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The United States House of Representatives is the lower house of the United States Congress, the Senate being the upper house. Together they compose the national legislature of the United States.

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Trump rejects impeachment charges in legal, political defense

U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday rejected Democratic-led House of Representatives' impeachment charges as an affront to the U.S. Constitution in a pre-trial brief that was as much a political case..
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Trump rejects impeachment charges as an affront to U.S. Constitution

U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday rejected the Democratic-led House of Representatives' impeachment charges, describing the allegations that he had abused his power and obstructed Congress as..
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Democrats call Trump a national security risk before Senate trial [Video]Democrats call Trump a national security risk before Senate trial

Both Republicans and Democratic senators get ready to make their case for or against U.S. president Donald Trump's impeachment in a trial beginning this week. Freddie Joyner reports.

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House Democrats say Trump endangers U.S. security [Video]House Democrats say Trump endangers U.S. security

Democratic U.S. lawmakers leading the impeachment case against Republican President Donald Trump said on Saturday the president must be removed from office to protect national security and preserve the..

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Trump adds Starr, Dershowitz to impeachment team [Video]Trump adds Starr, Dershowitz to impeachment team

President Donald Trump turned to some legal heavyweights to help defend him in his Senate impeachment trial. Jonah Green reports.

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Chief Justice Roberts sworn in for impeachment trial [Video]Chief Justice Roberts sworn in for impeachment trial

U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts was sworn in to preside over the Senate impeachment trial on whether to remove U.S. President Donald Trump from office and then swore in all 100 senators to serve as..

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Schiff reads articles of impeachment on Senate floor [Video]Schiff reads articles of impeachment on Senate floor

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff formally presented the articles of impeachment on the Senate floor Thursday, reading through the allegations against U.S. President Donald Trump.

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Democrats deliver impeachment articles to Senate [Video]Democrats deliver impeachment articles to Senate

After weeks of rhetorical fire and fury, a handful of U.S. House members walked quietly across a hushed Capitol on Wednesday to deliver articles of impeachment to the Senate, paving the way for the..

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Pelosi-signed impeachment articles formally sent to Senate [Video]Pelosi-signed impeachment articles formally sent to Senate

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi signed the Trump impeachment articles at the U.S. Capitol in Washington on Wednesday that were then formally delivered to the Senate, where Majority Leader Mitch McConnell..

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Kentucky Bills Seek To Ban 'Conversion Therapy' For Gay Children [Video]Kentucky Bills Seek To Ban 'Conversion Therapy' For Gay Children

"Conversion therapy" is a practice that attempts to change a person’s sexual orientation or gender identity. Bills aimed at the practice have been introduced in the Republican-dominated House and..

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House votes to send Trump impeachment charges to Senate for trial [Video]House votes to send Trump impeachment charges to Senate for trial

RESENDING WITH COMPLETE SCRIPT VIDEO SHOWS: VOTE IN THE U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES VOTING ON SENDING TRUMP IMPEACHMENT CHARGES TO SENATE FOR TRIAL, SOUNDBITE HOUSE MINORITY LEADER, KEVIN MCCARTHY,

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U.S. House votes to send impeachment charges to Senate for trial [Video]U.S. House votes to send impeachment charges to Senate for trial

Republican and Democratic lawmakers sparred on the House floor before voting on Wednesday to send two formal charges against President Donald Trump to the Senate, clearing the way for only the third..

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Prosecutors for Donald Trump’s Senate impeachment trial announced [Video]Prosecutors for Donald Trump’s Senate impeachment trial announced

House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi has named two House chairmen who led President Donald Trump's impeachment inquiry as prosecutors for his Senate trial. Intelligence committee chairman Adam..

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Pelosi: Schiff to lead prosecution at Trump impeachment trial [Video]Pelosi: Schiff to lead prosecution at Trump impeachment trial

House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday named the seven lawmakers who will prosecute U.S. President Donald Trump's impeachment trial in the Senate. Zachary Goelman reports.

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'An impeachment that will last forever': Pelosi [Video]'An impeachment that will last forever': Pelosi

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday said 'time has been our friend in all of this because it has yielded incriminating evidence'. She also announced the team of seven Democratic lawmakers and..

