The House is not voting on impeaching Trump today. But here’s why the vote still matters

Jeanine Santucci USA TODAY Published 3:00 AM EDT Oct 31, 2019 Thursday is shaping up to be a milestone in the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. A resolution vote will be the first of the full House under the formal impeachment inquiry and will put moderate lawmakers from both parties under scrutiny heading into the…

House to make first vote of formal Trump impeachment inquiry, resolution sets rules for public hearings

Bart Jansen USA TODAY Published 3:00 AM EDT Oct 31, 2019 WASHINGTON – The House of Representatives is scheduled to vote Thursday on a Democratic resolution mapping out rules for public hearings in the impeachment investigation of President Donald Trump, after weeks of Republicans criticizing the inquiry for holding closed-door meetings in the basement of the Capitol.…

5 key lawmakers to watch as Congress sets ground rules for Trump impeachment inquiry

Ledyard King USA TODAY Published 3:00 AM EDT Oct 31, 2019 WASHINGTON – The vote Thursday on a House resolution laying out the next phase of the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump seems like a foregone conclusion. At least 218 Democrats already have signaled their support for moving forward with the measure, enough to ensure its passage. The…

Waiting in the bullpen, Astros’ Gerrit Cole didn’t get chance to pitch in Game 7 of Series

USA TODAY Published 3:01 AM EDT Oct 31, 2019 The Houston Astros had Gerrit Cole warming up in the bullpen during Game 7 of the World Series, but manager A.J. Hinch didn’t bring in the right-hander, opting for a combination of relievers that ended up turning a 2-1 lead into a 6-2 loss. Cole is set to enter…

PFL 2019, Playoffs 3 weigh-in results: All fighters make weight

By: Dave Doyle | October 31, 2019 2:05 am The PFL’s final playoff event before the Dec. 31 championship finals is Thursday night, and the post-season contestants in the heavyweight and light heavyweight divisions are now official. PFL 2019, Playoffs 1 takes place Thursday at Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. The night’s prelims…

Washington Nationals become seventh wild-card team to win Series

Scott Boeck USA TODAY Published 2:47 AM EDT Oct 31, 2019 The Washington Nationals didn’t win their division.  They didn’t win 100 games during the regular season.  They were the eighth-best team in the majors, ranked by wins.  They were 12 games under .500, 19-31, on May 24.  To say the least, the Nationals’ path to…

Now 21 years old, Juan Soto celebrates Series title with first legal drinks

Jesse Yomtov USA TODAY Published 3:12 AM EDT Oct 31, 2019 It had been an ongoing storyline throughout October. Washington Nationals phenom Juan Soto couldn’t partake in alcohol during the team’s wild-card, NLDS or NLCS clubhouse celebrations. Soto’s 21st birthday finally came during the World Series and after helping the Nationals beat the Astros 6-2 in…