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McConnell says GOP will back Murkowski's reelection despite Trump's threat

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell committed on Monday that Senate Republicans will support GOP Sen. Lisa Murkowski's reelection bid in 2022 despite former President Donald Trump advocating that the GOP "get rid of" the 17 Republicans in Congress who voted against him during his second impeachment.

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Biden's polling is steadier than Trump's

• Democrats turn to Biden's agenda after impeachment trial • Analysis: Our first glimpse of Biden's presidential salesmanship • Biden faces the $1.9 trillion question: Is it too much?

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GOP chaos is a big gift to Democrats

The acquittal of Donald Trump in his second impeachment trial speaks volumes about the moral fiber of the Republican senators who refused to abandon him. Even more, it shows how the former President, despite his political toxicity, still has a stranglehold on the Republican Party.

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Opinion: McConnell may get the last laugh

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell finds himself in an unenviable position. On the one hand, Democrats have called him a hypocrite for voting to acquit former President Donald Trump in the recent impeachment proceedings before the US Senate, even as McConnell argued (as did, presumably, the seven Republicans that voted to convict) that Trump bore "moral responsibility" for the January 6 attacks on the US Capitol. On the other, Trump viciously attacked McConnell in a Tuesday press release, calling him a "dour, sullen, unsmiling political hack."

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For Trump, accountability is still possible

The second impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump may have ended with an acquittal on Saturday, but Trump's trials and tribulations are far from over. This fact should trouble the former president but comfort those who believe the powerful shouldn't evade accountability.

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Biden makes his first trip as President to Wisconsin

President Joe Biden, no longer encumbered by his predecessor's impeachment trial and eager to seize the national spotlight, will bring the case for his massive coronavirus relief plan to the country on Tuesday when he participates in a CNN town hall at 9 p.m. ET in Milwaukee.

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Biden zeroes in on policy: Here are 6 top priorities

Joe Biden has been President of the United States for nearly a month, but his political agenda is only just coming into focus in Washington, now that the impeachment proceedings against Donald Trump are over.

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This show is where 'Schitt's Creek' meets soccer

February is often brutal, but this one's off the charts. Americans are collectively hitting the pandemic wall and just endured the terrifying and deflating impeachment trial, while residents of multiple states are facing spine-cracking temperatures and ravaging winter storms.

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The accountability era begins

Immediately following his impeachment acquittal, former President Donald Trump issued a statement saying his movement "has only just begun." He is right about one thing: Something has only just begun, but it's not another chapter of the conspiracies and lies to which Trump clings. The movement that just got kicked into high gear is an era of accountability.

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Keilar: Rand Paul may have clapped for officer, but he didn't do this

CNN's Brianna Keilar reports that though Sen. Rand Paul did stand and clap for Officer Eugene Goodman during former President Donald Trump's second impeachment trial, despite being criticized on social media for not doing so, he was the only senator during the trial not wearing a mask.

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Opinion: What Biden should do now about Trump

President Joe Biden should follow his own sage advice from the statement he released hours after the "not guilty" vote by 43 Republican senators in Donald Trump's impeachment trial led to his acquittal. Biden implored us to be vigilant in protecting our "fragile" democracy and noted that "each of us has a duty and responsibility as Americans, and especially as leaders, to defend the truth and to defeat the lies."

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Gov. Cuomo facing impeachment calls over alleged Covid-19 cover-up

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is facing calls for an investigation and even impeachment after a top aide said the administration delayed the release of data on Covid-19 deaths of long-term care facility residents because of concerns about a potential federal investigation. CNN's Athena Jones reports.

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Burr faces censure by North Carolina GOP for voting to convict Trump

The North Carolina Republican Party will meet Monday to vote on whether to censure Sen. Richard Burr for his vote to convict former President Donald Trump during his second impeachment trial -- a move that would make him the latest GOP senator to be reprimanded by his state party for siding with Democrats in the trial.

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South Carolina Republican Tom Rice faces impeachment backlash

At first, his colleagues thought he made a mistake. Rep. Tom Rice, a South Carolina Republican, voted to impeach former President Donald Trump on January 13, a week after objecting to his defeat, the only member of Congress to do so.

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