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Jan 22, 2020

In Presidential First, Trump Will Attend Anti-Abortion March for Life
The first in-person presidential appearance at the annual event in its 47-year history is President Trump's latest gesture of support for a cause dear to his evangelical base.

New York Times Politics
Jan 22, 2020

Impeachment Briefing: Democrats Open Their Case
Adam Schiff and his team presented the evidence and witness testimony they had gathered in the impeachment inquiry.

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Jan 22, 2020

Two Legal Teams With Contrasting Strategies Face Off in the Capitol
As House impeachment managers emphasizes the facts, President Trump's defense team calls the process unfair.

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Jan 22, 2020

Pete Buttigieg Once Led in Iowa. Can He Get His Groove Back?
With three of his top rivals pinned down at the Senate impeachment trial, Mr. Buttigieg has seized the opportunity to camp out in the state, largely below the radar.

New York Times Politics
Jan 22, 2020

Stuck in the Senate as Their 2020 Rivals Have Iowa to Themselves
Several Democratic candidates and top contenders in the Feb. 3 caucuses are at the impeachment trial while Joe Biden and Pete Buttigieg court hundreds of voters each day.

New York Times Politics
Jan 22, 2020

He Waterboarded a Detainee. Then He Had to Get the C.I.A. to Let Him Stop.
An architect of the C.I.A. interrogation program testified that to persuade his superiors to let him stop torturing a captive, he had them stand in the cell and watch.

New York Times Politics
Jan 22, 2020

Efforts to Denuclearize North Korea Will Continue Despite Hard-Line Minister, U.S. Says
Privately, some American officials acknowledge that the administration has gotten nowhere in negotiations, and that there is no sign the North will give up its nuclear weapons.

New York Times Politics
Jan 22, 2020

Why Bernie Sanders Went on the Attack Against Joe Biden
Mr. Sanders had mostly avoided going on the offensive in 2019, but with his standing in the polls rising, he saw an opening to criticize Mr. Biden on the Iraq war and Social Security — and he took it.

New York Times Politics
Jan 22, 2020

I Misjudged the Gender Effect
The Sanders-Warren spat looked as if it'd blow over. Instead it's fueled the "electability" debate.

New York Times Politics
Jan 22, 2020

Trump Impeachment Trial: Live Updates
The House impeachment managers are laying out a detailed case that President Trump abused his power to pressure Ukraine to help him cheat in the election.

New York Times Politics
Jan 22, 2020

Tom Railsback, Who Reconciled G.O.P. to Oust Nixon, Dies at 87
A moderate Republican congressman from Illinois, he forged a compromise on two articles of impeachment that passed the House Judiciary Committee in 1974.

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Jan 22, 2020

Trump Dismisses Troops' Possible Brain Injuries as ‘Headaches'
The deputy commander of the American-led operation in Iraq said the Pentagon was putting service members through medical examinations to see if they had traumatic brain injuries.

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Jan 22, 2020

‘Where Is Kevin?' McCarthy Finds His Voice as Trump's Mouthpiece
Representative Kevin McCarthy, the House minority leader, has made his mark during impeachment by stoking the anger of liberals while keeping the president happy.

New York Times Politics
Jan 22, 2020

The Trade War, Paused for Now, Is Still Wreaking Damage
Manufacturers and farmers struggled last year because of tariffs, and there are signs that damage is spreading to other sectors of the economy.

New York Times Politics
Jan 22, 2020

In Impeachment Case, Schiff Accuses Trump of Trying ‘to Cheat' in Election
The House impeachment managers began presenting their oral arguments against President Trump in the Senate trial, arguing that his conduct warranted his removal.

New York Times Politics
Jan 22, 2020

What Polling Tells Us About Bernie Sanders's Chances
He's gaining, and he has some considerable advantages he lacked in 2016.

New York Times Politics
Jan 22, 2020

Ivanka Trump Takes Spotlight at Davos, Ahead of Cabinet Members
Gatherings like the World Economic Forum give the president's adviser and daughter a chance to meet the world's power brokers, who have come to acknowledge her influence in the White House.

New York Times Politics
Jan 22, 2020

Live Stream: Trump Impeachment Trial Updates
President Trump's team passed up a chance to seek an early dismissal of the impeachment charges as the House managers prepared to lay out their case in the Senate for removing him.