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Democrats add last-minute evidence in impeachment [Video]Democrats add last-minute evidence in impeachment

Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives said on Tuesday they would include new evidence when they send formal impeachment charges against President Donald Trump to the Senate on Wednesday,..

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McConnell sees Senate impeachment trial starting in days [Video]McConnell sees Senate impeachment trial starting in days

The impeachment trial of President Donald Trump is likely to begin in earnest next week after preliminary steps in the Senate in coming days, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday...

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Trump impeachment trial could start in days [Video]Trump impeachment trial could start in days

The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives will vote on Wednesday to send formal impeachment charges against President Donald Trump to the Senate, likely setting the start of Trump's trial for..

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War Powers Resolution Passes in House of Representatives [Video]War Powers Resolution Passes in House of Representatives

On Jan. 9, the United States House of Representatives voted in favor of passing a War Powers Resolution aimed at Donald Trump.

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Schiff: Without witnesses, Senate trial would be 'a cover-up' [Video]Schiff: Without witnesses, Senate trial would be 'a cover-up'

U.S. Democratic Representative Adam Schiff on Sunday said that if the Republican leader in the Senate succeeded in holding an impeachment trial without witnesses, "that's not a fair trial. That's a..

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Esper: 'I didn't see' specific Iranian threat to U.S. embassies [Video]Esper: 'I didn't see' specific Iranian threat to U.S. embassies

U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper on Sunday said he did not see a specific Iranian plot to attack American embassies in Baghdad or elsewhere before the administration decided to kill an Iranian..

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Pelosi signals impeachment charges may go to Senate next week [Video]Pelosi signals impeachment charges may go to Senate next week

The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives will send formal impeachment charges against President Donald Trump to the Senate as early as next week, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Friday,..

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Impeachment 'papers' going to Senate: top House Dem [Video]Impeachment 'papers' going to Senate: top House Dem

House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, the chamber's No. 2 Democrat after Nancy Pelosi, said the formal impeachment charges against President Donald Trump will be going to the Senate after Pelosi confirmed..

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US House votes to restrain Trump's actions against Iran [Video]US House votes to restrain Trump's actions against Iran

Democrat-controlled House passes non-binding War Powers resolution, but similar measure faces an uphill battle in Senate.

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U.S. House Votes To Limit Trump's War Waging Ability [Video]U.S. House Votes To Limit Trump's War Waging Ability

The U.S. House of Representatives has just passed a resolution, reports Reuters. It is to rein in President Donald Trump’s ability to engage in military conflict against Iran. This comes days after..

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Factbox: Seven House Democrats to argue impeachment case against Trump in Senate

Seven members of the House of Representatives will act as prosecutors in the Senate impeachment trial of U.S. President Donald Trump, which begins in earnest on Tuesday.
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Trump to offer first detailed impeachment defense as pivotal week begins

After refusing to cooperate with the Democratic Party-led impeachment probe in the House of Representatives, President Donald Trump will on Monday offer his first comprehensive defense, before his..
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Trump’s lawyers accuse the House of trying to overturn the 2016 election

trump’s lawyers accuse the house of trying to overturn the 2016 election
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s legal team on Saturday accused the House of a “brazen and unlawful attempt” to overturn the 2016 election in a scathing response to the impeachment trial..
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Highlights: Key quotes from the U.S. House impeachment memo

Here are highlights from the 111-page House Impeachment Brief filed Saturday afternoon.
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U.S. House files brief laying out impeachment case against Trump

The U.S. lawmakers managing the impeachment case against Donald Trump filed a brief on Saturday laying out their arguments supporting charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress against the..
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Ahead of Senate trial, Trump legal team rejects impeachment as flawed

U.S. President Donald Trump's legal team on Saturday issued a resounding rejection of the House of Representatives' impeachment of him, calling the charges against Trump a "dangerous attack" on..
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Impeachment week ahead: House, Trump to file written arguments before Senate trial resumes Tuesday

Here are the deadlines and what is expected to happen this weekend and next week in the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump.
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U.S. House committee renews push for Pompeo Iran testimony, subpoena threat

A U.S. House of Representatives committee renewed a threat on Friday to subpoena Secretary of State Mike Pompeo if he does not provide information about Iran policy and President Donald Trump's..
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The Senate adjourns the trial for the long weekend.

