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At Town Hall Meeting, Republican Lawmaker Gets An Earful

Rep. Elise Stefanik of New York was one of the few Republican House members to hold a town hall following passage of the American Health Care Act. Her constituents were not happy.

Rebecca's Eyes - Instrumental Thomas Vitali
I like it when you sleep, for you are so beautiful yet so unaware of it The 1975
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Kushner Family Business Pitch In China Prompts Questions About Investor Visas

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All You Got Is Your Word Souls of Mischief
Green Onions Booker T. & the MG's
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Spacial Echoe Rock-Candy

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Perfume Genius Is Still Figuring Out How To Be In Love

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At Town Hall Meeting, Republican Lawmakers Get An Earful Over Health Care

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You Are Here Nathan Fake
More Tigers - The C90s Remix Lazydisco

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Sinclair Broadcast Group Has Deal To Buy Tribune Media's TV Stations

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Nique les clones, Pt. II Nekfeu
Meeting In The Aisle Radiohead
Peace Frog - Backstage & Dangerous - The Private Rehearsal Instrumental Version The Doors

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How Draft Horses Are Helping Upgrade Cell Towers In Wisconsin

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Black Mountain Side Led Zeppelin
Jessica The Allman Brothers
SquabCat Sunsquabi

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Feeling Kinship With The South, Northerners Let Their Confederate Flags Fly

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