Congress

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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AP News
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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In this image from video, impeachment manager Rep. Zoe Lofgren, D-Calif., speaks in support of an amendment offered by Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., during the impeachment trial against President Donald Trump in the Senate at the U.S. Capitol.
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AP News
January 22, 2020 - 7:22 am
The U.S. Senate plunged into President Donald Trump's impeachment trial with Republicans abruptly abandoning plans to cram opening arguments into two days but solidly rejecting Democratic demands for more witnesses to expose what they deem Trump's "trifecta" of offenses. Read more here.
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Democratic leader Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., right, and Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., walk on the steps in the U.S. Capitol on the first full day of the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump.
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AP News
January 21, 2020 - 9:55 am
President Donald Trump's impeachment trial is set to unfold at the Capitol, a contentious proceeding over whether to remove him from office for pressuring Ukraine to investigate his Democratic rivals and obstructing Congress' ensuing investigation. Read the latest here.
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The Senate side of the U.S. Capitol at sunrise on Monday, Jan. 20, 2020, in Washington. The impeachment trial of President Donald Trump will resume in the U.S. Senate on Tuesday.
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AP News
January 20, 2020 - 11:44 am
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Monday proposed a condensed, two-day calendar for each side to give opening statements in President Donald Trump's impeachment trial, ground rules that are raising objections from Democrats on the eve of the landmark proceedings. Read more here.
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Mike Fitzpatrick memorial service
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Jim Melwert
January 10, 2020 - 3:30 pm
Hundreds of people paid their final respects to former Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick, who died on Monday at the age of 56 after a long battle with melanoma. Read more here.
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Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., right, speaks with Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, a member of the panel.
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AP News
January 09, 2020 - 6:21 pm
Reigniting a debate over who has the power to declare war, the Democratic-controlled House on Thursday approved a resolution asserting that President Donald Trump must seek approval from Congress before engaging in further military action against Iran. Read more here.
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United States Sen. Chris Coons speaks at the 2018 Global Citizen Festival on the Great Lawn in Central Park, NY, on September 29, 2018.
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Mike Dougherty
January 08, 2020 - 7:26 am
Politicians are reacting to Iran's bombing of two air bases in Iraq housing U.S. military personnel. Iran launched at least a dozen missiles at Al Asad Air Base and a smaller air base in Erbil in retaliation for the killing of Iran's top military commander. Read more here.
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Former U.S. Rep. Mike Fitzpatrick, R-Pa.
U.S. House of Representatives
KYW Staff
January 06, 2020 - 10:42 am
Former Bucks County Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick has died at the age of 56. Read more here.
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U.S. Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., poses for a photograph under a quote of his that is displayed in the Civil Rights Room in the Nashville Public Library in Nashville, Tenn.
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AP News
December 30, 2019 - 6:25 am
As a civil rights activist at 25, John Lewis was beaten so badly his skull was fractured and the TV images from an Alabama bridge in the 1960s forced a nation's awakening to racial discrimination. As a congressman today at 79, Lewis is facing a foe like none before: advanced pancreatic cancer. Read...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales in the Oval Office of the White House, Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2019, in Washington.
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AP News
December 18, 2019 - 4:04 pm
An incredulous and defiant President Donald Trump stared down Wednesday's impending impeachment votes as he has every obstacle in his presidency: broadcasting his grievances by tweet.
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