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Trump Impeachment Trial: Live Coverage

Trump Impeachment Trial: Live Coverage

As he campaigns to reclaim his former Senate seat in Alabama, the former attorney general Jeff Sessions has been trying hard to repair his relationship with President Trump since he fired him in 2018. He…

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Trump Impeachment Trial: Live Coverage

Trump Impeachment Trial: Live Coverage

As he campaigns to reclaim his former Senate seat in Alabama, the former attorney general Jeff Sessions has been trying hard to repair his relationship with President Trump since he fired him in 2018. He…

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Trump Impeachment Trial: Live Coverage

Trump Impeachment Trial: Live Coverage

The senators wrapped after more than two hours of uninterrupted questions, including the occasional cross-examination by Republicans of the Democratic House managers and by Democrats of President Trump’s lawyers. At least a few of the…

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Trump Impeachment Trial: Live Coverage

Trump Impeachment Trial: Live Coverage

Former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. in Sioux City, Iowa, on Wednesday.Credit…Ruth Fremson/The New York Times Senators Susan Collins of Maine and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska jointly raised one of the more interesting questions…

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Trump Impeachment Trial: Live Coverage

Trump Impeachment Trial: Live Coverage

As the minority leader, Senator Chuck Schumer of New York, played down the likelihood of witnesses in the impeachment trial, a fresh wave of protesters appeared at the Capitol to press for witnesses and new…

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Republicans Move to Block Impeachment Witnesses, Driving Toward Acquittal

Republicans Move to Block Impeachment Witnesses, Driving Toward Acquittal

WASHINGTON — The White House and Senate Republicans worked aggressively on Wednesday to discount damaging revelations from John R. Bolton and line up the votes to block new witnesses that would bring President Trump’s impeachment…

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As Biden Makes Push in Iowa, His Ground Game May Have Some Gaps

As Biden Makes Push in Iowa, His Ground Game May Have Some Gaps

But as he walked between single-story houses on the city’s west side, he confided his worry that candidates promising a revolution, like Mr. Sanders, are more likely to turn people out than a mainstream politician…

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Trump Impeachment Trial: Live Coverage

Trump Impeachment Trial: Live Coverage

Asked why Republican senators addressed almost all of their questions to President Trump’s lawyers and Democratic senators to the House managers, Senator Mike Braun, Republican of Indiana, had a simple answer: “You want to control…

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Trump’s Mideast Plan Leaves Palestinians With Few Options

Trump’s Mideast Plan Leaves Palestinians With Few Options

JERUSALEM — For Mahmoud Abbas, the ailing octogenarian president of the Palestinian Authority, his life’s work — a viable state side-by-side with Israel — is quickly slipping away. President Trump’s Middle East plan deprives the…

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Trump’s Lawyer Argues Any Act to Win Re-Election Is ‘in the Public Interest’

Trump’s Lawyer Argues Any Act to Win Re-Election Is ‘in the Public Interest’

Senator Chuck Schumer, Democrat of New York and the minority leader, acknowledged on Wednesday that winning enough Republican votes to allow witnesses to testify was unlikely. “We’ve always known it will be an uphill fight…

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