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Money woes reshape 2020 Democratic field 2 months before Iowa

Sen. Kamala Harris' abrupt departure Tuesday from the 2020 presidential race underscores how much the financial landscape has shifted for Democratic presidential contenders -- richly rewarding the candidates who can appeal to small-dollar donors and hobbling some of those competing for the favor of the wealthy contributors who have traditionally fueled campaigns.

Trump's Ukraine scandal: Who's who?

The fast-moving scandal involving President Donald Trump and allegations that he pressured Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to investigate his political rival Joe Biden and his son, Hunter, has upended politics in Washington, DC, and evolved into a full-blown impeachment investigation. There is no evidence that either Biden did anything wrong.

Subpoena indicates investigators interested in Giuliani's business

Federal prosecutors investigating associates of Rudy Giuliani have launched a broad investigation that could include criminal charges ranging from conspiracy, obstruction of justice, campaign finance violations and money laundering, according to a subpoena sent to at least one witness and seen by CNN.

Ex-Biden aides lead newly launched super PAC

An outside group aiming to help Joe Biden's presidential candidacy amid attacks from President Donald Trump officially launched Wednesday with a video and announcement of its team, which is comprised of veteran Democratic strategists and former aides to Biden.

False ad on Republicans tests Facebook's policy on lies

A left-leaning PAC ran a Facebook ad falsely claiming that Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham endorsed the Green New Deal. The ad came after Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez grilled Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg earlier this week about the company's policy of allowing politicians to run ads on the platform that are false.

Giuliani associates leveraged access to raise money

Long before they burst onto the national scene with their high-profile arrests at Dulles International Airport earlier this month, Soviet-born businessmen Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman were already turning heads in Republican fundraising circles.

4th man accused in Ukrainian campaign scheme in custody

David Correia, one of the four men charged last week in an alleged campaign finance scheme involving associates of President Donald Trump's personal attorney Rudy Giuliani, was arrested Wednesday morning at New York's JFK Airport, according to a spokesman for the US attorney's office in Manhattan.

Indictment: Pete Sessions was asked to help remove Ukraine ambassador

Two associates of President Donald Trump's personal attorney Rudy Giuliani pushed former Republican Rep. Pete Sessions to seek the ouster of the US Ambassador to Ukraine at the same time as the associates were helping to bankroll his campaign, according to a federal indictment and campaign finance records.

New charges to Giuliani associates renew foreign money concerns

The criminal indictment against two associates of President Donald Trump's personal attorney Rudy Giuliani describes an elaborate, months-long scheme to funnel foreign money into federal and state elections around the US to curry favor with politicians on behalf of at least one Ukrainian government official and a Russian businessman.

Giuliani, his Ukrainian middleman face increased scrutiny

Lev Parnas, a Ukrainian-American businessman who has been subpoenaed as part of the US House of Representatives' impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, has spent thousands of dollars on Trump properties and donated to the main super PAC supporting the President's reelection effort, according to documents produced in an unrelated federal lawsuit.