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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer called Friday's vote against allowing witnesses in the impeachment trial a "grand tragedy." Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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After Senate Votes Against Witnesses, Impeachment Trial Final Vote Expected Next Week

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Trump Administration Travel Ban Expands To 6 Additional Countries

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Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch Has Retired From Foreign Service

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Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who made a relatively late entry into the 2020 Democratic presidential primary, could soon be on a debate stage for the first time after the party dropped its requirement of grassroots fundraising support. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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Chief Justice John Roberts, who is presiding over President Trump's Senate impeachment trial, declined Thursday to read a question submitted by Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky. Senate television/AP hide caption

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Chief Justice Roberts Navigates Shoals Of The Impeachment Trial

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The Latest From The Impeachment Trial As Senators Vote On Witnesses

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Vote To Call Additional Witnesses Fails, Signaling Endgame Of Impeachment Trial

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Ahead Of Primary Season, Democratic Presidential Hopeful Tom Steyer Discusses Campaign

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