United States Senate

Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts swears in members of the Senate for the impeachment trial against President Donald Trump at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020. (Senate Television via AP)
Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts swears in members of the Senate for the impeachment trial against President Donald Trump at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020. (Senate Television via AP)
Tim Wenger
January 17, 2020 - 1:26 pm
Color me a cynic, but I don’t think our Founding Fathers quite had today’s political climate in mind when they came up with the solemn oath for Senators to take before beginning an impeachment trial for a sitting President. And while I’m at it, I might question the validity of naming Senators as...
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(WBEN) - As floor debate opens on whether or not to confirm Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court, a rules change so significant it's been dubbed the 'Nuclear Option' looms in the background. Democrats have secured the necessary support to block Gorsuch's approval, but Republican leader Mitch McConnell...
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