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Demonstrators hold signs in support of trans equality outside the White House on Monday. The Trump administration is reportedly considering defining "sex" in a way that would restrict civil rights protections to transgender Americans. Tasos Katopodis/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Navajo Nation police Lt. Clifton Smith's department is among those with access to national anti-crime databases. Attorney General Jeff Sessions is expanding that program. Felicia Fonseca/AP hide caption

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White House Counsel Don McGahn, who departed his post last week, heads into an August meeting with then-Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I. Confirming the newest Supreme Court justice was a capstone on his tenure. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump speaks to reporters before boarding Air Force One in Elko, Nev., Saturday. He said the U.S. would withdraw from a nuclear arms treaty with Russia and accused Russia of violating it. Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Donna Walker blows kisses to the crowd as her husband, Gov. Bill Walker, announced he was suspending his re-election bid and supporting Democrat Mark Begich. He has been far behind in the polls, and his lieutenant governor resigned for an "inappropriate overture" three days earlier. Mark Thiessen/AP hide caption

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President Nixon 45 years ago precipitated the departure of the attorney general, deputy attorney general and Watergate special prosecutor as the criminal investigation of his administration escalated. Henry Burroughs/AP hide caption

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Utah Republican Rep. Mia Love and her Democratic challenger, Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams, shake hands during a debate on Monday in Sandy, Utah. Scott G Winterton/AP hide caption

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Nancy Pelosi could be restored as House majority leader if the Democrats do well in the midterms. Democrats have placed their chips as they try to unseat Republicans — but not on Russia red. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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Russian honor guards perform during an international military and music festival on Moscow's Red Square in August. Alexander Nemenov/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Honduran migrants walk toward Tecún Umán, a Guatemalan town along the Mexican border, as they leave Guatemala City on Thursday. Orlando Sierra/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Democrats accuse President Trump of intervening in the decisions involving the fate of the FBI's headquarters in Washington to help protect his hotel up the street. Cliff Owen/AP hide caption

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Trump Intervened In FBI HQ Project To Protect His Hotel, Democrats Allege

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Activists march to the offices of Sens. Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand in New York City in September 2017, just before the start of Senate hearings on stabilizing the Affordable Care Act. Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images hide caption

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A sign outside Ajo, Ariz., warns hikers to keep an eye out for people who have unlawfully crossed the nearby border with Mexico. No More Deaths and other humanitarian groups use a private residence they call "the barn" on the outskirts of the small town as a base of operations. Ryan Lucas/NPR hide caption

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Deep In The Desert, A Case Pits Immigration Crackdown Against Religious Freedom

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Texas Democratic Senate candidate Beto O'Rourke, seen campaigning in Houston this month, has launched his first attack ads on Republican Sen. Ted Cruz as he tries to regain traction in the last weeks of the campaign. Loren Elliott/Getty Images hide caption

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Beto O'Rourke Goes On The Attack Against Ted Cruz

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White House senior adviser Jared Kushner and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman have reportedly forged close ties focused on the Middle East peace process. Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post; Fayez Nureldine/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Derrick Slaughter attends a July 14, 2017, march through the streets of Norwalk, Ohio, against the epidemic of heroin, with his grandmother (not shown). Both of Derrick's parents are heroin addicts and he is now being raised by his grandparents. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Gaston County Elections Director Adam Ragan tests equipment. Alexandra Olgin/WFAE hide caption

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Early Voting Changes In North Carolina Spark Bipartisan Controversy

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Reynolds poses with White House press secretary Sarah Sanders at a harvest-themed fundraiser in Des Moines on Oct. 13. Clay Masters/Iowa Public Radio hide caption

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In Danger Of Losing, Iowa Governor Enlists Republican Heavy Hitters Ahead Of Midterms

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