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  • January 27, 2020

    Fox News wasted no time spinning the John Bolton revelations in the most Trump-friendly way

    It was amazingly predictable. It’s also misleading.

  • January 27, 2020

    John Bolton’s impeachment bombshell, explained

    A new report makes clear he’d provide a key piece of testimony Democrats had been missing.

  • January 27, 2020

    What to expect from the impeachment trial’s second week

    Senators will have a chance to ask questions and vote on calling more witnesses.

  • January 26, 2020

    Trump says Schiff has “not yet paid the price” for his impeachment role

    Trump seemed to subtly threaten impeachment manager Adam Schiff by tweet Sunday. It’s not the first time he’s done so.

  • January 25, 2020

    Trump’s defense counsel attempt to cast doubt on facts of impeachment case

    The counsel’s opening arguments inadvertently helped Democrats make the case for calling new witnesses.

  • January 25, 2020

    Senate Republicans’ disingenuous outrage over Schiff’s “head on a pike” comment, briefly explained

    Senate Republicans latched onto the comment, skirting substance of the trial.

  • January 25, 2020

    Schiff closed his arguments with an emotional appeal, but GOP senators seem unmoved

    Finishing his arguments in the Senate impeachment trial, Schiff made the case for protecting the future of democracy in the US — with Trump’s removal.

  • January 25, 2020

    The McConnell effect

    Mitch McConnell is not the source of our political dysfunction; he is the manifestation of it.

  • January 25, 2020

    9 highlights from the impeachment trial this week

    House Democrats spent more than 20 hours making their case.

  • January 24, 2020

    A secret recording of a Trump dinner confirms one of Lev Parnas’s allegations

    ABC News broke news of the recording Friday.

  • January 24, 2020

    GOP senator shrugs off new evidence of Trump misconduct, contradicting his stance from hours earlier

    Hours after complaining about no new evidence, John Barrasso dismissed new evidence.

  • January 24, 2020

    Trump’s impeachment trial countermessaging has been tasteless and incorrect tweets

    The president’s bad tweets reflect a broader toxicity.

  • January 24, 2020

    Mitch McConnell’s impeachment trial strategy, explained

    McConnell wants to kill the impeachment case dead. But first, he needs the votes.

  • January 24, 2020

    Schiff ends day in the impeachment trial by telling the Senate, “If right doesn’t matter, we’re lost”

    Democrats need to convince Republicans what Trump did was wrong, not that he did it.

  • January 23, 2020

    House Democrats are using Lindsey Graham’s own words to rebut the president’s defense

    In 1999, he directly contradicted a core plank of Trump’s current defense.

  • January 23, 2020

    Republicans complain about the impeachment trial’s lack of new evidence while blocking new evidence

    Republicans are using an astoundingly self-refuting talking point to lay the groundwork for Trump’s acquittal.

  • January 23, 2020

    Democrats’ opening arguments demonstrate the overwhelming case for impeachment

    The deluge of evidence they’ve provided is staggering.

  • January 23, 2020

    Fox News devised a way to cover the impeachment trial without covering it at all

    Viewers were shown video without the audio, allowing hosts to spin the proceedings in real time.

  • January 22, 2020

    Senators aren’t even allowed to talk during the impeachment trial

    The strange rule that threatens lawmakers with "imprisonment."

  • January 22, 2020

    John Roberts called for decorum as the impeachment trial devolved into a fight over who lies more

    The chief justice rebuked impeachment managers and White House counsel for name-calling, but stayed silent about the Trump team’s lies.

  • January 22, 2020

    Trump’s Davos news conference featured a pack of lies about the impeachment trial

    The president’s impeachment narrative is divorced from reality and impervious to correction.

  • January 22, 2020

    The glaring problem in Trump’s legal argument against impeachment

    That’s not what "high crimes and misdemeanors" means.

  • January 22, 2020

    Senate Republicans have officially passed rules for the impeachment trial. Here’s what comes next. 

    The impeachment trial rules passed solely along party lines.

  • January 21, 2020

    Trump’s lawyers began the impeachment trial with a blizzard of lies

    The opening statements from Trump’s lawyers indicated that gaslighting will be a key part of their strategy.

  • January 21, 2020

    The fight over the impeachment rules, briefly explained

    One of the biggest disagreements between Democrats and Republicans: when senators will decide whether to call witnesses.

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