GOP and Democrats push dueling messages on Trump’s conduct

The series of open hearings that begin today will be a pivotal test of lawmakers’ ability to sway public opinion for or against President Trump’s impeachment in a polarized political environment.

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How the decline of public trust shaped Trump’s, Nixon’s and Clinton’s endgames

This is the first impeachment process to take place in an era of instant and constant spin.
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5 questions we still need answered

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A guide to impeachment hearing spin

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The acting U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, he is a career diplomat and military veteran who has served in Republican and Democratic administrations.
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As a deputy assistant secretary at the State Department, he oversees European and Eurasian affairs.

Trump offers trade deal, sanctions workaround to Erdogan

The offer is likely to infuriate some of the House majority that voted to impose sanctions on Turkey over its assault into Syria, and a group of senators who introduced a similar bill.

America’s new crop of ‘progressive prosecutors’ are getting pushback

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Several witnesses have been scheduled to review sections of the report dealing with their testimony in the next two weeks.
The Southern Poverty Law Center drew its report from a trove of more than 900 leaked emails that Miller sent to a Breitbart writer between 2015 and 2016.
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A report found that the hackers sought to publicize the documents as early as June 2016 through a Facebook post but it generated just 11 “likes,” 17 shares and zero comments.
It has been a persistent problem for President Trump’s administration: an apparent failure to recognize red flags when vetting potential hires and appointees.
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Fox News host Tucker Carlson is loudly ignoring impeachment. It ‘is not only dumb, it’s boring.’

While Sean Hannity runs the network’s anti-impeachment war room, Carlson will simply be talking about something — anything — else.
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Pete Buttigieg wants to connect to the religious right. But tension among his in-laws shows how hard that may be.

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