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President Trump suffered a major defeat when the GOP health care legislation failed to be brought for a vote in the House on Friday. What transpired endangers all of Trump's agenda moving forward. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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An advocacy group, American Action Network ran ads thanking some House Republicans for replacing the Affordable Care Act. The GOP-led repeal bill was pulled Friday because it didn't have the votes to pass. American Action Network/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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Signage is displayed outside a Planned Parenthood office in Peoria, Ill. Donald Trump's political inner circle is very much in favor of defunding the organization. Daniel Acker/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Russian President Putin holds a glass during a ceremony of receiving diplomatic credentials from foreign ambassadors in the Kremlin. President-elect Trump says he wants better relations with Putin. Sergei Karpukhin/AP hide caption

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When It Comes To Russia, So Far Donald Trump Mostly Stands Alone

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House Speaker Paul Ryan has vowed to repeal the Affordable Care Act, but House Republicans have not settled on a plan to replace it. Instead, Ryan said, his members have many "ideas." J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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House Speaker Paul Ryan and the House GOP backed away from a proposal to weaken the Office of Congressional Ethics after a backlash, including from President-elect Trump. Cliff Owen/AP hide caption

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After Backlash, Including From Trump, House GOP Drops Weakening Of Ethics Office

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House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., during his end-of-year news conference. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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"My goal is to help unify the conservative movement."

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In 2013, then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton testified on Capitol Hill about the attacks on the U.S. diplomatic outpost in Benghazi, Libya. Today she'll testify again. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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Why The Stakes Are So High For Hillary Clinton — And The Benghazi Committee

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House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (left) of California gestures toward outgoing House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio during a news conference on Capitol Hill. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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