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House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., accompanied by the impeachment managers, spoke to reporters Wednesday on Capitol Hill.
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House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., accompanied by the impeachment managers, spoke to reporters Wednesday on Capitol Hill.

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House Democrats launched into marathon arguments in President Donald Trump's impeachment trial Wednesday, appealing to skeptical Republican senators to join them in voting to oust Trump from office to "protect our democracy."
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Saunders rips into Wiggins, says Wolves 'not a very good basketball team right now'

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