New York Times Politics
Jan 22, 2020

Impeachment Trial Schedule: What You Need to Know
The rules adopted by the Senate early Wednesday lay out a timeline for a trial that could be over in two weeks — or stretch much longer.

New York Times Politics
Jan 22, 2020

Emails Show Budget Office Working to Carry Out Ukraine Aid Freeze
The communications about President Trump's order to hold up military assistance to Ukraine were released under a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit.

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Jan 22, 2020

Bernie Sanders Has Narrow Lead in New National Poll
The survey, conducted for CNN, is the first national debate-qualifying poll showing Mr. Sanders in the lead. Joe Biden was close behind in the poll and led another.

New York Times Politics
Jan 22, 2020

Biden and Sanders Trade Criticism Over Honesty, Social Security and Guns
A day after they seemed to have brokered a truce, Joe Biden released a video criticizing "Bernie's negative attacks" and Bernie Sanders responded with one blasting his rival's record on Social Security.

New York Times Politics
Jan 22, 2020

Trump Opens Door to Cuts to Medicare and Other Entitlement Programs
The president signaled a willingness to scale back Medicare, a shift from his 2016 platform of protecting welfare programs.

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Jan 22, 2020

Chaos as Militants Overran Airfield, Killing 3 Americans in Kenya
The brazen Shabab assault at Manda Bay, Kenya, a sleepy seaside base near the Somali border, on Jan. 5 left three Americans dead, raising complex questions about the military's mission in Africa.

New York Times Politics
Jan 22, 2020

Trump Impeachment Trial Live Updates
Trump hurled insults at House Democrats from Davos as the impeachment managers prepared to lay out their case in the Senate for removing him from office.

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Jan 22, 2020

Impeachment Trial Schedule Explained
The rules adopted by the Senate early Wednesday lay out a timeline for a trial that could be over in two weeks — or stretch much longer.

New York Times Politics
Jan 22, 2020

Egil Krogh, 80, Nixon Aide, Dies; Authorized an Infamous Break-In
He regretted his role in the burglary of Daniel Ellsberg's psychiatrist's office and said he thought it had set the stage for Watergate.

New York Times Politics
Jan 22, 2020

Impeachment Schedule Explained: Why the Trial Could Last Weeks
The rules adopted by the Senate early Wednesday lay out a timeline for a trial that could be over in two weeks — or stretch much longer.

New York Times Politics
Jan 22, 2020

Trump, in Davos to Talk Trade, Lashes Out at Enemies Back Home
The White House hoped the president's trip to the World Economic Forum would shift attention away from impeachment, but an impromptu news conference often turned to the drama in Washington.

New York Times Politics
Jan 22, 2020

What to Watch For in President Trump's Impeachment Trial on Wednesday
With an absent defendant and a tired chief justice, the Senate will begin formal arguments as House managers open their case that the president committed high crimes and misdemeanors.

New York Times Politics
Jan 22, 2020

Hiding in the Grass: Fear and Confusion as Fighters Overran a U.S. Airfield
The brazen Shabab assault at Manda Bay, Kenya, a sleepy seaside base near the Somali border, on Jan. 5 left three Americans dead, raising complex questions about the military's mission in Africa.

New York Times Politics
Jan 22, 2020

Pete Buttigieg Traverses Iowa, Trying to Channel Obama and Sway the Undecided
With three of his top rivals pinned down at the Senate impeachment trial, Mr. Buttigieg has seized the opportunity to camp out in the state, largely below the radar.

New York Times Politics
Jan 22, 2020

Where Senators Get Their Sugar Fix During the Impeachment Trial
Candy, stashed in the desk of Senator Patrick J. Toomey, Republican of Pennsylvania, is the only food allowed in the chamber.

New York Times Politics
Jan 22, 2020

Trade War's Pain May Deepen Even as Tensions Abate
Manufacturers and farmers struggled last year because of tariffs, and there are signs that damage is spreading to other sectors of the economy.

New York Times Politics
Jan 22, 2020

What to Watch in the Impeachment Trial on Wednesday
With an absent defendant and a tired chief justice, the Senate will begin formal arguments as House managers open their case that President Trump committed high crimes and misdemeanors.

New York Times Politics
Jan 22, 2020

Senate adopts trial rules after bitter debate over evidence.
Under the rules, the House managers and Mr. Trump's lawyers will each have 24 hours over three days to argue their cases. Senators will have 16 hours to ask questions, submitted in writing.

