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Mueller haunts the West Wing

September 12, 2017
Jonathan Swan | Axios
Steve Bannon provoked lots of chatter for telling Charlie Rose on "60 Minutes" that President Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey may have been the worst mistake in "modern political history."
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Trump moves to end DACA and calls on Congress to act

September 5, 2017
Julie Hirschfeld Davis, Michael Shear | The New York Times
President Trump on Tuesday ordered an end to the Obama-era executive action that shields young undocumented immigrants from deportation and called on Congress to replace the policy with legislation before it fully expires on March 5, 2018.
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Trump asked Sessions about closing case against Arpaio, an ally since ‘birtherism’

August 28, 2017
Philip Rucker, Ellen Nakashima | The Washington Post
As Joseph Arpaio’s federal case headed toward trial this past spring, President Trump wanted to act to help the former Arizona county sheriff who had become a campaign-trail companion and a partner in their crusade against illegal immigration.
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Judge rejects revised Texas voter ID law

August 25, 2017
Josh Gerstein | POLITICO
A federal judge has ruled that changes Texas made to its voter identification law earlier this year did not go far enough to render the state's policy constitutional.
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Why Joe Arpaio was found guilty

August 24, 2017
Joan Biskupic | CNN
He flouted the Constitution. He disobeyed court orders. And then he bragged about it.
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Race Card Project: “Must we forget our Confederate ancestors?”

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June 26, 2015
The 2015 Charleston church shooting that left nine African Americans dead sparked a national debate about Civil War artifacts including the Confederate flag. Michele Norris of The Race Card Project shares several six-word essays about why some people hold on tightly to their ancestry. “Must we forget our Confederate ancestors?” Jesse from Charlottesville, Virginia wrote.
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