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U.S. Senate rejects Democratic bids for documents in Trump impeachment trial

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Republican-controlled U.S. Senate rejected two Democratic efforts on Tuesday to obtain documents and evidence in President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial, an early sign the proceeding could advance along lines favorable to Trump. As the third impeachment trial in U.S. history began in earnest, senators voted 53-47 along party lines to block […]

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Stuck in Washington, 2020 Democratic senators send family, AOC to barnstorm Iowa

(Reuters) – Bernie Sanders scrapped Iowa campaign appearances, Amy Klobuchar sent campaign representatives to “hot dish” dinners and Elizabeth Warren planned a remote video speech as the Democratic senators running for president got stuck in Washington for Donald Trump’s impeachment trial. Sanders’ campaign was the first to reschedule events, announcing on Tuesday that progressive firebrand […]

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Sanders drops Iowa campaign appearances as impeachment scrambles plans

(Reuters) – Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders on Tuesday scrapped three Iowa campaign appearances scheduled for this week, as he and the other U.S. senators running for president remained in Washington for President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial. Instead of Sanders, progressive congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez will appear in his place for two Iowa events. The swap […]

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Sanders drops Iowa campaign appearances as impeachment trial looms

(Reuters) – Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders on Tuesday scrapped three Iowa campaign appearances scheduled for this week, as he and the other U.S. senators running for president remained in Washington for President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial. Instead of Sanders, progressive congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez will appear in his place for two Iowa events. The swap […]

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Factbox: Key senators in battle over Trump impeachment trial testimony

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate is holding an impeachment trial on charges by the House of Representatives that President Donald Trump abused his powers and obstructed a congressional inquiry into his effort to pressure Ukraine to investigate Democratic presidential contender Joe Biden. The Republican-controlled Senate faces a bitter fight over whether witnesses and new […]

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