Chuck Schumer

US lawmakers are shown gathering in the Senate with rounded wooden desks encircling a marble dais.

Watch live: Trump's 2nd impeachment trial begins

The historic second impeachment trial for Donald Trump begins on Tuesday with the former president charged with inciting the violent mob attack on the US Capitol to overturn the election. Watch the trial stream live here on Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2021 with coverage starting at 12 p.m. ET.

Watch live: Trump's 2nd impeachment trial begins
Supporters of President Donald Trump climb the West wall of the the US Capitol on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington, DC.

'I fear for our democracy,' says Rep. Mondaire Jones in calling for Trump's removal

'I fear for our democracy,' says Rep. Mondaire Jones in calling for Trump's removal
US President Donald Trump is shown standing at a podium with a seal for the US president on it.

Watch live: Senate impeachment trial of President Donald Trump

Watch live: Senate impeachment trial of President Donald Trump
Mitch McConnell

Impeachment comes to the Senate — 5 questions answered

Impeachment comes to the Senate — 5 questions answered
Mothers wearing red T-shirts march on the White House

Trump: 'Hate has no place in America'

Trump: 'Hate has no place in America'
A slatted metal prototypes of a border wall is shown, photographed through the border wall in Tijuana, Mexico.

Trump signed an order for the wall 2 years ago. The US just ended the longest shutdown ever over it.

Despite signing an executive order for the wall on Jan. 25, 2017, there’s been no construction or funding on the project. What has happened in the last two years?

Trump signed an order for the wall 2 years ago. The US just ended the longest shutdown ever over it.
US President Donald Trump is shown seated at a desk with the US flag behind him as he delivers a televised address.

In an Oval Office speech, Trump demands a wall but does not declare emergency

President Donald Trump urged Congress in a televised speech on Tuesday to give him $5.7 billion this year to help build a wall on the US border with Mexico but stopped short of declaring a national emergency to pay for the barrier with military funds.

In an Oval Office speech, Trump demands a wall but does not declare emergency
The top of the US Capitol building is show in the background with a 'Do not enter' sign shown in the nearground.

Trump to press US border 'crisis' in televised address

US President Donald Trump will make his case to the American public on Tuesday that a "crisis" at the US border with Mexico requires a wall in a prime-time television address.

Trump to press US border 'crisis' in televised address
A bike lies in a bicycle lane following a truck attack on the West Side Highway in Manhattan, New York, on Nov. 1, 2017.

Trump bashes immigration and justice system after New York City vehicle attack

Donald Trump has lashed out in many directions after Tuesday's deadly attack in New York City. He even called the US judicial process an international "laughing stock."

Trump bashes immigration and justice system after New York City vehicle attack
bipartisanship

Is bipartisanship dead? Not in Alaska.

Bipartisan cooperation has historically been a rarity in US politics, but Alaska is showing how it can be done.

Is bipartisanship dead? Not in Alaska.
Trump cabinet appointees

Watch live: Senate confirmation hearings for Trump's cabinet nominees

The US Senate began confirmation hearings for key nominees to Donald Trump's cabinet Tuesday, amid concerns many of the president-elect's picks haven't been fully vetted over ethics, or made full financial disclosures.

Watch live: Senate confirmation hearings for Trump's cabinet nominees
A health worker takes a passenger's temperature with an infrared digital laser thermometer at Abidjan's Felix Houphouet Boigny International Airport in Cote d'Ivoire.

An Ebola patient in Dallas dies amid demands for more screening in the US

With the death of Thomas Eric Duncan, the Ebola patient who was being treated in Dallas, calls for expanded anti-Ebola measures have gained urgency. New York Sen. Chuck Schumer is one official who's calling for more screening at airports to try and catch infected travelers.

An Ebola patient in Dallas dies amid demands for more screening in the US

International Plans to End Syrian Conflict

International Plans to End Syrian Conflict

Republicans, Democrats at odds over payroll tax cut, unemployment extensions

Senate Democrats and House Republicans are disagreeing again over how to extend a payroll tax cut and unemployment benefits. House Speaker John Boehner backed away from the compromise on Sunday, leading Democratic Sen. Chuck Schumer to compare negotiating with him to nailing Jell-o to the wall.

Republicans, Democrats at odds over payroll tax cut, unemployment extensions
The World

Should Congress Loosen Patent Laws for the Sake of the Banking Industry?

The banking industry is always looking for ways to innovate their products and services. Sen. Chuck Schumer's slipping in of a provision into a patent bill that would benefit the banking industry could help the industry out. Louise Story joins us.

Should Congress Loosen Patent Laws for the Sake of the Banking Industry?