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Takeaways from Biden’s State of the Union: Combative attacks on a foe with no name

Takeaways from Biden’s State of the Union: Combative attacks on a foe with no name

Mar 8, 2024 | 8:42am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The State of the Union address is one of the durable set pieces of the presidency, a forum that almost always favors the speaker in a one-way conversation with millions of Americans. Most of the speeches are instantly dissected, and almost as quickly forgotten. But this is a most unusual year, with President Joe Biden needing to make the case not simply that his policies warrant a a second term, but that he has the personal […]

President Donald Trump impeached by US House on 2 charges

Dec 18, 2019 | 8:26pm

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump was impeached by the U.S. House of Representatives Wednesday night, becoming only the third American chief executive to be formally charged under the Constitution’s ultimate remedy for high crimes and misdemeanours. The historic vote split along party lines, much the way it has divided the nation, over the charges that […]