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Federal lawmakers introduced an joint resolution that seeks "to prohibit the use of slavery and involuntary servitude as a punishment for a crime" under the 13th Amendment to the Constitution. bonniej/Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump listens during a ceremony Thursday to present the Presidential Medal of Freedom to former college football coach Lou Holtz in the Oval Office. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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In His Final Weeks, Trump Could Dole Out Many Pardons To Friends, Allies

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Brian Deese, seen here speaking to White House reporters in 2015, is President-elect Joe Biden's pick to lead the National Economic Council. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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Presidents Barack Obama, George W. Bush and Bill Clinton volunteered to take the coronavirus vaccine, once it's available, on camera to assuage concerns about the shot. Icon Sportswire via Getty Images hide caption

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Neera Tanden would make history as the first woman of color to head the Office of Management and Budget, but she's already faced strong pushback from Senate Republicans. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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Why Biden Budget Pick Neera Tanden Already Faces Republican Opposition

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., are breaking from their demand for more than $2 trillion in coronavirus relief spending to move toward a compromise. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Top Democrats Back Off Demands For Larger COVID-19 Bill

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President Trump participates in a video teleconference call with members of the military on Thanksgiving at the White House. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption

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President Trump Seriously Considering 2024 Run As He Continues False 2020 Claims

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Leaked documents show there's a possibility that the Census Bureau will not be able to produce numbers for congressional apportionment in time for President Trump to exclude unauthorized immigrants from the count before leaving office. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption

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Despite President Trump's threat to veto the annual defense bill, key lawmakers, including Sen. Jim Inhofe, signaled they would move forward anyway. Anna Moneymaker/AP hide caption

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President Trump tweeted late Tuesday that he is considering vetoing the must-pass defense authorization bill unless Congress approves changes to the legal shield that protects tech companies from liability from third-party content. Erin Schaff/Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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Supporters of President Trump host a 'Stop the Steal' protest outside of the Georgia State Capital building on Nov. 21, 2020. Megan Varner/Getty Images hide caption

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Grandchildren of President-elect Joe Biden speak during the fourth night of the Democratic National Convention on Aug. 20. Democratic National Convention via AP hide caption

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On Twitter And TikTok, Biden Grandchildren May Offer Viral View Of White House Life

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Gabriel Sterling, a top Georgia election official, called on President Trump on Tuesday to condemn supporters who have threatened violence against election officials. Brynn Anderson/AP hide caption

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'Someone's Going To Get Killed': Ga. Official Blasts GOP Silence On Election Threats

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Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., helped craft the bipartisan proposal. Toni Sandys/Pool/The Washington Post via AP hide caption

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