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Barbershop: Democratic Strategy

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Protesters March Nationwide Against Family Separations

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Trump Administration Faces Lawsuit Over Detention Of Migrant Children

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The Supreme Court term that just concluded was a small taste of what is to come. In all, 13 of the cases decided by a liberal-conservative split, Justice Anthony Kennedy provided the fifth and deciding conservative vote. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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DOJ Says Government Can Hold Families For Longer Than 20 Days

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Don Woodbridge (left) and son Alan Woodbridge hold jars of pickles at their company in Harrow, Ontario. Orders are up in anticipation of retaliatory Canadian tariffs on U.S. gherkins. Jackie Northam/NPR hide caption

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Canadians Rally Around Retaliatory Tariffs Aimed At The U.S.

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Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy announced his retirement effective July 31. President Trump is planning to nominate a replacement soon. Zach Gibson/Getty Images hide caption

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Union activists and supporters rally Wednesday in Lower Manhattan against the Supreme Court's ruling in Janus v. AFSCME. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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Labor Clout Takes A Hit In Supreme Court Ruling On Dues

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(Left to right) Democratic Sens. Joe Donnelly, Heidi Heitkamp and Joe Manchin; GOP Sens. Susan Collins and Lisa Murkowski Getty Images hide caption

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5 Senators Who Will Likely Decide The Next Supreme Court Justice

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