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Washington Post Politics
Jan 23, 2020

Senate hears opening arguments making the case against Trump
Earlier Wednesday, Trump told reporters at a news conference in Switzerland that he "can live either way" with the Senate's decision on whether to call witnesses for his historic impeachment trial.

Washington Post Politics
Jan 22, 2020

What happened in Wednesday's Senate trial, in 5 minutes
From Adam Schiff's opening statements to criticism of Jerry Nadler's performance to senators blatantly breaking the rules and getting out of their seats.

Washington Post Politics
Jan 22, 2020

Trump's second-heaviest Twitter day mirrored the heaviest: Lots of feedback about things on TV
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Washington Post Politics
Jan 22, 2020

What Pete Buttigieg learned organizing for Obama in Iowa: ‘You can reach people.' And wear boots.
In 2008, he and two friends knocked on doors in some of the state's poorest, most conservative towns. It was an experience that resonates as he runs in 2020.

Washington Post Politics
Jan 22, 2020

A sizable chunk of Trump's base thinks he has broken the law. Many of those people remain in his corner.
A new poll lays bare the difficult job Democrats have: Even Republicans who think Trump has broken the law oppose his removal.

Washington Post Politics
Jan 22, 2020

Biden says he refuses to be part of impeachment witness deal
Senate Democrats and the former vice president tried to knock down reports that some were working on a deal to suggest testimony by Biden and Trump officials.

Washington Post Politics
Jan 22, 2020

Democrats scale back language as Trump and GOP press ahead with attacks on Senate impeachment trial
The Republican barrage was led by Trump himself, who called the top House managers "sleazebags" while denouncing his impeachment as a "hoax" and "disgrace" to his presidency.

Washington Post Politics
Jan 22, 2020

Gordon Sondland plugs away in Brussels while playing a central role in Trump's impeachment trial
House Democrats and White House lawyers both say Sondland is their key witness.

Washington Post Politics
Jan 22, 2020

As House Democrats lay out their case, Trump's campaign and White House offer a different narrative
That narrative is often misleading.

Washington Post Politics
Jan 22, 2020

Black lawmakers' presidential endorsements are the most spread-out they've been in recent history
Black voters have largely rallied behind one candidate. Black lawmakers? Not so much.

Washington Post Politics
Jan 22, 2020

Supreme Court's conservatives seem open to some state aid for religious schools
Montana shut down tax-incentive program for scholarships for both secular and religious education.

Washington Post Politics
Jan 22, 2020

U.N. report: Saudi crown prince was involved in alleged hacking of Bezos phone
Statement ties Saudi leader's role to Washington Post reporting on his country and murder of Post columnist.

Washington Post Politics
Jan 22, 2020

Roberts admonishes House managers, Trump lawyers, telling them to ‘remember where they are'
Roberts stepped in after a particularly pointed exchange between House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler and two lawyers for the president.

Washington Post Politics
Jan 22, 2020

Senators urge House impeachment managers to tone it down after testy debate
Nadler's early-morning accusations of a "shameful coverup" and "treacherous" GOP behavior had senators of both parties asking the managers to keep the focus on the case.

Washington Post Politics
Jan 22, 2020

Impeachment trial live updates: Senate hears opening arguments making the case against Trump
Earlier Wednesday, Trump told reporters at a news conference in Switzerland that he "can live either way" with the Senate's decision on whether to call witnesses for his historic impeachment trial.

Washington Post Politics
Jan 22, 2020

How Trump's Senate trial lawyers could complicate the case his DOJ lawyers are making in court
It's pretty contradictory, some legal experts suggest, and could affect the administration's efforts in those cases.

Washington Post Politics
Jan 22, 2020

Impeachment trial live updates: Senate to hear opening arguments making case against Trump
Earlier Wednesday, Trump told reporters at a news conference in Switzerland that he "can live either way" with the Senate's decision on whether to call witnesses for his historic impeachment trial.

Washington Post Politics
Jan 22, 2020

After Republican senators block new impeachment evidence, Trump boasts about what he's withholding
Partisanship continues to play to the president's advantage.

Washington Post Politics
Jan 22, 2020

The Daily 202: Joe Biden talks Ukraine, but not impeachment, in Iowa - as the Senate trial complicates his messaging
The former vice president says he can work with Republicans because he doesn't hold grudges.

Washington Post Politics
Jan 22, 2020

Sen. Paul: 45 Republicans ready to dismiss impeachment charges against Trump
The Kentucky senator, a close ally of Trump, told The Washington Post he opposes calling John Bolton as a witness, calling him a "disgruntled employee."