The House managers and the president’s defense lawyers are expected to work around the clock, but the trial itself resumes on Tuesday.
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House to Vote on Disaster Aid Package for Puerto Rico After Earthquakes

Lawmakers challenged President Trump’s reluctance to send more aid to Puerto Rico, unveiling $3.35 billion in funding.
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House Democrats overturn DeVos on student loan forgiveness. It's unlikely to pass Senate

The Democrat-controlled House overturned rules from Betsy DeVos on student loan forgiveness. Republicans in the Senate are unlikely to agree.
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Trump Impeachment: What to Watch

The House impeachment managers will read the charges against President Trump in the Senate, and the chief justice of the Supreme Court and every senator will swear to do “impartial justice.”
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Senate Passes Revised NAFTA, Sending Pact to Trump’s Desk

The Senate gave bipartisan approval to the United States-Mexico-Canada-Agreement as House lawmakers prepared to read aloud charges of high crimes and misdemeanors.
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Senate opens to hear articles of impeachment against Trump

senate opens to hear articles of impeachment against trump
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate opens its historic proceedings against President Donald Trump on Thursday with a formal reading of the charges by House prosecutors, followed by the arrival at the..
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Liz Cheney Says She Won’t Run for Senate in Wyoming

Ms. Cheney, the highest-ranking Republican woman in the House, said she would seek re-election to that chamber rather than pursue a vacant Senate seat.
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Pelosi addresses the idea of testimony from Lev Parnas.

She said she would leave it to the House impeachment managers to determine whether they want to seek his testimony.
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House leaders march Trump impeachment articles to the Senate

house leaders march trump impeachment articles to the senate
WASHINGTON — In a dramatic procession across the U.S. Capitol, House Democrats carried the formal articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump to the Senate late Wednesday, setting the..
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With pomp and circumstance, House Democrats deliver impeachment articles to the Senate

After weeks of rhetorical fire and fury, a handful of U.S. House members walked quietly across a hushed Capitol on Wednesday to deliver articles of impeachment to the Senate, paving the way for the..
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U.S. House sends Trump impeachment charges to Senate for trial

The Democratic-led House of Representatives voted on Wednesday to send two formal charges against President Donald Trump to the Senate, clearing the way for only the third impeachment trial of a U.S...
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Delivery of the articles set the stage for the Senate to start the trial.

The House voted to approve the impeachment managers and sent the articles to the Senate.
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House sends impeachment of President Trump to Senate for trial, names 7 'managers' to prosecute case

House sends impeachment articles against President Trump to the Senate for trial and names 7 'managers' who will prosecute case
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House managers present the articles of impeachment against President Trump to the Senate

The articles of impeachment were walked by the House managers to the Senate, after they were signed by Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi on Jan. 15.  
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Security was set up in the halls of the Capitol.

Security was beefed up Wednesday afternoon as the House managers prepared to march toward the Senate to deliver the articles of impeachment.
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House votes to send Trump impeachment to Senate

The U.S. House has voted to send two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump to the Senate and approved House prosecutors for the trial. (Jan. 15)  
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The impeachment managers were revealed.

The group of Democratic lawmakers is smaller but more diverse than the House members who prosecuted President Bill Clinton.
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Pelosi took a swipe at Kevin McCarthy by noting a picture with Giuliani associates.

Speaker Nancy Pelosi took a not-so-subtle swipe at the House’s Republican leader as she argued Wednesday in favor of a final vote on sending the articles of impeachment to the Senate.
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House voted to send the impeachment articles to the Senate and to name the managers.

The largely party-line vote set in motion a series of steps that will initiate the Senate trial.
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Senate Republicans issued a rough schedule for the beginning of the trial.

With scant precedent to guide them and an icy relationship between the two chambers, the House and Senate have struggled this week to pin down precisely how and when the ceremonial handoff of articles..
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‘He will be held accountable,’ Pelosi said.

In her news conference announcing the House managers, Ms. Pelosi said she remains confident in what she described as a “strong case” against the president.
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Trump foe Schiff to head Democratic prosecution team at impeachment trial

Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday unveiled a seven-member team to prosecute President Donald Trump at his Senate impeachment trial, headed by a former federal prosecutor who..
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Pelosi names impeachment managers for Trump trial

Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday named a seven member team, including two House chairmen who led President Donald Trump's impeachment inquiry, as prosecutors for Trump's Senate trial. (Jan. 15)  
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