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The House managers are making the case that President Trump violated his oath of office and should be removed. Republicans are apparently unconvinced.

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The House managers are making the case that President Trump violated his oath of office and should be removed. Republicans are apparently unconvinced.

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The Environmental Protection Agency is stripping protections for streams, wetlands, and groundwater nationwide.

Trump rolls back Obama-era water protections. How will that affect California?

The Environmental Protection Agency is stripping protections for streams, wetlands, and groundwater nationwide.

On Thursday, House Democrats are expected to outline how the law applies to what they see as the president's "corrupt scheme" with Ukraine to tilt the 2020 election in his favor.

Impeachment trial day 3: Democrats continue their case for removing Trump from office

On Thursday, House Democrats are expected to outline how the law applies to what they see as the president's "corrupt scheme" with Ukraine to tilt the 2020 election in his favor.

from NPR

It’s day two of President Trump’s impeachment trial, with opening arguments underway. We get in-depth analysis.

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It’s day two of President Trump’s impeachment trial, with opening arguments underway. We get in-depth analysis.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Lead House impeachment manager Adam Schiff kicked off opening arguments in Trump’s impeachment trial: “A president this unapologetic, this lawless, this unbound to the Constitution and…

Impeachment trial: In-depth analysis and what’s next

Lead House impeachment manager Adam Schiff kicked off opening arguments in Trump’s impeachment trial: “A president this unapologetic, this lawless, this unbound to the Constitution and…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Impeachment counts as a big legal problem, right?

The Senate trial begins

Impeachment counts as a big legal problem, right?

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