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House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., said at a Capitol Hill press conference on Tuesday that the House would wait "to see what the Senate can do" on gun legislation. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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Congress Stalled On Bills To Tighten Gun Background Check System

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Six-year-old Sophie Cruz speaks during a rally in front of the Supreme Court next to her father, Raul Cruz, and supporter Jose Antonio Vargas in 2016. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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Supreme Court Declines To Take DACA Case, Leaving It In Place For Now

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Illinois congressional candidate and avowed white supremacist Arthur Jones is unlikely to have any competition on the Republican ballot in November. The state GOP has denounced him and his candidacy but says it had no way to keep him off. Arthur Jones hide caption

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A White Supremacist May Be The Only Republican Running For A Seat in Congress

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U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (left) chats with Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer in October. The two negotiated a budget agreement that marks a major breakthrough for a Congress still reeling from a partial government shutdown last month. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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Senators Reach 2-Year Budget Deal

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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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