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Danger To Lawmakers, Republican Reaction: Takeaways From Impeachment Trial Day 2

Thursday, February 11, 2021

House managers used the first of their two days for arguments to present new footage from security cameras showing how close rioters got to Vice President Mike Pence, lawmakers and staff on Jan. 6.

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Graphic Video, Rambling Defense: Takeaways From Senate Impeachment Day 1

Wednesday, February 10, 2021

House impeachment manager Jamie Raskin opened the trial with video of the scenes of pro-Trump rioters breaching the Capitol on Jan. 6. Many senators panned the former president's defense team.

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Trump's 2nd Impeachment Trial Starts With Debate On Constitutionality

Tuesday, February 09, 2021

Donald Trump became the first president impeached twice after the House voted to approve an article on inciting an insurrection. It's unlikely enough Republicans will join Democrats to convict him.

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Here's What You Need To Know About The Senate Impeachment Trial

Monday, February 08, 2021

The Senate trial begins Tuesday on one article the House approved, charging former President Donald Trump with incitement of insurrection for the Capitol riot. Most senators want a short trial.

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Biden Forges Ahead On Relief Bill Without GOP, But Signals Checks Could Be Targeted

Wednesday, February 03, 2021

The president told House Democrats he won't back down from providing $1,400 direct payments in the COVID-19 aid package, but suggested checks could be more targeted, an idea Republicans have pushed.

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READ: House Impeachment Managers' Brief Outlines Arguments For Senate Trial Of Trump

Tuesday, February 02, 2021

The House Democrats prosecuting the case against the former president argue he holds "singular responsibility" for the Capitol riot and should be convicted and barred from future office.

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17 House GOP Freshmen Write To Biden About Working Together

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

The group includes several lawmakers who backed challenges to the electoral votes, as well as those who voted last week to impeach President Trump.

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Senate Begins Biden Cabinet Confirmation Hearings As Impeachment Trial Looms

Tuesday, January 19, 2021

The Senate returns for the first time since the Jan. 6 riot at the Capitol. Five committees will question nominees to lead Defense, State, Homeland Security, Treasury and the top intelligence post.

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Former Capitol Police Chief Steven Sund Defends Agency's Role In Jan. 6 Attack

Friday, January 15, 2021

Sund says U.S. Capitol Police expected some additional violence the day of the insurrection but says nothing could have prepared them for what actually happened.

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4 Ways President Trump's 2nd Impeachment Will Change Washington

Thursday, January 14, 2021

President Trump made history, the siege on the Capitol exposed splits in the GOP that are likely to remain, Biden's agenda will now compete with a Senate trial and the Capitol is a fortress.

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House Votes To Impeach Trump, But Senate Trial Unlikely Before Biden's Inauguration

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

The resolution charges President Trump with "incitement of insurrection." Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has said he will not reconvene the Senate early for a trial to remove Trump from office.

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House Democrats Weigh Impeachment As They Urge Trump's Removal

Friday, January 08, 2021

More than half of House Democrats back articles of impeachment and are pressing leaders to reconvene next week to vote on them. Leaders warn if the president isn't removed they will proceed.

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McConnell Says Senate Will Not Be Intimidated, Will Complete Electoral Vote Count

Wednesday, January 06, 2021

Hours after violent pro-Trump extremists forced evacuations of the House and Senate, pausing the process of certifying the votes, top leaders insisted they would finish the process "tonight."

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Congress' Electoral Count To Resume After Violent Protests Halt Process

Wednesday, January 06, 2021

As Wednesday's tally of the Electoral College vote highlighted a bitter divide between the parties, the Capitol went into a lockdown because of protests.

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Democrats Take Control Of Senate With Twin Georgia Victories

Wednesday, January 06, 2021

Raphael Warnock defeated Sen. Kelly Loeffler, and Jon Ossoff beat David Perdue, according to the AP. The Senate will be split 50-50, with Vice President-elect Kamala Harris having a tiebreaking vote.

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Democrats Win 1 Of 2 Georgia Races, With Senate Control In Sight

Tuesday, January 05, 2021

Democrat Raphael Warnock defeated GOP Sen. Kelly Loeffler, according to the Associated Press. If Democrat Jon Ossoff defeats Republican David Perdue, control of the Senate will flip.

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Congress Passes $900 Billion Coronavirus Relief Bill, Ending Months-Long Stalemate

Monday, December 21, 2020

The legislation extending aid to unemployed, providing money for vaccine distribution and a round of $600 stimulus checks was attached to an annual government funding bill that tacked on other items.

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COVID-19 Relief Deal Stalled As Trump Signs 2-Day Stopgap Bill To Avoid Shutdown

Friday, December 18, 2020

As congressional leaders negotiate, other lawmakers are demanding more details. Plus, Democrats are objecting to a push by some Senate Republicans to limit emergency lending rules.

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House Approves Decriminalizing Marijuana; Bill To Stall In Senate

Friday, December 04, 2020

The legislation removes cannabis from the list of federally controlled substances and expunges low-level convictions and arrests. But the GOP Senate is not expected to take up the bill.

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Momentum For Coronavirus Relief Bill Builds, But Time Short As Parties Work On Deal

Friday, December 04, 2020

With days left before Congress aims to wrap for the year, Republicans and Democrats appear more willing to negotiate on a COVID-19 relief bill. But key sticking points remain.

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