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Iowa caucuses: What to watch as voters weigh in on the Republican campaign’s first contest of 2024

Iowa caucuses: What to watch as voters weigh in on the Republican campaign’s first contest of 2024

Jan 15, 2024 | 11:21am
As frigid temperatures scour the Midwest, the Republican presidential nominating process will officially start Monday with Iowa’s caucuses. The quadrennial contest has been unusually quiet this year, a mark of former President Donald Trump’s commanding lead in the race. An arctic blast dropping the state into subzero temperatures and dumping snow during the final days of the runup didn’t help, either. […]

Trump pleads not guilty to 34 felony charges

Apr 4, 2023 | 1:32pm

NEW YORK (AP) — Former President Donald Trump pleaded not guilty Tuesday to 34 felony counts of falsifying business records, according to two law enforcement officials familiar with the matter. The plea came during a brief arraignment in a lower Manhattan courtroom as Trump faced a grand jury indictment arising from a hush money payment to a […]

Donald Trump set to be arraigned in historic court moment

Apr 4, 2023 | 8:25am

NEW YORK (AP) — An extraordinary moment in U.S. history will unfold in a Manhattan courthouse on Tuesday: Former President Donald Trump, who faces multiple election-related investigations, will surrender and be arraigned on criminal charges stemming from 2016 hush money payments. The booking and appearance before Judge Juan Merchan should be relatively brief — though hardly routine — as Trump is fingerprinted, […]

Lawyer: Trump indicted; 1st ex-president charged with crime

Mar 30, 2023 | 4:19pm

A lawyer for Donald Trump said Thursday he’d been told that the former president has been indicted in New York on charges involving payments made during the 2016 presidential campaign to silence claims of an extramarital sexual encounter. It becomes the first-ever criminal case against a former U.S. president and a jolt to Trump’s bid […]

Trump acquitted: Senate votes 57-43 at impeachment trial

Feb 13, 2021 | 3:32pm

  The Senate on Saturday acquitted Donald Trump of inciting the horrific attack on the U.S. Capitol, concluding a historic impeachment trial that exposed the fragility of America’s democratic traditions and left a divided nation to come to terms with the violence sparked by his defeated presidency. Barely a month since the deadly Jan. 6 […]

Joe Biden and Kamala Harris ready to be sworn in as security on high alert in Washington

Jan 20, 2021 | 5:24am

The world will be watching as U.S. President-elect Joe Biden takes the oath of office at noon Wednesday. The inauguration will take place in a Washington on edge after the deadly riot at the U.S. Capitol unleashed a wave of security concerns. Law enforcement officials are contending not only with the potential for outside threats, […]

House impeaches Trump for a historic second time

Jan 13, 2021 | 3:48pm

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has become the first American president to be impeached twice, facing a strong bipartisan rebuke from the House exactly one week after a violent mob of his supporters invaded the U.S. Capitol. The House voted 232-197 to impeach Trump, with 10 Republicans joining with Democrats to charge him with incitement […]

Trump finally concedes – amid talk of ouster from office

Jan 7, 2021 | 7:34pm

With 13 days left in his term, President Donald Trump finally bent to reality on Thursday amid growing talk of trying to force him out early, acknowledging he’ll peacefully leave after Congress affirmed his defeat. Trump led off a video from the White House by condemning the violence carried out in his name a day […]

Biden on cusp of presidency after gains in Pennsylvania

Nov 6, 2020 | 4:08pm

Democrat Joe Biden was on the cusp of winning the presidency on Friday as he opened up narrow leads over President Donald Trump in the critical battlegrounds of Georgia and Pennsylvania. Those put Biden in a stronger position to capture the 270 Electoral College votes needed to take the White House. The winner will lead […]