Documenting the Impeachment Trial (photos)

February 1, 2020

On Jan. 15, 2020, U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi signed articles of impeachment against President Donald J. Trump. It was only the third time in U.S. history that a president has been impeached.

During the subsequent impeachment trial, news reporters …

Politics, Impeachment Are Heating Up

January 16, 2020

Every week, every day, the world lets you know that we are living in the age of the simultaneous. It’s as if history is playing out as a series of events pinned up like clothes on a clothesline, worn by …

Inside the First House Judiciary Impeachment Hearing (photos)

December 5, 2019

The House Judiciary Committee held its first public impeachment hearing with four legal experts to discuss the constitutional framework for potentially drawing up articles of impeachment against President Trump, on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C. on Wednesday, December 4.

A …

Inside the First Public Impeachment Inquiry Hearing (photos)

November 14, 2019

The House Intelligence Committee heard testimony from William Taylor, acting U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, and Deputy Assistant Secretary of State George Kent as it held its first open hearing of the impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump on Wednesday, Nov. …

And Now This: Nats 12, Astros 3

October 24, 2019

Time and again, living in Washington, D.C., we’ve noted how sports, and especially baseball, in the blessed personification of the Washington Nationals, are a balm — a defense and a relief from the stresses of daily news and politics.

This …

The Salve of Baseball

October 10, 2019

I turned on my computer this morning to find out what had happened to the Washington Nationals, trailing 3-1 in the eighth inning of a win-or-go-home game out west against the Los Angeles Dodgers.

“Oh my God!” I yelled.

“Oh …

Protesters March for Trump’s Impeachment (photos)

January 29, 2018

On Saturday, Jan. 27, just four days before President Donald Trump’s State of the Union message, activists returned to the Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool to march to the White House. Participants in the People’s March on Washington specifically called for …