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What to Watch on the Last Day of Questioning

Senators questioned the House impeachment managers and President Trump’s legal team. Trump’s lawyers argued that anything a president did to win re-election could be “in the public interest.”Credit…Image by Erin Schaff/The New York Times Senator…

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What to Watch on the Last Day of Questioning

Senator Chuck Schumer of New York, the minority leader, expressed doubts on Wednesday that he would be able to secure the votes to introduce new witnesses in the trial. At the same time, Democratic and…

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Bloomberg’s $11 Million Super Bowl Ad: Gun Violence and a Grieving Mother

DES MOINES — After the dazzle and pop of Jennifer Lopez and Shakira’s Super Bowl halftime show this Sunday, Michael R. Bloomberg’s presidential campaign is hoping to “stop people in their tracks” with an emotional…

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Biden Push for Labor Support Is Burdened by Obama-Era Baggage

Other labor leaders, while citing shortcomings of the Obama presidency, say Mr. Biden was an advocate for their interests within the administration. Teachers’ unions were furious after Mr. Obama publicly embraced the firing of the…

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Top Democrat Concedes ‘Probably No’ on Witnesses

After 93 questions over eight hours, the Senate has adjourned. The trial resumes Thursday afternoon at 1 p.m. Eastern and senators will continue to lob queries at the Democratic impeachment managers and the president’s defense…

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