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Candidate for U.S. Senate Katie McGinty, D-Pa., shakes hands with attendees as she arrives for her roundtable discussion with seniors at the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers in Philadelphia last week. Bill Clark/CQ-Roll Call Group hide caption

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A member of the Kurdish internal security forces (known as the Asayish) inspects the Alaya prison in the northeastern Syrian city of Qamishli on April 22. Delil Souleiman/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Immigration activists rally in Miami ahead of the Supreme Court hearing arguments on President Obama's executive actions on immigration Monday. Getty Images hide caption

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Supreme Court Weighs Obama's Executive Action On Immigration

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President Obama bows as he greets Japanese Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo in 2009. The president travels to Japan next month and there's speculation he might visit Hiroshima, the site of the world's first atomic bombing. Charles Dharapak/AP hide caption

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President Obama answers questions during a joint news conference with Argentine President Mauricio Macri at the Casa Rosada Presidential Palace in Buenos Aires on Wednesday. Victor R. Caivano/AP hide caption

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President Obama Explains His ISIS Strategy

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President Obama delivers a speech at the Grand Theater of Havana in Cuba on Tuesday. Obama said he came to Cuba to "bury the last remnant of the Cold War in the Americas." Desmond Boylan/AP hide caption

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Listen to Morning Edition's special coverage

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President Obama is interviewed about his Supreme Court nominee, Judge Merrick Garland. Nick Michael/NPR hide caption

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Why President Obama Picked The 'Only White Guy' On His Shortlist

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"One of the most puzzling arguments that I've heard from [Senate Majority Leader] Mitch McConnell and some other Republicans is this notion that the American people should decide" the next Supreme Court justice," Obama told NPR's Nina Totenberg Thursday. Nick Michael/NPR hide caption

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Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia's courtroom chair is draped in black to mark his death in a tradition that dates to the 19th century. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Supreme Court To Say Goodbye To One Of Its Own

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The American flag, seen through the columns of the Supreme Court building, blows in the wind on Feb. 13. Jon Elswick/AP hide caption

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On The Docket, In Limbo: Scalia's Death Casts Uncertainty On Key Cases

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