Democratic presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg spoke in Salt Lake City.

Mike Bloomberg is running for president in a parallel campaign world. Here’s the story from Utah, not Iowa

Former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg, reportedly the 9th richest person on the planet, is mounting a White House campaign unique in the history of the United States.

President Donald Trump, center, poses for a photos with Vice President Mike Pence, front left, and Bristol County, Mass., Sheriff Thomas Hodgson, front right, during an event with sheriffs in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

All the president’s sheriffs: How one law enforcement group became ardent Trump supporters

“We’ve got your back, Mr. President,” some sheriffs hollered at a White House event last year.

President Donald Trump, gestures as he and Chinese Vice Premier Liu He prepare to sign a U.S. China trade agreement, in the East Room of the White House, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

McConnell proposes swift impeachment trial with long days

The Republican leader outlined the process in a four-page resolution that will be voted on as one of the first orders of business when senators convene Tuesday

(FILES) In this file photo taken on January 14, 2020 Senate Majority Leader Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY) speaks after a luncheon on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. - Mitch McConnell, the Republican leader of the US Senate, takes pride in calling himself the

With Trump impeachment trial approaching, defense and prosecutors dig in

Advocates for and against President Trump gave no ground Sunday on his Senate impeachment trial, disagreeing on whether a crime is required for his conviction and whether witnesses will be called.

House impeachment managers walk to the Senate on Capitol Hill in Washington, Jan. 16, 2020, where Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) recited the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump. With Trump’s impeachment trial getting underway, Democrats are intensifying their demands for more testimony and documents that could add to the already voluminous evidence against him and bolster their case by shedding new light on several key questions. (T.J. Kirkpatrick/The New York Times)

Democrats seek more testimony, evidence for impeachment trial

With President Trump’s impeachment trial getting underway, Democrats are intensifying their demands for more testimony and documents that could add to the already voluminous evidence against him and bolster their case by shedding new light on several key questions.

In this image from video, Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., left, Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., and Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., escort Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts into the Senate chamber in the Senate at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020. (Senate Television via AP)

For senators during Trump impeachment trial, there’s no escape — and no cellphones

No cellphones. No talking. No escape. That’s the reality during the Senate’s impeachment trial of President Donald Trump, which will begin each day with a proclamation: “All persons are commanded to keep silence, on pain of imprisonment.” After that, 100 senators will sit at their desks for hours on end to hear from House prosecutors, Trump’s defense team and possibly a series of witnesses.

President Donald Trump waves before getting into his vehicle after arriving at Palm Beach International Airport in West Palm Beach, Fla., Friday, Jan. 17, 2020. Trump and his family are spending the weekend at their Mar-a-Lago estate. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Trump says Iranian general who was killed in drone strike said ‘bad things about our country’

President Trump gave a new justification for killing Qassem Soleimani, telling a gathering of Republican donors that the top Iranian general was “saying bad things about our country.”

NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 17: Former Republican New York Representative Chris Collins (C) leaves US District Court after being sentenced to 26 months in Federal prison on January 17, 2020 in New York City. Collins, the first member of Congress to endorse Donald Trump, pleaded guilty in October 2019 to charges of insider trading in relation to securities of Innate Immunotherapeutics, an Australian biotechnology company on whose board of directors he served. (Photo by Scott Heins/Getty Images)

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

Collins was sentenced on charges of conspiracy to commit securities fraud and lying to law enforcement officials after admitting he helped his son dodge stock market loses.

FILE - In this Nov. 11, 2019 file photo, a view of the Supreme Court in Washington. The Supreme Court will decide whether Electoral College voters are required to support presidential candidate who wins state. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Justices to consider whether electors are bound to popular vote winner

Supreme Court justices will hear arguments in April and should issue a decision by late June.

President Donald Trump outside the White House in Washington on Jan. 13, 2020. MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo by

Trump to hold Manchester rally on eve of New Hampshire primary

The February 10th rally will be held in Manchester, but the exact location has not been determined.

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Former state Republican Party committeewoman now serving jail sentence

Christine Cedrone, a Quincy lawyer who was indicted in 2018 while working for the Baker administration’s Department of Conservation and Recreation, pleaded guilty to charges of stealing tens of thousands of dollars from an elderly legal client.

Senator Amy Klobuchar after the Democratic primary debate on Tuesday in Des Moines, Iowa.

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Probably no one, not even Trump, is dreading the impeachment trial more than Amy Klobuchar

In the past month, Klobuchar has raised eyebrows as her poll numbers have risen. That momentum may stall if she has to stay in Washington, D.C., for a prolonged trial.

Senators Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders at the debate on Tuesday.

What She Said

Think a woman can’t win the White House? Elizabeth Warren would be happy to discuss.

Warren’s moves on the debate stage pointed to a singular message: Think a woman can’t be tough enough or mean enough to stand up to President Trump on a debate stage? Think again.

Democratic presidential hopefuls Pete Buttigieg, Elizabeth Warren, Joe Biden, and Bernie Sanders, along with Amy klobuchar and Tom Steyer, will take the stage again Tuesday night in Des Moines, Iowa.

The Democratic presidential candidates will debate again tonight. Here are four things to watch

Tuesday night’s debate in Iowa will be the smallest, the whitest, and possibly the most important event of the 2020 campaign.

In Iowa, Elizabeth Warren faces persistent ‘electability’ concerns

For more than a year, Warren and her rivals for the nomination have been assessed by nervous Democratic voters for the hard-to-define and harder-to-quantify attribute of “electability.” Desperate to beat President Trump, Democrats have looked to the polls and pundits to tell them which candidate has the best shot against him, a process that has boosted former vice president Joe Biden and put Warren at a disadvantage.

NASHUA, NH - DECEMBER 13: Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), speaks during his event at Nashua Community College on December 13, 2019 in Nashua, New Hampshire. The Iowa Caucuses are less than two months away. (Photo by Scott Eisen/Getty Images)

Bernie Sanders leads new Iowa poll

The poll, conducted by the The Des Moines Register and CNN, showed that Sanders was the first choice for 20% of would-be caucusgoers.

Democratic presidential hopefuls gathered during their debate on Dec. 19.

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Who will win New Hampshire? Ranking the Democratic primary candidates with a month to go

If the election were held today, Bernie Sanders would win, according to interviews with more than 20 Granite State insiders, and analysis of polling data and candidates’ on-the-ground operations.

Sanders vs. Biden: Primary could narrow into battle between ‘restoring’ America and a revolution

With strikingly different messages and styles, former vice president Joe Biden and Senator Bernie Sanders — white men pushing 80 who have spent the past few decades in Washington — have overcome initial skepticism that either could triumph over fresher faces running for president.

Democratic presidential candidate Senator Elizabeth Warren.

Warren’s bankruptcy plan revives clash with Biden

Senator Elizabeth Warren on Tuesday released a plan to restore protections for bankrupt families she says were stripped away by a 2005 law.

(FILES) In this file photo taken on December 11, 2019 US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo holds a press conference at the State Department in Washington, DC. - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said it is likely that Iran will try to attack American troops, after a US strike killed a top Iranian commander.

Pompeo says US may attack again if Iran retaliates

The U.S. military may strike more Iranian leaders if the Islamic Republic retaliates for the Trump administration’s killing of Tehran’s most powerful general last week by attacking Americans or American interests, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday.

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