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A report from The Washington Post said the health agency was issued a list of prohibited words from the Trump administration. Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump Administration Reportedly Instructs CDC On Its Own Version Of 7 Dirty Words

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Florida Republican Sen. Marco Rubio, shown in July, had threatened a "no" vote on the bill because he wanted a more generous child tax credit for working families. He said Friday he will vote for the measure. Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images for Kelly Craft hide caption

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Judge Alex Kozinski of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has been accused of sexual harassment. An inquiry into the allegations has been transferred to the 2nd Circuit. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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President Donald Trump, listens to FBI Director Christopher Wray speak, with Attorney General Jeff Sessions (right) at the FBI National Academy graduation ceremony on Friday, in Quantico, Va. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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President Trump speaks about tax overhaul in the Grand Foyer of the White House on Wednesday. Republican lawmakers say they've reached a deal on their tax bill, but they haven't released details yet. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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How The House Tax Overhaul Bill Could Hurt Affordable Housing

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Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., and his wife Franni Bryson (L) arrive at the U.S. Capitol Building on December 7, 2017, in Washington, D.C. Franken announced that he will be resigning in the coming weeks after being accused by several women of sexual harassment. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Poll: Americans Overwhelmingly Support 'Zero Tolerance' On Sexual Harassment

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Theo E.J. Wilson: What Happens When A Black Man Goes Undercover In The Alt-Right?

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Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai led a vote to repeal Obama-era "net neutrality" rules on Thursday. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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FCC Repeals 'Net Neutrality' Rules For Internet Providers

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Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai has started the process to roll back Obama-era regulations for Internet service providers. The agency is scheduled to vote on Thursday on whether to reverse regulations of whether all web traffic should be treated equally. Emily Bogle/NPR hide caption

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Bill Browder has become one of Russian President Vladimir Putin's most vocal enemies, as he's pushed for countries to enact sanctions that freeze the assets of human rights violators. Bertrand Guay /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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New Year To Bring New Test For Trump Administration On Key Russia Sanctions

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Omarosa Manigault Newman was cast as a villain in The Apprentice by Donald Trump, who then brought her to the White House. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein testifies during a House Judiciary Committee hearing on Wednesday in Washington, D.C. Zach Gibson/Getty Images hide caption

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A Likely Win On Taxes Solves Some Of The GOP's Political Problems

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Corporate Incentives And The Case For The Republican Tax Bill

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Tax Bill Would Open Alaska Wildlife Refuge To Drilling

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What Do You Need To Know To Be A Federal Judge?

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