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Another impeachment trial and lots of sleepy lawmakers: Congressional Hits and Misses

Week of Feb. 8, 2021

While senators sat quietly for another impeachment trial, House members stayed up way past their bedtimes for reconciliation markups. Whether struggling to get their head upright in a virtual hearing or simply struggling to stay awake, it was a long week for both chambers.

Meanwhile, Sen. John Kennedy turned some heads with an old “SNL” reference, a C-SPAN caller yelled at their dog and Rep. Mike Doyle looked forward to Valentine’s Day.

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