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Senators, bruised by impeachment, hunt for deals

Senators, bruised by impeachment, hunt for deals

by JORDAIN CARNEY - The Hill  |  Published on February 10, 2020

Senators are scouring for bipartisan bills as they try to put the divisive impeachment fight behind them.

The push for ideas that could breed common ground comes as the trial tested the institutional boundaries of the Senate and strained across-the-aisle friendships, sparking partisan tensions in a chamber that has become increasingly majoritarian in recent years.

The fallout from the trial is still dominating Washington with a days-long spat between House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and President Trump grabbing headlines, and both sides digging in for the year’s biggest political battle: the November election.

But Sen. John Thune (S.D.), the No. 2 Republican senator, urged his colleagues to back down from the partisan warfare that has dominated Washington during the months-long drama.

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