(WASHINGTON) -- Rudy Giuliani associate Lev Parnas was in contact with at least two major Trump campaign donors-- one with an official role in the Republican National Committee-- during his efforts to pressure Ukraine into opening politically motivated investigations, documents released by t…
(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump’s Senate impeachment trial has scrambled the Democratic primary, forcing senators in the race to overhaul their schedules in the final stretch before the Iowa caucuses and New Hampshire primary.
(NEW YORK) -- Presidential candidate Andrew Yang’s wife, Evelyn Yang, claims she was sexually assaulted by her OBGYN while she was pregnant with her first son, revelations she said she shared on CNN on Thursday to help other women.
(NEW YORK) -- The Federal Election Commission on Friday granted Mike Bloomberg's campaign an additional 45 days to file his mandatory personal financial disclosure form.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Trump administration announced a set of proposals on Friday that will loosen school and summer meal guidelines, further weakening one of former first lady Michelle Obama's signature policy efforts.
(WASHINGTON) -- Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday denied having knowledge of any surveillance conducted on former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch -- whose ouster is now at the center of the impeachment process -- but he said the State Department will investigate whether a…
(WASHINGTON) -- The Democratic National Committee announced the qualifying rules for the Democratic debate on Feb. 7, the first matchup after voting begins, which will be hosted by ABC News, ABC's New Hampshire affiliate WMUR-TV and Apple News.
(ALEXANDRIA, Va.) -- Virginia is slated to begin its five-day ban on weapons from Capitol grounds Friday night in anticipation of Monday's Lobby Day against pending gun control legislation.
(WASHINGTON) -- Former Vice President Joe Biden earned the endorsement of Alabama's lone Democratic U.S. House member Friday morning, Rep. Terri Sewell, the 11th member of the Congressional Black Caucus to back Biden’s presidential bid and another sign of his strength with a key constituency…
(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump, while honoring the college football national champions from Louisiana State University amid his Senate trial on Friday, called out Democrats, saying "they are trying to impeach the son of a bitch."
(WASHINGTON) -- Former independent counsels Ken Starr and Robert Ray are expected to join President Donald Trump's Senate impeachment trial legal team, a source familiar with the plans told ABC News Friday.
(NEW YORK) -- The traditional kick-off of election season is usually associated with the state of Iowa, when caucus-goers spend hours attempting to lobby support for their top choice candidates in hopes of helping presidential hopefuls establish an early lead in the nominating process.
(NEW YORK) -- Lev Parnas, Rudy Giuliani’s former business associate, said on CNN Thursday night that his view of his and Giuliani's efforts in Ukraine was that “it was all about 2020, to make sure [Trump] had another four years.”
(WASHINGTON) -- A century-long battle to amend the Constitution to cement equal rights for Americans regardless of sex is coming to a head soon.
(WASHINGTON) -- U.S. senators settled into their political foxholes on Thursday upon the kickoff of President Donald Trump's historic impeachment trial, saying they would take their duties as jurors seriously while also declaring that the upcoming proceedings were either – depending upon the…
(TALLAHASSEE, Fla.) -- Republican lawmakers in Florida submitted a batch of anti-LGBTQ bills this week with just hours to spare before the 2020 legislative deadline.
(WASHINGTON) -- Rep. Ayanna Pressley, D-Mass., revealed in an interview Thursday that she has been living with symptoms of alopecia, an autoimmune disease that causes hair loss.
(WASHINGTON) -- After Chief Justice John Roberts swore in senators for the trial of President Trump on Thursday, several Republican senators described the gravity of the moment, while, at the same time, wondering whether partisan politics has diminished the magnitude of impeachment.
(NEW YORK) -- A coalition of 15 states and New York City is suing the Trump administration over a recent rule from the Agriculture Department that could cause hundreds of thousands to lose benefits under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, also known as "food stamps."
(NEW YORK) -- After new audio of a tense exchange between Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., and Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., following Tuesday's Democratic debate was released, "The View" co-hosts weighed in on the presidential candidates' confrontation.
(WASHINGTON) -- A revised trilateral trade agreement between the United States, Mexico and Canada (USMCA) was passed by the Senate on Thursday, marking the second victory this week for the Trump administration's trade agenda.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Senate formally accepted the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump shortly after noon on Thursday, after they were handed off by key members of the House, officially triggering only the third trial of a president in history.
(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump's hold on security assistance to Ukraine was illegal, according to the federal government's independent watchdog.
(WASHINGTON) -- Lev Parnas, a Soviet-born associate of the president’s personal attorney, Rudy Giuliani, made dramatic claims Wednesday about President Donald Trump’s awareness of activities central to the House impeachment investigation and his Senate trial.
(DES MOINES, Iowa) -- A day after a tense, muted exchange between presidential candidates Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, the hosts of the debate released sound from the confrontation.
