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After Senate Votes Against Witnesses, Impeachment Trial Final Vote Expected Next Week

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Trump Administration Travel Ban Expands To 6 Additional Countries

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Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch Has Retired From Foreign Service

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Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who made a relatively late entry into the 2020 Democratic presidential primary, could soon be on a debate stage for the first time after the party dropped its requirement of grassroots fundraising support. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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Chief Justice John Roberts, who is presiding over President Trump's Senate impeachment trial, declined Thursday to read a question submitted by Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky. Senate television/AP hide caption

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Chief Justice Roberts Navigates Shoals Of The Impeachment Trial

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The Latest From The Impeachment Trial As Senators Vote On Witnesses

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Ahead Of Primary Season, Democratic Presidential Hopeful Tom Steyer Discusses Campaign

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Week In Politics: Impeachment Trial Finale, Nearing Iowa Caucus

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Muslims Near Detroit, Mich. On Faith And Politics, Part 1

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Vote To Call Additional Witnesses Fails, Signaling Endgame Of Impeachment Trial

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Smoke rises after South Korean soldiers set a blast to remove land mines in the Demilitarized Zone in 2002. The Korean Peninsula had been the last region the U.S. military was allowed to use the weapon — until Friday, when the Trump administration lifted the Obama-era restriction. Yun Jai-Hyoung/AP hide caption

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