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Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Sept. 6, the third day of his confirmation hearing. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump's poll numbers are starting to dip at exactly the wrong time. A new NPR/Marist poll finds Trump's approval rating at 39 percent. Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., campaigned for Democratic candidates across the country this summer, including challengers hoping to oust GOP candidates in her home state. Jeff Chiu/AP hide caption

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Pelosi Focuses On Retaking The House, Dismisses Questions About Her Leadership

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Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh walks to meet with senators on Capitol Hill last month. He faces days of questioning from senators beginning Tuesday. Jose Luis Magana/AP hide caption

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Kavanaugh Confirmation Hearings To Focus On 6 Hot-Button Issues

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Democrat Andrew Gillum's surprise victory in the Florida gubernatorial primary sets up a race between a young, black progressive and Rep. Ron DeSantis, a Republican who has staked his political career on his ties to President Trump. Steve Cannon and Lynne Sladky/AP hide caption

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5 Takeaways From A Surprise Win In Florida And A Nasty Race In Arizona

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The two high-profile people close to President Trump, Michael Cohen (left) and Paul Manafort, were either found guilty or pleaded guilty to multiple federal crimes Tuesday. It was the closest Trump has been tied to potentially criminal acts as president. Don Emmert/AFP and Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump stands beside Republican Troy Balderson, running in Ohio's 12th Congressional District, during a rally Saturday in Ohio. John Minchillo/AP hide caption

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Texas Attorney General candidate Justin Nelson leads a pub crawl across three congressional districts in downtown Austin - the Pub Crawl to End Gerrymandering. Gabriel C. Pérez/KUT hide caption

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After Supreme Court Punts On Gerrymandering, Democrats Make It A Campaign Issue

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Immigrant rights advocates pitched their tents for an encampment outside the ICE offices in downtown Los Angeles on Thursday. The new liberal rallying cry raises more questions than it answered. Frederic. J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan (R) has an approval rating that hovers around 70 percent in a state that Hillary Clinton carried by 25 percentage points in 2016. He faces no challenge in Tuesday's primary. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption

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In Deep-Blue Maryland, Democrats Fight To Beat Popular Republican Governor

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Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., speaks to supporters at the opening of her campaign field office on May 18 in Ferguson, Mo. Bill Boyce/AP hide caption

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Flipping The Script — Red State Democrats Campaign On Health Care

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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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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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Georgia Democratic nominee for governor Stacey Abrams takes the stage to declare victory Tuesday night. Abrams is the first black woman to win a major-party nomination for governor in U.S. history. Jessica McGowan/Getty Images hide caption

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A woman assists a man vote at the Greater Nanticoke Area School District Football Stadium polling station during the 2018 Pennsylvania Primary Election in Nanticoke. Mark Makela/Getty Images hide caption

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Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., has released plan that would create pilot job guarantee programs in 15 communities where unemployment is particularly high. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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