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FILE PHOTO: The U.S. Capitol building is seen before a House Judiciary Committee hearing on the impeachment inquiry into U.S. President Donald Trump on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., December 4, 2019. REUTERS/Loren Elliott/File Photo

Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives on Friday will deliberate over what charges to bring against President Donald Trump, after Speaker Nancy Pelosi ordered the Judiciary Committee to draft formal articles of impeachment.

Politics3 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: Rep. Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) stands during an announcement about the formation of the Congressional Servicewomen and Women Veterans Caucus on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., May 15, 2019.      REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

Politically vulnerable Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives are eager to move quickly on the impeachment inquiry into U.S. President Donald Trump, and focus on other topics such as healthcare costs and repairing infrastructure.

World News7 hours ago

Democratic 2020 U.S. presidential candidate and former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a meeting at Chickasaw Event Center in New Hampton, Iowa, U.S., December 5, 2019.  REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

For a candidate who has struggled at times to get noticed on social media, Joe Biden finally got some online attention on Thursday - for better or worse.

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Democratic 2020 U.S. presidential candidate and U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) speaks at a campaign town hall meeting in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, U.S., November 24, 2019.   REUTERS/Brian Snyder

U.S. Democratic presidential contender Bernie Sanders launched a plan on Friday to provide high-speed broadband for every U.S. household at a cost of $150 billion, pledging to use antitrust powers to take on internet, telecom and cable companies.

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FILE PHOTO: U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Senator Elizabeth Warren holds a town hall event in West Des Moines, Iowa, U.S. November 25, 2019.  REUTERS/Scott Morgan/File Photo

Elizabeth Warren on Friday became the first 2020 Democratic White House contender to release the results of a recent medical exam, showing the U.S. senator from Massachusetts is in "excellent health," according to her longtime doctor.

Politics18 hours ago

Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg speaks about his gun policy agenda as Tom Sullivan, whose son was killed in the 2012 Aurora theater shooting, stands behind in Aurora, Colorado, U.S. December 5, 2019. REUTERS/Rick Wilking

Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg said on Thursday he wants to become president to end "the nationwide madness" of U.S. gun violence, calling it evil and saying he would allow its victims to file lawsuits against gun manufacturers.

World News21 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: Former U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry attends the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, January 24, 2019. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden on Thursday won the endorsement of his party's former presidential nominee, John Kerry, a high-profile show of support.

World News17 hours ago

Ukrainian lawmaker Andriy Derkach attends a meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump's personal lawyer Rudolph Giuliani in Kiev, Ukraine in this undated picture obtained from social media. Courtesy of Andriy Derkach via REUTERS

An independent Ukrainian lawmaker said on Thursday he had met U.S. President Donald Trump's personal lawyer in Kiev to discuss the alleged misuse of U.S. taxpayer money by Ukrainian state bodies.

Politics17 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump attends a North Atlantic Treaty Organization Plenary Session at the NATO summit in Watford, near London, Britain, December 4, 2019. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque/File Photo

The Democratic-led U.S. House Judiciary Committee could vote as early as next Thursday to recommend formal impeachment charges against President Donald Trump for a full vote by the House of Representatives, according to two people knowledgeable about the impeachment process.

Politics17 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump heads to the Marine One helicopter to depart the White House on his way to address the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Washington, U.S., February 23, 2018. REUTERS/Jim Bourg

President Donald Trump on Thursday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to keep his financial records out of the hands of a Democratic-led congressional panel, setting up a major clash between branches of government.

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FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump leaves Downing Street after attending a reception hosted by Britian's Prime Minister Boris Johnson, ahead of the NATO summit in Watford, in London, Britain, December 3, 2019. Alastair Grant/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo

U.S. President Donald Trump has refused to engage with the House of Representatives' impeachment inquiry but is expected to adopt a very different strategy in the likely event of a trial in the Senate.

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U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) discusses the status of the impeachment inquiry into U.S. President Donald Trump on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., December 5, 2019. REUTERS/Erin Scott

Warning that U.S. democracy is at stake, House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi directed a congressional committee on Thursday to draft articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, a historic step setting up a fight over whether to oust him from office.

