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Stories with subject: Impeachments
  • GOP House chairman calls on Obama to remove IRS commissioner story has photos
    Updated: Jul-27-15 8:56 pm

    WASHINGTON - The Republican chairman of a powerful House committee called for the removal of the IRS commissioner Monday, saying he has obstructed congressional investigations into the treatment of conservative groups.

  • Maldives president names new VP after previous one is ousted 
    Updated: Jul-22-15 8:41 am

    MALE, Maldives - The president of the Maldives appointed his trusted tourism minister as vice president on Wednesday, a day after parliament overwhelmingly voted to oust his former deputy on negligence charges.

  • A timeline of Blagojevich's career, legal battles 
    Updated: Jul-21-15 7:50 pm

    CHICAGO - Highlights from imprisoned former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich's political career and legal saga:

  • Maldives Parliament votes to impeach vice president 
    Updated: Jul-21-15 1:22 pm

    MALE, Maldives - Parliament in the Maldives on Tuesday voted overwhelmingly to impeach the vice president after accusing him of dereliction of his duties.

  • Clerk prayed over decision to stop issuing marriage licenses 
    Updated: Jul-20-15 3:37 pm

    COVINGTON, Kentucky - A local elected official in a small Kentucky county testified Monday she could not issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples because signing the document would signal her approval of a union that violates her religious beliefs.

  • Ten Commandments decision prompts conservative outcry story has photos
    Updated: Jul-04-15 2:25 pm

    OKLAHOMA CITY - The Oklahoma Supreme Court's decision to order a Ten Commandments monument removed from the state Capitol grounds has so angered conservatives in the Legislature that some Republicans are calling for justices to be impeached, while others want to amend the Bill of Rights in the 108-year-old state constitution.

  • Oklahoma court: Ten Commandments monument must come down story has photos
    Updated: Jun-30-15 4:08 pm

    OKLAHOMA CITY - A Ten Commandments monument on the Oklahoma Capitol grounds is a religious symbol and must be removed because it violates the state's constitutional ban on using public property to benefit a religion, the Oklahoma Supreme Court ruled Tuesday.