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House gets 2 Trump impeachment charges after Judiciary vote

Member of the committee work during a House Judiciary Committee markup of the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, Friday, Dec. 13, 2019, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Trump impeachment goes to full House after Judiciary panel approves charges of abuse of power, obstruction of Congress. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, Pool)

Democrats propelled President Donald Trump’s impeachment toward a historic vote by the full U.S. House as the Judiciary Committee on Friday approved charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. It's the latest major step in the constitutional and political storm that has divided Congress and the nation.

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Pelosi orders impeachment probe: ‘No one is above the law’

House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi of California, who is expected to lead the 116th Congress as speaker of the House, is seated on the House floor at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019.  (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

WASHINGTON — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi launched a formal impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump on Tuesday, acquiescing to mounting pressure from fellow Democrats and plunging a deeply divided nation into an election year clash between Congress and the commander ...

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High court calls violence in racketeering an impeachable offense

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Gang members convicted of violent crimes can certainly be reminded of their convictions when testifying as witnesses in criminal cases, Maryland’s top court has unanimously held in ruling that a defense attorney was wrongfully denied the opportunity to note a ...

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