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Daily updates: Senate prepares for final vote on articles of impeachment

President Donald J. Trump addresses the crowd at Target Center in Minneapolis, MN, for his 2020 presidential campaign rally on Oct. 10, 2019. Trump's Senate impeachment trial began today.

by Kathy Fang, Arushi Saxena, and Varsha Rammohan

February 5, 2020

As the Senate proceeds with the historic impeachment trial of President Donald J. Trump, this article will be updated with the latest news. Check Harker Aquila for more updates. Feb. 5 President Donald Trump was acquitted today of abuse of power and obstruction of congress, officially marking the...

President Donald Trump becomes third president impeached by House

Longworth 1100 in the Longworth House Office Building, where testimonies for the impeachment inquiry were held.

by Kathy Fang and Eric Fang

December 18, 2019

The U.S. House of Representatives approved two articles of impeachment today against President Donald Trump this evening, marking the third time in American history that a president has been impeached. After nearly 12 hours of debates across both sides of the House and months of testimonies from ...

Harker Aquila’s guide to tomorrow’s House vote on articles of impeachment

Members of the press and the Capitol stand outside the Longworth Office Building on Capitol Hill, where impeachment testimonies were held over the past month. After a monthslong process, the House is expected to vote on two articles of impeachment tomorrow.

by Kathy Fang, Editor-in-Chief

December 18, 2019

The U.S. House of Representatives will be voting on impeachment tomorrow in the culmination of a historic series of investigations, trials and testimonies.  Tomorrow, a full House of 233 Democratic, 197 Republican and one independent representatives are expected to vote on two articles of impe...

Moments in Washington

Moments in Washington

by Erica Cai, Kathy Fang, Catherine Feng, Lauren Liu, Arely Sun, Nicole Tian, and Gloria Zhang

November 23, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. - As our reporters explored Washington, D.C., we collected memories and experiences from various places around the city. Here are some of the moments that our reporters found around the capital.

“For the change in humanity”: Members from global environment movement participate in hunger strike

Hunger strikers gather in the Longworth office of Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) in the Capitol on Wednesday. 
The strikers had been in Pelosi's office for three days as a part of the global environmental movement Extinction Rebellion.

by Sara Yen and Saloni Shah

November 23, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. — On Wednesday afternoon, several upper school students gathered in front of Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi’s office, hoping to speak to her. One student knocked on the dark lacquered door, and after a few seconds, a young man emerged in the entrance, peering out.  “Is Nancy P...

Longest government shutdown in history ends as Trump reaches temporary deal

The San Francisco City Hall lit up in the colors of the American flag. Government workers across multiple federal agencies are without pay due to a government shutdown that has lasted 22 days.

by Kathy Fang and Arushi Saxena

January 26, 2019

Thirty-five days into the longest government shutdown in history, President Donald Trump reached a deal to reopen the federal government until Feb. 15. The deal came amidst tensions between Republicans and Democrats over funding for Trump’s proposed southwest border wall, which would require billions...

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