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Crowds gathered outside of the Broward County Supervisor of Elections this week in Florida. Judges ruled Friday that election supervisors in Broward and Palm Beach counties had to release how many votes still had to be counted. Joe Skipper/AP hide caption

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President Trump and Sen. Ted Cruz, once political combatants, embrace at a rally in Houston on Monday. "You know, we had our little difficulties," Trump said for the crowd. "It got ugly. ... But nobody has helped me more." Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Women gather for a rally and march at Grant Park on Saturday in Chicago to urge voter turnout ahead of the midterm elections. Kamil Krzaczynski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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What role does biology play in our politics? More than you might think, according to political scientist John Hibbing. Angela Hsieh hide caption

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Demonstrators gather on Capitol Hill at the office of GOP Sen. Susan Collins of Maine to protest the nomination of Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh waits to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Sept. 6 for the third day of his confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Joe Biden, speaking at a memorial service for John McCain, noted that he had given a lot of eulogies over the years. But "this one's hard," he said. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump has been pushing back on the notion of a "blue wave," and embracing the idea of a "red wave." But the adaptation of "red" is a popular culture shift from the Cold War. Renee Klahr/NPR hide caption

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Demonstrators with pink hats begin to gather in Washington for the Women's March on Jan. 21, 2017, the first full day of Trump's presidency. Now, many women have turned that energy into elections. Jose Luis Magana/AP hide caption

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4 Lessons From The 2018 Primaries So Far

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Democrats running for the California 39th Congressional district, from left, Mai Khanh Tran, Sam Jammal and Andy Thorburn, speak to voters during a rally held by Swing Left at Carolyn Rosa Park in Rowland Heights, Calif., on May 19. Bill Clark/CQ-Roll Call/Getty Images hide caption

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Gov. Mary Fallin vetoed a bill allowing adults to carry firearms without a license and signed a bill to let private agencies deny placing a child for adoption based on religious beliefs. Jose Luis Magana/AP hide caption

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In 2015, newly elected Speaker of the House Paul Ryan shakes hands with outgoing Speaker John Boehner alongside House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi at the U.S. Capitol. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Wendy Vitter, with her husband, David Vitter, after he was reelected to the Senate in 2010 despite being linked to the "D.C. Madam" scandal. Wendy Vitter is now nominated for a judgeship. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption

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Judicial Nominee Wendy Vitter Gets Tough Questions On Birth Control And Abortion

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Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andy McGuire pitches herself to caucus-goers in the Roosevelt High School Auditorium in Des Moines during the Iowa Caucuses on Feb. 5, 2018. Clay Masters/Iowa Public Radio hide caption

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Education Secretary Betsy DeVos (right) toured public schools in Puerto Rico this week with Puerto Rico Secretary of Education Dr. Julia Keleher (left) and Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló (second from left). Courtesy of the Puerto Rico Department of Eduaction hide caption

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