Historic impeachment trial begins. Now what?

UNITED STATES - JANUARY 16: Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., Rep. Zoe Lofgren, D-Calif., Democratic Caucus Chair Hakeem Jeffries, D-N.Y., Rep. Val Demings, D-Fla., Rep. Jason Crow, D-Colo., and Rep. Sylvia Garcia, D-Texas, walk through the Capitol Rotunda as they pass from the House to the Senate on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020. (Photo by Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - JANUARY 16: Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., Rep. Zoe Lofgren, D-Calif., Democratic Caucus Chair Hakeem Jeffries, D-N.Y., Rep. Val Demings, D-Fla., Rep. Jason Crow, D-Colo., and Rep. Sylvia Garcia, D-Texas, walk through the Capitol Rotunda as they pass from the House to the Senate on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020. (Photo by Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call)
Posted January 16, 2020 at 5:14pm

 

With elections looming, how politically perilous is the impeachment trial for senators — on both sides of the aisle — who are up for re-election in November? We turn to CQ Roll Call’s elections analyst Nathan Gonzalez to look at some key races and how impeachment will — or will not — play into them. Plus, congressional reporter Katherine Tully-McManus offers a view from inside the Senate chambers from day one of the impeachment proceedings.

 

 

 

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