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Pelosi Sets Wednesday Votes to Send Impeachment to Senate

WASHINGTON — After weeks of delay and strategizing, the U.S. House is planning to vote Wednesday to send the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump to the Senate to start the trial on removing him from office. “The President and the Senators...
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Trump Lashes out as Impeachment Trial Stuck in Limbo

PALM BEACH, Fla. — President Donald Trump lashed out Tuesday as his Senate impeachment trial remains at an impasse, with Republican and Democratic leaders at odds over its format and whether witnesses should be...

Armenians Cheer As U.S. Senate Approves Genocide Resolution

WASHINGTON — On its fourth try, the Senate approved a resolution Thursday that recognizes the mass killings of Armenians by Ottoman Turks a century ago as genocide. “I say to my friends and colleagues that genocide is genocide. Senators in this body should ...
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McConnell: Senate Must Take up Impeachment if House Approves

WASHINGTON — Republican Leader Mitch McConnell said Monday that Senate rules would require him to take up any articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump if approved by the House, swatting down talk that that the GOP-controlled chamber could dodge t...
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Bill to Ban Most Paper Receipts in California Fails

SACRAMENTO — Those body-length receipts from retail stores are here to stay. A bill before the California Legislature would have banned paper receipts unless requested by a customer. But a legislative commit...
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Senate Approves Bill to Extend 9/11 Victims Fund

WASHINGTON — The Senate gave final legislative approval Tuesday to a bill ensuring that a victims' compensation fund related to the Sept. 11 attacks never runs out of money. The 97-2 vote sends the bill to President Donald Trump, who is expected to sign it....