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A New York Times story that details how little President Trump has paid in federal income taxes has handed Democrats what they hope will be a potent campaign message. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's casket leaves the U.S. Capitol. Carol Guzy for NPR hide caption

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President Trump and first lady Melania Trump pay their respects to the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg as she lies in repose at the Supreme Court. Cheryl Diaz Meyer for NPR hide caption

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Former law clerks for Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg stand on the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., as they await the arrival of the casket on Wednesday. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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Michael Caputo admits accusing government scientists of sedition and warning of violence should President Trump win reelection. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden greets Vice President Pence at the 9/11 Memorial in New York to commemorate the 19th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks on Friday. Angela Weiss/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Postmaster General Louis DeJoy says it's his "sacred duty" to ensure election mail delivery this fall. Rick Bowmer/AP hide caption

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Postal Service, Under Political Spotlight, Preps For Surge In Election Mail

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How The Postal Service Is Gearing Up For Mail-In Voting

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President Trump visited Wilmington, N.C., on Wednesday and urged supporters to try to vote in person after sending in a mail-in ballot — actions that would be both illegal and disruptive. Melissa Sue Gerrits/Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump speaks to the media before heading to Kenosha, Wis., to meet with law enforcement officials and to survey damage following civil unrest in the city. Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump has threatened to intervene in what he calls a "mess" in Portland, Ore., after clashes between Trump supporters and Black Lives Matter demonstrators left one man dead over the weekend. John Rudoff/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images hide caption

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