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Pennsylvania's Supreme Court has enacted a new congressional district map, replacing the one it overturned and deemed an unconstitutional partisan gerrymander last month. Pennsylvania Supreme Court hide caption

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A Chinese worker loads steel tubes onto a truck in China's Jiangsu province in 2016. The Trump administration is considering imposing steep tariffs on imported steel and aluminum. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, arrives at the Capitol in September. Thursday, despite pleas from Grassley, the Senate defeated an immigration bill that had been backed by the White House. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Senate Fails To Advance Any Immigration Proposals

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A young man uses heroin under a bridge in the Kensington section of Philadelphia, a neighborhood that has become a hub for heroin use. The economic costs of the epidemic are mounting, researchers say, as the U.S. loses more and more workers in their prime. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Joel Parker (left) and Leigh Salinas (right), participants in the Center for Austin's Future ATXelerator program, take a bike tour through the city on Jan. 13, 2018. Gabriel C. Pérez/KUT 90.5 hide caption

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Taking A Page From 'Shark Tank' To Put Up Political Candidates

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The offshore oil drilling platform called Gail, operated by Venoco, Inc., off the coast of Santa Barbara, Calif., in 2009. Chris Carlson/AP hide caption

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California May Have A Way To Block Trump's Offshore Drilling Push

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Protesters unfurl a caricature of Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin at the end of her State of the State address on Monday. Emily Wendler/StateImpact Oklahoma hide caption

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Tax Cuts Put Oklahoma In A Bind. Now Gov. Fallin Wants To Raise Taxes

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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. Clay Masters/Iowa Public Radio hide caption

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Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf delivers his budget address in February 2017 in Harrisburg, Pa. He and Republican leaders have a week to come up with new congressional maps for the state. Matt Rourke/AP hide caption

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Supreme Court Pass Means Pennsylvania Must Redraw Congressional Maps In 10 Days

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U.S. Election Assistance Commission staffer Brian Hancock talks about how election systems have become increasingly complicated in recent years, making them more vulnerable to attack. Pam Fessler/NPR hide caption

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Cybertraining Election Officials For This Year's Voting

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President Trump's State of the Union address is broadcast at a railway station in Seoul, South Korea, on Wednesday. The White House is no longer considering Victor Cha for the South Korea ambassadorship. Lee Jin-man/AP hide caption

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A House commerce committee investigation found that two drug wholesalers had sent more than 20 million pain pills to two pharmacies in the small town of Williamson, W.Va., seen in 2016. Steve Helber/AP hide caption

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Republican Rep. David Schweikert Discusses White House's Immigration Framework

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Maria Rocha, a third-grade teacher at the KIPP Esperanza Dual Language Academy in San Antonio, came to the U.S. from Mexico when she was 3 years old. Katie Hayes Luke for NPR hide caption

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Nearly 9,000 DACA Teachers Face An Uncertain Future

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Trump's Immigration Plan Draws Criticism From Both Parties

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Cecile Richards attends the 2017 Glamour Women of the Year Awards at Kings Theatre on Monday, Nov. 13, 2017, in New York. Evan Agostini/Invision/AP hide caption

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White House Outlines What Trump Needs In Immigration Deal

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A U.S. Border Patrol officer stands near prototypes of President Trump's proposed border wall in San Diego last November. Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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In 1986, President Ronald Reagan signed a major immigration law that offered amnesty to people in the country illegally who arrived prior to 1982. Barry Thumma/AP hide caption

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The GOP's Evolution On Immigration

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