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Newly elected Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez gives a victory speech during the general session of the DNC winter meeting in Atlanta, Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017. Branden Camp/AP hide caption

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What The Hell's Behind All This Cursing?

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Make America Dinner Again guest Affan Khokhar (left, seated) talks with hosts Tria Chang and Justine Lee (front right, seated) after the dinner as guests (from left to right) Afam Agbodike, Walter Rodriguez and Nick Tucker continue their conversation. Sonia Paul for NPR hide caption

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Political Perspectives Are The Main Course At These Dinner Gatherings

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Wind turbines and farm equipment now dot Horace Pritchard's land, where he raises corn, soybeans, and other crops. He also receives payments for hosting nine of the more than 100 wind turbines now operating near Elizabeth City, N.C. Sarah McCammon/NPR hide caption

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The South Has Been Slow To Harness Its Wind, But That's Changing

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Uncertainty about the future can raise stress levels, psychologists say. Here, students in Charlotte, N.C., hold hands during a Sept. 21 protest after Keith Lamont Scott was shot and killed by a police officer. Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Coeur d'Alene is the largest city and county seat of Kootenai County, Idaho. North Idaho counties like Kootenai have seen their population double since the 1990s. Karen Ybanez/Flickr hide caption

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Leaving Urban Areas For The Political Homogeneity Of Rural Towns

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Demonstrators at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport gather on Saturday to protest President Trump's executive order temporarily barred refugees and citizens of seven countries. G. Morty Ortega/Getty Images hide caption

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Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani was named a special adviser on cybersecurity by President-elect Donald Trump. This position is likely to benefit his business. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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Unclear Role Of Trump's Special Advisers Has Some Concerned

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Sen. Bernie Sanders talks to reporters about preserving the Affordable Care Act with fellow Democrats from both the House and Senate after a meeting with President Obama at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday in Washington, D.C. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Bernie Sanders Says Trump Won Because Democrats Are Out Of Touch

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President Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin pose for the media before a bilateral meeting at United Nations headquarters on Sept. 28, 2015. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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Thanks To Russia, 2016 Isn't Really Going To End For Obama And Trump

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Austrian far-right candidate Norbert Hofer (L) and his rival Alexander Van der Bellen attend a post-selection TV talk with in Vienna on Dec. 4, 2016. Austrian far-right candidate Norbert Hofer on Sunday congratulated his opponent in presidential elections after projections indicated that he had lost. Helmut Fohringer/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A protester wearing a U.S. flag faces police during a protest Wednesday in Oakland, Calif. Thousands of protesters rallied across the United States expressing shock and anger over Donald Trump's election, vowing to oppose divisive views they say helped the Republican candidate win the presidency. Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Kamala Harris celebrates winning her Senate race Tuesday in Los Angeles. Harris, who's African-American and South Asian-American, is the first biracial woman elected to the Senate. Barbara Davidson/LA Times via Getty Images hide caption

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Just In Time For The Election, It's Time For Some Family Political Therapy

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The area around Reno, Nev., is seeing some of the demographic changes that have been at the center of some of the most contentious debates of this campaign. Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Across A Divide On Immigration, Trump Inspires Hope And Fear In A Changing Nevada

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Officials inspect the scene at the Seattle homeless camp along Interstate 5 where a car ran off the road and resulted in the death of a young man who was in his tent. Martin Kaste/NPR hide caption

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Seattle Swings Between Hounding The Homeless And Leaving Them Alone

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