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Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich departs his Chicago home in 2012. On Tuesday, Trump commuted the 14-year sentence of Blagojevich, who has been serving a prison term after being convicted on corruption charges. Charles Rex Arbogast/AP hide caption

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Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., waves to supporters in New Hampshire. Her surprise finish on Tuesday, beating out Joe Biden and Elizabeth Warren, has injected new hope into her presidential campaign. Scott Eisen/Getty Images hide caption

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Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg generated criticism after a 2015 audio clip resurfaced in which he defends aggressive police tactics targeting minority communities. Carlos Osorio/AP hide caption

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., walks toward the Senate floor on Capitol Hill on Wednesday. His party stayed largely united in voting to acquit President Trump on two articles of impeachment. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., leaves the Senate chamber during a recess in the impeachment trial of President Trump on Friday. Senators voted against admitting witnesses and new evidence on Friday. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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Chief Justice John Roberts, who reads the questions at the impeachment trial, blocked one query from Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., which may have revealed the identity of the whistleblower whose complaint sparked the impeachment inquiry. Senate Television via Getty Images hide caption

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The first question in the Senate impeachment trial came from Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski, in conjunction with fellow moderates Susan Collins and Mitt Romney, on Wednesday. Mario Tama/Getty Images hide caption

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White House counsel Pat Cipollone speaks during the impeachment trial against President Trump in the Senate on Tuesday. Senate Television via Getty Images hide caption

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