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Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., and Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., leaders of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee, meet before the start of a hearing on Capitol Hill. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer (left) speaks Tuesday at the end of the latest round of negotiations over the North American Free Trade Agreement in Washington, as Mexico's economy minister, Ildefonso Guajardo, looks on. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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Washington Post, 60 Minutes Investigation Finds Bill Helped Fuel Opioid Crisis

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Immigration Judges Warn Against Trump Administration Benchmarks

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For Every President Since Reagan, Immigration Has Been One More Minefield

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How Trump's Executive Order Could Affect The Health Insurance System

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What Does Trump's Executive Order Mean For Health Care?

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A Look At The Confederate Monuments Debate From Gettysburg Memorial

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Chicago-Area Residents No Longer Have To Pay More For Pop

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How President Trump's Views On Guns Have Shifted Over The Years

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Looking At The Politics Of Guns After The Massacre In Las Vegas

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Demonstrators in Washington, D.C., argued for upholding the Affordable Care Act's birth control provision in 2015. The rollback of the rule is likely to spur further lawsuits, analysts say. Charles Dharapak/AP hide caption

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Trump Guts Requirement That Employer Health Plans Pay For Birth Control

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Just two years ago, a former Trump International Golf Club in Puerto Rico filed for bankruptcy. The insolvency filing came less than a month after Trump had announced he would run for president, basing his qualifications on his skills as a businessman. Michael Cohen/Getty Images hide caption

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Democratic Senators Introduce Bill To Ban Bump Stocks After Las Vegas Massacre

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Shayna Zerbe, right, instructs Garret Sloan on how to fire a fully automatic machine gun in 2014 at Machine Guns Vegas. Nevada's gun laws are lax compared to other states, and gun tourism is nearly as ubiquitous in Las Vegas as gambling and stage shows. John Locher/AP hide caption

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Las Vegas Massacre Prompts Further Look Into Nevada's Gun Laws

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For Many Women, The Nearest Abortion Provider Is Hundreds Of Miles Away

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Secretary of Health and Human Services Tom Price, shown here at a discussion about opioids on Thursday, drew fire for his use of private jets. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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Religious leaders and activists from the Church World Service protest Wednesday, urging Congress to pressure President Trump to allow more refugees to enter the U.S. Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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