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Beto O'Rourke speaks at the Texas Democratic Convention in June. The winner of the party's U.S. Senate primary has embraced progressive positions — at times including impeaching President Trump. Richard W. Rodriguez/AP hide caption

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To Win Texas, Beto O'Rourke Is Running To The Left

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The company behind a privately funded passenger train line in Florida has proposed a route that would connect Orlando and Tampa. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Omarosa Manigault Newman, who appeared on NBC on Monday, released excerpts of a tape on Thursday that she said involved an offer of a Trump campaign job in return for her silence. Zach Pagano/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images hide caption

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Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., flanked by Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y. (left), and Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., at a news conference Thursday, where they said they will sue the National Archives if they don't get the documents on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh that they requested. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Former CIA Director John Brennan arrives at a May 2018 Senate hearing. President Trump revoked Brennan's security clearance Wednesday, claiming Brennan was acting "erratic." Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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Rep. Cummings Demands Explanation For Stripping Ex-CIA Chief's Security Clearance

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The Boston Globe's logo as seen through the windows across from the new location of the Globe in Boston. The paper's editors coordinated a campaign defending a free press in editorials. Joseph Prezioso/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., laughs with an attendee at an event sponsored by the West Fargo Police Department on Aug. 7. Heitkamp is one of 10 Senate Democrats facing re-election in November in states President Donald Trump won in 2016. Dan Koeck/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Former CIA Director John Brennan at a congressional hearing in 2017. President Trump revoked Brennan's security clearance, claiming he was "erratic." Brennan has been one of Trump's harshest critics in the national security community. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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Baker Jack Phillips, owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop, manages his shop in Lakewood, Colo., on Wednesday. He's suing state officials in a case involving his refusal to make a cake celebrating gender transition. Hyoung Chang/Denver Post via Getty Images hide caption

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White House press secretary Sarah Sanders apologized Tuesday for wildly misstating employment numbers for African-Americans under former President Barack Obama. Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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FACT CHECK: White House Apologizes For False Claim About African-American Jobs

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Vermont Democratic gubernatorial nominee Christine Hallquist embraces a supporter. Hallquist became the first openly transgender person to win a major party nomination for governor. Charles Krupa/AP hide caption

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Activists from Concerned Women for America make a stop on their bus tour in Indianapolis, where Democratic Sen. Joe Donnelly is facing pressure from the right as he prepares to vote on the Supreme Court nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh just weeks before Election Day. Sarah McCammon/NPR hide caption

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Kavanaugh Fight Puts Vulnerable Senators In A Tight Spot

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White House press secretary Sarah Sanders told reporters that other presidential administrations also used nondisclosure agreements. Employment lawyers say that's not the whole story. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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Vermont Democratic gubernatorial nominee Christine Hallquist, a transgender woman and former electric company executive, applauds with her supporters during her election night party in Burlington, Vt. Charles Krupa/AP hide caption

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Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, and his wife Heather Kobach, speak to supporters after last week's Kansas Republican gubernatorial primary. Steve Pope/Getty Images hide caption

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Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn., the deputy chair of the Democratic National Committee, is facing allegations of domestic abuse, which he denies. The DNC says it is reviewing the claims. Branden Camp/AP hide caption

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The defense team for Paul Manafort, shown here walking into federal court on Tuesday, rested without presenting any witnesses. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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Defense Rests In Paul Manafort Case Without Calling Him Or Other Witnesses

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