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'The Quiet Man': The Powerful Conservative White House Lawyer In The Middle Of It All

The White House counsel is the president's official lawyer, and his job description puts him at the center of every legal decision made in the White House.

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'The Quiet Man': The Powerful Conservative White House Lawyer In The Middle Of It All

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Evan Nodvin, seen here in his Atlanta-area apartment, uses services that are covered by Medicaid. Elly Yu/WABE hide caption

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Disability Advocates Fear Impact Of Medicaid Cuts In GOP Health Plan

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A standard gauge rail locomotive carrying Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta pulls into the railway station in the city of Voi on Wednesday, during an inaugural ride on the railway from Mombasa to Nairobi. Tony Karumba/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Kenyans Cheer Opening Of Mombasa-Nairobi Railway

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