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15 things you need to know about how Senate impeachment trials work

Let's start with what we know almost for sure -- the Senate's impeachment trial of President Donald Trump is likely to end with his acquittal. Conviction would require 20 Republicans to side with Democrats, and at the moment, there's no sign that any Republican senators are ready to vote to remove Trump from office.

What is an impeachment manager?

Once articles of impeachment are voted on in the House, the fight will head to the Senate for a trial, but that won't be the end of the line for House Democrats.

Nadler slams McConnell for coordinating with White House

House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler on Sunday criticized Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell after the Kentucky Republican said he would coordinate with White House counsel on "everything" regarding the looming Senate impeachment trial.

Nadler ends hearing before impeachment vote, enraging GOP

House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler late on Thursday night abruptly paused his committee's debate on articles of impeachment before final votes until Friday morning, prompting howls of protest from Republicans after a marathon session that had stretched more than 14 hours.

Nadler suddenly ends impeachment hearing before final vote

House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler late on Thursday night abruptly paused his committee's debate on articles of impeachment before final votes until Friday morning, prompting howls of protest from Republicans after a marathon session that had stretched more than 14 hours.

What are articles of impeachment?

The process for dealing with a president or other federal elected official who abuses their office is spelled out broadly in the Constitution.

Fractured Senate looks to the past

As the impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump barrels through the House on target to potentially finish by Christmas, senators from both parties are reckoning with their own role and are beginning to discuss if they can agree on a set of rules for a trial.

Senate prepares for impeachment trial

While senators await the House of Representatives to move into the public phase of their impeachment inquiry, aides and members are beginning to prepare for a likely Senate trial.