Politics14 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Senator Elizabeth Warren holds a town hall event in West Des Moines, Iowa, U.S. November 25, 2019.  REUTERS/Scott Morgan/File Photo

Support for U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren dropped nationally to its lowest level in four months, and nearly one in three potential Democratic primary voters say they do not know which candidate to pick with the first nominating contests less than two months away, according to a Reuters/Ipsos public opinion poll.

Politics17 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump attends the NATO leaders summit in Watford, Britain December 4, 2019. REUTERS/Toby Melville

U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday instructed the House Judiciary Committee to draft articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump for pressuring Ukraine to investigate a political rival. [nL1N28F0C8]

Politics17 hours ago

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) takes questions on the status of the House impeachment inquiry of U.S. President Donald Trump during her weekly news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., December 5, 2019. REUTERS/Erin Scott

On most days, U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi attempts to position herself as the tough but calm and controlled counterweight to President Donald Trump, who many Republicans applaud for being confrontational and unpredictable.

Politics17 hours ago

U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday said she has directed a House committee to draft articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump over his effort to pressure Ukraine to investigate a political rival, a historic step that sets up a fight over whether to oust him from office.

Politics17 hours ago

House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Thursday she had directed a House committee to draft articles of impeachment against U.S. President Donald Trump.

Politics17 hours ago

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) delivers remarks on the status of the House impeachment inquiry into U.S. President Donald Trump on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., December 5, 2019. REUTERS/Erin Scott

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday announced that House Democrats would move forward to impeach President Donald Trump by drafting formal charges known as articles of impeachment, saying the Republican president had "seriously violated the Constitution."

Politics17 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump attends a North Atlantic Treaty Organization Plenary Session at the NATO summit in Watford, near London, Britain, December 4, 2019. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque/File Photo

With U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday having instructed the House Judiciary Committee to draft articles of impeachment, here are potential offenses that President Donald Trump might face.

Politics18 hours ago

U.S. Navy investigators on Thursday were trying to determine what prompted a sailor to shoot three civilians working at the historic Pearl Harbor military base in Hawaii, killing two of them, before taking his own life with the same gun.

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FILE PHOTO: The U.S. Capitol building is seen before a House Judiciary Committee hearing on the impeachment inquiry into U.S. President Donald Trump on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., December 4, 2019. REUTERS/Loren Elliott/File Photo

Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives on Friday will deliberate over what charges to bring against President Donald Trump, after Speaker Nancy Pelosi ordered the Judiciary Committee to draft formal articles of impeachment.

Politics3 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: Rep. Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) stands during an announcement about the formation of the Congressional Servicewomen and Women Veterans Caucus on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., May 15, 2019.      REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

Politically vulnerable Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives are eager to move quickly on the impeachment inquiry into U.S. President Donald Trump, and focus on other topics such as healthcare costs and repairing infrastructure.

World News7 hours ago

Democratic 2020 U.S. presidential candidate and former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a meeting at Chickasaw Event Center in New Hampton, Iowa, U.S., December 5, 2019.  REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

For a candidate who has struggled at times to get noticed on social media, Joe Biden finally got some online attention on Thursday - for better or worse.

Politics3 hours ago

Democratic 2020 U.S. presidential candidate and U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) speaks at a campaign town hall meeting in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, U.S., November 24, 2019.   REUTERS/Brian Snyder

U.S. Democratic presidential contender Bernie Sanders launched a plan on Friday to provide high-speed broadband for every U.S. household at a cost of $150 billion, pledging to use antitrust powers to take on internet, telecom and cable companies.

Politicsan hour ago

FILE PHOTO: U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Senator Elizabeth Warren holds a town hall event in West Des Moines, Iowa, U.S. November 25, 2019.  REUTERS/Scott Morgan/File Photo

Elizabeth Warren on Friday became the first 2020 Democratic White House contender to release the results of a recent medical exam, showing the U.S. senator from Massachusetts is in "excellent health," according to her longtime doctor.

Politics18 hours ago

Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg speaks about his gun policy agenda as Tom Sullivan, whose son was killed in the 2012 Aurora theater shooting, stands behind in Aurora, Colorado, U.S. December 5, 2019. REUTERS/Rick Wilking

Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg said on Thursday he wants to become president to end "the nationwide madness" of U.S. gun violence, calling it evil and saying he would allow its victims to file lawsuits against gun manufacturers.

