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News Closeup: A wild week in politics and the Academy Awards

Posted at 10:01 PM, Feb 08, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-08 22:01:05-05

It was a historic week in Washington, marked by bitter partisan politics.

For the third time in history, a President of the United States was on trial after being impeached by the House of Representatives. The President was found not guilty less than a day after he delivered his third State of the Union Address.

Meanwhile, Democrats were dealing with a debacle at the Iowa Caucus after coding issues caused delays in reporting. Our panel of experts weigh in on the week’s historic developments.

Plus, the 92nd Annual Academy Awards will close out awards season this Sunday night. For the second year in a row, the ceremony will be conducted without a host. PIX11’s Ojinika Obiekwe joins Marvin Scott for a closer look at all the top contenders in categories from best picture to best supporting actor and beyond.