(WASHINGTON) -- House Democrats, seeking to build on their successful 2018 blueprint that delivered a gain of 40 seats and the majority in the lower chamber, are kicking off the election year with an ambitious game plan for 2020 to both protect and expand their significant edge over Republicans.
(WASHINGTON) -- Documents made public by the House Intelligence Committee Tuesday night introduced a new character in the ongoing impeachment drama: Robert Hyde, a candidate for Congress from Connecticut and a longtime supporter of President Donald Trump.
(WASHINGTON) -- House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday formally set in motion the process of sending the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump to the Senate that will trigger a Senate trial expected to begin on Thursday.
(NEW YORK) -- Presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg continues to defend his and his company’s conduct regarding the issue of nondisclosure agreements in settlements with former female employees who have brought lawsuits against the company and in some cases, Bloomberg himself.
(WASHINGTON) -- Former Republican Sen. Trent Lott joined "Powerhouse Politics" on Wednesday, weighing in on the fate of an upcoming Senate impeachment trial against President Donald Trump, likely to begin next week.
(DES MOINES, Iowa) -- Six Democrats clashed on the smallest debate stage yet in Iowa, only 20 days before caucusgoers across the Hawkeye state are set to cast the first votes of the primary, bringing a heightened sense of urgency to the matchup Tuesday night.
(NEW YORK) -- With less than three weeks until voting starts in Iowa and beyond, the campaigns of both Sen. Bernie Sanders and Sen. Elizabeth Warren are jockeying for support from the progressive wing of the Democratic Party.
(NEW YORK) -- Entrepreneur and presidential candidate Andrew Yang sat with three undecided voters for ABC News' “Around the Table” series, which gives voters the chance to speak with presidential candidates and talk about the dinner-table issues that affect their every day lives.
(WASHINGTON) -- After months of bickering with prosecutors about his cooperation, Michael Flynn saw his legal counsel file a notice announcing his intention to withdraw his guilty plea "because of the government's bad faith, vindictiveness and breach of the plea agreement."
(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump boasted about killing Iran's top general, Qassem Soleimani, and attacked his new favorite target, Sen. Bernie Sanders, at a campaign rally in Wisconsin Tuesday night as Democrats debated in Iowa and meanwhile, back in Washington, the Senate prepared for…
(WASHINGTON) -- The chairs of three House committees on Tuesday transmitted additional evidence to the House Judiciary Committee for referral to the Senate, just hours after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi signaled her intention to pass articles of impeachment to the upper chamber.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Democratic presidential field and the Democratic National Committee together raked in a total of about $580 million in 2019, surpassing President Donald Trump and the Republican National Committee's combined total of about $463 million by more than $100 million, according…
(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump is set to celebrate the signing of a partial trade deal with China Wednesday, even as the full details of the agreement remain secret and will leave unresolved many sources of ongoing trade tension between the world’s two largest economies.
(WASHINGTON) -- Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Tuesday that the Pentagon is prepared to provide additional financial support for the president's border wall.
(WASHINGTON) -- The top White House official dealing with Congress insisted on Tuesday that President Donald Trump have the option of asking for a vote to dismiss the impeachment case against him at his Senate trial, but GOP leaders rejected a quick vote on the idea.
(DES MOINES, Iowa) -- President Donald Trump and his re-election campaign have made a habit of counter-programming major events on the Democratic primary calendar, and the upcoming Iowa caucuses will be no exception, with the team plotting perhaps their biggest showing yet.
(WASHINGTON) -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday morning told Democrats that the House will take up a resolution appointing impeachment managers on Wednesday, according to Democratic sources in a closed-door meeting.
(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump has closely consulted with aides about the makeup of the team tasked with defending him in the upcoming Senate impeachment trial, according to sources familiar with the matter.
(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump on Monday insisted that the intelligence he and other top officials say justified the killing of a top Iranian general has been "totally consistent" despite shifting explanations.
(DES MOINES, Iowa) -- The seventh Democratic primary debate is the first of the election year and the last before the first primary votes are cast.
(WASHINGTON) -- New Jersey's 2013 "Bridgegate" scandal arrives at the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday, when two former aides to then-Gov. Chris Christie will ask the justices to throw out their fraud convictions and place new limits on public corruption prosecutions.
(WASHINGTON) -- In the final push before the first debate of 2020, the last before voters have their first say, the two billionaire Democratic presidential contenders have zeroed in on strategies that leverage two precious assets for any campaign: time and vast amounts of money in states tha…
(WASHINGTON) -- Presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren confirmed earlier reports Monday evening that Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders disagreed with her that a woman could win in 2020 against President Donald Trump.
(WASHINGTON) -- About two weeks into his tenure on Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s presidential campaign, nearly a dozen of former presidential candidate Julian Castro's supporters from his home state of Texas, a delegate-rich state that will play a significant role on Super Tuesday, have splintered…