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Pelosi rips up Trump speech. Right there on the podium.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., tears her copy of President Donald Trump's s State of the Union address after he delivered it to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020. Vice President Mike Pence is at left.

Associated Press

February 5, 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — And then she tore up the speech. No sooner had President Donald Trump finished his State of the Union address than House Speaker Pelosi ripped the paper it was printed on in two. Right there, on camera, behind Trump's back. As he stepped down, she ripped again. Then a third...

Nueva ley de ‘Turismo de nacimiento’: Lo que necesitas saber

Una bandera se alza enfrente de la Casa Blanca en Washington. La administración de Trump salió con unas nuevas restricciones de visa conocido como 'Turismo de Nacimiento.'

Erika Pérez, Contributing Writer

February 3, 2020

El gobierno de Trump implementará una nueva ley que detendrá a las mujeres embarazadas a punto de dar a luz en los Estados Unidos. Esto permitirá que los funcionarios consulares evalúen si las mujeres que solicitan visas para visitar a los Estados Unidos esperan dar a luz aquí para obtener la c...

Impeachment trial week in review Jan. 27 – Feb. 2

In this May 1, 2019 file photo, National security adviser John Bolton talks to reporters outside the White House in Washington.

Cailey Gleeson, Nation & World Editor

February 3, 2020

MONDAY, Jan. 27 – Trump’s defense team continued their opening statements, with Alan Dershowitz taking the stand. Dershowitz argued that the charges against the president are too vague and went on to accuse House managers of “psychoanalyzing” Trump’s actions. Former Vice President Joe Biden...

Trump plan calls for Palestinian state, settlement freeze

President Donald Trump, joined by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, speaks during an event in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020, to announce the Trump administration's much-anticipated plan to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Associated Press

January 28, 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump unveiled his long-awaited Middle East peace plan Tuesday, calling for the creation of a State of Palestine with its capital in portions of east Jerusalem. He declared it a “win-win” opportunity for both Israel and the Palestinians. The plan ends speculation...

OPINION: Why Democrats win even if they lose

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., arrives as defense arguments by the Republicans resume in the Senate impeachment trial of President Donald Trump on charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress, at the Capitol in Washington, Monday, Jan. 27, 2020.

Kyle Asta, Contributing Writer

January 27, 2020

There will be many things that could decide the 2020 elections and whether President Donald Trump gets reelected or not. The economy could fall into a hole, war with Iran could heat up, or perhaps most importantly, the Senate’s decision whether to convict Trump of two impeachable offenses or not. It...

OPINION: Impeachment is justified, but a giant mistake

Night falls on the Capitol, in Washington during the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump. For all the gravity of a presidential impeachment trial, Americans don’t seem to be giving it much weight. Web traffic and TV ratings tell a similar story, with public interest seeming to flag after the House voted last month to impeach a president for only the third time in U.S. history.

Shane René, Editor-in-Chief

January 26, 2020

Shortly after House Democrats launched their impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, conservative political commentator and baseball superfan George F. Will described watching House Speaker Nancy Pelosi spar with the Trump administration as like watching baseball legend Omar Vizquel play shorts...

Impeachment week in review

House Democratic impeachment managers, from left, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., Rep. Sylvia Garcia, D-Texas, Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, D-N.Y., House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., and Rep. Val Demings, D-Fla., speak at the Capitol in Washington, to discuss the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump on charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress, Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020.

Cailey Gleeson, Nation & World Editor

January 26, 2020

The impeachment trial against President Donald Trump officially kicked off in the Senate this week, with Republicans and Democrats clashing almost every step of the way. MONDAY, Jan. 20 – Trump’s legal team – led by Pat Cipollone – filed a legal brief that argued the two articles of impeachment ag...

Estado de emergencia: Residentes de Chicago alzan sus voces sobre el terremoto en Puerto Rico

Una bandera puertorriqueña cuelga entre los escombros, donde los dueños de las tiendas y familiares ayudan a retirar provisiones de la ferretería Ely Mer Mar, que se derrumbó parcialmente después de un terremoto en Guánica, Puerto Rico.

Maria Guerrero, La DePaulia Managing Editor

January 20, 2020

Después de la magnitud del terremoto de 6.4 grados que sacudió a Puerto Rico el 7 de enero, unos 60.000 residentes se quedaron sin electricidad y más de 4.000 ahora viven en refugios - causando que la isla experimente el peor daño por un terremoto en décadas.  Karina Cruz Pagán, puertorriqueña y estudiante de la Escuela de Psicología Profesion...

End of the decade: a decade in the White House

End of the decade: a decade in the White House

Joey Cahue, Contributing Writer

January 12, 2020

As we say goodbye to 2019 and hello to 2020, we reflect on everything that’s happened within the last 10 years. An entire decade has gone by in the blink of an eye. Makes you feel old, doesn’t it? Our world, specifically our country is full of history. Throughout the decade, two of the most def...

Impeachment inquiry week in review

Impeachment inquiry week in review

Cailey Gleeson, Nation & World Editor

January 12, 2020

The impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump is set to move to trial in the Senate within the coming weeks following the House’s landmark Dec. 18 decision to adopt two articles of impeachment against Trump: abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. Mon. Jan. 6 – John Bolton, former national security advisor, said he is prepared to testify in the trial against Trump — to the surprise of Republicans. “Accor...

Trump impeached on charges of abuse of power, obstruction

President Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally in Battle Creek, Mich., Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019.

Associated Press

December 19, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump was impeached by the U.S. House of Representatives, becoming only the third American chief executive to be formally charged under the Constitution’s ultimate remedy for high crimes and misdemeanors. The historic vote split along party lines Wednesday n...

Impeachment charges head to House; Trump cries anew: ‘Hoax’

Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Texas, left, and Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, arrive for the vote on two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, Friday, Dec. 13, 2019, on Capitol Hill in Washington.

Associated Press

December 13, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats propelled President Donald Trump’s impeachment toward a historic vote by the full U.S. House as the Judiciary Committee on Friday approved charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. It's the latest major step in the constitutional and political storm that has...

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