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House Speaker Paul Ryan praises the Agriculture Committee's work on the farm bill at a news conference on Wednesday. He was joined by committee Chairman Mike Conaway (from left), House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers and Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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House Farm Bill Fails As Conservatives Revolt Over Immigration

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In 2015, newly elected Speaker of the House Paul Ryan shakes hands with outgoing Speaker John Boehner alongside House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi at the U.S. Capitol. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Donald Trump Jr. and Rick Saccone, GOP nominee for Pennsylvania's 18th District, shake hands with supporters during a campaign rally on Monday. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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Altogether, the Constitution has only been amended 17 times since the Bill of Rights, and one of those amendments (the 21st) was done just to repeal another (the 18th, known as Prohibition). National Archives via AP hide caption

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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. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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House Passes Funding Extension After Trump Says 'I'd Love To See A Shutdown'

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Then-House Speaker Newt Gingrich holds the Congressional Compliance Bill, which was the first bill passed by the 104th Congress after the "Republican Revolution" of 1994. Then-Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole of Kansas is at right. Denis Paquin/AP hide caption

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(Left to right) Ruben Kihuen, Democratic candidate for Nevada's 4th Congressional district, Stephanie Murphy, Democratic candidate for Florida's 7th congressional district, and LuAnn Bennett, Democratic House candidate in Virginia's 10th district. Bill Clark, Thomas McKinless, Al Drago/CQ Roll Call/Getty Images hide caption

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Rep. Barbara Comstock, R-Va., is in a tight race for reelection. This race could say a lot about whether moderate Republicans can distinguish themselves from Donald Trump. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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Women attend the EMILY's List Breaking Through 2016 event at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia in July. Paul Zimmerman/Getty Images hide caption

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This photo provided by Rep. John Yarmuth, D-Ky., shows Democrat members of Congress, including Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., (center) and Rep. Joe Courtney, D-Conn., (left) participating in a sit-down protest seeking a vote on gun control measures, Wednesday on the House floor. Rep. John Yarmuth/AP hide caption

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Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., speaks with a reporter Tuesday before the House voted to tighten the program under which some foreign travelers enter the U.S. without visas. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Rep. Daniel Webster, R-Fla. leaves a House Republican special leadership election meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington on Thursday. House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, is stepping down and retiring from Congress at the end of the month after nearly five years in the role. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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Immigrants run to jump on a train in Ixtepec, Mexico, during their journey toward the U.S.-Mexico border. President Obama wants nearly $4 billion in emergency funds to deal with the tens of thousands of children from Central America who've been crossing the border. Eduardo Verdugo/AP hide caption

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Time Running Short For Congress To Agree On Border Bill

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