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Not Guilty: Split Senate acquits Trump of impeachment

Not Guilty: Split Senate acquits Trump of impeachment

Lisa Mascaro and Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press

February 5, 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump won impeachment acquittal Wednesday in the U.S. Senate, bringing to a close only the third presidential trial in American history with votes that split the country, tested civic norms and fed the tumultuous 2020 race for the White House. A majority of ...

Senate hearing evaluates progress of Nuclear Energy Innovation and Modernization Act

Senate hearing evaluates progress of Nuclear Energy Innovation and Modernization Act

Camille Koch, Contributing Writer

January 19, 2020

On Jan. 15, the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works held a hearing to discuss the one-year progress of the Nuclear Energy Innovation and Modernization Act  The act , signed into law by President Donald Trump on Jan. 14, 2019, seeks to regulate the Nuclear Regulatory Commission . The la...

Durbin wins Illinois, race called before 8 p.m.

Durbin wins Illinois, race called before 8 p.m.

Kate Brunea

November 5, 2014

Sen. Dick Durbin was elected to his fourth term as U.S. senator for Illinois Tuesday night. Read More »...

Durbin secures new term, other Democrats not so lucky

Durbin secures new term, other Democrats not so lucky

Julian Hayda

November 4, 2014

The intimate hotel ballroom didn't bat an eye when the AP announced a solid win for Sen. Dick Durbin, nor did it seem to notice that Jim Oberweis, the Republican challenger, had ceded the race to Durbin, securing him a fifth term. Only when Durbin came out to claim an early victory almost a half hour ...

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