Associated Press/Photo by J. Scott Applewhite

House moves to revive ERA

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 2/13/20, 01:28 pm

Democratic lawmakers want to void the expiration date of the proposed Equal Rights Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. The original deadline for states to ratify the women’s rights measure was in 1982, but the U.S. House of Representatives voted on Thursday to reopen the approval process. Virginia lawmakers ratified the amendment last month, bringing the number of states that have approved it up to the required 38.

Read more

Associated Press/Senate Television

House Democrats present impeachment case

by Harvest Prude
Posted 1/23/20, 12:45 pm

WASHINGTON—House Democrats began making their case for impeachment on Wednesday before the 100 U.S. senators-turned-jurors. House impeachment managers have two more days to make opening arguments before White House lawyers get their turn.

Read more

Evan Vucci/AP

As the trial begins

Washington | Four key themes surrounding the impeachment of Donald Trump
by Harvest Prude
Posted 1/21/20, 11:45 am

The impeachment trial of President Donald Trump centers on whether he put undue influence on the Ukrainian government to investigate former Vice President and potential campaign rival Joe Biden, and whether that constitutes an impeachable offense. Reporter Harvest Prude has been covering the impeachment investigation for WORLD in The Stew. As the impeachment trial begins, here are four themes from her past reporting to keep in mind:

Read more