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President Donald Trump meets with Rep. Jeff Van Drew, D-N.J., who is planning to switch his party affiliation, in the Oval Office of the White House, Thursday, Dec. 19, 2019, in Washington.
Evan Vucci/AP
AP News
December 19, 2019 - 3:24 pm
President Donald Trump announced Thursday that Rep. Jeff Van Drew, a New Jersey Democrat who broke with his party to vote against Trump's impeachment, is becoming a Republican.
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Joe Biden
Keith Srakocic/AP
AP News
December 19, 2019 - 9:30 am
Just seven Democrats will take the stage for the sixth and final round of presidential debates in 2019. That's down from 20 candidates six months ago. Read more here.
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Donald Trump
Evan Vucci/AP
AP News
December 19, 2019 - 7:20 am
Defiant in the face of a historic rebuke, President Donald Trump labeled his impeachment by the House of Representatives on Wednesday “a suicide march” for the Democratic Party as he delivered a rambling two-hour rally speech that overlapped the vote. Read more here.
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President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales in the Oval Office of the White House, Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2019, in Washington.
Evan Vucci/AP
AP News
December 18, 2019 - 4:04 pm
An incredulous and defiant President Donald Trump stared down Wednesday's impending impeachment votes as he has every obstacle in his presidency: broadcasting his grievances by tweet.
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In this Sept. 21, 2018, file photo rapper Daniel Hernandez, known as Tekashi 6ix9ine, performs during the Philipp Plein women's 2019 Spring-Summer collection, unveiled during the Fashion Week in Milan, Italy.
Luca Bruno/AP
AP News
December 18, 2019 - 2:05 pm
The rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine was sentenced to 2 years in prison Wednesday for his entanglement with a violent street gang that fueled his rise to fame, but was spared a much harsher possible sentence because of his extraordinary decision to become a star witness for prosecutors.
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In this Dec. 14, 2019, photo, Psyche Calderon, center, pauses for a moment as she works alongside other volunteer health care professionals in a shelter for migrants in Tijuana, Mexico.
Gregory Bull/AP
AP News
December 18, 2019 - 1:57 pm
Dr. Psyche Calderon is part of a movement of health professionals and medical students from both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border that is quietly battling to keep asylum seekers healthy and safe while their lives remain in flux. Read more here.
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In this June 27, 2019 file photo, former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort arrives in a New York court.
Seth Wenig/AP
AP News
December 18, 2019 - 1:38 pm
A New York judge threw out state mortgage fraud charges against Paul Manafort, ruling Wednesday that the criminal case was too similar to one that has already landed President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman in federal prison.
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Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg speaks with author Jeffrey Rosen at the National Constitution Center Americas Town Hall at the National Museum of Women in the Arts, Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2019 in Washington.
Steve Helber/AP
AP News
December 18, 2019 - 12:20 pm
In the course of a year, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has had lung surgery to remove cancerous growths and radiation for a tumor on her pancreas. More recently, she was hospitalized with a likely infection.
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House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., speaks as the House of Representatives debates the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump.
House Television via AP
AP News
December 18, 2019 - 10:16 am
The U.S. House marched on Wednesday toward historic nighttime votes to impeach President Donald Trump, split as severely as the nation over the conduct of the 45th American president but all but certain to approve the charges against him and send them to the Senate for trial.
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A letter from President Donald Trump to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., is photographed Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2019, in Washington.
Jon Elswick/AP Photo
AP News
December 18, 2019 - 8:14 am
President Donald Trump is on the cusp of being impeached by the House, with a historic debate set Wednesday on charges that he abused his power and obstructed Congress ahead of votes that will leave a defining mark on his tenure at the White House. Read more here.
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