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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.

BLAGOJEVICH IMPEACHED: What Happens Now? (WATCH VOTE)

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...

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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

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.