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The United States House of Representatives is the lower house of the United States Congress, the Senate being the upper house. Together they compose the national legislature of the United States.

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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.
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Factbox: Here's the team arguing for Trump's removal in the Senate

Starting on Wednesday, seven members of the House of Representatives will try to convince the U.S. Senate that President Donald Trump should be removed from office.
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Schiff: Nothing more dangerous than president acting with impunity [Video]Schiff: Nothing more dangerous than president acting with impunity

The lead Democratic prosecutor, Representative Adam Schiff, said in the U.S. Senate on Wednesday that "nothing could be more dangerous to a democracy than a commander in chief who believed that he..

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Senate approves rules for Trump impeachment trial [Video]Senate approves rules for Trump impeachment trial

The Republican-controlled U.S. Senate voted early on Wednesday on party lines to approve the rules for President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial, rejecting Democratic efforts to obtain evidence and..

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Senate rejects bid for documents in Trump impeachment trial [Video]Senate rejects bid for documents in Trump impeachment trial

The Republican-controlled Senate blocked a Democratic bid to force the White House to produce more documents and evidence on Tuesday, in a sign the third impeachment trial in U.S. history could proceed..

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Impeachment veteran makes case for evidence [Video]Impeachment veteran makes case for evidence

Democratic Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren, the only member of Congress to work on both the Nixon and Clinton impeachment hearings, on Tuesday made the case for evidence to be produced by the White House for..

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Schiff, Trump's lawyer make initial cases to Senate [Video]Schiff, Trump's lawyer make initial cases to Senate

U.S. Representative Adam Schiff, the House Democrat leading the impeachment case against President Donald Trump, and White House counsel Pat Cipollone argued their points for and against removing the..

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Democrats call Senate impeachment rules a 'cover-up' [Video]Democrats call Senate impeachment rules a 'cover-up'

Democrat Rep. Adam Schiff, leading the U.S. House of Representatives team charged with arguing that President Donald Trump must be removed from office, on Tuesday said that the process being considered..

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Schiff on Senate rules: 'This is the process for a rigged trial' [Video]Schiff on Senate rules: 'This is the process for a rigged trial'

Democratic Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, one of the House impeachment managers, slammed Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's proposed Senate trial rules.

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House Democrats say Trump endangers U.S. security [Video]House Democrats say Trump endangers U.S. security

Democratic U.S. lawmakers leading the impeachment case against Republican President Donald Trump said on Saturday the president must be removed from office to protect national security and preserve the..

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Trump arrives for Davos Economic Forum [Video]Trump arrives for Davos Economic Forum

U.S. President Donald Trump arrived in Davos, Switzerland on Tuesday (January 21) for the 50th World Economic Forum.

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McConnell proposes rules for Trump trial [Video]McConnell proposes rules for Trump trial

U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell put forward rules that could lead to a quick impeachment trial for President Donald Trump, with no guarantee that witnesses or new evidence would be..

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Democrats call Trump a national security risk before Senate trial [Video]Democrats call Trump a national security risk before Senate trial

Both Republicans and Democratic senators get ready to make their case for or against U.S. president Donald Trump's impeachment in a trial beginning this week. Freddie Joyner reports.

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Trump adds Starr, Dershowitz to impeachment team [Video]Trump adds Starr, Dershowitz to impeachment team

President Donald Trump turned to some legal heavyweights to help defend him in his Senate impeachment trial. Jonah Green reports.

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Chief Justice Roberts sworn in for impeachment trial [Video]Chief Justice Roberts sworn in for impeachment trial

U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts was sworn in to preside over the Senate impeachment trial on whether to remove U.S. President Donald Trump from office and then swore in all 100 senators to serve as..

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Schiff reads articles of impeachment on Senate floor [Video]Schiff reads articles of impeachment on Senate floor

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff formally presented the articles of impeachment on the Senate floor Thursday, reading through the allegations against U.S. President Donald Trump.

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Democrats deliver impeachment articles to Senate [Video]Democrats deliver impeachment articles to Senate

After weeks of rhetorical fire and fury, a handful of U.S. House members walked quietly across a hushed Capitol on Wednesday to deliver articles of impeachment to the Senate, paving the way for the..

