The Constitution provides Congress with plenty of tools to hold the White House to account. So what moves does the legislative branch have left?
What the acquittal of Donald Trump means for the future of the US presidency.
In 1868, during the impeachment trial of President Andrew Johnson, the Senate tied on two votes. Chief Justice Salmon P. Chase broke both ties.
Calling witnesses and reviewing documents fit the Founders' goals for impeachment to curb the president's unilateral power.
Falsehoods about Andrew Johnson have become a staple of Republican arguments opposing the impeachment of Trump.
Trump's backers say he is shielded from removal as no criminal offense took place. But this view may be at odds with the original intent of the impeachment clause.
Certain words are being used over and over during the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump. One of them is 'precedent.' What does it really mean?
Did you know that senators shouldn't be called 'jurors' in an impeachment trial? Here's a roundup of stories that give behind-the-scenes facts and context to the news event of the year – so far.
With President Donald Trump's frequent use of the term "witch hunt" he paints himself as a victim. The women persecuted in one of history's darkest chapters should not be forgotten so easily.
Scholars explain important moments in the Democratic presidential debate on Dec. 19.
In the Trump era, one crisis – even one as grave as impeachment – is simply replaced by another. In more tranquil times such crises may spell the end of a presidency – but not so in the age of Trump.
How conspiracy theories, such as the Crowdstrike theory that Ukraine was behind the attack of the Democratic Party's server, draw from storytelling techniques.
Trump will survive the impeachment process in 2020, no matter what malfeasance comes to light. The Republicans will protect their man at all costs.
Public officials are now in the spotlight: Does the public view them as professionals, bound by duty, or as elites who invoke ideals while pursuing their own agendas?
Teachers grappling with how to teach current events at divisive times should emphasize history, study original sources and address polarization.
The history of the Latin phrase at the centre of the impeachment investigation into Donald Trump.
Both political parties are trying to draw analogies between the impeachment process and a criminal trial – for political reasons, not legal ones.
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.
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.
The United States is the only developed, democratic country that has a political culture of selling ambassadorships.