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Then-House Speaker Newt Gingrich holds the Congressional Compliance Bill, which was the first bill passed by the 104th Congress after the "Republican Revolution" of 1994. Then-Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole of Kansas is at right. Denis Paquin/AP hide caption

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(Left to right) Ruben Kihuen, Democratic candidate for Nevada's 4th Congressional district, Stephanie Murphy, Democratic candidate for Florida's 7th congressional district, and LuAnn Bennett, Democratic House candidate in Virginia's 10th district. Bill Clark, Thomas McKinless, Al Drago/CQ Roll Call/Getty Images hide caption

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Rep. Barbara Comstock, R-Va., is in a tight race for reelection. This race could say a lot about whether moderate Republicans can distinguish themselves from Donald Trump. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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Women attend the EMILY's List Breaking Through 2016 event at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia in July. Paul Zimmerman/Getty Images hide caption

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This photo provided by Rep. John Yarmuth, D-Ky., shows Democrat members of Congress, including Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., (center) and Rep. Joe Courtney, D-Conn., (left) participating in a sit-down protest seeking a vote on gun control measures, Wednesday on the House floor. Rep. John Yarmuth/AP hide caption

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Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., speaks with a reporter Tuesday before the House voted to tighten the program under which some foreign travelers enter the U.S. without visas. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Rep. Daniel Webster, R-Fla. leaves a House Republican special leadership election meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington on Thursday. House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, is stepping down and retiring from Congress at the end of the month after nearly five years in the role. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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Immigrants run to jump on a train in Ixtepec, Mexico, during their journey toward the U.S.-Mexico border. President Obama wants nearly $4 billion in emergency funds to deal with the tens of thousands of children from Central America who've been crossing the border. Eduardo Verdugo/AP hide caption

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Time Running Short For Congress To Agree On Border Bill

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