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Nixon Impeachment

Constitution Check: Could Richard Nixon Have Been Tried Successfully for a Crime?

Lyle Denniston | Posted 08.14.2012 | Politics
Lyle Denniston

Under the Constitution's Article I, Sections 2 and 3, and Article II, Section 4, President Richard M. Nixon might well have been convicted at an impeachment trial for "high crimes and misdemeanors."

My Must-See Moment at Every Inaugural

Joe Cutbirth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joe Cutbirth

This moment sets in motion a process that allows ultimate authority to shift from one man to another without a shot being fired, a person being imprisoned or a life being lost.