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Dr. Anthony Fauci and other top government health officials testify before the Senate health and education committee on Tuesday. Kevin Dietsch/Pool/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Law enforcement gathered to remove demonstrators from the area around Lafayette Park and the White House ahead of President Trump's trip to St. John's Church on June 1. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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For decades, D.C. license plates have bemoaned the district's lack of representation. There are renewed efforts in Congress to grant D.C. statehood. Owen Byrne/Flickr hide caption

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Some Longtime D.C. Residents Still Vote In Other States. Is That ... Legal?

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Police officers stand guard with the statue of former President Andrew Jackson after protesters tried to topple it Monday in Lafayette Square in Washington, D.C. Eric Baradat/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Supporters of President Trump camp Friday near the BOK Center in Tulsa, Okla., ahead of his rally, the first held since the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic. Seth Herald/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Sen. Tim Scott of South Carolina speaks at a news conference on Capitol Hill to announce a Republican police reform bill on June 17. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser arrive for a press conference on D.C. statehood Tuesday, June 16, 2020. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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President Trump hosts a roundtable Thursday with faith leaders, law enforcement officials and small business owners in Dallas. Nicholas Kamm/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Philonise Floyd, brother of George Floyd, attends a House Judiciary Committee hearing about policing practices and law enforcement accountability prompted by George Floyd's killing on Wednesday. Brendan Smialowski/Pool/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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A demonstrator holds a placard during a march against racism and police brutality in Washington, D.C., on Saturday. Congressional Democrats have released a wide-ranging proposal aimed at overhauling policing Jose Luis Magana/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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