Washington Post Politics
Jan 22, 2020

Safe within his glass house, Trump blames Hillary Clinton's unpopularity for her 2016 loss
A more reflective politician might find some useful lessons in what happened four years ago.

Washington Post Politics
Jan 22, 2020

U.N. ties alleged Bezos phone hacking to Post's coverage of Saudi Arabia
Statement alleges crown prince's ‘personal' involvement in targeting ‘perceived opponents'

Washington Post Politics
Jan 22, 2020

What happens next in the impeachment of President Trump?
How did we get to the Senate trial over whether to remove President Trump, and how will that trial work?

Washington Post Politics
Jan 22, 2020

U.N. ties alleged phone hacking to Post's coverage of Saudi Arabia
Statement alleges crown prince's ‘personal' involvement in targeting ‘perceived opponents'

Washington Post Politics
Jan 22, 2020

The story of the Democratic primary: Continued uncertainty
A new poll shows a surge for Sanders, but most Democrats say they haven't made up their minds.

Washington Post Politics
Jan 22, 2020

The Technology 202: Amazon, Facebook and Apple spend record-high amounts on Washington lobbying in 2019
The eye-popping sums come amid increased antitrust and privacy scrutiny.

Washington Post Politics
Jan 22, 2020

The wisdom of a Biden-for-Bolton witness swap
Assessing the arguments for and against.

Washington Post Politics
Jan 22, 2020

The Energy 202: Arizona's biggest utility, which fought renewables in 2018, now wants to go carbon-free
It's a drastic turnaround and a sign of a changing political climate.

Washington Post Politics
Jan 22, 2020

The Finance 202: Have Trump's economic promises been fulfilled?
It's a mixed bag, despite the president's claims.

Washington Post Politics
Jan 22, 2020

Vulnerable House Democrats unite to try to flip more House seats in Trump country
The group wants to increase the number of House members with military and intelligence backgrounds.

Washington Post Politics
Jan 22, 2020

The Health 202: The Supreme Court may have saved Trump from himself on Obamacare
Democrats were not pleased.

Washington Post Politics
Jan 22, 2020

Trump is attracting a new crop of big donors, including many who have never given before
Among those giving large checks are yoga studio investors, a trucking company owner — and some who shunned him in 2016.

Washington Post Politics
Jan 22, 2020

With his mind on impeachment, Trump wraps up Davos visit by railing against Washington
Before and after his meeting with global leaders on Wednesday, Trump retweeted dozens of posts about the impeachment trial in the Senate.

Washington Post Politics
Jan 22, 2020

Power Up: These Democrats voted to impeach President Trump. Now, they're helping to elect other Democrats in red districts
One of them, Rep. Jason Crow, is a veteran and impeachment manager.

Washington Post Politics
Jan 22, 2020

Impeachment trial live updates: Trump says he ‘can live either way' on witnesses
The president's comments at a news conference in Davos, Switzerland, came as House managers prepared to open a three-day presentation on the case for impeachment on abuse of power and obstruction of Congress.

Washington Post Politics
Jan 22, 2020

Senate rejects Democratic effort to subpoena acting White House chief of staff Mulvaney for testimony in Trump's impeachment trial
The Senate is taking up a package proposed by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) designed to ensure a swift trial of the president.

Washington Post Politics
Jan 22, 2020

The Cybersecurity 202: Glenn Greenwald says Brazil charges are part of a global trend to criminalize journalism
Even in democracies, the American journalist says, "there's a real struggle to make the law fit criminalizing leaks of this sort."

Washington Post Politics
Jan 22, 2020

4 big differences between the Senate impeachment trial and a criminal trial
The Senate proceeding now underway may be called a "trial," but it is distinct from a traditional criminal trial in important ways.

Washington Post Politics
Jan 22, 2020

With his mind on impeachment, Trump prepares to wrap up Davos visit with foreign policy focus
Ahead of his meetings Wednesday, Trump retweeted dozens of posts about the impeachment trial in the Senate.

Washington Post Politics
Jan 22, 2020

Chief Justice Roberts admonishes impeachment lawyers, telling them to ‘remember where they are'
Roberts stepped in after after a particularly pointed exchange between House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler and two lawyers for the president.

Washington Post Politics
Jan 22, 2020

Senate adopts ground rules for impeachment trial, delaying a decision on witnesses until after much of the proceedings
The vote sets the stage for opening arguments by House impeachment managers and President Trump's legal defense team beginning Wednesday at 1 p.m.