New York Times Politics
Jan 22, 2020

After 12 hours of deliberation, the Senate adjourns.
The Senate will reopen as a court of impeachment Wednesday afternoon, when the House impeachment managers are expected to give opening arguments.

New York Times Politics
Jan 22, 2020

Senate rejects request for more time to respond to motions.
The request by Democrats would have offered more time to respond to any motions that might be made during the trial.

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Jan 22, 2020

Bid forcing Roberts to rule on subpoena motions is rejected.
The final amendment would have required the chief justice to rule on motions to subpoena witnesses and documents.

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Jan 22, 2020

Senate rejects Democratic bid to ensure votes on witnesses.
The move would have guaranteed that senators would eventually take a vote on specific requests for witnesses, and to hear from them on the floor of the Senate

New York Times Politics
Jan 22, 2020

Roberts admonishes Nadler and Cipollone.
The chief justice intervened after Representative Jerrold Nadler of New York, an impeachment manager, and Pat Cipollone, the White House counsel, traded insults in a particularly biting exchange.

New York Times Politics
Jan 22, 2020

Senate rejects bid to subpoena Bolton for testimony.
The former national security adviser said this month that he would comply with a Senate subpoena if he received one.

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Jan 22, 2020

Debate between Nadler and Cipollone grows testy.
The two men hurled undisguised barbs at each other on the Senate floor.

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Jan 22, 2020

Trump roars back on Twitter.
President Trump began blitzing out messages at a frenzied pace, aiming arrows at the trial half a world away.

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Jan 22, 2020

Senate blocks push to hear from 2 administration officials.
The amendment would have subpoenaed Michael P. Duffey, a White House budget office official, and Robert B. Blair, a top adviser to the White House chief of staff.

New York Times Politics
Jan 22, 2020

A sketch artist captures the scene inside the chamber.
Only government-operated cameras are permitted in the Senate chamber, but there is no rule against reporters bringing in a pad and a pencil.

New York Times Politics
Jan 22, 2020

Senate turns back amendment over admission of evidence.
Democrats insisted the measure would have prevented the selective admission of evidence by President Trump's team.

New York Times Politics
Jan 22, 2020

Who Are The House Impeachment Managers?
Chosen by Speaker Nancy Pelosi, the seven Democratic lawmakers reflect the geographic and demographic diversity of the party's caucus.

New York Times Politics
Jan 21, 2020

Biden and Sanders Trade Attacks Over Honesty and Social Security
A day after they seemed to have brokered a truce, Joe Biden released a video criticizing "Bernie's negative attacks" and Bernie Sanders responded with one blasting his rival's record on Social Security.

New York Times Politics
Jan 21, 2020

Impeachment Briefing: What Happened on Day 1 of the Trial
The two sides argued for hours over the rules of the trial, slowed by breaks, long presentations and failed votes to subpoena witnesses and documents.

New York Times Politics
Jan 21, 2020

Senate rejects effort to subpoena documents from the Pentagon.
It is the fifth Democratic-led amendment the Senate has rejected.

New York Times Politics
Jan 21, 2020

Senate rejects effort to subpoena documents from the Pentagon
It is the fifth Democratic-led amendment the Senate has rejected.

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Jan 21, 2020

Late night of debate takes its toll on the Senate
An aide to Senator Cory Booker shared on Twitter a picture of staff aides carrying 10 large pizzas into the Senate.

New York Times Politics
Jan 21, 2020

Late night of debate takes its toll on the Senate.
An aide to Senator Cory Booker shared on Twitter a picture of staff aides carrying 10 large pizzas into the Senate.

New York Times Politics
Jan 21, 2020

Negotiations to truncate debate on witnesses and evidence yields no deal.
Such a move would have allowed the Senate to debate and vote on the requests once, instead of individually.

New York Times Politics
Jan 21, 2020

Negotiations to limit debate over evidence yield no deal.
Such a move would have allowed the Senate to debate and vote on requests for witness testimony and documents all at once, instead of individually.

New York Times Politics
Jan 21, 2020

Negotiations to limit debate over evidence yield no deal
Such a move would have allowed the Senate to debate and vote on requests for witness testimony and documents all at once, instead of individually.

New York Times Politics
Jan 21, 2020

McConnell requests that Democrats bundle their amendments
Schumer said he would not force a vote Tuesday night on each amendment he had planned but ‘we will not back off on getting votes on all of these amendments.'

