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Impeachment managers House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., left, Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., and other mangers are seen arriving to the Senate before Schiff read the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump on the Senate floor on Thursday, January 16, 2020. (Photo: Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images)
"Though the President describes this conduct as perfect," said the House Managers assigned to prosecute the Senate trial, "the Founders had a different word for it: impeachable."
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Calif.) speaks during the "No War With Iran" Rally for at the U.S. Capitol on January 9, 2020 in Washington, D.C.
The Congressional Progressive Caucus said the two bills are "our best chance to...
Jon Queally, staff writer
An undated photo of President Donald Trump, at one of his golf clubs, with Robert F. Hyde, the man who apparently had former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yanvanovitch under physical—and possibly digital—surveillance in Kiev and offered to talk to Ukranians who would "help" deal with her "for a price." (Photo: Facebook)
"The new documents from Lev Parnas are chilling, and damning," said Rep. Ted...


Most cringeworthy moment of a too-often cringeworthy Congress, ever: The pallid churlish leaders of the House and Senate forced by circumstance - a Congressional Gold Medal ceremony honoring Martin Luther King and Coretta Scott King - to hold hands and join in an excruciating, swaying, bumbling rendition of "We Shall Overcome." Mitch McConnell wins the Deer In Headlights Award, by a graceless hair. Maybe one day we'll overcome these people. Here's Pete Seeger, doing it right.