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California Attorney General Xavier Becerra was tapped to give the Spanish language response to the president's State of the Union address by top congressional Democratic leaders. Reed Saxon/AP hide caption

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The frst lady sits with guests Grace Eline (center), a cancer survivor, and Joshua Trump (right), a Delaware student who has been bullied because of his last name, during Tuesday's State of the Union address. Jonathan Ernst/Reuters hide caption

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President Trump speaks on a deal to end the partial government shutdown last month. While Trump is expected to maintain his demand for border wall funding in his State of the Union speech, he is also expected to mention issues that carry bipartisan support. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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In The Shadow Of The Wall, Trump Will Deliver The State Of The Union

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and her colleagues are touting legislation to close the gender pay gap — a proposal they promised to address during the 2018 midterms. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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House Democrats Play Catch-Up On Agenda After Shutdown

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President Trump delivers his first State of the Union address on Jan. 30, 2018, in the House Chamber of the U.S. Capitol. The White House is moving forward with plans for this year's speech on Jan. 29, but it's unclear whether House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will agree to it amid the partial government shutdown. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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A humvee passes the guard tower guard tower at the entrance of the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, also known as "Gitmo" in October 2016. October 23, 2016 at the U.S. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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Carryn Owens, the widow of Navy SEAL William "Ryan" Owens, fought back tears as President Trump addressed her during his 2017 speech to a joint session of Congress. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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President Obama said he regrets that the rancor between the parties has grown during his watch. "I guarantee I'll keep trying to be better so long as I hold this office," he said. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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Kim Davis (left) holds her hands in the air with attorney Mat Staver (center) and her husband, Joe Davis, after she was released from jail. She was jailed for her refusal to grant same-sex-marriage licenses. Ty Wright/Getty Images hide caption

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President Obama delivers the 2015 State of the Union address. Only about 40 percent of State of the Union requests get through Congress. For Obama, it's been even lower. Mandel Ngan/Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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Julie Byard, head of a Detroit nursery, tells children stories and sings them songs prior to their afternoon nap in 1942. AP hide caption

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U.S. Once Had Universal Child Care, But Rebuilding It Won't Be Easy

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