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Politics Mar 09WATCH: PBS NewsHour’s special coverage of the March 10 primaries
Joe Biden decisively won Michigan’s Democratic presidential primary on Tuesday, seizing a key battleground state that helped propel Bernie Sanders’ insurgent candidacy four years ago.
Politics Feb 04WATCH: Pelosi rips up Trump’s State of the Union speech
No sooner did President Donald Trump finish his State of the Union address than House Speaker Pelosi ripped it in two.
Politics Feb 04Trump to unleash ‘relentless optimism’ in State of the Union address
President Donald Trump's State of the Union address will be a different experience for Democrats, nearly all of whom voted for Trump's impeachment in the House.
Politics Jan 27WATCH: Impeachment ‘is tantamount to domestic war,’ says Ken Starr
Starr made the case that Democrats' allegations of misconduct by Trump hardly measure up to the previous instances when Congress has seriously considered removing a president from office.
Politics Jan 25WATCH: Schiff’s ‘head on a pike’ remark angers GOP senators
Senate Republicans said lead impeachment prosecutor Adam Schiff insulted them during the trial by repeating an anonymously sourced report that the White House had threatened to punish Republicans who voted against President Donald Trump.
Politics Jan 20White House and prosecutors lay out arguments ahead of impeachment trial
The trial resumes on Tuesday with what could be a fight over the ground rules.
Politics Jan 14House to vote on sending articles of impeachment to Senate
GOP senators are conferring privately about whether to allow a motion to dismiss the charges against the president or to call additional witnesses for testimony.
Politics Jan 13WATCH: McConnell says he’ll ‘strongly oppose’ the war powers resolution
The Senate majority leader said that the measure, co-sponsored by two Republicans, would send the wrong message to U.S. allies after the Trump administration killed Iran's top general earlier this month.
Politics Dec 19WATCH: McConnell blasts House impeachment, pledges Senate action
A trial in the Republican-controlled Senate would almost certainly result in Trump being acquitted of the charges.
Politics Dec 19WATCH: Pelosi insists on Senate impeachment trial details before sending charges
Pelosi was upbeat the morning after the historic vote that made Trump only the third president in U.S. history to be impeached.