Impeachment in, and beyond, the Beltway
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This week, Donald Trump became the third president in US history to be impeached. What does that mean? Why is House Speaker Nancy Pelosi waiting to send the articles of impeachment to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell? And what should we expect from the upcoming Senate trial? Vox’s Matt Yglesias explains it all.  

Then, we have something special this week. Vox teamed up with PerryUndem to conduct a focus group with undecided voters in Pennsylvania on the impeachment process. This conversation is different than our usual, but it is equally, if not more, crucial to understanding some of the most important forces at play in impeachment — and our politics more broadly. 

And, at the end, some reflections on what all of this means for not just American politics, but how, and whether, Americans feel they can participate in our politics.

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Producer, Engineer, Editor - Jeff Geld

Researcher - Roge Karma

EP - Liz Nelson

Theme music composed by Jon Natchez 

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