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Daily updates: Senate continues impeachment trial proceedings, House managers present impeachment argument

Daily updates: Senate continues impeachment trial proceedings, House managers present impeachment argument

by Kathy Fang and Arushi Saxena

January 23, 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. Jan. 23 The House impeachment managers continued their case regarding the impeachment of President Donald J. Trump before t...

Local perspectives on impeachment: Students and political groups divided in predictions of impeachment’s impact on presidency

Local perspectives on impeachment: Students and political groups divided in predictions of impeachment’s impact on presidency

by Eric Fang, Varsha Rammohan, and Srinath Somasundaram

December 21, 2019

When the U.S. House of Representatives voted to impeach President Donald Trump on Wednesday, upper school students and local political groups expressed mixed support. Few reacted with surprise.  Many local residents have followed the impeachment proceedings since the House launched a formal inquiry ...

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.

Longest government shutdown in history ends as Trump reaches temporary deal

Longest government shutdown in history ends as Trump reaches temporary deal

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...

Kavanaugh sworn in as 114th Supreme Court justice after 50-48 Senate vote

Kavanaugh sworn in as 114th Supreme Court justice after 50-48 Senate vote

by Ryan Guan and Kathy Fang

October 6, 2018

The Senate voted 50-48 to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court today. Kavanaugh, the second justice nominated by President Donald Trump, will fill a vacant spot left by the retirement of former Justice Anthony Kennedy in July and is likely to cement a conservative-leaning majority on the ...

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