Understanding the political and legal stakes of this historic moment.

  • The Trial Will Be Televised, but Maybe Not That Well

    Jan 16, 2020
    David Gergen was in Nixon's White House during Watergate, Ford's after Nixon's resignation, and Clinton's during his impeachment and acquittal. What does that look like from the inside?
  • And The Impeachment Manager Role Goes To...

    Jan 15, 2020
    The Impeachment process in the House is officially over. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has chosen impeachment managers, and the House has voted to officially pass the baton to the Senate.
  • Let Lev Speak

    Jan 14, 2020
    Pelosi picks impeachment managers tomorrow. Russians tried to hack Burisma. Lev Parnas wants to testify. Guiliani wants in on Trump's legal team. But get ready for a boring Senate trial.
  • America's Next Top Impeachment Managers

    Jan 13, 2020
    For the first time in nearly a month, we have a clear timeline for the start of the Senate trial. Now, both sides have to pick their teams. Who's in the running for impeachment managers?
  • Pelosi Under Pressure

    Jan 10, 2020
    Nancy Pelosi announced that the weeks-long hold on the impeachment process will end next week, without the concessions she hoped for from Mitch McConnell. Was it worth it?
  • Cracks Show in Impeachment Stalemate

    Jan 8, 2020
    Mitch McConnell says he has the votes to break Nancy Pelosi's delay, and force the Senate's impeachment trial to begin. What did Pelosi get out of the tactic, and what's coming next?
  • What's Bolton up To?

    Jan 7, 2020
    John Bolton is now willing, though apparently not eager, to testify before the Senate about what he called the "drug deal" in Ukraine. How does that change Mitch McConnell's calculus?
  • Iran and Impeachment

    Jan 6, 2020
    Congress is reconvening, and so are we. What does Trump's escalation with Iran have to do with the upcoming trial in the Senate? And where are we in the Pelosi-McConnell standoff?