The 2020 primary season begins in earnest Monday evening as Iowa voters gather at caucus sites to choose Democratic and Republican presidential nominees. Meanwhile, President Trump's lawyers delivered closing arguments in his impeachment trial, as the Senate prepares to hold a final vote on Wednesday. And on Tuesday, President Trump is set to present his third State of the Union address. We'll take up the issues.
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