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Why Nancy Pelosi is reluctant to impeach the president

Rachael Bade on the impeachment divide among Democrats. Loveday Morris reports on why Israel will hold a second parliamentary election. Plus, Brady Dennis explains why dead puffins in Alaska may be a harbinger for climate change.
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The impeachment drum sounds
Democrats were already divided over whether to begin impeachment proceedings against President Trump — and that was before Wednesday’s news conference from former special counsel Robert Mueller, which further intensified the debate.

Post congressional reporter Rachael Bade talked with host Martine Powers about the likelihood that impeachment proceedings could happen and explores the factors House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) is considering.

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Israel to hold second election after Netanyahu fails to build majority coalition
Israel will hold elections for a second time in less than six months after Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a coalition government before a midnight Wednesday deadline. Jerusalem bureau chief Loveday Morris says that this puts Israel in uncharted territory and that Netanyahu’s “inability to build a coalition casts fresh uncertainty over his future as he battles accusations of corruption.”

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What climate change has to do with dying birds
Bird carcasses started washing up on Alaska’s shores. Post environmental reporter Brady Dennis says scientists think climate change may be to blame.

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Post Reports is the daily podcast from The Washington Post. Unparalleled reporting. Expert insight. Clear analysis. Everything you’ve come to expect from the newsroom of The Post -- for your ears.