Nancy Pelosi says Trump's Ukraine actions amount to 'bribery'

World / Crime & Legal Nov 15, 2019

Nancy Pelosi says Trump's Ukraine actions amount to 'bribery'

House Democrats are refining their impeachment case against the president to a simple allegation: Bribery. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday brushed aside the Latin phrase "quid pro quo" that Democrats have been using to describe President Donald Trump's actions toward Ukraine. As the impeachment ...

John Conyers, longest serving U.S. black congressman, dies at 90

World / Politics Oct 28, 2019

John Conyers, longest serving U.S. black congressman, dies at 90

Former U.S. Rep. John Conyers, one of the longest-serving members of Congress whose resolutely liberal stance on civil rights made him a political institution in Washington and back home in Detroit despite several scandals, has died. He was 90. Conyers, among the high-profile politicians topped ...

Vivid details emerge on Ukraine as impeachment quickens

World / Politics Oct 16, 2019

Vivid details emerge on Ukraine as impeachment quickens

The swift-moving impeachment inquiry is revealing vivid new details about the high-level unease over President Donald Trump's actions toward Ukraine and over his personal lawyer, Rudy Giuliani. Testimony from witnesses — mainly officials from the State Department and other foreign policy posts — is largely ...