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Virginia’s Passage of ERA Launches Battle for Ratification to U.S. Constitution

Interview with Carol Jenkins, co-president and CEO of the ERA Coalition, conducted by Scott Harris

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Forests and Carbon Sequestration: Important Elements in Combating Climate Change  

Excerpts of presentations by Susan Masino, professor at Trinity College and Colleen Murphy-Dunning of Yale’s School of Forestry, recorded and produced by Melinda Tuhus

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10 Years After Disastrous Earthquake, Haiti Remains in Economic and Political Crisis

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This week's Between The Lines:

• ERA Coalition's Carol Jenkins: Virginia’s Passage of ERA Launches Battle for Ratification to U.S. Constitution

• Trinity College's Susan Masino and Yale University's Colleen-Murphy Dunning: Forests and Carbon Sequestration an Essential Element in Combating Climate Change

• Haiti Liberte's Kim Ives: 10 Years After Disastrous Earthquake, Haiti Remains in Economic and Political Crisis

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Nadler: "The president is on trial in the Senate, but the Senate is on trial in the eyes of the American people. Will you vote to allow all the relevant evidence to be presented here? Or will you betray your pledge to be an impartial juror? "
https://www.yahoo.com/huffpost/john-roberts-impeachment-warning-100501585.html?.tsrc=notification-brknews #senatetrial
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Standing in the well of the Senate, the Democratic House impeachment managers urged senators to reject proposed rules from the majority leader, Senator Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, that would delay a debate over witnesses and documents until the middle of the trial, with no guarantee that they would ever be called.

But Republicans were unpersuaded and, just before 2 a.m. Eastern, voted along party lines, 53 to 47, to ratify Mr. McConnell’s trial plan. As adopted, the resolution would pave the way for oral arguments against Mr. Trump to begin as soon as Wednesday.

They rejected 10 other amendments by the same margin. An 11th Democratic proposal, to lengthen the timetable for the prosecutors and defense to file trial motions, gained the support of one Republican, Susan Collins of Maine, but still failed.

|https://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/21/us/politics/senate-impeachment-republicans-democrats.html
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McConnell and Republicans in a 53-47 have been tabling all requests for documents and witnesses for a later date. By delaying the requests, he is also delaying the lengthy process of getting witness' depositions, and that won't fit into their timetable – before the State of the Union Address.