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Politics - U.S. House
Jan 17, 2020

Can Anyone Save the G.O.P.?
Bill Weld tries a Granite State carom shot.

Politics - U.S. House
Jan 17, 2020

En el juicio político a Donald Trump, los senadores enfrentan cabos sueltos
Las entrevistas de Lev Parnas, cercano al abogado personal del presidente de Estados Unidos, así como documentos publicados por investigadores del congreso muestran que aún hay mucho por descubrir en el caso.

Politics - U.S. House
Jan 17, 2020

Robert Ray Wanted to Indict Clinton. He Thinks Trump Will Be Vindicated
As Ken Starr's successor, Mr. Ray ended up striking a deal that prevented Mr. Clinton from being prosecuted.

Politics - U.S. House
Jan 17, 2020

Ken Starr Returns to the Impeachment Fray, This Time for the Defense
The independent counsel whose investigation resulted in a Senate trial for President Bill Clinton has joined the team defending President Trump in his own Senate trial.

Politics - U.S. House
Jan 17, 2020

The Real Risks of Republicans' Burying Their Heads in the Sand
G.O.P. senators will harm Congress if they turn away from new testimony and information relevant to impeachment.

Politics - U.S. House
Jan 17, 2020

Another Thing Tom Steyer Is Wrong About
Proponents of term limits are either naïve or cynical — sometimes both.

Politics - U.S. House
Jan 17, 2020

Chris Collins Won a 4th House Term While Indicted. Can He Avoid a Prison Term?
The former congressman from Western New York, who admitted to giving his son inside information about a drug company, is now seeking probation.

Politics - U.S. House
Jan 17, 2020

Ex-Rep. Chris Collins Gets 26-Month Prison Sentence in Insider Trading Case
The former Republican congressman had pleaded guilty to giving his son nonpublic information about a drug company.

Politics - U.S. House
Jan 17, 2020

Dust Off the Impeachment Tables, a Senate Trial Is Underway
To make way for a historic impeachment trial, the Senate is undergoing a physical makeover, with custom tables for the prosecutors, cubbies for senators' phones and quarters for the chief justice.

Politics - U.S. House
Jan 16, 2020

For the Senators Who Will Judge Trump, an Incomplete Story to Consider
Recent interviews by Lev Parnas, an associate of the president's personal lawyer, as well as documents released by House investigators, reinforced that there is more still to be learned.

Politics - U.S. House
Jan 16, 2020

Angry Trump Says Focus Should Be on a Trade Deal, Not a ‘Hoax'
But the few times the president did anything in public on Thursday, it was clear he was unnerved by the prospect of a Senate trial.

Politics - U.S. House
Jan 16, 2020

Two Days of History on Capitol Hill
As the impeachment trial of President Trump begins, theatrical ritual — and gravity — are on display.

Politics - U.S. House
Jan 16, 2020

An Impeachment Trial That Could Unfold Out of Public View
President Trump's trial will feature bitter debates and intense legal wrangling. Much of it is likely to unfold behind closed doors.

Politics - U.S. House
Jan 16, 2020

What America Learned in 28 Days
Nancy Pelosi's decision to delay transmitting the impeachment articles allowed significant new information to come to light.

Politics - U.S. House
Jan 16, 2020

A Sketch Artist's View of the Impeachment Trial
Drawings of the proceedings from inside the Senate chamber, where no photos are allowed.

Politics - U.S. House
Jan 16, 2020

The Senate adjourns the trial for the long weekend.
The House managers and the president's defense lawyers are expected to work around the clock, but the trial itself resumes on Tuesday.

Politics - U.S. House
Jan 16, 2020

Democrats Say JPMorgan's Response to Racism Questions Was Lacking
Under 5 percent of its advisers are black, the bank said in response to questions from Democrats in Congress. The lawmakers want to know more.

