Debate over coronavirus relief package

Another attempt to advance the aid bill on Capitol Hill failed in an afternoon vote. The plan would send checks to U.S. households and offer support for small businesses and the hard-hit travel industry, among other things, but Democrats say it too heavily favors corporations at the expense of public health and workers.

Super Tuesday shake up

Super Tuesday results shook up the field of presidential candidates. Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg suspended his campaign on Wednesday and offered his endorsement to Joe Biden.

Trump celebrates impeachment acquittal

Exulting in his impeachment acquittal, a defiant President Donald Trump took a scorched-earth victory lap Thursday, unleashing his fury against those who tried to remove him from office and pointing ahead to his reelection campaign.

Trump defense concludes opening arguments in Senate

Republican leaders do not yet have the votes to block Democrats' demand for more witnesses at President Donald Trump's impeachment trial. Democrats are demanding several witnesses, especially John Bolton, Trump's former national security adviser who writes in a forthcoming book that Trump told him he wanted to withhold military aid from Ukraine until it helped with investigations into Democratic rival Joe Biden.

Trump impeachment trial

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell abruptly eased his restrictive proposed rules for President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial, backing off the condensed two-day schedule to add a third for opening arguments after protests from senators, including Republicans.