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U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., says that under current election procedure, there's "no way" he could win statewide office in Mississippi. Several African-Americans are now challenging those procedures. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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Black Voters Sue Over Mississippi's Jim Crow-Era Election Law

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Israel's attorney general says he is taking steps to indict Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, shown here earlier this month, on corruption charges. Sebastian Scheiner/AP hide caption

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Israel's Attorney General Moves To Indict Netanyahu On Corruption Charges

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President Trump talked with reporters on Friday before leaving for his trip to Europe. The president said he didn't know the acting attorney general he'd earlier called a "great guy." Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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The U.S. Census Bureau, headquartered in Suitland, Md., is facing a lawsuit over its long-standing policy of counting unauthorized immigrants in census numbers used to redistribute seats in Congress. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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Four women, including a state lawmaker, have accused Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill of sexual misconduct. Hill denies the charges and has called for an investigation. Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions spoke about his plan to limit the reasons for people to claim asylum in the U.S., at a Justice Department immigration review training program on Monday in Tysons, Va. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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Attorney General Denies Asylum To Victims Of Domestic Abuse, Gang Violence

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President Donald Trump steps off Air Force One as he arrives for the G-7 summit in Canada on June 8. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Trump Signals Possible Support For Bipartisan Marijuana Legislation

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Democratic Sen. Mazie Hirono may have a quiet demeanor, but that shouldn't be confused for a lack of toughness. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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The Quiet Rage Of Mazie Hirono

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