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United States Senate: Upper house of the United States Congress
The United States Senate is the upper chamber of the United States Congress, which, along with the United States House of Representatives—the lower chamber—comprises the legislature of the United States. The Senate chamber is located in the north wing of the Capitol Building, in Washington, D.C.

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Trump's defense team takes spotlight in U.S. Senate impeachment trial

Lawyers for U.S. President Donald Trump will begin his defense at the Senate impeachment trial on Saturday, offering a rebuttal to Democratic charges that he abused his power and previewing more..
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Trump's legal team to begin defense arguments at U.S. Senate impeachment trial

Lawyers for U.S. President Donald Trump will begin his defense at the Senate impeachment trial on Saturday, offering a rebuttal to Democratic charges that he abused his power and previewing more..
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Trump's Tirade: Drug Pricing Plan [Video]Trump's Tirade: Drug Pricing Plan

But he's yet to move many votes. House Republican have pitched their own plan that excludes the most significant — and controversial — elements of the bill. And in the Senate, just 10 Republicans..

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Ordering witnesses not to testify is 'obstruction, plan and simple' -Lofgren [Video]Ordering witnesses not to testify is 'obstruction, plan and simple' -Lofgren

U.S. representative Zoe Lofgren on Friday argued during the Senate impeachment trial that President Donald Trump's order to top U.S. officials not to testify before the U.S. House of Representatives is..

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Trump 'never explained' why Ukraine aid withheld: Dem [Video]Trump 'never explained' why Ukraine aid withheld: Dem

Democratic Congressman Jason Crow, a House manager in President Donald Trump's Senate impeachment trial, said it was never "explained" why Trump "arbitrarily" held and then released to Ukraine. Crow..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:11Published

Case against Trump 'undeniable': Gillibrand [Video]Case against Trump 'undeniable': Gillibrand

U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand on Friday told her Senate colleagues before Trump's impeachment trial resumed: "Don't bury your head in the sand and then complain it's dark."

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Democrats use words of Trump allies against him in impeachment trial [Video]Democrats use words of Trump allies against him in impeachment trial

Democrats on Thursday pressed their case at U.S. President Donald Trump’s Senate trial for removing him from office by using the words of his own allies against him to make the point that his actions..

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 04:08Published

Republicans Appear Unmoved During Trump Trial [Video]Republicans Appear Unmoved During Trump Trial

Today is the second day of House Democrats laying out their case in the U.S. Senate. Their case is for removing President Donald Trump, reports Business Insider. There was little sign that their..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Dem: Trump pressured Ukraine when he did 'for one reason only' [Video]Dem: Trump pressured Ukraine when he did 'for one reason only'

Rep. Sylvia Garcia, one of the Democratic lawmakers serving as prosecutors in President Donald Trump's impeachment trial, said on Thursday that Trump asked Ukraine to investigate the Bidens for ''one..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:26Published

Schumer: 'We're not trading' evidence with GOP [Video]Schumer: 'We're not trading' evidence with GOP

Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer after day two of President Donald Trump's Senate impeachment trial said there are no "discussions" being had with Republicans over potential evidence or..

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Trump isn't 'America First', he's 'Trump First': Nadler [Video]Trump isn't 'America First', he's 'Trump First': Nadler

House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler, one of the House managers in President Donald Trump's Senate impeachment trial said Trump put his personal interests above all else and said that if..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:29Published

Trump 'attacks the very foundation of our liberty' -Nadler [Video]Trump 'attacks the very foundation of our liberty' -Nadler

House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler, one of the House managers in President Donald Trump's Senate impeachment trial, called Trump's actions with Ukraine a 'grave abuse of power.'

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Most Americans want witnesses in Trump impeachment trial - poll [Video]Most Americans want witnesses in Trump impeachment trial - poll

A bipartisan majority of Americans want to see new witnesses testify in the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump, according to Reuters/Ipsos polling released Wednesday. Jonah Green reports.

