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Myeshia Johnson kisses the casket of her husband, Army Sgt. La David Johnson, during his burial service on Saturday in Hollywood, Florida. Sgt. Johnson and three other U.S. soldiers were killed in an ambush in Niger on October 4. GASTON DE CARDENAS/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Khizr Khan Says His Faith In America Is Stronger Than Ever

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Democrat Doug Jones speaks at a campaign rally earlier this month in Birmingham, Ala. He is campaigning on what he calls "kitchen table" issues, including health care, jobs and education. Brynn Anderson/AP hide caption

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Democrats Eye A Rare Opportunity In Alabama Senate Race

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Former Presidents, from right to left, Barack Obama, Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, George H.W. Bush and Jimmy Carter wave on stage at the opening of a hurricane relief concert in College Station, Texas, Saturday. L.M. Otero/AP hide caption

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Then-White House chief strategist Steve Bannon speaking at the Conservative Political Action Conference in the Washington, D.C. area on February 23, 2017. Since leaving the president's staff Bannon is spearheading an effort to take on the GOP establishment. Mike Theiler/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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President Donald J. Trump speaks during the Heritage Foundation's President's Club meeting on October 17, 2017, in Washington, D.C. Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump Teases, Threatens And Dodges With 'We'll See What Happens'

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A roll of "I Voted" stickers sits on a table at an elementary school during the U.S. presidential election on November 8, 2016 in Dearborn, Mich. Jeff Kowalsky/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Blitt's 2008 New Yorker cover, "Fistbump: The Politics of Fear," was inspired by the rumors that circulated about the Obamas during that year's presidential campaign. The New Yorker via bado-badosblog.blogspot.com hide caption

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'I'm Just Trying To Make Myself Laugh': 'New Yorker' Artist Shares His Cover Stories

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White House chief of staff John Kelly pauses while speaking about President Trump's calls to fallen service members' family members during a briefing at the White House on Thursday. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A lawsuit against President Trump alleges he is violating the Foreign and Domestic Emoluments clauses of the Constitution. Plaintiffs' lawyer Deepak Gupta says Trump's Washington hotel (above) is "an emoluments magnet." Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Emoluments Hearing Hints At What May Be At Stake: Trump's Tax Returns

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This image provided by Emory University shows letters sent by then future President Barack Obama to his college girlfriend Alexandra McNear. The university is making the letters available to researchers Thursday. Ann Borden/Emory University/AP hide caption

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