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McConnell backs off, abruptly eases impeachment trial limits

McConnell backs off, abruptly eases impeachment trial limits

President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial is set to unfold at the Capitol in a contentious proceeding to render judgment on his actions.

Far from Senate, Biden largely avoids impeachment politics

Far from Senate, Biden largely avoids impeachment politics

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden has returned to Iowa for another campaign swing with less than two weeks before the Feb. 3 caucuses.

Chief justice juggles 2 jobs in overseeing impeachment trial

Chief justice juggles 2 jobs in overseeing impeachment trial

John Roberts is starting to juggle two jobs as the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump gets underway.

Clinton won't commit to backing Sanders if he's nominee

Clinton won't commit to backing Sanders if he's nominee

Hillary Clinton says “nobody likes” her former presidential rival Bernie Sanders, even as the Vermont senator remains among the front-runners in the Democratic race.

2020 hopefuls stuck in Washington deploy surrogates for help

2020 hopefuls stuck in Washington deploy surrogates for help

Democratic White House hopefuls are deploying surrogates across the early primary states and beyond as they try to make up for their limited time on the trail.

Trump in Davos: Talking up economy, brushing off impeachment

Trump in Davos: Talking up economy, brushing off impeachment

President Donald Trump is on a mission to sell the United States to the global business community just as his historic impeachment trial gets underway in the Senate.

Buckle up: What to watch as impeachment trial takes off

Buckle up: What to watch as impeachment trial takes off

Senators like to float above messy politics in what's known by some as the dignified “upper chamber," home of Congress' cooler heads and lofty rhetoric.

AP Explains: U.S. Senate impeachment trial

AP Explains: U.S. Senate impeachment trial

AP Explains: U.S. Senate impeachment trial

Democrats' challenge: Courting evangelicals in the Trump era

Democrats' challenge: Courting evangelicals in the Trump era

President Donald Trump's strong support from white evangelicals is handing Democrats a challenge: How do they connect with a Christian voting bloc so strongly identified with Trump? It's a question that comes up less often during the Democratic primary but promises to become more critical heading into the general election.

2020 Democratic contenders link arms in MLK Jr. Day march

2020 Democratic contenders link arms in MLK Jr. Day march

The Democratic Party's leading presidential hopefuls are splitting their time between the critical early-voting states South Carolina and Iowa at events celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

2020 Watch: Will impeachment change the primary?

2020 Watch: Will impeachment change the primary?

With voting to begin in just two weeks, the sprint to the Iowa caucuses is unmistakably complicated by the beginning of President Donald Trump's historic impeachment trial in the Senate.

McConnell proposes swift impeachment trial with long days

McConnell proposes swift impeachment trial with long days

The impeachment trial of President Donald will resume this week and may start with a fight over the ground rules.

Election 2020: The unexpected durability of Biden, Sanders

Election 2020: The unexpected durability of Biden, Sanders

Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders are proving to be two of the most durable candidates in the Democratic presidential primary.

Groups push for 'Medicare for All' support as primaries near

Groups push for 'Medicare for All' support as primaries near

With just weeks to go until the first contests of the 2020 Democratic presidential primary campaign, several groups are organizing grassroots efforts aimed at convincing voters they should back candidates who fully support the “Medicare for All” legislation from which the phrase is derived.

Valley State Senator Michael Rulli witnesses signing of historic trade agreement with China

Valley State Senator Michael Rulli witnesses signing of historic trade agreement with China

Republican Ohio State Senator Michael Rulli, who's from the Valley, was invited to the White House to witness the historic agreement being signed.

Trump team, House managers trade sharp views on impeachment

Trump team, House managers trade sharp views on impeachment

House Democrats are preparing to outline their case for removing President Donald Trump from office with the filing of a legal brief due by 5 p.m. Saturday.

Facing Senate trial crunch, Dems blitzing Iowa, early states

Facing Senate trial crunch, Dems blitzing Iowa, early states

The Senate impeachment trial schedule means this may well be the last full weekend of campaigning in Iowa for some Democratic candidates.

Records reveal concerns of deceased GOP redistricting expert

Records reveal concerns of deceased GOP redistricting expert

The previously confidential computer records of a deceased Republican strategist reveal he was concerned that Democrats were developing better data that could give them an advantage in the next round of redistricting.

Impeachment lands Sen. Collins in familiar spot: crosshairs

Impeachment lands Sen. Collins in familiar spot: crosshairs

Sen. Susan Collins is parachuting into the middle of Washington's prickliest political fight.

2020's first big test? Not Iowa, but a tiny Texas House race

2020's first big test? Not Iowa, but a tiny Texas House race

The first big contest of 2020 may not be Iowa, but a race for a tiny Texas House seat.

Pompeo breaks silence on alleged threats to envoy in Ukraine

Pompeo breaks silence on alleged threats to envoy in Ukraine

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has broken three days of silence over the alleged surveillance and threats to the former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine.

Anti-Trump protests have shrunk. What’s it mean for 2020?

Anti-Trump protests have shrunk. What’s it mean for 2020?

Anti-President Donald Trump protests have gotten smaller three years after he took office and millions of people swarmed to the Women’s March in Washington and companion marches across the country.

Ex-US Rep. Collins gets over 2 years in insider trading case

Ex-US Rep. Collins gets over 2 years in insider trading case

A judge must decide the fate of former U.S. Rep. Christopher Collins after his lawyers and prosecutors disagreed over how he should be punished for conspiring in an insider trading scheme.