Politics - U.S. House
Jan 16, 2020

Open the Impeachment Trial
The Senate has closed the door for deliberations in the past. It should let the public in.

Politics - U.S. House
Jan 16, 2020

What Will Each Senator Say About Trump? We Deserve to Know
The Senate has closed the door for impeachment deliberations in the past. It should let the public in.

Politics - U.S. House
Jan 16, 2020

Senate Opens Trump Impeachment Trial as New Ukraine Revelations Emerge
The chief justice was sworn in as the presiding officer and senators swore to do "impartial justice," as the Senate opened the third presidential impeachment trial in U.S. history.

Politics - U.S. House
Jan 16, 2020

Watch Live: Senators Take Oaths for Impeachment Trial
Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. will be sworn in as the presiding officer of President Trump's impeachment trial and administer oaths to all 100 senators.

Politics - U.S. House
Jan 16, 2020

Key Moments as Trump's Impeachment Trial Formally Begins
President Trump's fate now rests with a Senate controlled by 53 Republicans, many of whom have already dismissed the charges against him out of hand.

Politics - U.S. House
Jan 16, 2020

Liz Cheney Says She Won't Run for Senate in Wyoming
Ms. Cheney, the highest-ranking Republican woman in the House, said she would seek re-election to that chamber rather than pursue a vacant Senate seat.

Politics - U.S. House
Jan 16, 2020

Watch Live: House Managers Read Articles of Impeachment to Senate
A new phase of the impeachment proceedings begins in the Senate as the charges against President Trump will be read out loud, and lawmakers will lay the procedural groundwork for the trial.

Politics - U.S. House
Jan 16, 2020

The Impeachment Trial Begins
The House of Representatives has initiated the third presidential impeachment trial in American history. So what happens next?

Politics - U.S. House
Jan 16, 2020

Trump Impeachment: What to Watch For Today
The House impeachment managers will read the charges against President Trump in the well of the Senate, and the chief justice of the Supreme Court and every senator will swear to do "impartial justice."

Politics - U.S. House
Jan 16, 2020

Trump Impeachment: What to Watch Today
The House impeachment managers will read the charges against President Trump in the well of the Senate, and the chief justice of the Supreme Court and every senator will swear to do "impartial justice."

Politics - U.S. House
Jan 15, 2020

Robert Hyde, Erratic Ex-Landscaper, Is Unlikely New Impeachment Figure
Mr. Hyde, whose electronic messages suggest that he was tracking the U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, has a history of turbulent behavior.

Politics - U.S. House
Jan 15, 2020

Its Reputation Tattered, Polarized Senate Faces a Steep Impeachment Test
A partisan start to the trial stands in contrast to a consensus approach struck in 1999, the last time the Senate weighed the fate of a president.

Politics - U.S. House
Jan 15, 2020

Pelosi Taps Diverse Team of Impeachment Managers With Legal Credentials
The group of Democratic lawmakers preparing to press the case against President Trump is about half as large as and far more diverse than the team that prosecuted Bill Clinton.

Politics - U.S. House
Jan 15, 2020

Impeachment Highlights: House Initiates Impeachment Trial
The House named the impeachment managers, held a floor vote and took part in a rarely used engrossment ceremony.

Politics - U.S. House
Jan 15, 2020

House Delivers Articles of Impeachment to Senate
Democrats in the House initiated the third presidential impeachment trial in American history, and sent their articles of impeachment against President Trump to the Senate.

Politics - U.S. House
Jan 15, 2020

Watch Live: Impeachment Engrossment Ceremony
The House will finalize its articles of impeachment and Speaker Nancy Pelosi will sign them before sending them to the Senate.

Politics - U.S. House
Jan 15, 2020

Key Moments as House Formally Sent Impeachment Articles Against Trump to Senate
House Democrats spent the day preparing to cede control of the impeachment process to the Republican-led Senate for a trial.

