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EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt, accompanied by EPA Chief Financial Officer Holly Greaves, testifies before a House Energy and Commerce subcommittee on Capitol Hill on Thursday. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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EPA Chief Pruitt Faces Tough Questions On Capitol Hill

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Newly filed campaign finance reports show that many Democratic challengers are raising a lot of money compared to Republican incumbents. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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In Many Districts, Democratic Challengers Have Raised As Much As GOP Incumbents

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Relations Between Washington And Tech Industry Are Frosty

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From right: Kent Walker, vice president and general counsel with Google Inc.; Colin Stretch, general counsel with Facebook Inc.; and Sean Edgett, acting general counsel with Twitter Inc., swear in to a House Intelligence Committee hearing in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 1, 2017. Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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A lawsuit brought by the attorneys general of Maryland and the District of Columbia regarding President Trump's profits from the Trump International Hotel near the White House can proceed, a federal judge has ruled. Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin testifies during a U.S. House hearing on March 15. Shulkin has been criticized for taking his wife along on a 2017 official trip to Europe. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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Why Trump Appointees Refer To 'Optics' When Discussing Spending Scandals

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Some of Cambridge Analytica's claims about its role in Donald Trump's 2016 campaign suggest it may have violated U.S. campaign finance laws. Chris J. Ratcliffe/Getty Images hide caption

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With examples of Russian-created Facebook pages behind him, Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., questions witnesses during a 2017 Senate hearing on Russian-backed ads on social media in the 2016 election. Now, the Federal Election Commission is looking into increasing disclosure requirements for online ads. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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Rick Saccone, Republican candidate for Pennsylvania's 18th Congressional District, takes questions form reporters last week in Pittsburgh. Saccone has needed millions of dollars in spending from Republican allies to stave off a strong challenge from the Democratic candidate, Conor Lamb. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump administration Cabinet secretaries attend ceremonies for late evangelist Billy Graham at the U.S. Capitol on Feb. 28. At least nine current and former members of the Cabinet face accusations of abusing their office. Aaron Bernstein/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump's Cabinet Scandals: Is Abuse Of Office Contagious?

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Finding Common Threads In Trump Cabinet Members' 'Unethical Behavior'

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White House counselor Kellyanne Conway participates in an interview with CNN at the White House in May. Conway was reprimanded for mixing partisan politics with her official duties in TV interviews last fall. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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The U.S. Capitol is seen reflected in the windows of the Capitol Visitors Center. As Democrats seek to win the House in this year's midterms, they're relying on an online fundraising platform called ActBlue. Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images hide caption

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Donald Trump, center, then the Republican presidential nominee, attends the opening of the Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C., in October 2016. After winning the election, Trump did not divest himself of his business holdings or put them in a blind trust. Lawsuits have been filed that allege he is violating anti-corruption provisions in the Constitution. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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