Biden, Buttigieg look to exploit Iowa opening as impeachment drags rivals back to DC

With the clock ticking toward Tuesday’s start of the Senate impeachment trial of President Trump, the four Democratic senators who are running for the White House are making the most of their remaining free time to campaign in the states that kick off the presidential primary and caucus nominating calendar.

Trump updates school prayer guidance: ‘We will uphold religious liberty’

While his impeachment trial was getting underway in the Senate on Thursday, President Trump gave a hat tip to his evangelical base by updating federal guidance on prayer in public schools — an action that came on National Religious Freedom Day.

Sen. Susan Collins hits back at ‘mischaracterization and misunderstanding’ of impeachment stance

Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, released a statement on Thursday to clarify her stance on President Trump's upcoming impeachment trial and claimed her past comments have been taken out of context and misunderstood. 

Trump still planning Davos trip despite impeachment proceedings, predicts trial will wrap quickly

President Trump on Thursday said he plans to travel next week to Switzerland despite the impeachment trial ramping up at the same time.

Pelosi does impression of ‘grim reaper’ Mitch McConnell just as impeachment trial kicks off

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi mocked Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Thursday for complaining about delays in passing the United States–Mexico–Canada Agreement and impersonated him at her news conference.

Trump impeachment trial begins as articles formally presented to Senate

The Trump impeachment proceedings are underway in the Senate after House Sergeant-at-Arms Paul Irving led a procession of Democratic "managers" across the Capitol on Thursday afternoon and the upper chamber formally received the articles of impeachment.

GAO says Trump administration broke law by withholding Ukraine aid

The Government Accountability Office issued a legal opinion on Thursday saying that President Trump's administration broke the law by withholding defense aid to Ukraine -- the issue at the heart of the president's impeachment trial.