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Supporters of single-payer health care march to the California capitol in 2017. On Monday, the author of a universal health care bill in the legislature didn't bring the measure up for a vote on the final day it couldn't be considered because he didn't think it would pass. Rich Pedroncelli/AP file photo hide caption

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Former President Donald Trump speaks during a rally at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds in Conroe, Texas, on Saturday. Brandon Bell/Getty Images hide caption

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Global culture wars: Some far right groups in the U.S. are taking a pro-Russia stance

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U.S. and Russia clashed over the Ukraine crisis at the U.N. Security Council meeting

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Russia would face consequences over Ukraine if diplomatic path fails

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Trump supporters climb the west wall of the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021. A new survey finds 1 in 10 Americans say violent protests are justified. Jose Luis Magana/AP hide caption

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1 in 4 Americans say violence against the government is sometimes OK

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For the first time, the U.S. allocates big money for Animal Road Crossings

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Michigan state official says W.Va. comments go against 2022 misinformation fight

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Civilian participants in a Kyiv Territorial Defense unit train on a Saturday in a forest on Jan. 22, 2022 in Kyiv, Ukraine. Across Ukraine thousands of civilians are participating in such groups to receive basic combat training and in time of war would be under direct command of the Ukrainian military. Sean Gallup/Getty Images hide caption

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Politics chat: U.S. troops could go to help Ukraine; Black woman may replace Breyer

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Biden may fulfill a campaign promise to Black voters with his Supreme Court nominee

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People walk beside trucks parked along Wellington Street in Ottawa, Canada, during a rally against COVID-19 restrictions on Saturday. Justin Tang/The Canadian Press via AP hide caption

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Chair of the Congressional Ukraine Caucus says U.S. must act now to assist Ukraine

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Week in politics: U.S. troops on alert at Russia-Ukraine border; Breyer retiring

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