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Julian Assange speaks to the media from the balcony of the Ecuadorian Embassy in London last year. Jack Taylor/Getty Images hide caption

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Court Filing Suggests Prosecutors Are Preparing Charges Against Julian Assange

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President Trump awards the Presidential Medal of Freedom to American Football hall-of-famer Alan Page at the White House on Friday. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Viva Las Vegas: Elvis, Adelson Honored With Presidential Medal Of Freedom

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Education Secretary Betsy DeVos speaks with the media after a series of listening sessions about campus sexual violence in July 2017. Among the significant changes is that schools can make it harder to prove allegations. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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Education Dept. Proposes Enhanced Protection For Students Accused Of Sexual Assault

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Maria Butina, a Russian woman who has been in custody since the summer facing charges that she is a foreign agent, may conclude a plea agreement with prosecutors. STR/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump answers a reporter's question about special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation during a bill signing ceremony Friday in the Oval Office. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Ted Olson, one of the lawyers representing CNN in a case against the Trump administration, helped NPR's Nina Totenberg when she was frozen out of the Justice Department in the early 1980s. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Election workers recount votes for several outstanding Florida races on Tuesday at the office of the Broward County supervisor of elections. Christian Colon/Miami Herald/TNS via Getty Images hide caption

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The Senate has confirmed a number of judges nominated by President Trump to the federal bench, including two additions to the Supreme Court. Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Democrat Jared Golden greets supporters as they wait on Election Day in Lewiston, Maine. Golden was declared the winner on Thursday as a result of the state's new ranked-choice voting system. Joel Page/AP hide caption

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CNN's Jim Acosta walks into federal court in Washington on Wednesday to attend a hearing on a legal challenge against the Trump administration. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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Decision Delayed To Friday In CNN Suit Over White House Revoking Acosta's Press Pass

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Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz. (left), and Sen. Chris Coons, D-Del., speak to members of the media during a news conference Wednesday on the Special Counsel Independence and Integrity Act. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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Rep. Maxine Waters, seated next to Rep. Jeb Hensarling of Texas, at a hearing in July, is set to become chair of the House Financial Services Committee. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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'Auntie Maxine' Waters Gets Ready To Take On The Banks As House Panel Chair

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Education Secretary Betsy DeVos faces a new lawsuit filed on Tuesday. It alleges the Dept. of Education has failed to comply with the Borrowers Defense rule, a student loan forgiveness program that would automatically cancel debt for borrowers whose schools have closed. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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Rep.-elect Andy Levin, D-Mich. (left); Rep.-elect Veronica Escobar, D-Texas (center); and Rep.-elect Sylvia Garcia, D-Texas, talk following a photo of the incoming members of Congress on Capitol Hill on Wednesday. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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Possible Democratic presidential candidates for the 2020 race include Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders (left), New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, Texas Rep. Beto O'Rourke and California Sen. Kamala Harris. Jeff J. Mitchell, Angela Weiss/AFP, Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Yes, It's Almost Decision Time For 2020 Democratic Presidential Hopefuls

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President Trump speaks in the Roosevelt Room of the White House Wednesday as he announces his support for the first major rewrite of the nation's criminal justice sentencing laws in a generation. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker's appointment was legal, a Justice Department memo concluded on Wednesday. Critics call it "unconstitutional" because he wasn't confirmed by the Senate. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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