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Democrats say Trump impeachment charges must come swiftly
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Democrats say Trump impeachment charges must come swiftly

By LISA MASCARO and MARY CLARE JALONICK Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats moved aggressively to draw up formal articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump on Thursday, with Speaker Nancy Pelosi saying he “leaves us no choice” but to act swiftly because he’s likely to corrupt the system again unless removed before next...

Judge delays decision on suit over Alabama Democratic chair
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Judge delays decision on suit over Alabama Democratic chair

By KIM CHANDLER Associated Press MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A lawsuit filed by the longtime chair of the Alabama Democratic Party challenging a newly elected leader can continue, at least for now, a judge said Thursday. Montgomery Circuit Judge Greg Griffin said he will wait for a decision from the Alabama Supreme Court in an...

Pelosi OKs drafting of impeachment articles against Trump
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Pelosi OKs drafting of impeachment articles against Trump

By LISA MASCARO and MARY CLARE JALONICK Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced Thursday that the House is moving forward to draft articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump. ‘’Our democracy is what is at stake,” Pelosi said. “The president leaves us no choice but to act.” Pelosi delivered the historic...

Families of inmates describe violent conditions to panel
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Families of inmates describe violent conditions to panel

By KIM CHANDLER Associated Press MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Family members and advocates of Alabama inmates crowded into a state task force meeting Wednesday to plead for changes to the state’s criminal justice system and in state prisons that have come under national scrutiny for violent and crowded conditions. The Governor’s Study Group on Criminal...