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Pelosi-signed impeachment articles formally sent to Senate [Video]Pelosi-signed impeachment articles formally sent to Senate

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi signed the Trump impeachment articles at the U.S. Capitol in Washington on Wednesday that were then formally delivered to the Senate, where Majority Leader Mitch McConnell..

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Kentucky Bills Seek To Ban 'Conversion Therapy' For Gay Children [Video]Kentucky Bills Seek To Ban 'Conversion Therapy' For Gay Children

"Conversion therapy" is a practice that attempts to change a person’s sexual orientation or gender identity. Bills aimed at the practice have been introduced in the Republican-dominated House and..

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House votes to send Trump impeachment charges to Senate for trial [Video]House votes to send Trump impeachment charges to Senate for trial

RESENDING WITH COMPLETE SCRIPT VIDEO SHOWS: VOTE IN THE U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES VOTING ON SENDING TRUMP IMPEACHMENT CHARGES TO SENATE FOR TRIAL, SOUNDBITE HOUSE MINORITY LEADER, KEVIN MCCARTHY,

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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.
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Senate trial of President Donald Trump resumes with House Democrats arguing their case

House impeachment managers, led by Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., have 24 hours, over three days, to argue their case against Trump.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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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Factbox: 'They're here to steal two elections:' Trump's attorneys push back on impeachment

Lawyers for President Donald Trump pushed back on Tuesday against the House of Representatives' impeachment case as proceedings got under way in the U.S. Senate. Here are excerpts from their opening..
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'Sham'? 'Rule of law'? How the House debate set the stage for the impeachment trial

Each party repeated the same phrases hundreds of times at the house hearing. Those talking points will likely bubble up again as the trial begins.
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Supreme Court Will Not Rule Quickly on Obamacare Appeal

Democrats and the House of Representatives had urged the court to act in time to decide their appeals by the end of the court’s term in June.
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Factbox: Key senators in battle over Trump impeachment trial testimony

The U.S. Senate is holding an impeachment trial on charges by the House of Representatives that President Donald Trump abused his powers and obstructed a congressional inquiry into his effort to..
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U.S. Supreme Court declines to fast-track Obamacare appeal

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected a bid by the Democratic-controlled House of Representatives and 20 Democratic-led states to fast-track consideration of their appeal seeking a definitive..
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Explainer: Why is President Donald Trump on trial in the Senate?

The impeachment trial of President Donald Trump begins in earnest in the U.S. Senate on Tuesday, after he was formally charged by the Democratic-controlled House of Representatives on Dec. 18 with..
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Trump lawyers call for immediate acquittal in legal, political defense

U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday rejected the Democratic-led House of Representatives' impeachment charges and called for their immediate dismissal by the Republican-led Senate in a memo offering..
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Trump rejects impeachment charges in legal, political defense

U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday rejected Democratic-led House of Representatives' impeachment charges as an affront to the U.S. Constitution in a pre-trial brief that was as much a political case..
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Trump rejects impeachment charges as an affront to U.S. Constitution

U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday rejected the Democratic-led House of Representatives' impeachment charges, describing the allegations that he had abused his power and obstructed Congress as..
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Factbox: Seven House Democrats to argue impeachment case against Trump in Senate

Seven members of the House of Representatives will act as prosecutors in the Senate impeachment trial of U.S. President Donald Trump, which begins in earnest on Tuesday.
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Trump to offer first detailed impeachment defense as pivotal week begins

After refusing to cooperate with the Democratic Party-led impeachment probe in the House of Representatives, President Donald Trump will on Monday offer his first comprehensive defense, before his..
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Highlights: Key quotes from the U.S. House impeachment memo

Here are highlights from the 111-page House Impeachment Brief filed Saturday afternoon.
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U.S. House files brief laying out impeachment case against Trump

The U.S. lawmakers managing the impeachment case against Donald Trump filed a brief on Saturday laying out their arguments supporting charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress against the..
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Ahead of Senate trial, Trump legal team rejects impeachment as flawed

