New Jersey Democrat outspoken against Trump impeachment expected to switch parties, sources say
New Jersey Democrat outspoken against Trump impeachment expected to switch parties, sources say

By Veronica Stracqualursi, Manu Raju and Lauren Fox, CNN A freshman Democrat, who strongly opposes House Democrats' impeachment of President Donald Trump, is expected to switch to the Republican Party and is telling...

December 14th, 4:53 PM EST
2020 Democrats urge DNC to change debate qualifications
2020 Democrats urge DNC to change debate qualifications

By Kate Sullivan, Rebecca Buck and Jessica Dean, CNN Nine Democratic presidential candidates signed a letter to Democratic National Committee leaders on Saturday urging the DNC to consider changing the debate...

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Trump administration preparing to announce long-anticipated reduction of US troops in Afghanistan
Trump administration preparing to announce long-anticipated reduction of US troops in Afghanistan

By Jeremy Diamond, CNN President Donald Trump's administration is preparing to announce a long-anticipated drawdown of about 4,000 troops from Afghanistan, a senior administration official confirmed to CNN.

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'I'm not trying to pretend to be a fair juror here': Graham predicts Trump impeachment will 'die quickly' in Senate
'I'm not trying to pretend to be a fair juror here': Graham predicts Trump impeachment will 'die quickly' in Senate

By Veronica Stracqualursi, CNN Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham, chairman of the Judiciary Committee and a close ally of President Donald Trump, said he will do everything in his power to quickly end an expected impeachment...

December 14th, 12:38 PM EST
Analysis: Republicans forget Trump asked Ukrainian president to investigate Biden
Analysis: Republicans forget Trump asked Ukrainian president to investigate Biden

Analysis by Zachary B. Wolf, CNN President Donald Trump's senior aides have further restricted the number of administration officials allowed to listen to the President's phone calls with foreign leaders since his...

December 14th, 12:08 AM EST
Trump plots his defense following the historic rebuke he hopes to foil
Trump plots his defense following the historic rebuke he hopes to foil

By Kevin Liptak and Kaitlan Collins, CNN Historic? Yes. Rebuke? Not so much.

December 14th, 8:23 AM EST
'I see you': How Kamala Harris left a legacy for girls of color
'I see you': How Kamala Harris left a legacy for girls of color

By Jasmine Wright, CNN Kamala Harris' abrupt departure from the 2020 presidential field means she appears less in the public space. She isn't out on the campaign trail. Her name appears in fewer stories.

December 14th, 10:38 AM EST
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez looks to the future after a year of making waves
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez looks to the future after a year of making waves

By Gregory Krieg, CNN One year and a month ago, young activists from the Sunrise Movement barged into Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi's Capitol Hill office to demand immediate action on climate change.

December 14th, 10:23 AM EST
Analysis: The real reason Democrats should study the UK election
Analysis: The real reason Democrats should study the UK election

Analysis by Stephen Collinson, CNN The Labour Party's wipeout in Britain's election spelled out an undeniable warning to Democrats over the potential dangers of tracking too far to the left of more moderate...

December 14th, 8:23 AM EST
What did the UK elections teach us about 2020? Trust the polls
What did the UK elections teach us about 2020? Trust the polls

Analysis by Harry Enten, CNN You're going to hear about a lot of supposed lessons that can be applied to the 2020 US elections from the 2019 United Kingdom elections.

December 14th, 8:38 AM EST
Megan Rapinoe backs Warren: 'I just feel like I trust her'
Megan Rapinoe backs Warren: 'I just feel like I trust her'

By Kate Sullivan and Caroline Kelly, CNN Megan Rapinoe is no longer representing just Team USA -- she's joining Team Warren.

December 13th, 1:38 PM EST
Judge rules Wisconsin must remove 234,000 from voter rolls
Judge rules Wisconsin must remove 234,000 from voter rolls

By Caroline Kelly and Sheena Jones, CNN Roughly 234,000 voters are to be removed from Wisconsin's rolls because they may have moved recently, a county judge ruled Friday.

December 13th, 10:38 PM EST
Court strikes down Mississippi 15-week abortion ban
Court strikes down Mississippi 15-week abortion ban

By Caroline Kelly, CNN The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals struck down Mississippi's 15-week abortion ban on Friday, the latest legal blow to an effort by a conservative-leaning state looking to restrict abortion.

December 13th, 8:53 PM EST
Buttigieg releases list of major fundraisers after sparring with Warren about transparency
Buttigieg releases list of major fundraisers after sparring with Warren about transparency

By Donald Judd, CNN Pete Buttigieg's presidential campaign on Friday released a list of its bundlers following weeks of trading barbs with Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren over campaign transparency.

December 13th, 9:08 PM EST
Former Breitbart Editor: Stephen Miller is a white supremacist. I know, I was one too.
Former Breitbart Editor: Stephen Miller is a white supremacist. I know, I was one too.

By Sara Sidner and Rachel Clarke, CNN She was already a racist when she took a publishing job in Washington, DC. But when she became a reporter for Breitbart News, Katie McHugh says she was taken to new depths of hate with...

