On March 21, 2010, Rep. Bart Stupak (D-Mich.), alongside fellow anti-abortion Democrats, holds up a copy of an executive order from President Barack Obama guaranteeing no federal funding for abortion.
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A man with a set of maps heads to a federal courthouse in San Antonio last year for a redistricting trial. Texas is one of three states with cases in redistricting before the Supreme Court.
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andy McGuire pitches herself to caucus-goers in the Roosevelt High School Auditorium in Des Moines during the Iowa Caucuses on Feb. 5, 2018.
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President Trump listens during a White House meeting with law enforcement officials on the MS-13 street gang and border security. To pressure Democrats to sign onto his immigration plan, he threatened another government shutdown if they don't agree.
Senate Minority Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., speaks during a news conference on Saturday, arguing that the shutdown is mainly President Trump's fault. Republicans say Democrats manufactured the crisis over immigration.
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Sen. Al Franken announced Thursday that he will resign. The decision will likely set off a Democratic primary fight and give Republicans a chance to pick up the seat.
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Sen. Al Franken, Democrat of Minnesota, speaks outside his office on Capitol Hill about accusations of sexual harassment and misconduct against him. He apologized but said he would not resign.
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Democrat Ralph Northam celebrates his election as governor of Virginia on Nov. 7. Members of both parties are wondering what that race and other recent success for Democrats will mean for the 2018 midterms.