New York Times Politics
Jan 21, 2020

McConnell requests that Democrats bundle their amendments.
Schumer said he would not force a vote Tuesday night on each amendment he had planned but ‘we will not back off on getting votes on all of these amendments.'

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Jan 21, 2020

Democrats push to hear witness testimony from Mulvaney
The debate raises the larger question of whether any Republican senators will join Democrats in insisting that senior administration officials appear before the Senate.

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Jan 21, 2020

Democrats push to hear witness testimony from Mulvaney.
The debate raises the larger question of whether any Republican senators will join Democrats in insisting that senior administration officials appear before the Senate.

New York Times Politics
Jan 21, 2020

Trump Impeachment: A Quill-and-Ink Process Enters the Digital Age
The televised trial began with smartphone seizures, virtual video witnesses and media blitzes.

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Jan 21, 2020

Senate rejects bid to subpoena Mick Mulvaney for testimony.
The acting White House chief of staff may be summoned later.

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Jan 21, 2020

Senate rejects bid to subpoena Mick Mulvaney for testimony
The acting White House chief of staff may be summoned later.

New York Times Politics
Jan 21, 2020

Architect of C.I.A. Interrogation Program Testifies at Guantánamo Bay
Appearing for the first time at the military war court, James Mitchell was defiant, saying he was there for the benefit of the victims of the 9/11 attacks and their families.

New York Times Politics
Jan 21, 2020

Four Senators Are Trying to Be in 2 Places at Once. Here's How.
Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, Amy Klobuchar and Michael Bennet are all on jury duty for the Senate impeachment trial. They're also running for president.

New York Times Politics
Jan 21, 2020

Republicans Block Subpoenas for New Evidence as Impeachment Trial Begins
Republicans made last-minute changes to their proposed rules to placate moderates, but they held together to turn back Democratic efforts to subpoena documents.

New York Times Politics
Jan 21, 2020

A sketch artist captures the scene inside the chamber
Only government-operated cameras are permitted in the Senate chamber, but there is no rule against reporters bringing in a pad and a pencil.

New York Times Politics
Jan 21, 2020

Senators recess for dinner
The trial has been underway for nearly seven hours as Democrats and Republicans wrangle over whether additional documents and witnesses should be allowed.

New York Times Politics
Jan 21, 2020

Senators recess for dinner.
The trial has been underway for nearly seven hours as Democrats and Republicans wrangle over whether additional documents and witnesses should be allowed.

New York Times Politics
Jan 21, 2020

Senate rejects a third bid by Democrats to subpoena records
A party-line vote blocked documents from the budget office and the Pentagon.

New York Times Politics
Jan 21, 2020

Senate rejects a third bid by Democrats to subpoena records.
A party-line vote blocked documents from the budget office.

New York Times Politics
Jan 21, 2020

Religious School Choice Case May Yield Landmark Supreme Court Decision
With oral arguments coming on Wednesday, both sides of the long-running fight over vouchers for religious schools are preparing for a watershed moment for public education.

New York Times Politics
Jan 21, 2020

Trump Considering an Expansion of His 2017 Travel Ban
The president said in Davos, Switzerland, that he was planning to add more countries to an executive order barring people from predominantly Muslim countries.

New York Times Politics
Jan 21, 2020

Senate blocks Democrats' bid to subpoena White House documents
The administration refused to provide the documents — including correspondence among the president and his top national security aides — during the House impeachment inquiry.

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Jan 21, 2020

Senate blocks Democrats' bid to subpoena White House documents.
The administration refused to provide the documents — including correspondence among the president and his top national security aides — during the House impeachment inquiry.

New York Times Politics
Jan 21, 2020

Senate rejects a Democratic push for State Dept. documents
The documents included a series of communications the administration has withheld, including messages between Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and other senior officials.

New York Times Politics
Jan 21, 2020

Senate rejects a Democratic push for State Dept. documents.
The documents included a series of communications the administration has withheld, including messages between Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and other senior officials.

New York Times Politics
Jan 21, 2020

Democrats continue to press their case over Senate rules.
The first party-line defeat of a Democratic demand for documents made it clear that Republicans have the votes to hold off Democrats in the impeachment trial for now.

New York Times Politics
Jan 21, 2020

Democrats continue to press their case over Senate rules
The first party-line defeat of a Democratic demand for documents made it clear that Republicans have the votes to hold off Democrats in the impeachment trial for now.

