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Crews worked to remove the statue of Supreme Court judge and segregationist Roger Taney from the front lawn of the Maryland State House late Thursday night. Taney wrote the 1857 Dred Scott decision that defended slavery and said black Americans could never be citizens. Baltimore Sun/TNS via Getty Images hide caption

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Russian Bots Tweeting Calls To Fire McMaster, Former FBI Agent Says

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Robert E. Lee's Descendant On Confederate Statues

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Abraham Lincoln warned that "A house divided against itself cannot stand." Hulton Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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Racial Issues Have Often Been A Test for U.S. Presidents With Conflicted Feelings

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President Trump poses with Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr., during commencement at Liberty University May 13 in Lynchburg, Va. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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Lana Lokteff, pictured, runs an alt-right media company to promote her white nationalist ideologies. But critics say that kind of outspokenness from a growing number of female allies is at odds with how men in the movement view women's roles. Courtesy of Lana Lokteff hide caption

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The Women Behind The 'Alt-Right'

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Presidential Historian Compares Tumultuous Week To Past Administrations

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What's Next For The White House After Bannon's Departure?

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After Charlottesville, Trump Supporters Stand By The President

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Is The Trump Presidency Having a Crisis Moment?

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President Trump and first lady Melania Trump will skip the Kennedy Center Honors later this year. It will be the fourth time in 40 years of the event that the sitting president won't be attendance. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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Reps. Carlos Curbelo, R-Fla., Kevin Brady, R-Texas, Peter Roskam, R-Ill., and Dave Schweikert R-Ariz., stand outside Rancho del Cielo in California, where they were crafting tax overhaul plans. Susan Davis/NPR hide caption

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