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Democrats unveil resolution to impeach Trump, fearing self-pardon

Heading off a potential attempt at a self-pardon by President Donald Trump is among the many factors behind the Democrat's resolution to impeach the president less than two weeks before the end of his term.... Read more»

Supreme Court will not hear Maricopa County appeal of Arpaio ruling

The Supreme Court on Monday let stand lower court rulings that said Maricopa County is responsible for controversial policing practices of the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Department under former Sheriff Joe Arpaio.... Read more»

Supreme Court turns down Arpaio, who vows fight to vacate conviction

Former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio vowed Monday to continue the fight to clear his name of a criminal contempt of court conviction, after the Supreme Court rejected his challenge of an appeals court ruling.... Read more»

Just days after his pardon, Arpaio muses about possible future moves

Just days after President Donald Trump pardoned Arpaio late Friday for a criminal contempt of court conviction, the former sheriff was musing Monday about remaining active in Arizona politics. ... Read more»

Obama issues 12 pardons. That’s still far fewer than predecessors

The president’s 18 commutations put him ahead of recent presidents but his use of pardons still lags behind Ronald Reagan, George H.W. Bush, Bill Clinton and George W. Bush. ... Read more»

Analysis

A modest suggestion for the next AG: Fix presidential pardons

More than two years ago, a ProPublica series showed that white applicants were far more likely to receive clemency than comparable applicants who were black. Since then, the government has spent hundreds of thousands of dollars on a study, but the pardons system remains unchanged. ... Read more»