Politics - U.S. House
Jan 15, 2020

Key Moments as House Prepares to Send Impeachment Articles to Senate
House Democrats are preparing to cede control of the impeachment process to the Republican-led Senate for a trial and final judgment.

Politics - U.S. House
Jan 15, 2020

House Delivers Impeachment Charges to Senate, Paving the Way for a Trial
The House impeachment managers walked the articles of impeachment across the Capitol after a long-anticipated vote to start what promises to be a fiercely partisan impeachment trial of President Trump.

Politics - U.S. House
Jan 15, 2020

House Votes to Send Impeachment Charges to Senate, Approving Managers
The House's long-anticipated vote fell largely along party lines, setting the stage for what promises to be a fiercely partisan impeachment trial of President Trump.

Politics - U.S. House
Jan 15, 2020

Sylvia Garcia: Impeachment Manager Is a Lawyer and Former Judge
The freshman Democrat is one of the first two Latina congresswomen from Texas.

Politics - U.S. House
Jan 15, 2020

House Approves Sending Articles of Impeachment to Senate
The vote fell largely along party lines, with only one Democrat joining all the Republicans in opposition.

Politics - U.S. House
Jan 15, 2020

Jerrold Nadler: Impeachment Manager Will Tie Case to Constitution
Mr. Nadler, the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, will be the constitutional expert of the team of impeachment managers.

Politics - U.S. House
Jan 15, 2020

Val Demings: Impeachment Manager Offers Law Enforcement Experience
Ms. Demings, a relatively junior member of Congress from Florida who had been a police chief, has become a respected questioner on both the House Judiciary and Intelligence committees.

Politics - U.S. House
Jan 15, 2020

Zoe Lofgren: Impeachment Manager Is a Veteran of Two Impeachment Inquiries
In choosing Ms. Lofgren, Speaker Nancy Pelosi put a seasoned, even-tempered ally on the team that will prosecute the House's case in the Senate.

Politics - U.S. House
Jan 15, 2020

Watch Live: Nancy Pelosi Announces Impeachment Managers
Speaker Nancy Pelosi is announcing the impeachment managers for the trial in the Senate. The group will serve as the public face of the impeachment process starting immediately.

Politics - U.S. House
Jan 15, 2020

‘He's Been Impeached Forever,' Pelosi Says of Trump
Speaker Nancy Pelosi criticized President Trump as she introduced the impeachment managers for the Senate trial. They are Representatives Adam B. Schiff, Jerrold Nadler, Zoe Lofgren, Hakeem Jeffries, Val B. Demings, Jason Crow and Sylvia R. Garcia.

Politics - U.S. House
Jan 15, 2020

How Impeachment Will Force Senators Off the Campaign Trail
Despite a potential loss of momentum in their campaigns, senators running for president say their presence at the Senate trial is a constitutional obligation.

Politics - U.S. House
Jan 15, 2020

The Senate Must Reject Trump's Privilege Claim on Witnesses
Failing to do so would be an abdication of its responsibilities as a separate but equal branch of government.

Politics - U.S. House
Jan 15, 2020

Trump Impeachment: What to Expect From the House and Senate Today
Speaker Nancy Pelosi plans to name the impeachment managers on Wednesday, and the House is scheduled to vote to move the articles to the Senate.

Politics - U.S. House
Jan 14, 2020

Senate Has Votes to Pass Limits on Trump's Iran War Power, Likely Drawing a Veto
The declaration by Senator Tim Kaine signals a growing dissatisfaction among Republicans with President Trump's Iran strategy.

Politics - U.S. House
Jan 14, 2020

3 Republicans Are Open to Impeachment Witnesses, but Democrats Need a 4th
Senators Susan Collins, Lisa Murkowski and Mitt Romney seem open to witnesses in President Trump's impeachment trial. With one more Republican, Democrats could commandeer the proceedings.

Politics - U.S. House
Jan 14, 2020

Impeachment Briefing: Quirks of the Trial
Here are some of the archaic rules and procedures that make an impeachment trial so unusual.