U.S. President Donald Trump's legal team on Saturday issued a resounding rejection of the House of Representatives' impeachment of him, calling the charges against Trump a "dangerous attack" on..
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Impeachment week ahead: House, Trump to file written arguments before Senate trial resumes Tuesday

Here are the deadlines and what is expected to happen this weekend and next week in the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump.
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U.S. House committee renews push for Pompeo Iran testimony, subpoena threat

A U.S. House of Representatives committee renewed a threat on Friday to subpoena Secretary of State Mike Pompeo if he does not provide information about Iran policy and President Donald Trump's..
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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.
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House to Vote on Disaster Aid Package for Puerto Rico After Earthquakes

Lawmakers challenged President Trump’s reluctance to send more aid to Puerto Rico, unveiling $3.35 billion in funding.
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House Democrats overturn DeVos on student loan forgiveness. It's unlikely to pass Senate

The Democrat-controlled House overturned rules from Betsy DeVos on student loan forgiveness. Republicans in the Senate are unlikely to agree.
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Trump Impeachment: What to Watch

The House impeachment managers will read the charges against President Trump in the Senate, and the chief justice of the Supreme Court and every senator will swear to do “impartial justice.”
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Senate Passes Revised NAFTA, Sending Pact to Trump’s Desk

The Senate gave bipartisan approval to the United States-Mexico-Canada-Agreement as House lawmakers prepared to read aloud charges of high crimes and misdemeanors.
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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.
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Pelosi addresses the idea of testimony from Lev Parnas.

She said she would leave it to the House impeachment managers to determine whether they want to seek his testimony.
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With pomp and circumstance, House Democrats deliver impeachment articles to the Senate

After weeks of rhetorical fire and fury, a handful of U.S. House members walked quietly across a hushed Capitol on Wednesday to deliver articles of impeachment to the Senate, paving the way for the..
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Delivery of the articles set the stage for the Senate to start the trial.

The House voted to approve the impeachment managers and sent the articles to the Senate.
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House leaders march impeachment articles to Senate

In a dramatic procession across the U.S. Capitol, Democratic House leaders marched the formal articles of impeachment against President Trump to the Senate, setting the stage for only the third trial..
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House sends impeachment of President Trump to Senate for trial, names 7 'managers' to prosecute case

House sends impeachment articles against President Trump to the Senate for trial and names 7 'managers' who will prosecute case
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House managers present the articles of impeachment against President Trump to the Senate

The articles of impeachment were walked by the House managers to the Senate, after they were signed by Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi on Jan. 15.  
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Security was set up in the halls of the Capitol.

Security was beefed up Wednesday afternoon as the House managers prepared to march toward the Senate to deliver the articles of impeachment.
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House votes to send Trump impeachment to Senate

The U.S. House has voted to send two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump to the Senate and approved House prosecutors for the trial. (Jan. 15)  
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The impeachment managers were revealed.

The group of Democratic lawmakers is smaller but more diverse than the House members who prosecuted President Bill Clinton.
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Pelosi took a swipe at Kevin McCarthy by noting a picture with Giuliani associates.

Speaker Nancy Pelosi took a not-so-subtle swipe at the House’s Republican leader as she argued Wednesday in favor of a final vote on sending the articles of impeachment to the Senate.
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House voted to send the impeachment articles to the Senate and to name the managers.

The largely party-line vote set in motion a series of steps that will initiate the Senate trial.
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Senate Republicans issued a rough schedule for the beginning of the trial.

With scant precedent to guide them and an icy relationship between the two chambers, the House and Senate have struggled this week to pin down precisely how and when the ceremonial handoff of articles..
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‘He will be held accountable,’ Pelosi said.

In her news conference announcing the House managers, Ms. Pelosi said she remains confident in what she described as a “strong case” against the president.
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Pelosi names impeachment managers for Trump trial

Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday named a seven member team, including two House chairmen who led President Donald Trump's impeachment inquiry, as prosecutors for Trump's Senate trial. (Jan. 15)  
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