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Rep. Patrick Meehan, R-Pa., in March 2013. News broke Jan. 20 of his taxpayer-funded sexual harassment settlement with a staff member. Now he has decided not to seek re-election in November. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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During the 2013 shutdown, tourists have to look at Mount Rushmore from the highway because the national memorial in Keystone, S.D., was closed. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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Open Or Closed? Here's What Happens In A Partial Government Shutdown

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Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., answers questions Thursday on the possibility of a government shutdown. After receiving assurances from Ryan, a key group of conservative House Republicans said they would support a short-term-funding bill. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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Representative Darrell Issa, R-Calif., became the 31st Republican to announce he is not seeking re-election in this year's midterms. Bloomberg/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump, with House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wisconsin, Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn, R-Texas., and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, speaks to reporters after a retreat where GOP leaders made plans for 2018. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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The CHIP program provides health coverage to 9 million children from lower-income households that make too much money to qualify for Medicaid. The $2.85 billion Congress allocated in December was supposed to fund CHIP programs in all states through March 31. But federal health officials say it won't stretch that far. Karl Tapales/Getty Images hide caption

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., says that in 2018, he wants to focus on issues that his party could work with Democrats on. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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McConnell Ready To 'Move On' From Obamacare Repeal, Others In GOP Say Not So Fast

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Senator-elect Doug Jones, D-Ala., speaks to the press last week after his win in the Alabama special election. Mark Wallheiser/Getty Images hide caption

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Democrat Doug Jones greets supporters before his victory speech Tuesday night. Jones defeated controversial Republican Roy Moore to become the first Democratic senator elected from Alabama in 25 years. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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