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North Carolina's New State Board Of Elections Will Decide Fate Of Congressional Race

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Failed Virginia Bill Sparks National Debate About Abortion

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell led the effort to advance an amendment that supports keeping U.S. troops in Syria and Afghanistan to fight ISIS and al-Qaida. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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Senate Republicans Rebuke President On Syria And Afghanistan Policy

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Does The U.S. Or China Have More Leverage In Ongoing Trade Talks?

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Trump Meets With Vice Premier Of China To Discuss Potential Trade Deal

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Rep. Aguilar Likes The Tone So Far Of Bipartisan Border Security Talks

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Trump Chides Intelligence Officials In A Bid To Play To His Base

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Pete Buttigieg, the mayor of South Bend, Ind., announced on Jan. 23 that he is forming an exploratory committee to run for the Democratic presidential nomination. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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The Youngest 2020 Candidate Pushes A Platform Of 'Inter-Generational Justice'

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