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Sen. Rand Paul works on crossword puzzle, paper airplane during impeachment trial

Thursday  21:45,   23 january 2020

U.S. Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky reportedly found a way to pass the time at the hours-long trial on Wednesday.ABC News reported that several senators broke or bent the Senate rules and brought Apple watches into the chamber, played games and caught... >>>

Dem lawmaker says senators 'squirming' at impeachment 'because the truth hurts'

Thursday  21:15,   23 january 2020

Democratic Sen. Mazie Hirono claimed Thursday that her GOP counterparts are “squirming” in their seats because they're uncomfortable hearing mounting evidence against President Donald Trump in his impeachment trial. “Most of us get restless when >>>

Democrats say White House improperly classifying piece of impeachment evidence

Thursday  21:15,   23 january 2020

“There is nothing I can see in that document that justifies its being classified,” says Sen. Chris Van Hollen.“It highly corroborates the case that Chairman Schiff has been making and exhibits no apparent reason that it should be classified,” Sen.... >>>

Mick Mulvaney becomes top Democratic impeachment target

Thursday  21:15,   23 january 2020

Senate Democrats say the acting White House chief of staff is the most important potential witness in Trump's trial.Democrats are zeroing in on Mick Mulvaney as their top demand for witness testimony during President Donald Trump's impeachment... >>>

Impeachment trial takes vulnerable senators off the campaign trail, too

Thursday  20:45,   23 january 2020

“The one thing you can never get back is time,” said one Democratic operative who has worked on Senate races. Rob Jesmer, a former executive director of the National Republican Senatorial Committee, also said impeachment takes attention away from... >>>

Bernie Sanders surging in New Hampshire: poll

Thursday  20:30,   23 january 2020

A new poll indicates that Sen. Bernie Sanders is surging in New Hampshire with less than three weeks to go until the state holds its primary.The independent and populist lawmaker who’s making his second straight bid for the Democratic presidential... >>>

Schumer: There are no bipartisan talks on trial witnesses

Thursday  20:10,   23 january 2020

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer told reporters the two political parties are not discussing a deal to allow witness testimony in President Trump’s impeachment trial. “No Republicans are talking to us about deals,” the New York Democrat said... >>>

Burr is giving senators fidget spinners to stay busy during trial

Thursday  19:55,   23 january 2020

The North Carolina Republican is providing an assortment of fidget spinners and other gizmos to his GOP... >>>

Senators spill the story on milk at the impeachment trial

Thursday  19:40,   23 january 2020

Milk: It does the world's greatest deliberative body good. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) { medianetNativeAdOnArticle.getMedianetNativeAds(true); }); As the second day of the impeachment trial of... >>>

Trump, back from Davos, denounces Senate impeachment trial

Thursday  19:25,   23 january 2020

US President Donald Trump fulminated against his impeachment trial on Thursday.Trump, who returned to Washington late Wednesday from the World Economic Forum in Davos, began his day with a volley of angry early morning tweets from the White... >>>

House and White House impeachment legal teams offer stark contrast on facts and style

Thursday  19:05,   23 january 2020

After the opening day of the Senate impeachment trial proved so toxic that the chief justice rebuked both sides, the rhetoric cooled Wednesday — except from President Trump.In this screengrab taken from a Senate Television webcast, House impeachment >>>

Trump warns 2020 Dems that Bloomberg will turn his back on them

Thursday  18:15,   23 january 2020

President Trump claimed Thursday that if Mike Bloomberg doesn’t win the Democratic presidential nomination, the billionaire will spend “very little of his money” to help the eventual nominee.Taking aim at the former New York City mayor, Trump... >>>

Democrats face risks and limits in Trump's impeachment trial

Thursday  18:02,   23 january 2020

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. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function... >>>

'Good job’: Lindsey Graham congratulates Adam Schiff on impeachment trial performance

Thursday  17:35,   23 january 2020

Sen. Lindsey Graham extended kind words to Rep. Adam Schiff after the first day of opening arguments in President Trump's trial.In this screengrab taken from a Senate Television webcast, House impeachment manager Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) speaks... >>>

Everyday Americans are distressed by the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump. If they care at all.

Thursday  17:20,   23 january 2020

Everyday Americans from California to Illinois to North Carolina have a sideways view of the historic impeachment... >>>