Vanessa Romo

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President Donald Trump, center, speaks as first lady Melania Trump and Vice President Mike Pence listen at the Congressional Picnic on the South Lawn of the White House on Thursday, June 22, 2017. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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What Would Human Resources Do?: Some Advice For Trump As He Recruits And Staffs Up

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People arrive for the opening night of Shakespeare in the Park's production of Julius Caesar at Central Park's Delacorte Theater on June 12 in New York. Bryan R. Smith/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Women's shoes by the Ivanka Trump fashion brand sit for sale at a Manhattan retailer on June 1, 2017 in New York City. Ivanka Trump's fashion brand has faced calls for boycott from anti-Trump activists, while Trump supporters have called for boycotts on stores refusing to sell her products. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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In Washington, D.C., demonstrators called for a congressional independent commission to investigate connections between the Trump campaign and the Russian government — one of several nationwide "March for Truth" rallies on Saturday. Vanessa Romo/NPR hide caption

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Republican Greg Gianforte speaks to supporters after being declared the winner of Montana's special election. Was his assault on a journalist a turning point? Janie Osborne/Getty Images hide caption

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Finding The Middle In The Incivility War

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The New TV Drama: As The White House Turns

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House Financial Services Committee Ranking Member Maxine Waters listens as Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling speaks on Capitol Hill on May 2, 2017, during the committee's hearing on overhauling the nation's financial rules. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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'Auntie' Maxine Waters Is The Political Crush Of The Moment For Young Progressives

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Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, while testifying before the Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on worldwide threats. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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Rep. 'Auntie' Maxine Waters Getting The Spotlight

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Young Voters Distrust Presidency, Say It's Unlikely They'll Run For Office, Poll Says

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