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GOP Enthusiasm Fueled By Trump Could Undercut Democrats' Midterm Hopes

Interviews with more than 50 Republican voters in various states found many parts of the GOP coalition are feeling well-served and ready to defy Trump critics by showing up to vote in November.

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This Is Not A Drill Blue Wednesday
Let's Have Sarcasm For Breakfast
Lotan Baba Lymbyc Systym
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Southeast Oregon rancher Rancher Wayne Evans says he'll make it through this short water year, but it could cost him as much as $100,000 in lost hay, lost weight on his calves and equipment for hauling water to his livestock. Anna King/Northwest News Network hide caption

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Deepening Drought In Western U.S. Costs Ranchers Money And Heartache

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Playground Pigeon Broke For Free
Miei Broke For Free
Sugar City of the Sun
Firefly City of the Sun

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GOP Enthusiasm Fueled By Trump Could Undercut Democrats' Midterm Hopes

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One Hundred Twenty Mouse On The Keys

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Minnesota Teen Brings Home Top Prize In International Quran Competition

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Sufi Dialogue Soliman Gamil
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