Washington Post Politics
Jan 22, 2020

Impeachment trial live updates: Senate rejects Democratic effort to subpoena acting White House chief of staff Mulvaney for testimony in Trump's impeachment trial
The Senate is taking up a package proposed by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) designed to ensure a swift trial of the president.

Washington Post Politics
Jan 21, 2020

An embarrassing moment for Trump's legal team
Trump's lawyers have focused Day One on the Democrats' impeachment managers. One of their attacks badly misfired, though.

Washington Post Politics
Jan 21, 2020

Senate Democrats privately mull witness trade in impeachment trial: A Biden for Bolton
Some Senate Democrats privately argue they should call the GOP's bluff on "witness reciprocity" and offer Hunter Biden — or even his father, the former vice president — in exchange for a top Trump administration witness.

Washington Post Politics
Jan 21, 2020

Impeachment trial live updates: Senate rejects Democratic measure to subpoena acting White House chief of staff Mulvaney for testimony in Trump's impeachment trial
The Senate is taking up a package proposed by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) designed to ensure a swift trial of the president.

Washington Post Politics
Jan 21, 2020

Tuesday's Senate trial debate, in 5 minutes
The debate over Senate rules opened up a small victory for Democrats

Washington Post Politics
Jan 21, 2020

Republicans ease some restrictions as Trump impeachment trial kicks into gear
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell was forced to revise his proposed rules at the last minute to accommodate a brewing rebellion in his ranks.

Washington Post Politics
Jan 21, 2020

Saudi crown prince implicated in hack of Jeff Bezos's phone, U.N. report will say
Data was reportedly taken from the phone not long after Bezos got a WhatsApp message from the prince.

Washington Post Politics
Jan 21, 2020

Senator blasts ‘draconian' restrictions on journalists covering impeachment trial
Sen. Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) on Tuesday voiced his "extreme concern and discomfort" about restrictions placed on members of the press covering the Senate impeachment trial, which reporters say have inhibited their ability to question senators.

Washington Post Politics
Jan 21, 2020

Senate Democrats privately mull Biden-for-Bolton trade in impeachment trial
Some Senate Democrats privately argue they should call the GOP's bluff on "witness reciprocity" and offer Hunter Biden — or even his father, the former vice president — in exchange for a top Trump administration witness.

Washington Post Politics
Jan 21, 2020

As candidates fight, Democrats fear a rupture that will help President Trump
Sen. Bernie Sanders already was feuding with Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Joe Biden; on Tuesday, his past nemesis Hillary Clinton went after him.

Washington Post Politics
Jan 21, 2020

Collins and Romney hold the keys in the impeachment trial. Here's what they signaled on Day One.
Collins asserted herself to make a rule change, while Romney warned Democrats against excess outrage.

Washington Post Politics
Jan 21, 2020

Impeachment trial live updates: Senate rejects Democratic effort to subpoena White House for Ukraine documents
The Senate is taking up a package proposed by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) designed to ensure a swift trial of the president.

Washington Post Politics
Jan 21, 2020

First, it was ‘Cocaine' and ‘Moscow.' Now, McConnell has a new nickname: #MidnightMitch
The hashtag circulated online as McConnell's critics decried his proposed impeachment trial rules.

Washington Post Politics
Jan 21, 2020

The candidates who are already missing Iowa
In this edition: Iowa versus the impeachment trial, what we learned from two wonky candidate forums, and polls that reveal how little we know about the horse race.

Washington Post Politics
Jan 21, 2020

Pete Buttigieg
Pete Buttigieg, mayor of South Bend, Ind., would be the first openly gay president if elected. Read more about Buttigieg, find out where he stands on key issues and see how much money his campaign has raised so far.

Washington Post Politics
Jan 21, 2020

Impeachment trial live updates: Senate rejects Democratic effort to subpoena White House for Ukraine documents in Trump's impeachment trial
The Senate is taking up a package proposed by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) designed to ensure a swift trial of the president.

Washington Post Politics
Jan 21, 2020

First it was cocaine and the Kremlin. Now, McConnell has a new nickname: #MidnightMitch
The hashtag circulated online as McConnell's critics decried his proposed impeachment trial rules.

Washington Post Politics
Jan 21, 2020

Trump's legal team begins its impeachment trial defense in very Trumpy form
Bluster, inaccuracies and a reversion to old tropes.

Washington Post Politics
Jan 21, 2020

Who has qualified for the New Hampshire Democratic debate
The Feb. 7 debate, co-hosted by ABC, WMUR and Apple News, will be held in Manchester, N.H.

