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Politics Podcast: How Impeachment Is Supposed To Work

With so much impeachment news coming so quickly, we thought it would be good to go back to basics with a little Impeachment 101. To do that, we brought in Cardozo School of Law professor and ABC News contributor Kate Shaw. In this installment of the FiveThirtyEight Politics podcast, Shaw breaks down the constitutional basis for impeachment and tells us how exactly it’s supposed to work.

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