Impeachment is underway: So who makes the rules?

An impeachment investigation may be based in charges of wrongdoing, but it’s still a political process, says U. of I. political science professor Gisela Sin. Even the design of rules and procedures is done strategically and with an eye on the outcome. Photo by L. Brian Stauffer
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Impeachment is underway: So who makes the rules?
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Impeachment is underway: So who makes the rules?
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The impeachment process has the feel of a criminal proceeding, but it’s still based in politics, as are the rules and procedures for carrying it out, says U. of I. political science professor Gisela Sin.