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House intelligence committee Chairman Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., arrives for a news conference on Capitol Hill on Wednesday. His committee has released a whistleblower complaint raising concern about President Trump. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Whistleblowers have been reporting wrongdoing in government institutions since the late 1770s. But it has always been risky. Samuel Corum/Getty Images hide caption

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'Whistleblowing Is Really In Our DNA': A History Of Reporting Wrongdoing

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People await evacuation at a dock in Marsh Harbour, Bahamas, on Saturday in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The Federal Election Commission will be effectively prevented from doing much of its work at the end of August after it loses a quorum of its commissioners. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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As FEC Nears Shutdown, Priorities Such As Stopping Election Interference On Hold

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Straphangers wait for an L Train in New York City as it pulls into the First Avenue station. A bill under consideration might bar New York from replacing these cars with Chinese-made ones. Mark Lennihan/AP hide caption

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Congress Mulls Ban On Chinese Trains And Buses. Oh, Come On, Builder Says

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David Koch underwrote both old-fashioned charitable causes, such as the David H. Koch Center for Cancer Care, and the conservative movement, reshaping U.S. politics. Diane Bondareff/Invision for Koch Industries/AP hide caption

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David Koch Dies; Conservative Billionaire Helped Reshape U.S. Politics

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Security Concerns Prompt Congress To Move Toward Banning Chinese Railcars

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Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan says a new rule allowing indefinite detention of migrant families with children will "improve the integrity of the immigration system." Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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