Washington Post Politics
Jan 21, 2020

Even in battleground states, support for removing Trump is higher than his job approval
But new polling on impeachment largely reveals an old divide.

Washington Post Politics
Jan 21, 2020

How much power does Chief Justice Roberts have in the impeachment trial?
It probably depends on how much he wants — and it's likely he won't want much.

Washington Post Politics
Jan 21, 2020

Sanders chooses not to exchange verbal volleys with Hillary Clinton
"Nobody likes him, nobody wants to work with him, he got nothing done. He was a career politician," Clinton said in "Hillary." The senator says impeachment trial, defeating Trump are more important.

Washington Post Politics
Jan 21, 2020

Impeachment trial live updates: Senate debate has begun over rules governing Trump's historic trial
When the chamber reconvenes Tuesday afternoon, it will take up a package proposed by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) designed to ensure a swift trial of the president.

Washington Post Politics
Jan 21, 2020

Impeachment trial live updates: Senators gird for spirited arguments over rules governing Trump's historic trial
When the chamber reconvenes Tuesday afternoon, it will take up a package proposed by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) designed to ensure a swift trial of the president.

Washington Post Politics
Jan 21, 2020

Hillary Clinton points to alleged sexism in Bernie Sanders's campaign: ‘It's part of a pattern'
In an interview with the Hollywood Reporter, the 2016 Democratic nominee seems to strongly warn against a Sanders nomination.

Washington Post Politics
Jan 21, 2020

The Daily 202: Senators plead for volunteers in Iowa to step up as the impeachment trial pulls them away
Sanders, Klobuchar and Warren lament fewer interactions with voters as the caucuses near.

Washington Post Politics
Jan 21, 2020

Mike Bloomberg shifts presidential ad campaign to focus on impeachment
The ad will run in 27 states, including places with vulnerable Republican senators on the ballot.

Washington Post Politics
Jan 21, 2020

Obstruction still isn't exoneration, no matter what Trump may argue
How would we look at a criminal proceeding conducted with the constraints of Trump's impeachment trial?

Washington Post Politics
Jan 21, 2020

Supreme Court refuses to fast-track a challenge to the Affordable Care Act
A practical effect is that the health-care law will likely remain in place through the fall elections.

Washington Post Politics
Jan 21, 2020

Hillary Clinton points to sexism in Bernie Sanders's campaign: ‘It's part of a pattern'
Clinton also repeatedly alluded to what she suggested was sexism in Sanders's campaign.

Washington Post Politics
Jan 21, 2020

Democrats increase pressure on Susan Collins as Trump impeachment trial begins
Collins has struggled to rehabilitate her moderate brand after her support for Supreme Court Justice Brett M. Kavanaugh.

Washington Post Politics
Jan 21, 2020

‘Bernie just drove me crazy': Hillary Clinton skewers Sanders in documentary
"Nobody likes him, nobody wants to work with him, he got nothing done. He was a career politician," Clinton said in "Hillary."

Washington Post Politics
Jan 21, 2020

Trump crows about the U.S. economy at Davos as Senate impeachment trial begins back home
At the annual economic gathering, the U.S. president used his address to tell billionaires he is responsible for an unmatched economy and made no mention of the Senate trial.

Washington Post Politics
Jan 21, 2020

The Technology 202: Google's Sundar Pichai is the latest tech titan to embrace regulation
He's weighing in on global rules for artificial intelligence.

Washington Post Politics
Jan 21, 2020

The Finance 202: Trump keeps delivering wins for the Davos crowd
Back home, Trump is touting his wins for Wall Street.

Washington Post Politics
Jan 21, 2020

The Health 202: Here are President Trump's top five health-care whoppers
The top one goes to statements about veterans' health care.

Washington Post Politics
Jan 21, 2020

Trump takes a victory lap at Davos, crowing about the U.S. economy and ignoring impeachment
At ab annual economic gathering, the U.S. president told billionaires he is responsible for an unmatched economy and made no mention of the Senate trial.

Washington Post Politics
Jan 21, 2020

The Cybersecurity 202: Here's the inside story of Cyber Command's campaign to hack ISIS
Newly declassified documents reveal internal roadblocks to conducting the secretive 2016 effort.

Washington Post Politics
Jan 21, 2020

Kellyanne Conway suggests Martin Luther King Jr. would have opposed Trump's impeachment
The civil rights leader supported "unity and equality," Conway said, and the impeachment process is "tearing the country apart."