World News21 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: Former U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry attends the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, January 24, 2019. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden on Thursday won the endorsement of his party's former presidential nominee, John Kerry, a high-profile show of support.

World News17 hours ago

Ukrainian lawmaker Andriy Derkach attends a meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump's personal lawyer Rudolph Giuliani in Kiev, Ukraine in this undated picture obtained from social media. Courtesy of Andriy Derkach via REUTERS

An independent Ukrainian lawmaker said on Thursday he had met U.S. President Donald Trump's personal lawyer in Kiev to discuss the alleged misuse of U.S. taxpayer money by Ukrainian state bodies.

Politics17 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump attends a North Atlantic Treaty Organization Plenary Session at the NATO summit in Watford, near London, Britain, December 4, 2019. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque/File Photo

The Democratic-led U.S. House Judiciary Committee could vote as early as next Thursday to recommend formal impeachment charges against President Donald Trump for a full vote by the House of Representatives, according to two people knowledgeable about the impeachment process.

Politics17 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump heads to the Marine One helicopter to depart the White House on his way to address the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Washington, U.S., February 23, 2018. REUTERS/Jim Bourg

President Donald Trump on Thursday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to keep his financial records out of the hands of a Democratic-led congressional panel, setting up a major clash between branches of government.

Politics4 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump leaves Downing Street after attending a reception hosted by Britian's Prime Minister Boris Johnson, ahead of the NATO summit in Watford, in London, Britain, December 3, 2019. Alastair Grant/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo

U.S. President Donald Trump has refused to engage with the House of Representatives' impeachment inquiry but is expected to adopt a very different strategy in the likely event of a trial in the Senate.

Politics12 hours ago

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) discusses the status of the impeachment inquiry into U.S. President Donald Trump on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., December 5, 2019. REUTERS/Erin Scott

Warning that U.S. democracy is at stake, House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi directed a congressional committee on Thursday to draft articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, a historic step setting up a fight over whether to oust him from office.

Politics14 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Senator Elizabeth Warren holds a town hall event in West Des Moines, Iowa, U.S. November 25, 2019.  REUTERS/Scott Morgan/File Photo

Support for U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren dropped nationally to its lowest level in four months, and nearly one in three potential Democratic primary voters say they do not know which candidate to pick with the first nominating contests less than two months away, according to a Reuters/Ipsos public opinion poll.

Politics17 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump attends the NATO leaders summit in Watford, Britain December 4, 2019. REUTERS/Toby Melville

U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday instructed the House Judiciary Committee to draft articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump for pressuring Ukraine to investigate a political rival. [nL1N28F0C8]

Politics17 hours ago

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) takes questions on the status of the House impeachment inquiry of U.S. President Donald Trump during her weekly news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., December 5, 2019. REUTERS/Erin Scott

On most days, U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi attempts to position herself as the tough but calm and controlled counterweight to President Donald Trump, who many Republicans applaud for being confrontational and unpredictable.

Politics17 hours ago

U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday said she has directed a House committee to draft articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump over his effort to pressure Ukraine to investigate a political rival, a historic step that sets up a fight over whether to oust him from office.

Politics17 hours ago

House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Thursday she had directed a House committee to draft articles of impeachment against U.S. President Donald Trump.

Politics17 hours ago

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) delivers remarks on the status of the House impeachment inquiry into U.S. President Donald Trump on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., December 5, 2019. REUTERS/Erin Scott

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday announced that House Democrats would move forward to impeach President Donald Trump by drafting formal charges known as articles of impeachment, saying the Republican president had "seriously violated the Constitution."

Politics17 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump attends a North Atlantic Treaty Organization Plenary Session at the NATO summit in Watford, near London, Britain, December 4, 2019. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque/File Photo

With U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday having instructed the House Judiciary Committee to draft articles of impeachment, here are potential offenses that President Donald Trump might face.

Politics18 hours ago

U.S. Navy investigators on Thursday were trying to determine what prompted a sailor to shoot three civilians working at the historic Pearl Harbor military base in Hawaii, killing two of them, before taking his own life with the same gun.

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