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GOP 'nothing new' argument 'rings hollow': Schumer [Video]GOP 'nothing new' argument 'rings hollow': Schumer

Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer on Thursday said Republicans who voted against seeing new evidence in the Trump impeachment trial, but also said they heard "nothing new" after House managers..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:59Published

"He's unstoppable" Pence says in apparent reference to Trump [Video]"He's unstoppable" Pence says in apparent reference to Trump

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence has made an apparent reference to President Donald Trump's impeachment troubles, saying the Republican leader was "unstoppable" in a conversation with Israel's prime..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:20Published

GOP On Trump's Ask For Longer Trial: Erm, No [Video]GOP On Trump's Ask For Longer Trial: Erm, No

The ever-confident President Donald Trump has been advising the GOP on how they should better handle his impeachment. But according to Politico, Republican senators are turning a deaf ear to his..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:44Published

Schiff: Nothing more dangerous than president acting with impunity [Video]Schiff: Nothing more dangerous than president acting with impunity

The lead Democratic prosecutor, Representative Adam Schiff, said in the U.S. Senate on Wednesday that "nothing could be more dangerous to a democracy than a commander in chief who believed that he..

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Trump's lawyers 'loose with the truth' like him: Schumer [Video]Trump's lawyers 'loose with the truth' like him: Schumer

U.S. Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer said on Wednesday before opening arguments began in President Donald Trump's impeachment trial, the lawyers for Trump 'seemed' to be 'loose with the truth'..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:17Published

Donald Trump: Impeachment trial a 'total hoax' [Video]Donald Trump: Impeachment trial a 'total hoax'

President Donald Trump is leaving the World Economic Forum in Switzerland with bullish talk on the US economy and lashing out at his Senate impeachment trial back in Washington. Mr Trump called a..

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Senate approves rules for Trump impeachment trial [Video]Senate approves rules for Trump impeachment trial

The Republican-controlled U.S. Senate voted early on Wednesday on party lines to approve the rules for President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial, rejecting Democratic efforts to obtain evidence and..

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Democrats warn at impeachment trial that Trump will abuse his office again if not removed

Democratic lawmakers concluded their opening arguments in Republican President Donald Trump's impeachment trial in the U.S. Senate on Friday with a warning that he was a threat to democracy and would..
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U.S. senator presses for declassified report on Jamal Khashoggi's slaying

U.S. Senator Ron Wyden said on Friday he will move to compel America's intelligence chief to release information about the murder of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi if the administration does..
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'Constitutional crime:' Quotes from the fourth day of Trump's impeachment trial

U.S. House of Representatives Democrats on Friday wrap up their arguments in the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump in the U.S. Senate.
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Democrats turn focus to obstruction charge in Trump impeachment trial

Democrats serving as prosecutors in U.S. President Donald Trump's impeachment trial in the Republican-led Senate will make their case he improperly interfered in Congress' probe of his dealings with..
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Trump impeachment trial TV audience drops 19% on second day

About 8.9 million TV viewers watched the U.S. Senate impeachment trial of President Donald Trump on Wednesday, the first day Democrats laid out their case against the president, marking a significant..
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Trump 'made a religious man out of Vladimir Putin,' jokes Schiff

There have been few chuckles during U.S. President Donald Trump's impeachment trial in the Senate. But a wisecrack on Thursday about Russian President Vladimir Putin produced some laughter, at least..
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How long can the U.S. Senate sit still? Twenty minutes

The 100 U.S. senators who will determine whether to remove President Donald Trump from office at the end of his impeachment trial managed to stay seated and listen to the Democratic case against him..
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Two days into Trump trial, Republicans appear unmoved but offer Democrats some praise

On the second day of House Democrats laying out their case in the U.S. Senate for removing President Donald Trump, there was little sign on Thursday that their arguments had changed any minds among..
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Democrats use words of Trump allies against him in impeachment trial

Democrats on Thursday pressed their case at U.S. President Donald Trump's Senate trial for removing him from office by using the words of his own allies against him to make the point that his actions..
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Democrats resume arguments in Trump trial; Republicans seem unswayed

Democrats on Thursday resumed their arguments at U.S. President Donald Trump's Senate impeachment trial for removing him from office, but his fellow Republicans gave scant indication of relenting in..
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Trump will have hard time blocking potential Bolton trial testimony

