Politics

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., gestures as he talks to media at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Jan.28, 2020.
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January 28, 2020 - 1:27 pm
Republicans lack the votes to block witnesses at President Donald Trump's impeachment trial, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell conceded late Tuesday. Read more here.
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President Donald Trump, joined by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, speaks during an event in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020.
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January 28, 2020 - 12:49 pm
President Donald Trump unveiled his long-awaited Middle East peace plan Tuesday, calling for the creation of a State of Palestine with its capital in portions of east Jerusalem, saying it is a “win-win” opportunity for both Israel and the Palestinians. Read more here.
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President Donald Trump welcomes visiting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to the White House in Washington on March 25, 2019.
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January 28, 2020 - 9:30 am
President Donald Trump is set to unveil his administration’s much-anticipated Middle East peace plan in the latest American venture to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Read more.
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This artist sketch depicts Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., left, and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., right, listening to defense arguments in the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump.
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January 27, 2020 - 6:40 am
Senators faced mounting pressure Monday to summon John Bolton to testify at President Donald Trump's impeachment trial even as Trump's lawyers mostly brushed past extraordinary new allegations from the former national security adviser and focused instead on corruption in Ukraine and historical...
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Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., with Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020.
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January 26, 2020 - 4:06 pm
President Donald Trump's impeachment trial enters a pivotal week as his defense team resumes its case and senators face a critical vote on whether to hear witnesses or proceed directly to a vote that is widely expected to end in his acquittal. The articles of impeachment charge Trump with abuse of...
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Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
January 23, 2020 - 2:00 pm
Philadelphia City Council has been back in session for one day and already has dozens of bills and resolutions before it. Read more now.
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An egret looks for food along Valhalla Pond in Riverview, Fla.
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January 23, 2020 - 11:14 am
The Trump administration appears ready to move ahead with its plan to remove protections for some of the nation's millions of miles, streams and arroyos, completing one of its most far-reaching environmental rollbacks. Read more here.
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In this image from video, House impeachment manager Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., holds redacted documents as he speaks during the impeachment trial against President Donald Trump in the Senate at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020.
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January 23, 2020 - 7:34 am
The challenge is becoming increasingly clear for House Democrats prosecuting President Donald Trump's impeachment case as the Senate convenes for a second day of arguments in the landmark trial. Read more here.
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House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., accompanied by the impeachment managers, speaks to reporters, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020.
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January 22, 2020 - 2:07 pm
The U.S. Senate began hearing opening arguments Wednesday in President Donald Trump's impeachment trial with proceedings now on a fast track. First up: Democratic House managers making their case that Trump abused his presidential power and should be removed from office. Read more here.
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Presiding officer Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts speaks during the impeachment trial against President Donald Trump in the Senate at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020.
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January 22, 2020 - 7:31 am
Just before 1 a.m., as tempers on the U.S. Senate floor had started to wear thin, Chief Justice John Roberts reminded senators, House impeachment managers and President Donald Trump's defense team who was in charge.
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