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Pete Buttigieg, the mayor of South Bend, Ind., announced on Jan. 23 that he is forming an exploratory committee to run for the Democratic presidential nomination. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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The Youngest 2020 Candidate Pushes A Platform Of 'Inter-Generational Justice'

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President Trump's approval rating is slipping, and it's largely because of cracks among his base. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Poll: Trump Approval Down, Slips With Base

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Supporters cheer as President Trump speaks during a rally in Mississippi in November. Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Warning To Democrats: Most Americans Against U.S. Getting More Politically Correct

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A statue of former President Ronald Reagan stands in front of a home on Orange County's Balboa Island. Reagan's political career and the Republican Party of the 1970s and '80s were long associated with Orange County, but the party was swept out of power there in this year's midterm elections. Mario Tama/Getty Images hide caption

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Democrats Demolish The 'Orange Curtain' In Orange County

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Rep.-elect Andy Levin, D-Mich. (left); Rep.-elect Veronica Escobar, D-Texas (center); and Rep.-elect Sylvia Garcia, D-Texas, talk following a photo of the incoming members of Congress on Capitol Hill on Wednesday. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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An annual report by the American Road and Transportation Builders Association notes that there are now nearly 56,000 bridges nationwide that are structurally deficient. Both Democrats and Republicans say they're willing to work together on a plan to rebuild the nation's roads, bridges, transit and water systems. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Bridging The Partisan Divide: Can Infrastructure Unite Democrats And Republicans?

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President Trump arrives at a campaign rally Monday in Fort Wayne, Ind. Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images hide caption

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Democratic Control Of The House Is Trouble For Trump, And 6 Other Election Takeaways

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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., has outlined a legislative agenda that includes Democratic priorities like lowering prescription drug prices and overhauling campaign finance laws. Jose Luis Magana/AP hide caption

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