President Donald Trump would have a tough time blocking John Bolton's testimony in his U.S. Senate impeachment trial by invoking the legal doctrine called executive privilege if his former national..
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Democrats accuse Trump at impeachment trial of corrupt scheme to pressure Ukraine

Democrats accused President Donald Trump at his impeachment trial on Wednesday of a corrupt scheme to pressure Ukraine to help him get re-elected and warned that America's global prestige would suffer..
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Impeachment: Democrats reject witness swap in Trump trial

Joe Biden says he wants no part of "a farce or political theatre" in the Senate impeachment case.
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U.S. senators on 'digital detox' as they hear Trump's impeachment trial

Some members of the U.S. Senate hearing President Donald Trump's impeachment trial, a proceeding following decades-old precedent, said they welcomed at least one of the chamber's anachronistic rules: a..
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Democrats launch first salvo at Trump impeachment trial, say U.S global standing at stake

Democrats accused President Donald Trump at his impeachment trial on Wednesday of a corrupt scheme to pressure Ukraine to help him get re-elected and warned that America's global prestige would suffer..
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Factbox: 'They don't have the material' - Quotes on Trump's Senate impeachment trial

Here are some key quotes from Wednesday, the first day the U.S. Senate heard the Democrats' case for removing President Donald Trump from office.
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Protester shouting 'dismiss the charges' briefly interrupts Trump impeachment trial

A protester burst into the Senate visitor gallery shouting "dismiss the charges" during U.S. President Donald Trump's impeachment trial on Wednesday, only to be quickly subdued and led away in..
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French Senate approves bill allowing IVF for single women, lesbians

France's Senate voted on Wednesday in favor of a bill that would allow single women and lesbian couples access to in-vitro fertilization (IVF), the first major social reform of President Emmanuel..
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Opening of Trump impeachment trial draws 11 million TV viewers

About 11 million TV viewers watched the start of the U.S. Senate impeachment trial of President Donald Trump on Tuesday when lawmakers sparred for hours over witnesses and records for the historic..
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Democrat Schumer: impeachment witness trade involving Hunter Biden "off the table"

U.S. Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer on Wednesday ruled out a so-called witness trade in which Republicans call witnesses Democrats want in exchange for former Vice President Joe Biden's son..
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Democrats launch first salvo at Trump trial, warn that world is watching

Democrats accused President Donald Trump at the start of his impeachment trial on Wednesday of a corrupt scheme to pressure Ukraine to help him get re-elected and warned that America's global prestige..
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Democrats launch first salvo at trial, accuse Trump of corrupt scheme

The lead Democratic prosecutor accused President Donald Trump at his impeachment trial in the U.S. Senate on Wednesday of setting up a corrupt scheme to pressure Ukraine to help him win re-election..
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Pompeo says will travel to Ukraine 'before too long' amid impeachment trial

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday he would travel to Ukraine sometime soon, but gave no date for his planned visit to the country central to President Donald Trump's Senate..
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In opening salvo, Trump accused at trial of corrupt Ukraine scheme

The lead Democratic prosecutor accused President Donald Trump at his impeachment trial in the U.S. Senate on Wednesday of setting up a corrupt scheme to pressure Ukraine to help him win re-election..
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Told to behave, sides in Trump trial to make their case

The Republican-controlled U.S. Senate will hear opening arguments in President Donald Trump's impeachment trial on Wednesday, beginning several days of argument on whether to remove Trump from office.
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Factbox: Here's the team arguing for Trump's removal in the Senate

Starting on Wednesday, seven members of the House of Representatives will try to convince the U.S. Senate that President Donald Trump should be removed from office.
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Senate approves Trump impeachment trial plan, rejects Democrats on documents, witnesses

The Republican-controlled U.S. Senate voted early on Wednesday on party lines to approve the rules for President Donald Trump's impeachment trial, rejecting Democratic efforts to obtain evidence and..
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Senate rejects Democrats on documents, witness in Trump impeachment trial

The Republican-controlled U.S. Senate blocked Democratic attempts on Tuesday to obtain evidence and call a witness in President Donald Trump's impeachment trial, an early sign the proceeding could..
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