Washington Post Politics
Jan 21, 2020

Hillary Clinton savages Bernie Sanders: ‘Nobody likes him'
Clinton also repeatedly alluded to what she suggested was sexism in Sanders's campaign.

Washington Post Politics
Jan 21, 2020

How Mitch McConnell's proposed Senate trial will work
If the Senate majority leader has his way, President Trump's impeachment trial will be short and quick.

Washington Post Politics
Jan 21, 2020

Impeachment trial live updates: Senators gird for spirited debate over rules governing Trump's historic trial
When the chamber reconvenes Tuesday afternoon, it will take up a package proposed by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) designed to ensure a swift trial of the president.

Washington Post Politics
Jan 21, 2020

The Energy 202: Youth climate lawsuit dismissal shows challenge of using courts to tackle climate change
It's another wrench in environmentalists' legal plans.

Washington Post Politics
Jan 21, 2020

Power Up: Republicans rally behind Trump as Senate impeachment trial begins today
Mitch McConnell's ground rules promise a speedy trial, if adopted.

Washington Post Politics
Jan 21, 2020

Sanders apologizes to Biden for supporter's op-ed alleging corruption
The Vermont senator apologized for an op-ed written by law professor Zephyr Teachout, which came amid rising tensions in the race.

Washington Post Politics
Jan 20, 2020

White House calls for Trump acquittal in ‘rigged' impeachment as Senate prepares for swift trial
The president's lawyers argued in a brief filed Monday that the articles against Trump are "deficient on their face," while Mitch McConnell released proposed ground rules for the trial.

Washington Post Politics
Jan 20, 2020

Trump's lawyers, Senate GOP allies work privately to ensure Bolton does not testify publicly
Republicans are making plans in case Democrats are able to force testimony from witnesses, including the former national security adviser.

Washington Post Politics
Jan 20, 2020

McConnell lays out ground rules for Trump's impeachment trial and compressed schedule to consider the charges
The president's lawyers argued in a brief filed Monday that the two articles of impeachment against Trump are "deficient on their face."

Washington Post Politics
Jan 20, 2020

Sanders, a critic of secret money in politics, declines to call on a group supporting him to disclose its donors
Our Revolution, a politically active nonprofit, has raised money from unidentified donors who have given five to six figures to support its activities.

Washington Post Politics
Jan 20, 2020

Democrats seek to burnish their civil rights credentials amid complex relations between the party and black voters
The Democratic presidential contenders flocked to South Carolina on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, courting a black electorate that has become critical to winning the party's nomination.

Washington Post Politics
Jan 20, 2020

Democratic national convention organizers aim to make their exclusive gathering ‘intentionally inclusive'
The party hopes its convention will help organize and enthuse local voters, but residents are not sure they will see a benefit.

Washington Post Politics
Jan 20, 2020

Religious-schools case heads to a Supreme Court skeptical of stark lines between church and state
Schools such as Stillwater Christian in Montana are watching what could be a landmark case testing the constitutionality of state laws that exclude religious organizations from government funding.

Washington Post Politics
Jan 20, 2020

White House urges quick Senate acquittal of Trump in ‘rigged' impeachment
The president's lawyers argued in a brief filed Monday that the two articles of impeachment against Trump are "deficient on their face."

Washington Post Politics
Jan 20, 2020

In impeachment brief, White House to urge swift Senate acquittal of Trump
The president's lawyers will argue in a brief due Monday that the two articles of impeachment against Trump are "deficient on their face."

Washington Post Politics
Jan 20, 2020

Amy Klobuchar desperately wants an Iowa moment. Impeachment is getting in the way.
The senator from Minnesota told voters she'd rather be campaigning than heading to Washington just as she's catching on here.

Washington Post Politics
Jan 20, 2020

Lev Parnas's feverish text messages show his wide reach among Ukraine's oligarchs and political elite
Parnas said that, with Rudy Giuliani's guidance, he frantically worked Ukraine's government to help Trump's reelection.

Washington Post Politics
Jan 20, 2020

Here are the lawyers defending Trump in the Senate trial
Three White House lawyers and one personal lawyer are expected to defend the president.

Washington Post Politics
Jan 20, 2020

Their gender didn't help other female presidential candidates. Will Elizabeth Warren's help her?
The sole woman among the top candidates is emphasizing her gender, hoping to appeal to female voters who helped power Democratic victories in 2018.

Washington Post Politics
Jan 20, 2020

President Trump made 16,241 false or misleading claims in his first three years
The president said twice as many false or misleading claims in 2019 as he did in 2017 and 2018 combined.

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