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Republican senators appeared split over whether it was constitutional to hold an impeachment trial for President Trump who had already left office.
The two parties have yet to agree how to operate the 50-50 chamber, gridlock that could imperil Biden’s entire early presidency, making it impossible for him to deliver on key promises as he contends with dueling crises.
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The Washington Post Fact Checker’s database of Trump claims, originally launched as a project to track his first 100 days, offers a window into his obsessions.
The selfie photos that off-duty officers took inside the Capitol during the violent siege was a wake-up call for many who have denied the problem.
A Sunday Zoom call involving some key centrist lawmakers in both parties and Biden administration officials was an early test for whether the president’s relief plan has a chance of getting the support it would need to pass Congress with bipartisan backing.
In the first outbreaks last spring, people stayed home to avoid contracting the deadly novel coronavirus, regardless of what their governor said, data shows.
Deborax Birx saw Trump presenting graphs she never made, the former White House coronavirus response coordinator said Sunday.
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The suggestions are not necessarily the obvious policy measures at the forefront of political discussion.
On Jan. 24, the day before an impeachment article was set to be sent to the Senate, lawmakers discussed the upcoming trial for former president Donald Trump.
What has been portrayed as an integral part of the Senate process very much is not.
López Obrador, 67, says he has “light” symptoms. He has frequently downplayed the pandemic, even as the virus has claimed nearly 150,000 lives in Mexico.
Ryu Hyun-woo has been living in South Korea since 2019, and is one of the highest-level regime officials to defect in recent years and a potential source of embarrassment for the country’s leader, Kim Jong Un.
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They came to the United Arab Emirates for work but say employment agencies trafficked them to Syria as domestic workers.
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As the state’s population booms and its politics shift, proposed federal legislation would safeguard hundreds of miles of iconic waterways.
Authorities said they have determined the attack was “targeted” and there may have been more than one shooter, but no suspects have been identified.
The District and the teachers union continue to spar over numbers and safety a week before schools open their doors to students and teachers.
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The chance for accumulation of snow and ice and slick roads increases as you head north and northwest of Washington this evening.
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Labor advocates found reasons for hope in the data, a deviation from decades of decline for union participation.
The reserves of the trust fund that pays retirement and survivor benefits will be unable to pay full benefits in 2034.
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Joseph Maldonado-Passage is serving time in federal prison. (Sue Ogrocki/AP)
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He steeled himself against being hurt by marrying someone he didn’t love 30 years ago.
Reader doesn’t want to offend, but applying at home could create a mess.
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Set to debut on the YoungArts website on Monday at 8 p.m., “Together” features work by 18 artists, who were each commissioned to create a bird.
His aggressive moves were paired with deference to states’ rights, James Oakes writes.
He had several Top 10 hits in the 1950s, then struggled to recover after a skull fracture in the 1960s.