Craig Byron, a biologist at Mercer University in Macon, Ga., opens a drawer of preserved mammal specimens he found when the department was packing up to move to a new building.
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White House Budget Director Mick Mulvaney (second from right) holds a copy of the president's 2018 budget at the Government Publishing Office's plant in Washington, D.C. Mulvaney describes the plan as "taxpayer first."
White House press secretary Sean Spicer holds up a check during the daily briefing at the White House on Monday with Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, left, and Harpers Ferry park superintendent Tyrone Brandyburg.
NASA's Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 monitors how the climate is changing. Trump's budget would eliminate some satellites, including OCO-3, a next-generation carbon-monitoring spacecraft.
President Trump released his budget blueprint on Thursday, calling for a boost in military spending and deep cuts in the Environmental Protection Agency and other programs.
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Attendees wear t-shirts in support of presidential candidates committing to Social Security for all generations during a town hall meeting in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, on Jan. 29.
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House Speaker John Boehner has said he wants to "clean the barn" before he leaves Congress. And it appears he's edging closer to a two-year budget deal that would take some pressure off his successor.
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