Tierney Sneed

is a D.C.-based investigative reporter. She focuses on voting rights and previously covered health care for TPM.

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 24: Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer leaves after a press conference on the Senate impeachment trial of President Donald Trump on January 24, 2020 in Washington, DC. Democratic House managers conclude their opening arguments on Friday as the Senate impeachment trial of President Donald Trump continues into its fourth day. (Photo by Samuel Corum/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Chuck Schumer
Inside The Chamber As Trump’s Team Began Its Defense

I made sure to be in the Senate chamber right as President Trump’s legal team began to see how their tactics shifted the dynamics in the room.

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Inside The Chamber During Schiff’s Closing

It was the end of four long days of impeachment proceedings, and for once, all the senators were still.

For the bulk of House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff’s speech closing the House’s presentation of evidence, every seat was filled (except for that of Sen. Jerry Moran (R-KS), who was watching from a public balcony with a guest).

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on October 16, 2017 in Washington, DC.
A Peek At The Impeachment Drama’s Supporting Cast

There’s been much attention to what the senators have been doing during the long days of the impeachment proceedings: How are they reacting? Are they paying attention? Are they staying in their seats? Are they sleeping? What are they drinking?

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