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A supporter waves a Cuban flag in front of the country's embassy after it reopened for the first time in 54 years on July 20 in Washington, D.C. The embassy was closed in 1961 when U.S. President Dwight Eisenhower severed diplomatic ties with the island nation after Fidel Castro took power in a communist revolution. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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An honor guard from the South Carolina Highway Patrol lowers the Confederate battle flag, removing it from the Capitol grounds on July 10. John Bazemore/AP hide caption

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Can The South Carolina GOP Get Rid Of Its Confederate Ghosts?

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Ben Carson is the only African-American major candidate running for president in 2016. He grew up poor in Detroit in the 1960s and paved his own path. Jonathan Bachman/AP hide caption

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In a campaign video, Rand Paul uses a chainsaw to shred 1,700 pages of what he says represents the federal tax code. Paul is offering a flat-tax plan that fits on one page. Rand Paul campaign video hide caption

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Donald Trump has landed in controversy since getting into the Republican race for the presidential nomination, but he has only seen his standing increase. Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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"When Mexico sends its people, they're not sending their best. ... They're bringing drugs; they're bringing crime, [bringing] their rapists. And some, I assume, are good people," Donald Trump said while announcing his campaign last month. Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Republican presidential candidate and TV personality Donald Trump arrives by escalator to the tune of "Rockin' in the Free World." Musician Neil Young did not approve of his song choice. Brendan McDermid /Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Trump's Campaign Theme Song Headache? Blame Michael Jackson, Sort Of

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Republican presidential candidate and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush waits backstage as he is introduced before speaking at the Road to Majority 2015 convention in Washington. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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