Two of Alexander Hamilton’s Federalist Papers addressed impeachment.
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Teachers grappling with how to teach current events at divisive times should emphasize history, study original sources and address polarization.
Trump: there was no quid pro quo.
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The history of the Latin phrase at the centre of the impeachment investigation into Donald Trump.
I heard him saying…
Both political parties are trying to draw analogies between the impeachment process and a criminal trial – for political reasons, not legal ones.
In Ukraine, President Zelenskiy has a new nickname - Monica.
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Ukrainian President Zelenskiy has some not-so-funny issues facing him. Having his country ridiculed in the impeachment hearings won't make solving them easier.
The stage is set and the cast members are in their places for impeachment hearings.
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Since its beginnings, theater has been where the public can see what was happening, a venue for transparency and a point of view on real-life scenarios. It defines the American political landscape.
Some positions attract more political appointments – like those in Western Europe.
The United States is the only developed, democratic country that has a political culture of selling ambassadorships.
Boris Yeltsin shakes hands with Russia’s most powerful businessmen in Moscow.
Oligarchs have made headlines recently as the impeachment hearings against President Donald Trump move forward.
Top U.S. diplomat in Ukraine William Taylor, left, and Foreign Service officer George Kent are sworn in before the House Intelligence Committee during the first public impeachment hearing.
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The first day of public impeachment testimony was defined, in part, by strongly worded statements from Representatives Adam Schiff and Devin Nunes.
Trump has broken a lot of norms.
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Norms are perceptions or beliefs about what we understand the rules for acceptable behavior to be. Trump's impeachment could help restore some of them.
President Donald Trump meets with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson at the United Nations General Assembly in September 2019. Both men have put the rule of law in their crosshairs.
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Authoritative statements by esteemed officials that the rule of law has been violated no longer have political consequences. Scandals that would have ended careers only a few years ago barely register.
Ukrainians don’t agree on how their president should have handled Trump’s request.
Trump's attempt to co-opt Ukraine's precarious position with Russia worsens existing divides inside Ukraine and weakens US influence abroad.
Sen. Susan Collins is among the senators who have chosen to stay quiet about impeachment so far.
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No written law or rule requires the senators to remain silent on the issues. But it's probably a good idea, and a promising sign of fairness.
The whistleblower: in Trump’s sights.
A former British whistleblower on the damage done when those who come forward with the truth are stigmatised.
Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha, right, on Capitol Hill in Washington, in February . 2016.
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Whistleblowers may stop bad behavior and protect others from harm.
Trump takes the stage at a Make America Great Again rally in April 2019 in Green Bay, Wis. Trump and his defenders claim the ongoing impeachment process is a coup. But is it Trump who’s truly engaging in a coup?
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Since the election of Donald Trump, the United States has been experiencing a slow-moving coup that is still in the process of toppling American democratic institutions.
US Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi speaks during her weekly press briefing on October 8, 2019. She accused the White House of an “unlawful attempt to hide the facts” after it ruled out cooperating with an impeachment probe of President Donald Trump.
The impeachment investigation of US president Donald Trump has formally started, but much has changed since 1974, when Richard Nixon was forced out of office.
Kentucky Republican Mitch McConnell, the senate majority leader, has a lot of power.
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is known as a master of Senate rules. If the House impeaches President Trump, what could he do to influence the process – and outcome – of a trial?
Senator Chuck Schumer holds up the White House transcript of a call between President Donald Trump and the president of Ukraine.
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Members of Congress factor what the public thinks into their decisions. But it's difficult to measure what the public is really thinking.
Refusing to cooperate.
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Are Republican leaders overestimating the extent to which the public wants them to defend Donald Trump?
While there has only been a modest drop in Trump’s ratings, support for impeachment has risen sharply.
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Meanwhile, the polls indicated that support for impeachment has shifted markedly, with most Americans now supporting it.