Politics - U.S. House
Jan 14, 2020

Take Impeachment Seriously, Senators
Can they handle the truth?

Politics - U.S. House
Jan 14, 2020

House Will Vote Wednesday to Send Impeachment Articles, Pelosi Says
The speaker, who has waited nearly a month to transmit the charges against President Trump to the Senate, detailed her plan to move forward, allowing a trial to begin this week.

Politics - U.S. House
Jan 14, 2020

House to Send Impeachment Charges to Senate as New Evidence Emerges
On the eve of the formal start of the historic Senate trial of President Trump, new evidence emerged tying him more closely to the Ukraine pressure campaign.

Politics - U.S. House
Jan 14, 2020

Documents Provide New Details of Trump's Pressure Campaign on Ukraine
The dozens of pages of notes, text messages and other records lay out work conducted by Rudolph W. Giuliani and an associate on behalf of the president.

Politics - U.S. House
Jan 13, 2020

Republicans Rule Out Outright Dismissal of Impeachment Charges
Rank-and-file senators and party leaders made clear on Monday that even if they wanted to pursue dismissal, the votes simply were not there to succeed — at least not at the outset of the trial.

Politics - U.S. House
Jan 13, 2020

A Step-by-Step Guide to Trump's Impeachment Trial
When the House votes to send articles of impeachment to the Senate, it sets off a series of choreographed steps — some well-defined, others up for debate — that will shape the Senate trial.

Politics - U.S. House
Jan 12, 2020

Schumer, Eyeing Senate's Top Job, Navigates Tricky Impeachment Terrain
Senator Chuck Schumer, the minority leader, knows the Senate is unlikely to convict President Trump. So he is focusing on what constitutes a fair trial — and trying to put Republicans in a box.

Politics - U.S. House
Jan 12, 2020

Trump, Shifting Arguments, Urges Swift Dismissal of Impeachment Charges
The president injected new instability into his looming impeachment trial as Speaker Nancy Pelosi warned that nothing could "erase" the stain on his presidency.

Politics - U.S. House
Jan 11, 2020

Why We Voted Against the War Powers Resolution
Congress should be debating laws governing the use of force, not symbolic resolutions.

Politics - U.S. House
Jan 11, 2020

Logjam Over Impeachment Trial Leaves Trump Prosecutors Little Time to Prepare
Speaker Nancy Pelosi has waited to name the representatives who will present the case to the Senate, making an already fraught job even more difficult.

Politics - U.S. House
Jan 10, 2020

House Democrats Push Environmental Bills, but Victories Are Few
Climate and environmental activists are growing impatient with a Democratic-led House that they view as not doing enough to enact their agenda.

Politics - U.S. House
Jan 10, 2020

Doug Collins Apologizes for Claiming Democrats Are ‘In Love With Terrorists'
Mr. Collins walked backed his statement made Wednesday amid a fiery debate over Congress's role in matters of war and peace.

Politics - U.S. House
Jan 10, 2020

Pelosi Alerts House to Be Ready to Send Impeachment Articles Next Week
In a letter to lawmakers, Ms. Pelosi moved to end an impasse, paving the way for the third presidential impeachment trial in history to begin as soon as Wednesday.

Politics - U.S. House
Jan 10, 2020

He Was Cruising in a G.O.P. Primary. Then Trump Endorsed an Ex-Democrat.
David Richter had been the front-runner in his House primary in New Jersey. That changed when the Democratic incumbent announced he was becoming a Republican, with the president's support.

Politics - U.S. House
Jan 09, 2020

Frederick Richmond, 96, Dies; Congressman Undone by Corruption
A wealthy House member and a champion of liberal causes as a New York civic leader, he was forced to quit Congress in 1982 in a corruption scandal.

