One analyst describes Labor’s lead in WA as “scarcely possible”, while new focus on sexual assault at Parliament House has not had an impact on the latest federal Newspoll.
In the end, Republicans could not convict the former president for inciting the January 6 Capitol riots without implicating themselves.
In the early 19th century, the British – who had invented impeachment centuries before – decided it no longer served its purpose. Instead, they found a more effective way to handle a bad leader.
The rules of impeachment in the US Constitution are vague, but here’s how the trial of Donald Trump in the US Senate will work.
The domed neoclassical Capitol building was inspired by European cathedrals and the Roman Pantheon – shrines to imperial power, not rule by and for the people.
The 45th president of the United States used a specific technique to tell different versions of the very same story, of a nation under threat and a man working to save it.
There are a lot of questions about the point of putting on trial someone who is no longer in office.
Donald Trump is now the subject of a second impeachment trial. Although Democrats were initially optimistic, it is unlikely to succeed given the position of Republicans.
Section 3 of the 14th Amendment was first used against Confederate leaders after the Civil War to expel seditionist politicians. Now it could be used against Donald Trump.
The story of the ‘Cadaver Synod’ tells us that in some cases, even the departed can be held to account.
Does the U.S. election show Americans aren’t concerned about ethics? This is a question that resonates equally in Canada.
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.