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Political ProcessPlay
Impeachment is a formal process used by a legislative body to address alleged misconduct. SlideThe senator outlined the steps required to impeach the governor.
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Not Always RemovalPlay
Impeachment doesn't necessarily mean removal from office; that requires a trial and conviction. SlideThough the official was impeached, the trial resulted in an acquittal.
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Serious AccusationPlay
Using 'impeach' suggests severe wrongdoing and is a serious allegation against a public official. SlidePublic outrage grew when corruption allegations led to the move to impeach the mayor.