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President Trump nominated federal appellate judge Neil Gorsuch as his Supreme Court nominee. If confirmed, it would tilt the balance of the court back in conservatives' favor. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Judge Neil Gorsuch of the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals makes a point while delivering prepared remarks before a group of attorneys last Friday at a luncheon in a legal firm in lower downtown Denver. David Zalubowski/AP hide caption

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President Trump announces Judge Neil Gorsuch (right, with his wife, Louise) as his nominee for the Supreme Court. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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President Trump Nominates Neil Gorsuch To The Supreme Court

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Nick Ayers (from left), adviser to the vice president; Brad Parscale, President Trump's digital and data director; David Bossie, deputy campaign manager; and Katrina Pierson, who served on the campaign's communications team. Drew Angerer/Getty Images (2); Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/AFP/Getty Images; Darren McCollester/Getty Images hide caption

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At Sessions Hearing, Dems Focus On Fired Acting Justice AG

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Dem Senators Face Loud Demands From Base To Block Trump's Cabinet

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Meet An Iranian LGBT Refugee Affected By Executive Order On Immigration

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In The Senate, Trump's Supreme Court Pick Will Need 60 Votes

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White House Adviser Defends Trump Executive Order On Immigration

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Democrat On Senate Judiciary Panel Weighs In On Sessions Nomination

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A child drags a crate at a refugee camp for Syrians and Kurds north of Athens. Children under age 14 make up nearly half of the Syrian refugees resettled in the U.S. Louisa Gouliamaki/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Protesters opposing the proposed Dakota Access Pipeline at the Oceti Sakowin Camp in North Dakota. Lawmakers in the state have proposed bills that would increase penalties for protesters who block highways. Michael Nigro/Getty Images hide caption

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Bills Across The Country Could Increase Penalties For Protesters

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Chris Campbell, Republican staff director for the Senate Finance Committee chairman, sets nameplates out for Democratic senators who boycotted the committee vote on Rep. Tom Price, R-Ga., nominee for HHS secretary and Steve Mnuchin, nominee for Treasury secretary. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call Inc. hide caption

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