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a campaign event Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020, in Muscatine, Iowa. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Sanders' Social Security 'adjustments' undercut Biden attackDemocratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders expressed an openness to making “adjustments" to the tax and benefit structure of Social Security as a congressman in the 1990s
The Associated Press3 hours ago
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