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Big Donors & Pay-To-Play Politics

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., called Democrats' latest COVID-19 bill a political stunt as negotiators attempt to reach a relief agreement before the election. AP hide caption

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Olivia Troye, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence's top coronavirus advisor at the time, participates in a coronavirus disease briefing event with the Vice President at 3M's company headquarters in Maplewood, Minn. in March. Jeff Mason/Reuters hide caption

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This combination of pictures shows President Trump during the first presidential debate with Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Biden at Case Western Reserve University and Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland. Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump answers questions about his remarks in Tuesday's presidential debate about white supremacist groups after many congressional Republicans suggested he needed to be clearer denouncing the movement. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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Extremism Watchers Raise Concerns Over Trump Failing To Condemn White Supremacists

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Former Aide To Pence On Why She's Planning To Vote For Joe Biden

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What Pennsylvania's Lehigh Valley Voters Think Of 1st Presidential Debate

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How Chris Wallace Lost Control Over 1st Presidential Debate

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Joe Biden Embarks On A Train To Campaign In Ohio And Pennsylvania

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Trump Complains About Moderator Chris Wallace But Calls 1st Debate 'Fun'

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U.S. Census Bureau workers promote the national head count outside of Sylvia's Restaurant in New York City's Harlem neighborhood. Lev Radin/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images hide caption

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