impeachment-inquiry

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How to know which impeachment polls to believe – and which to skip | Analysis

BY: - December 15, 2019

(*This is an updated version of an article originally published by The Conversation on Oct. 14, 2019.) By Michael Traugott Pollsters are trying their best to track public opinion about the House Democrats’ decision to charge President Trump with two articles of impeachment. Currently, it is doubtful the required two-thirds of the Senate, now controlled […]

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What the Roman senate’s groveling before emperors explains about GOP senators’ support for Trump | Opinion

BY: - December 12, 2019

A lot of what we're seeing in Washington right now bears an uncanny resemblance to the Rome described by the historian Tacitus.

How Pa.’s members of Congress reacted to Trump impeachment articles

BY: - December 10, 2019

This is a rolling list of reaction by members of Pa.'s U.S. House and Senate delegation. It will be updated as more information becomes available.

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We depend on our Constitution – and it depends on us | Madeleine Dean

BY: - December 10, 2019

The question, then, is whether we really believe in our Constitution – and whether we think it is up to the task of restraining a would-be king.

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The impeachment evidence is plain as day. When will Republicans stop defending the indefensible? | Opinion

BY: - December 4, 2019

The GOP has disgraced itself pathetic grandstanding, exhibition of obfuscation and amateurish, pseudo-advocacy for a dishonest White House.

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Why are Republicans still obsessed with the whistleblower? | Dick Polman

BY: - November 18, 2019

Why are Trump and his authoritarian enablers so obsessed with outing the whistleblower, who is protected by a web of federal laws that safeguard the identities of patriotic dissenters?

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Impeachment witnesses George Kent and Bill Taylor are exactly the heroes we need right now | Opinion

BY: - November 14, 2019

In their even tones and reassuringly professional manner, there was the hope our public institutions, will yet survive this aberration of a president. 

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3 misperceptions about the State Department sure to surface this week | Opinion

BY: - November 14, 2019

A former State Department official says he's troubled by the politicization of the agency's mission as impeachment hearings unfold.