What Republicans want to hear from Trump’s lawyers

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Senate Republicans are all but ready to acquit President Donald Trump and end the Senate impeachment trial. But they still don’t want the president’s defense team to phone it in. Privately, some Republicans hope that Trump’s legal defenders mount a substantive defense on the merits of the case instead of […]

Hamilton’s latest star turn: Impeachment

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Alexander Hamilton is having yet another moment. Two hundred and thirty-two years after he published the lion’s share of the Federalist Papers and 16 years since he posthumously became a Broadway musical star, one of the country’s founding fathers is back, receiving top billing at President Donald Trump’s Senate impeachment […]

Govt preparing law to link Aadhaar to Voter ID

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Union law ministry has been working on a Cabinet note to prepare a new law after considering the Election Commission’s proposal to give it statutory backing to collect the Aadhaar numbers of new applicants and existing voters to check multiple entries in the electoral rolls.