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Ryan Clayton of Americans Take Action is corralled by police after he threw Russian flags at Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and President Trump as they arrived for the Republican Senate Policy Luncheon at the Capitol. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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The Apollo 11 space module floating above the moon. Next-generation space queries may tend toward the political: Do the extraterrestrial beings have political action committees? Are there extraterrestrial lobbyists? Keystone/Getty Images hide caption

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Close Encounters With Congress?

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President Trump made some big decisions about health care this week, including cutting off subsidies that benefit lower- and middle-class families. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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House Speaker Paul Ryan (center) answers questions during a Tuesday news conference on Capitol Hill. Also pictured are Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash., and Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky is in the hot seat, as Senate Republicans appear to be on the precipice of yet another health care failure. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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Jimmy Kimmel, seen hosting the Academy Awards in February, has been thrown into political hot waters. His name has been invoked by a GOP senator looking to pass an Obamacare repeal and replace bill. Kevin Winter/Getty Images hide caption

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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer spoke on Sept. 6 about President Trump's decision to end DACA. The two now say they have worked out a deal with Trump on legislation. Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images hide caption

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White House Budget Director Mick Mulvaney leaves a Republican strategy session in which he and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin were blasted by lawmakers over President Trump's deal with Democrats. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Democratic Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of New York and President Trump embrace in the Oval Office after a meeting at which Trump agreed with Democrats, casting aside Republicans. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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The Children's Health Insurance Program relies on money from state and federal governments to help subsidize the cost of medical care for some kids not poor enough to qualify for Medicaid. Rebecca Nelson/Getty Images hide caption

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In Los Angeles, a supporter of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, known as DACA, protests the Trump administration's decision to end the program. Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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House Speaker Paul Ryan (left) and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell will have a packed schedule when Congress returns this week. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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6 Priorities Congress Has To Deal With In 12 Days

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