Politics - U.S. House
Jan 09, 2020

Frederick Richmond, Disgraced Brooklyn Congressman, Dies at 96
One of the wealthiest House members and a champion of liberal causes as a civic leader, he was forced to quit Congress in 1982 in a corruption scandal.

Politics - U.S. House
Jan 09, 2020

House Votes to Restrain Trump's Iran War Powers
The debate over the resolution reignited a fierce dispute over Congress's role in matters of war and peace, and highlighted deep disagreements over President Trump's policy on Iran.

Politics - U.S. House
Jan 09, 2020

‘When I'm Ready,' Pelosi Says of Sending Impeachment Articles
Speaker Nancy Pelosi rebuffed the latest calls to send the House's articles of impeachment against President Trump to the Senate.

Politics - U.S. House
Jan 09, 2020

Anticipation Building, Pelosi Says She Will Send Impeachment Articles ‘Soon'
The Democratic speaker of the House said she would send the charges to the Senate "when I'm ready, and that will probably be soon."

Politics - U.S. House
Jan 09, 2020

Pelosi Is Prepared to Send Impeachment Articles to Senate, Just Not Yet
Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she would send the charges to the Senate "when I'm ready, and that will probably be soon."

Politics - U.S. House
Jan 09, 2020

Pelosi, Under Pressure to Send Impeachment to Senate, Declines Again
The Democratic speaker of the House said she would send the impeachment articles to the Senate "when I'm ready — and that will probably be soon."

Politics - U.S. House
Jan 09, 2020

Subpoena John Bolton
What Pelosi should do now.

Politics - U.S. House
Jan 08, 2020

Mike Lee, a G.O.P. Senator, Calls Administration's Iran Briefing ‘Insulting'
Mr. Lee lashed out after he said he was chided by a top administration official for questioning President Trump's Iran strategy.

Politics - U.S. House
Jan 08, 2020

3 Hours From Alert to Attacks: Inside the Race to Protect U.S. Forces From Iran Strikes
Intelligence that foreshadowed the Iranian attack set off a tense, often confusing afternoon in the White House Situation Room.

Politics - U.S. House
Jan 08, 2020

President Mitch McConnell
He's in charge of everything but shooting at Iran.

Politics - U.S. House
Jan 08, 2020

Pelosi Announces Vote to Limit Trump's War-Making Power Against Iran
The House is expected to vote on Thursday on a resolution to force the president to halt any military action against Iran unless Congress authorizes it.

Politics - U.S. House
Jan 08, 2020

McConnell, Rebuffing Pelosi, Declines to Budge on Impeachment Trial Terms
Despite voicing deference to the speaker, a growing number of Senate Democrats said that they were losing patience with the delay and wanted the trial to begin.

Politics - U.S. House
Jan 08, 2020

McConnell Refuses to Negotiate With Pelosi on Impeachment Trial Terms
The top Senate Republican said he had no intention of negotiating with the House speaker over the terms of the impeachment trial.

Politics - U.S. House
Jan 08, 2020

Nancy Pelosi's Impeachment Gamble
The House speaker's decision to pause the process seemed a safe bet — until one potentially crucial witness made an announcement.

Politics - U.S. House
Jan 07, 2020

Pressed for Details on Suleimani Strike, Trump Administration Gives Few
Administration officials argue that the general was plotting imminent attacks, but Democrats said that the intelligence they have seen was too vague.

Politics - U.S. House
Jan 07, 2020

Echoes of Kavanaugh Fight as Bolton Complicates Impeachment Trial Plans
The former national security adviser's surprise declaration that he is willing to testify may test Republican unity during the Senate impeachment trial, even if it doesn't affect the outcome.

Politics - U.S. House
Jan 07, 2020

Why Is Mitch McConnell So Afraid of John Bolton?
The Senate must hear his testimony in an impeachment trial.

