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FILE - In this Dec. 19, 1998 file photo, first lady Hillary Rodham Clinton watches President Clinton pause as he thanks those Democratic members of the House of Representatives who voted against impeachment at the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

Impeachment then and now, as Senate steeped in partisanship

Jan. 14, 2020 1:02 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — There's every chance that the impeachment trial of Donald Trump will look much like Bill Clinton's did 21 years ago. There's little chance the Senate will take the same path to get there. The third impeachment trial of a president in U.S. history is expected to start this week on a...

The Latest: Trump holds record-long rally on impeachment day

Dec. 18, 2019 11:15 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — A sample of the sights and sounds across Washington and beyond on a momentous day in Washington on Wednesday as the House passed two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump (all times local): 11:10 p.m. President Donald Trump's freewheeling impeachment night rally didn't...

Senate Minority Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer of N.Y., speaks at a news conference, Monday, Dec. 16, 2019, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

AP Explains: What a Trump impeachment trial might look like

Dec. 16, 2019 4:13 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — With the House of Representatives racing toward an impeachment vote this week, President Donald Trump will likely become the third president to face a Senate trial to determine whether he should be removed from office,. The examples of Andrew Johnson and Bill Clinton, who were both...

President Donald Trump gestures after speaking at a campaign rally Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019, in Sunrise, Fla. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

Sticky impeachment trial questions: How long? Who testifies?

Nov. 28, 2019 6:38 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — What will the impeachment trial look like? While a Senate trial of President Donald Trump now appears inevitable, details of how it will unfold remain unknown. How long will proceedings last? Can either party summon witnesses to make its points? Senators will have to decide these and...