Who's who on Trump's legal team for impeachment trial

Who's who on Trump's legal team for impeachment trial

President Donald Trump’s legal team for his upcoming Senate impeachment trial will include a pair of well-known attorneys who have vigorously defended Trump on television and played roles in some of the most consequential legal dramas in recent history.

Trump assembles a made-for-TV impeachment defense team

Trump assembles a made-for-TV impeachment defense team

President Donald Trump's legal team will include former Harvard University law professor Alan Dershowitz and Ken Starr, the former independent counsel who led the Whitewater investigation into President Bill Clinton.

Hillary Clinton to 2020 Democratic voters: pick a winner

Hillary Clinton to 2020 Democratic voters: pick a winner

Hillary Rodham Clinton has advice for Democratic voters faced with an unsettled field of presidential contenders: pick a winner.

How Trump's impeachment differs from a criminal trial

How Trump's impeachment differs from a criminal trial

The Senate's impeachment trial of President Donald Trump has jurors and lawyers, but it won't look like anything Americans have seen on Court TV.

Billionaire Bloomberg is granted financial disclosure delay

Billionaire Bloomberg is granted financial disclosure delay

Billionaire Michael Bloomberg won't have to publicly disclose his finances until late March, well after voters take to the polls on Super Tuesday.

Iowa Democrats treat Warren-Sanders dust-up as 'Who cares?'

Iowa Democrats treat Warren-Sanders dust-up as 'Who cares?'

A dispute between Democratic presidential candidates Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders has caused days of hand wringing among activists about how it might change the race.

Trump campaign tries robust outreach to expand his appeal

Trump campaign tries robust outreach to expand his appeal

President Donald Trump's surrogates are fanning out across the country as part of an aggressive effort to stretch his appeal beyond the base of working-class white voters who propelled him to victory in 2016.

Ohio governor to deliver State of the State on March 31

Ohio governor to deliver State of the State on March 31

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine will deliver his annual State of the State address on March 31. 

Michael Bloomberg outlines plans for cleaner buildings, cars

Michael Bloomberg outlines plans for cleaner buildings, cars

Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg wants all new cars to be electric by 2035 and new buildings to produce no carbon emissions by 2025.

China welcomes US deal, says 'core concerns' must be met

China welcomes US deal, says 'core concerns' must be met

China has welcomed an interim trade deal with Washington and said the two sides need to address each other’s “core concerns.

Joe Biden boosts Super Tuesday case with Sewell endorsement

Joe Biden boosts Super Tuesday case with Sewell endorsement

Joe Biden has secured a weighty Deep South endorsement for his presidential campaign.

Giuliani associate names Trump, Pence, more in Ukraine plan

Giuliani associate names Trump, Pence, more in Ukraine plan

House Democrats have released documents they obtained from a close associate of President Donald Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani, including a handwritten note that mentions asking Ukraine's president to investigate “the Biden case.

Trump's trial begins at the start of an election year

Trump's trial begins at the start of an election year

The impeachment trial of President Donald Trump has opened in the Senate.

Ukraine opens probe of possible surveillance of ambassador

Ukraine opens probe of possible surveillance of ambassador

Ukrainian police say they have opened an investigation into the possibility that the former U.S. ambassador came under illegal surveillance before she was recalled from her post.

Putin fast-tracks effort to extend his rule in Russia

Putin fast-tracks effort to extend his rule in Russia

Lawmakers in Russia are set to vote on the appointment of a new prime minister a day after President Vladimir Putin kicked off an unexpected reshuffle of his inner circle.

Watchdog: White House violated law in freezing Ukraine aid

Watchdog: White House violated law in freezing Ukraine aid

The federal government's watchdog agency says the a White House office violated federal law in withholding security assistance to Ukraine aid.

Senate passes US-Canada-Mexico trade deal, a Trump priority

Senate passes US-Canada-Mexico trade deal, a Trump priority

One day after signing a new trade deal with China, President Donald Trump is expected to get more good news on his trade agenda.

Warren man allegedly attacks woman with golf club

Police: Mother says she killed 3 kids found in Phoenix home

Dolphins officially hire former Struthers coach Kuntz

Appeals court upholds conviction for Jacob Larosa

Report: Pelini strong candidate for LSU position

Lockwood Blvd. shut down in Boardman after crews hit gas line

Police: Mother says she killed 3 kids found in Phoenix home

Police: Mother says she killed 3 kids found in Phoenix home

Buckle up: What to watch as impeachment trial takes off

Martin Luther King Jr. Day: Faith, politics mix on holiday

Pro-gun rally by thousands in Virginia ends peacefully

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Public interviews being held Tuesday night for open Sharon City Council seat

Rescue Mission of the Mahoning Valley fundraiser & updates

Rescue Mission of the Mahoning Valley fundraiser & updates

Rat Creative celebrates grand opening

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Julia Smart Kitchen

Youngstown brewery hosts beer school

Big Tap In, lead up events help Project MKC

Valley native coaching in Super Bowl

Man freed after 28 years in prison after conviction vacated

Man freed after 28 years in prison after conviction vacated

Ohio court to hear appeal over video of judge being shot

Authorities: Man fatally shot in botched drug deal robbery

Ohio city frustrated with sidewalk theft of historic bricks

NJ man found shot to death along Pennsylvania highway

Man sentenced for punching Trump protester outside rally