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How Trump’s impeachment differs from a criminal trial

January 24, 2020

By Eric Tucker Associated Press  WASHINGTON — Yes, it’s a trial — but the Senate’s impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump won’t resemble anything Americans have seen on Court TV. In Trump’s trial, the Senate will serve as both judge and jury. The Republicans who control the chamber can forge their own rules if they…

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‘Impartial Justice’? What to watch in Trump’s Senate trial

January 16, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., signs the resolution to transmit the two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump to the Senate for trial on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020. The two articles of impeachment against Trump are for abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)…

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President Donald Trump impeached by US House on 2 charges

December 20, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., announces the passage of the first article of impeachment, abuse of power, against President Donald Trump by the House of Representatives at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019. (House Television via AP) By Lisa Mascaro And Mary Clare Jalonick ASSOCIATED PRESS  WASHINGTON  — President Donald Trump…

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‘We must act;’ Democrats unveil Trump impeachment charges

December 16, 2019

By Lisa Mascaro And Mary Clare Jalonick Associated Press  WASHINGTON — House Democrats announced two articles of impeachment Tuesday against President Donald Trump — abuse of power and obstruction of Congress — pushing toward historic votes over charges he corrupted the U.S. election process and endangered national security in his dealings with Ukraine. Speaker Nancy…

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Trump directed Ukraine quid pro quo, key witness says

November 22, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: U.S. Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland gives his opening statement as he testifies before the House Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019, during a public impeachment hearing of President Donald Trump’s efforts to tie U.S. aid for Ukraine to investigations of his political opponents. (AP Photo: Andrew…

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Republicans assail security aide who reported Trump call

November 22, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: National Security Council aide Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman testifies before the House Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019, during a public impeachment hearing of President Donald Trump’s efforts to tie U.S. aid for Ukraine to investigations of his political opponents. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) By Lisa Mascaro And Mary Clare…

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How Sen. Anthony Williams’s campaign lost its mojo

May 23, 2015

ABOVE PHOTO:  Jim Kenney wins sweeping Primary Election to be Democratic nominee for Mayor.  (Photo by H. Michael Hammie)   In the aftermath, all the predictions of an electoral thrashing came to pass. The polls taken by a hostile white press were on point. And the street gossip about the failure of  State Sen. Anthony…

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Concession remarks from Senator Anthony Hardy Williams

May 23, 2015

ABOVE PHOTO:  Anthony Williams  (Photo by Bill Z. Foster) I want to thank you for everything you’ve done to get us to today. From the campaign kickoff, to our incredible ballot petition campaign, to our massive get out the vote operation. It was you — each and every one of you that made this possible….

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