First Republican lawmaker says Trump engaged in impeachable conduct

U.S. Representative Justin Amash, a frequent critic of President Donald Trump, on Saturday became the first Republican lawmaker to say the president has engaged in impeachable behavior.

At campaign rally, Biden decries Democratic ‘anger’ and pledges unity

Seeking to build on early momentum in his 2020 presidential bid, former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden on Saturday condemned “anger” within his own Democratic Party and pledged to work to unify the country in the wake of Donald Trump’s presidency.

Bernie Sanders proposes U.S. education policy overhaul to appeal to black voters

Democratic U.S. presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders on Saturday announced an education policy proposal designed to pump billions of dollars into the public schools system in a direct appeal to black voters who shunned the U.S. senator in his previous presidential bid.

Biden holds U.S. election kick-off rally as Democratic rivals sharpen attacks

Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden on Saturday will hold a presidential-style rally intended to make his march toward becoming the Democrat to take on President Donald Trump seem inevitable, even as rivals search for ways to slow him down.

Lockheed Martin’s Sikorsky wins $1.1 billion U.S. defense contract

Sikorsky, a unit of Lockheed Martin Corp, has been awarded a $1.1 billion contract for 12 CH-53K King Stallion helicopters, including logistics and other support, the Pentagon said on Friday.

Bernie Sanders calls for end to for-profit U.S. charter schools

Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders is calling for a sweeping overhaul of publicly-funded charter schools, rolling out a plan on Saturday that will put him at odds with some of his opponents and underscore his renewed efforts to win black voters.

Democratic lawmaker to turn to lawyers over Trump taxes

U.S. House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal said on Friday he was consulting with counsel on how best to enforce his subpoena for President Donald Trump’s tax returns after Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin turned down his demand.

U.S. Treasury’s Mnuchin rejects subpoena for Trump tax returns

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin defied a congressional subpoena seeking six years of President Donald Trump’s tax returns on Friday, all but guaranteeing a federal court battle with Congress over the records.