Latest Impeachment Stories

2006-06-09 14:02:16

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Kentucky Gov. Ernie Fletcher pleaded not guilty on Friday to charges that he was involved in an illegal scheme to hire political allies for merit-based state jobs.

2006-05-07 13:39:32

By Andrea Hopkins WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democrats will launch a series of investigations of the Bush administration if they take control of Congress in November but are not out to impeach President George W. Bush, a top Democrat said on Sunday.

2006-04-08 17:36:43

RANDOLPH, Vermont (Reuters) - Democratic Party leaders in Vermont on Saturday passed a motion asking Congress to immediately begin impeachment proceedings against President Bush. In an elementary school cafeteria strewn with American flags and copies of the U.S.

2006-03-15 11:50:00

Resolutions approved by five towns to impeach U.S. President George W. Bush are giving several sleepy Vermont communities a new, renegade image.

2005-12-11 07:37:25

By Parisa Hafezi TEHRAN (Reuters) - A group of Iranian parliamentarians have launched a bid to unseat the country's defense minister over a military plane crash that killed 108 people last week, a parliamentarian said on Sunday.

2005-11-29 08:54:35

By Austin Ekeinde YENAGOA, Nigeria (Reuters) - Lawmakers from Nigeria's oil-producing Bayelsa state pressed ahead on Tuesday with the impeachment of their state governor, who is wanted by British police on money-laundering charges.

2005-11-23 09:21:31

By Austin Ekeinde YENAGOA, Nigeria (Reuters) - A Nigerian state governor who fled money laundering charges in Britain dressed as a woman now faces impeachment at home, raising fears of instability in his oil producing region.

2005-11-14 17:46:42

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (Reuters) - The Buenos Aires legislature voted on Monday to impeach the city's mayor for his responsibility in a nightclub fire last year that killed 194 youths in Argentina's worst disaster in decades.

2005-09-23 05:12:02

By Manny Mogato MANILA (Reuters) - Opponents of Philippine President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo petitioned the Supreme Court on Friday to nullify the decision by the lower house of Congress to throw out impeachment complaints against her.

2005-09-07 05:16:22

By Manny Mogato MANILA (Reuters) - Thousands of people marched in the Philippine capital on Wednesday, struggling to keep up the momentum of street protests against President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo a day after she survived an impeachment attempt.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.