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Anthony Scaramucci, whose tenure at the White House was short but attention-getting, made a splash in the first round of voting in the NPR Top Political Story of the Year Bracket. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump's cooperation with congressional Democratic leaders Nancy Pelosi (left) and Chuck Schumer (center) appears to have won public approval. Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Anthony Scaramucci, an adviser to President Trump, was the subject of a story posted to CNN.com that was eventually retracted. Three journalists resigned over the story, and CNN has apologized to Scaramucci. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Russia's President Vladimir Putin replies to a citizen's question during his annual Q&A Direct Line session on national television in Moscow. Anadolu Agency/Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump's supporters have a history of manufacturing story lines to undermine opponents. Is that what's going on with floating the possibility of firing special counsel Robert Mueller? Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump's personal attorney Marc Kasowitz speaks to members of the media at the National Press Club in Washington on Thursday about the testimony of former FBI Director James Comey. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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A crowd gathered for a watch party at The Partisan bar in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, as former FBI Director James Comey testified before the Senate Select Intelligence Committee. Bill Clark/CQ-Roll Call Inc. hide caption

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