December 13th, 8:23 PM EST
Defense spending bill stripped of proposals that would have been tough on Saudi Arabia, sources say
Defense spending bill stripped of proposals that would have been tough on Saudi Arabia, sources say

By Kylie Atwood, CNN When an annual defense spending bill was passed by the House of Representatives this week, it was stripped of multiple measures to compel tougher consequences on Saudi Arabia for human rights abuses,...

December 13th, 7:53 PM EST
The Supreme Court just jumped into the political deep end with Trump taxes lawsuit
The Supreme Court just jumped into the political deep end with Trump taxes lawsuit

By Joan Biskupic, CNN Legal Analyst and Supreme Court Biographer On the same day that a Democratic-led US House committee voted for articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, the Supreme Court made its own...

December 13th, 7:23 PM EST
Smile, Congress: You're on camera!
Smile, Congress: You're on camera!

By Lauren Dezenski, CNN As the House barrels toward impeaching President Donald Trump, both Republicans and Democrats put themselves on display (on television).

December 13th, 6:38 PM EST
Former Kentucky governor issued hundreds of pardons and commutations before leaving office this week
Former Kentucky governor issued hundreds of pardons and commutations before leaving office this week

By Veronica Stracqualursi and Christina Maxouris, CNN Former Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin issued hundreds of pardons and commutations of sentences in his final days in office after his November defeat to Democrat Andy Beshear,...

December 13th, 12:22 AM EST
What the interim US-China trade deal means -- and doesn't
What the interim US-China trade deal means -- and doesn't

By Donna Borak, CNN After a year-and-half of fraught negotiations that has slowed global growth and hurt American farmers and consumers, the United States and China have reached an interim trade deal bypassing an economic...

December 13th, 6:38 PM EST
Nearly all-white debate stage frustrates Democrats seeking more representative field
Nearly all-white debate stage frustrates Democrats seeking more representative field

By Eric Bradner, CNN The most diverse field of Democratic presidential candidates in history is now boiled down to a debate stage that lacks black or Latino candidates.

December 13th, 6:08 PM EST
Sanders retracts endorsement of controversial congressional candidate
Sanders retracts endorsement of controversial congressional candidate

By Caroline Kelly, CNN Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders on Friday withdrew his endorsement of congressional candidate Cenk Uygur after pushback from supporters over Uygur's previous controversial...

December 13th, 5:53 PM EST
DNC announces seven candidates qualified for next week's debate stage
DNC announces seven candidates qualified for next week's debate stage

By Kate Sullivan, CNN The Democratic National Committee announced Friday that seven candidates have qualified to participate in next week's presidential primary debate.

December 13th, 5:53 PM EST
2020 Democrats say they won't participate in December debate if they have to cross picket line
2020 Democrats say they won't participate in December debate if they have to cross picket line

By Kate Sullivan and Dan Merica, CNN All seven Democratic presidential candidates who met the qualifications to participate in next week's debate declared their support on Friday for a local labor union and said they...

December 13th, 4:08 PM EST
Democrats concerned about McConnell's White House impeachment coordination
Democrats concerned about McConnell's White House impeachment coordination

By Clare Foran and Ali Zaslav, CNN Some Democrats are raising concerns about Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's statement that he will coordinate closely with the White House on the looming Senate impeachment...

December 13th, 3:23 PM EST
Supreme Court to hear Trump pleas to block subpoenas for financial records
Supreme Court to hear Trump pleas to block subpoenas for financial records

By Ariane de Vogue, CNN Supreme Court Reporter The Supreme Court said Friday it will consider whether the House and a New York prosecutor can subpoena President Donald Trump's longtime accounting firm and banks for his...

December 13th, 4:53 PM EST
Top Ukrainian official: All we are asking for is fair treatment
Top Ukrainian official: All we are asking for is fair treatment

By Jennifer Hansler, CNN Amid the US impeachment scandal that has ensnared Ukraine, a top official from the Zelensky government said Friday that his country is only seeking fair treatment from the United States and...

December 13th, 5:08 PM EST
A Clinton aide's advice to Trump on how to survive impeachment
A Clinton aide's advice to Trump on how to survive impeachment

Analysis by Chris Cillizza, CNN Editor-at-large With the votes on Friday in the House Judiciary Committee, Donald Trump is now only the third president in history who will face an impeachment vote in the House. The last...

December 13th, 4:23 PM EST
Mueller witness George Nader pleads not guilty to steering foreign money to Clinton campaign
Mueller witness George Nader pleads not guilty to steering foreign money to Clinton campaign

By Marshall Cohen, CNN George Nader, who was a key witness in the Mueller investigation, pleaded not guilty Friday to campaign finance charges linked to the 2016 election.

December 13th, 4:23 PM EST
Sanders endorses controversial candidate in California congressional race
Sanders endorses controversial candidate in California congressional race

By Ryan Nobles and Dan Merica, CNN Sen. Bernie Sanders on Thursday endorsed Cenk Uygur, a controversial candidate in the competitive race to replace Katie Hill in California's 25th Congressional District.

December 13th, 12:37 AM EST