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President John F. Kennedy makes a nationwide televised broadcast on civil rights in the White House, June 11, 1963. Americans often look to presidents for moral clarity in critical moments. Charles Gorry/AP hide caption

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Fathers Of Our Country: How U.S. Presidents Exercised Moral Leadership In Crisis

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Steve Bannon arrives at a swearing-in ceremony of White House senior staff in the East Room of the White House on Jan. 22. Andrew Harrer/Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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Steve Bannon, Out As Chief White House Strategist, Heads Back To Breitbart

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Workers load a statue of Confederate Gens. Robert E. Lee and Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson on a flatbed truck in the early hours of Wednesday in Baltimore. A campaign to remove symbols of the Civil War-era, pro-slavery secessionist republic is gathering momentum across the United States. Alec MacGillis/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump Refers To Counter-Protesters As The 'Alt-Left'

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Sessions Continues To Criticize Sanctuary Cities During His Visit To Miami

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Texas' Special Session Ended, But State Lawkmakers Still Want To Discuss Bathroom Bill

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Vice President Pence, speaking in Chile on Monday, said the "president has been clear on this tragedy and so have I" but did not address the president's reversal on the white nationalist protesters. Martin Bernett/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump holds up a signed memorandum calling for a trade investigation of China at the White House on Monday. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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Trump Turns To 43-Year-Old 'America First' Trade Law To Pressure China

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Following the weekend's violent clashes around a white nationalist demonstration in Charlottesville, Va., some are asking what authorities could have done differently. Above, demonstrators and counter-protestors face off at the entrance to Emancipation Park during Saturday's "Unite the Right" rally. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Christopher LaMothe in Mineville, N.Y., says he hates Nazis and white supremacists, but he also thinks Black Lives Matter is just as bad. Brian Mann/North Country Public Radio hide caption

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Trump Supporter: 'He Called For Unity, I Never Saw Obama Call For Unity'

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'Words You'll Hear': Trump Administration To Talk NAFTA Renegotiation

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Alabama Voters Go To Polls To Fill Seat Left Vacant By Jeff Sessions

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NAFTA: What Does This New Round Of Negotiation Mean?

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President Trump has been criticized for referring to "violence on many sides" in Charlottesville, Va., but not calling out white nationalists, during his remarks Saturday in Bedminster, N.J. Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump Speaks Out Against Violence In Charlottesville

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White Supremacist Rally In Virginia Turns Violent

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Reactions Out Of China And Guam Over Exchanges Between U.S. And North Korea

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Wisconsin lawmakers are considering a $3 billion package of incentives to encourage Taiwanese electronics company Foxconn, which has had a presence in southern China, to build a factory in the state. Stringer/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Despite Fiscal Warning, Wisconsin Plans To Move Ahead With Foxconn Deal

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A woman votes on Nov. 8 in Durham, N.C. The state was a key battleground in a presidential race where Russian interference was already a huge concern. Sara D. Davis/Getty Images hide caption

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Russian Cyberattack Targeted Elections Vendor Tied To Voting Day Disruptions

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John Dean, shown testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee in 2006, served as White House counsel to former President Richard Nixon. Dean says he sees echoes of the Watergate scandal in the Trump administration and its handling of the Russia investigation. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Nixon White House Counsel John Dean Sees Uphill Climb For Trump In Leaks Fight

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