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Rep. Adam Schiff (D/CA) in opening arguments at the Impeachment Trial of President Trump, 1/22/20
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Dave Mager
January 22, 2020 - 3:47 pm
Just before 3:30 pm, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell calls for a 20 min. recess. The President's defense team is coming up. Schiff has argued that Trump's behavior represents a threat to national security, adding, "There is no remedy for such a threat other than removal from the office of...
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U.S. Senate works late into the night on Impeachment Trial, 1/21/20
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Dave Mager
January 21, 2020 - 3:59 pm
The latest Democratic amendment would subpoena Defense Department records. At roughly 9:45 pm, Democrats did not agree to a McConnell request to "stack votes" so senators could have some idea when they're going home. They still don't know when they're going home, with a CBS News producer describing...
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Vote Tally on the first Article of Impeachment
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AP
December 18, 2019 - 9:46 pm
President Donald Trump was impeached by the U.S. House of Representatives Wednesday night, becoming only the third American chief executive to be formally charged under the Constitution’s ultimate remedy for high crimes and misdemeanors. The historic vote split along party lines, much the way it...
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Matt Dwyer
November 20, 2019 - 6:14 pm
(WTIC-AM) -- Connecticut Senator Chris Murphy has provided Democratic House impeachment investigators with a written description of his trip to Ukraine in September. In the letter to the leaders of the impeachment inquiry hearings, Murphy says the US ambassador to Ukraine, William Taylor told him...
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Sarah DiMeo
May 26, 2019 - 3:57 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Legislation prohibiting the sale or distribution of shark fins in Connecticut is awaiting final legislative action. The bill awaits a Senate vote after clearing the House of Representatives last week, 110-28. The legislation had originally banned the possession of shark fins...
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AP
January 02, 2019 - 5:03 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) - Mitt Romney, the 2012 GOP presidential nominee and incoming Utah senator, has quickly set himself apart from other Republicans in the new Congress with a blistering attack on President Donald Trump's leadership and character, triggering what could become a new rivalry in the GOP...
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Matt Dwyer
October 26, 2018 - 5:11 pm
By SUSAN HAIGH Associated Press ROCKY HILL, Conn. (AP) — President Donald Trump played a starring role Friday in the first and only debate in Connecticut's U.S. Senate race. While Democratic U.S. Rep. Chris Murphy called Trump a "disaster" for Connecticut, Republican small businessman Matt Corey...
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Supreme Court Associate Justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh appears before the Senate Judiciary Committee during his confirmation hearing. Jack Gruber-USA TODAY
Matt Dwyer
September 28, 2018 - 2:26 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — After a flurry of last-minute negotiations, the Senate Judiciary Committee advanced Brett Kavanaugh's nomination for the Supreme Court after agreeing to a late call from Republican Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona for a one week investigation into sexual assault allegations against the...
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