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Impeachment Process

Republican Voters Want To Impeach The President. Good Luck With That.

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 07.28.2014 | Politics

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin (R) and other Republicans calling for the impeachment of President Barack Obama might want to take a look at the histor...

What's it Take to Impeach Someone Nowadays?

Eric Lurio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Eric Lurio

Federal Judges get away with almost anything. Sam Kent for example, would have been convicted of rape but instead took a plea deal where he only served 33 months in jail, and he got to keep his salary.

Impeaching Judges: Time for a Rethink

David O. Stewart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David O. Stewart

Under its power to restrict judges to service during good behavior, Congress can establish a new mechanism for removing lower court judges.

Quinn: Blagojevich 'Missing The Point Of Impeachment' (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Lt. Gov. Pat Quinn called on Gov. Rod Blagojevich to resign Friday in a news conference shortly after the governor railed against the Illinois House's...

BLAGOJEVICH IMPEACHED: House Votes Against Governor 114-1

AP | CHRISTOPHER WILLS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Gov. Rod Blagojevich was impeached Friday by Illinois lawmakers furious that he turned state government into a "freak show,"...

Jason Linkins

Blagojevich Impeached, Gives Another Astounding Press Conference | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

If you are a fan of The Wire, you might remember the fifth season episode "Took," which prominently features the corruption trial of Maryland State Se...


The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

In an unprecedented action, the Illinois House voted 114-0 to impeach Gov. Rod Blagojevich Friday. Rep. Milton Patterson (D-Chicago) was the lone vote...

Blagojevich Senate Appointment May Hasten His Impeachment (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Gov. Rod Blagojevich's defiant appointment of Roland Burris to the U.S. Senate could wind up hastening his own impeachment, a member of the House impe...

Fiery Defense And Retribution Threats Won't Save Blagojevich: Rich Miller

Chicago Sun-Times | Rich Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Imagine what you would do to your state legislators if they voted to exonerate the governor. Not a pretty thought, eh? Well, trust me, your legislato...

Illinois Supreme Court Will Not Hear Blagojevich Removal Challenge

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - Gov. Rod Blagojevich withstood a fellow Democrat's first attempt to have him quickly ousted from office when the state Supreme Cou...

Methods to Remove Our Bleeping Governor

Greg Harris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Greg Harris

We are at a historic moment in Illinois government and all of these actions as they are applied to a sitting governor are without precedent.

Blagojevich Impeachment: Majority Of State House In Favor, Speaker Madigan Won't Commit

Chicago Sun-Times | Dave McKinney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

SPRINGFIELD -- House Speaker Michael Madigan turned heads last spring by admitting his staff had researched impeaching Gov. Blagojevich, then followed...

Illinois AG Madigan Threatens To Have Blagojevich Removed

AP | DEANNA BELLANDI and CHRISTOPHER WILLS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich kissed his wife, rode in his state SUV to the office and sat down at his desk Thursday in front of a bus...

Ten Democrats Who Should Go Away

Ben Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ben Cohen

The Democrats have in some ways, been worse than the Republicans. As a party, they've stood idly by as the Bush Administration has literally ransacked the country.

Musharraf Impeachment One Step Closer To Reality

AP | STEPHEN GRAHAM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Pakistan's ruling coalition finalized impeachment charges against President Pervez Musharraf on Sunday and a government mi...

Catching the Wrong John: Why Are the Media Talking about John Edwards' Infidelity If They Aren't Going to Talk about John McCain's?

Drew Westen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Drew Westen

We all extol John McCain for enduring 5 years of extreme hardship in Vietnam. But aren't his first wife's circumstances much like Elizabeth Edwards'?

Pakistani ruling coalition moves to oust Musharraf

AP | MATTHEW PENNINGTON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — After months of internal bickering, Pakistan's governing coalition announced Thursday it will seek to impeach President Pe...

An Analysis of Kucinich's Impeachment Case Against Bush

Elizabeth Holtzman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Elizabeth Holtzman

The American people still have a chance to witness the Constitution in action as it appropriately limits the powers of this president, preventing further abuses by him or by his successors.