Bart Jansen, USA TODAY

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Recent articles by Bart:

Biden is projected to win Florida, the biggest prize Tuesday's elections: Live updates

The projected win continues Biden’s sweep of southern states in his quest to challenge President Donald Trump in November. → Read More

'Not over yet': Biden-Sanders on Super Tuesday collision course as biggest trove of delegates awaits

Biden's victory shook up what has already been a roller coaster of a February, with at times two leaders in national delegates and 6 candidates who have earned a top 3 finish in at least one state. → Read More

Former Trump White House counsel Don McGahn doesn't have to testify after court dismisses lawsuit

The federal appeals court ruled 2-1 that the former White House counsel does not have to testify before the House Judiciary Committee. → Read More

Andrew McCabe, former FBI deputy director, won't face criminal charges

Andrew McCabe, the former FBI deputy director fired for his role in the Russia investigation, won't face criminal charges. → Read More

‘We're alive and we're coming back’: Joe Biden stakes presidential bid on crucial South Carolina primary

"I think we're going to go, we're going to win in South Carolina, and then Super Tuesday and we are on our way," the former vice president said to a cheering crowd in Las Vegas Saturday. → Read More

Trump proposes $2B for 82 miles of border wall, with goal of completing 400 miles by end of 2020

Congressional Democrats criticized the spending priority, creating doubts about whether the funding would be approved. → Read More

Senate appears poised to acquit President Trump as historic impeachment trial nears end

The Senate impeachment trial will end Wednesday when senators, who have served as jurors through weeks of arguments and debate, take a final vote. → Read More

Rep. Jason Crow reads from his children's Constitutions during the Trump impeachment trial, quotes Harry Potter

Rep. Jason Crow read from his children's Constitutions at the Trump impeachment trial and also quoted Professor Dumbledore from Harry Potter. → Read More

Senators will vote next week to acquit or convict Trump: What we know

Senators decided against allowing additional testimony and set the stage for a final vote next week. → Read More

Chuck Schumer says GOP refusing witnesses in Trump trial 'fails the laugh test'

Senators are explaining their positions on impeachment ahead of a final vote Wednesday on whether acquit Trump or remove him from office. → Read More

Senators to pose questions of House prosecutors and President Trump's defense team

Senators must submit the questions in writing, which Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts, who is presiding at the trial. → Read More

'Right matters': Schiff's words set up another day of Democratic arguments in Trump impeachment trial

Adam Schiff and other House managers will focus the third day of opening arguments on accusations that President Trump tried to stonewall their probe. → Read More

Next in the Trump impeachment trial: 16 hours of questions. How that will work

Senators will get 16 hours - over two days - to ask questions of House impeachment managers and President Donald Trump's defense team. → Read More

House Democrats to continue detailing case against President Trump in Senate trial

House Democrats will continue detailing their case against President Donald Trump as the Senate impeachment trial resumes Thursday. → Read More

Fact-checking the Senate impeachment trial of President Trump

A number of people involved in the trial, including President Donald Trump, have dished some not-quite-accurate claims. → Read More

The rules for the Trump impeachment trial are set after fiery marathon Senate session: Here's what happened

The general procedures outlining how the impeachment trial will move forward were set after a Senate session that stretched into early Wednesday. → Read More

Senate trial of President Donald Trump resumes with House Democrats arguing their case

House impeachment managers, led by Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., have 24 hours, over three days, to argue their case against Trump. → Read More

What to expect in the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump

A debate over impeachment rules has the Senate in a massive debate as the impeachment trial of President Donald trump begins. → Read More

Senate impeachment trial of President Trump to resume with debate on rules

The Senate will resume its impeachment trial of President Trump at 1 p.m. Tuesday, beginning with a debate over the rules. → Read More

Handful of key Senate Republicans will determine whether to call witnesses at President Trump's trial

Key Senate Republicans will determine rules for President Trump's impeachment trial, such as whether to call witnesses as Democrats have sought. → Read More