Constitution

Top U.S. diplomat in Ukraine William Taylor arrives to testify before the House Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019.
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AP News
November 14, 2019 - 9:24 am
With historic impeachment hearings underway, Democrats and Republicans are hardening their arguments over the actions of President Donald Trump as they set out to win over a deeply polarized American public.
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Adam Schiff and Devin Nunes
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AP News
November 13, 2019 - 8:22 am
The closed doors of the Trump impeachment investigation are swinging wide open. When the gavel strikes at the start of the House hearing on Wednesday morning, America and the rest of the world will have the chance to see and hear for themselves for the first time about President Donald Trump's...
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A view of the Supreme Court in Washington, Monday, Nov. 11, 2019. Protections for 660,000 immigrants are on the line at the Supreme Court.
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AP News
November 12, 2019 - 8:31 am
U.S. Supreme Court justices are hearing arguments Tuesday on the Trump administration's bid to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program that shields immigrants brought to the U.S. as children from deportation and allows them to work in the United States legally.
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Joseph Tucker watches as Makizah Cotton makes an argument in civics class at Chatham Central High School in Bear Creek, N.C., on Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019.
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AP News
November 08, 2019 - 8:16 am
The 10th graders in Aedrin Albright's civics class at a rural North Carolina high school had done their homework, and now it was time to decide: Should President Donald Trump be impeached?
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U.S. Constitution
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CNN
September 25, 2019 - 4:32 pm
Here's what needs to happen for Democrats in the House to impeach Trump, which seems increasingly likely, and for the Senate to remove him from office, which still seems very unlikely. Read more here.
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In this Dec. 7, 2018, file photo, U.S. Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, D-Texas, speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington.
J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo, File
June 13, 2019 - 9:30 am
By Errin Haines Whack, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The topic of reparations for slavery is headed to Capitol Hill for its first hearing in more than a decade with writer Ta-Nehisi Coates and actor Danny Glover set to testify before a House panel. The House Judiciary Subcommittee on the...
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Bill Cosby
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February 19, 2019 - 3:37 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Clarence Thomas says the Supreme Court should consider overturning a 55-year-old landmark ruling that makes it hard for public figures to win libel suits, writing in a case involving a woman who says Bill Cosby raped her. Thomas took aim at New York Times v. Sullivan and...
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In this Oct. 5, 2018, file photo, the U. S. Supreme Court building stands quietly before dawn in Washington.
AP Photo/J. David Ake, File
December 06, 2018 - 1:27 pm
By Mark Sherman, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court seemed likely Thursday to preserve a constitutional rule that allows state and federal governments to prosecute someone for the same crime. Several justices expressed concern about upsetting the long-standing rule that provides...
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U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, who is in town for a Constitution Day event, said she believes too many colleges are standing in the way of free speech.
Mike DeNardo | KYW Newsradio
Mike DeNardo
September 17, 2018 - 3:55 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, who is in town for a Constitution Day event, said she believes too many colleges are standing in the way of free speech. DeVos greeted by polite applause. She's expected to speak about the importance of the First Amendment on...
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Judge Marjorie Rendell with students at E. M. Stanton Elementary School
Justin Udo | KYW Newsradio
Justin Udo
September 17, 2018 - 3:37 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Monday, Sept. 17, is Constitution Day, when education about the supreme law of the United States takes center stage. A former Pennsylvania first lady is working with young Philadelphians to help them better understand their rights under the U.S. Constitution. Judge...
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