Politics - U.S. House
Jan 07, 2020

McConnell Says He Will Proceed on Impeachment Trial Without Witness Deal
The Senate majority leader said he had the votes to begin President Trump's trial without committing to calling witnesses or admitting new evidence, over Democrats' objections.

Politics - U.S. House
Jan 07, 2020

Elizabeth Warren's Bankruptcy Plan Revives Old Clash With Biden
Ms. Warren called for repealing provisions of a 2005 law that Joe Biden supported when he was in the Senate.

Politics - U.S. House
Jan 07, 2020

Warren Rolls Out a Bankruptcy Plan, Reviving an Old Clash With Biden
Elizabeth Warren called for repealing provisions of a 2005 law that Joseph R. Biden Jr. supported when he was in the Senate.

Politics - U.S. House
Jan 07, 2020

Why Aren't All the President's Men Testifying?
Their contempt for Congress should be met with a legal and political fusillade.

Politics - U.S. House
Jan 07, 2020

The Arrogance of Trump's Enablers
Their contempt for Congress should be met with a legal and political fusillade.

Politics - U.S. House
Jan 06, 2020

Un presidente volátil con pocas restricciones y cada vez más poder
La muerte del general iraní Qasem Soleimani es el ejemplo más reciente del modo caprichoso en el que el mandatario de Estados Unidos, Donald Trump, ha elegido mostrar su poderío letal.

Politics - U.S. House
Jan 06, 2020

Mike Pompeo Is Said to Decide Against Running for Senate in Kansas
The secretary of state's decision most likely ends Republicans' hopes of securing a potentially dominant candidate for the open seat in Kansas, his home state.

Politics - U.S. House
Jan 06, 2020

Bolton Is Willing to Testify in Trump Impeachment Trial, Raising Pressure for Witnesses
The former national security adviser, who has complied with a White House directive not to cooperate in the inquiry, said he would testify if the Senate subpoenaed him.

Politics - U.S. House
Jan 06, 2020

Bolton Is Willing to Testify in Trump's Impeachment Trial
The former national security adviser, who has complied with a White House directive not to cooperate in the inquiry, said he was willing to testify in the Senate trial if subpoenaed.

Politics - U.S. House
Jan 06, 2020

Bolton Says He Is Willing to Testify in Impeachment Trial
The former national security adviser, who has complied with a White House directive not to cooperate in the inquiry, said he was willing to testify in the Senate trial if subpoenaed.

Politics - U.S. House
Jan 06, 2020

Amy Kennedy Joins N.J. Race to Defeat Van Drew, Who Switched Parties
The wife of former Representative Patrick Kennedy is vying to oust a congressman who pledged loyalty to President Trump.

Politics - U.S. House
Jan 06, 2020

Kennedy Family Member Joins N.J. Race Against Democratic Defector Jeff Van Drew
The wife of former Representative Patrick Kennedy is vying to oust a congressman who pledged loyalty to President Trump.

Politics - U.S. House
Jan 06, 2020

An Open Letter to John Lewis
As you fight a new battle, we owe you a debt of gratitude for being a moral compass for our nation.

Politics - U.S. House
Jan 06, 2020

How Democrats Can Win Back Obama-Trump Defectors
They don't have to lose their souls to do it. Just the opposite.

Politics - U.S. House
Jan 05, 2020

A Democrat Who Can Beat Trump
Why Amy Klobuchar still has a chance.

Politics - U.S. House
Jan 05, 2020

Iran Uncertainty Grips Congress as Impeachment Looms
President Trump's decision to strike a top Iranian general has upended Congress's priorities, thrusting matters of war and peace into the spotlight.

Politics - U.S. House
Jan 04, 2020

Mr. McConnell, It's Time to Hear From John Bolton
The Senate impeachment trial will be a sham unless top administration officials testify.

Politics - U.S. House
Jan 04, 2020

The Evidence on Ukraine Is Only Getting Worse for Donald Trump
The Senate impeachment trial will be a sham unless top administration officials testify.

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