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President Trump plans to visit Kenosha, Wis., on Tuesday "to see the people that did such a good job for me" during the protests. He will not be meeting with Jacob Blake's family. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser said that agitators from elsewhere had arrived in the District, intent on battling police. Bowser is seen here at a press conference earlier this month. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption

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Michael Flynn, here at Trump Tower in December 2016, spent less than a month in the role of President Trump's national security adviser. John Angelillo/Pool/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Biden Pushes Back At Trump's Law And Order Campaign

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California Legislature Passes Mental Health Parity Law

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Israeli, U.S. Officials Arrive In UAE To Cement A Peace Deal

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Wisconsin Republican State Senator On Police Reform Proposals

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Intelligence Chief Ends In-Person Briefings On Foreign Interference In 2020 Election

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Experts Fear Changes At Postal Service May Affect Black Communities

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President Trump has threatened to intervene in what he calls a "mess" in Portland, Ore., after clashes between Trump supporters and Black Lives Matter demonstrators left one man dead over the weekend. John Rudoff/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images hide caption

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Tensions Are On The Rise In Portland After Protester Was Killed

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A poll worker in Sun Prairie, Wis., is seen during the state's April 7 primary. A record number of Wisconsin voters are expected to vote by mail this fall, but polls indicate Republicans are far more likely to vote in person, which has some GOP officials worried it could hurt the party's chances. Andy Manis/Getty Images hide caption

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