New York Times Politics
Jan 21, 2020

‘Nobody Likes Him': Hillary Clinton Risks a Party Split Over Bernie Sanders
Mrs. Clinton's sharp criticism of her former rival in an upcoming documentary series ricocheted across the Democratic Party on Tuesday, threatening to reopen the barely healed wounds of 2016.

New York Times Politics
Jan 21, 2020

Egil Krogh, Who Authorized an Infamous Break-In, Dies at 80
He regretted his role in the burglary of Daniel Ellsberg's psychiatrist's office and said he thought it had set the stage for Watergate.

New York Times Politics
Jan 21, 2020

Lawmakers debate a Democratic amendment for more documents
The amendment, which is likely to be defeated along party lines, would cover a series of communications the administration has withheld.

New York Times Politics
Jan 21, 2020

Lawmakers debate a Democratic amendment for more documents.
The amendment, which is likely to be defeated along party lines, would cover a series of communications the administration has withheld.

New York Times Politics
Jan 21, 2020

Barr Once Contradicted Trump's Claim That Abuse of Power Is Not Impeachable
In a memo for the Trump team during the Russia investigation, the attorney general wrote that presidents who misuse their authority are subject to impeachment.

New York Times Politics
Jan 21, 2020

Senate blocks Democrats' bid to subpoena documents
The administration refused to provide the documents — including correspondence among the president and his top national security aides — during the House impeachment inquiry.

New York Times Politics
Jan 21, 2020

Flake says argument that president ‘did no wrong' pains him.
Good arguments can be made, he said, both for or against the idea that the president's campaign to pressure Ukraine to investigate his political rivals rose to the level of an impeachable offense.

New York Times Politics
Jan 21, 2020

Flake says argument that president ‘did no wrong' pains him
Good arguments can be made, he said, both for or against the idea that the president's campaign to pressure Ukraine to investigate his political rivals rose to the level of an impeachable offense.

New York Times Politics
Jan 21, 2020

Partisan Rules Debate Rages as Senate Opens Trump Impeachment Trial
Republicans made last-minute changes to the rules to placate moderates, but Democrats called them an outrage.

New York Times Politics
Jan 21, 2020

The Former Journalist Who Is Bernie Sanders's Media Critic
David Sirota's job is to remind the candidate's supporters why he dislikes the news media.

New York Times Politics
Jan 21, 2020

Impeachment Live: Highlights and Takeaways
Senator Mitch McConnell made some last-minute changes to his proposal for the rules for the proceedings. Here are the key highlights so far.

New York Times Politics
Jan 21, 2020

McConnell offers decorum advice to his colleagues on an open microphone.
The top lawmaker in the Senate urged his colleagues to stand for the chief justice of the United States.

New York Times Politics
Jan 21, 2020

Trump's lawyers are a study in contrasts.
One is used to speaking publicly, while the other has not made a public speaking appearance in a year.

New York Times Politics
Jan 21, 2020

House's impeachment evidence will automatically become part of the trial record.
The change was hand written into the resolution, one of two changes before it was introduced to the Senate.

New York Times Politics
Jan 21, 2020

Trump's team is preparing just in case witnesses like John Bolton are called.
Objections to hearing the former national security adviser's testimony would most likely involve a combination of arguing that portions of it are classified, and then taking that argument to federal court.

New York Times Politics
Jan 21, 2020

Impeachment Trial Live: Highlights and Takeaways
Senator Mitch McConnell made some last-minute changes to his proposal for the rules for the proceedings. Here are the key highlights so far.

New York Times Politics
Jan 21, 2020

White House counsel gets personal in remarks about Schiff, the lead House manager.
Pat Cipollone lashed out directly at Representative Adam B. Schiff of California, the lead House manager.

New York Times Politics
Jan 21, 2020

McConnell discourages Democratic attempts to change his rules using an old trick.
He warned senators that they should be prepared to stay as long as possible to set the parameters for the trial.

New York Times Politics
Jan 21, 2020

Architect of Interrogation Program Testifies at Guantánamo Bay
Appearing for the first time at the military war court, James Mitchell was defiant, saying he was there for the benefit of the victims of the 9/11 attacks and their families.

New York Times Politics
Jan 21, 2020

McConnell's changes to the trial rules come after concerns from Republican senators.
Mr. McConnell's initial plans had deviated in several ways from those carried out in President Bill Clinton's Senate trial.

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