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U.S. Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Texas, a member of the House Judiciary Committee, tested positive for the coronavirus during a routine screening at the White House. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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GOP Relief Bill Sets The Stage For A Showdown With Democrats

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., with President Trump at the White House. The Republican Party has unveiled a new pandemic relief bill, but tough negotiations lie ahead with Democrats. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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After Delays, Republicans Rolled Out A New Pandemic Relief Bill. Democrats Balked

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Senate GOP To Release $1 Trillion Coronavirus Relief Bill

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Sen. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., is seen during a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on May 6. The Iraq War veteran is on Joe Biden's vice presidential shortlist. Greg Nash/Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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Tammy Duckworth's Stock Rises As A Possible VP Choice After High-Profile Weeks

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Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina is one of the ten U.S. Army bases named after Confederate military leaders. Congress is considering legislation to change those names as part of the national movement to address racial discrimination. Chris Seward/AP hide caption

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Lawmakers Leverage Defense Bill To Address Police Reform, Racial Injustice

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Congress To Start Debate On Annual Defense Bill

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The Bernie Beck Gate at Fort Hood, Texas. An effort to remove Confederate names from military bases has broad bipartisan support in both chambers of Congress, but President Trump is vowing to veto the defense bill if the provision stays in. Drew Anthony Smith/Getty Images hide caption

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Congress Wants Answers From Trump On Russian Bounties In Afghanistan

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of California, joined by House Democrats spaced for social distancing, spoke at a press conference on the House East Front Steps of the Capitol ahead of the House vote on the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act of 2020. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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House Takes Up Police Reform Bill A Day After Senate's Version Is Blocked

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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., speaks as Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., Senate Minority Whip Dick Durbin, D-Ill., and Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., listen at a news conference Tuesday criticizing GOP leaders for failing to agree to bipartisan talks on police reform. Republicans say Democrats should advance the GOP bill and propose changes. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., right, addresses a news conference Wednesday to announce a Republican police reform bill on Capitol Hill. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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