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News You Need to Know

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Josh Gerstein
POLITICO
Nearly 15 months after the first round of President Donald Trump’s travel ban kicked in, sparking angry protests at international airports across America, the Supreme Court is set to hear arguments Wednesday on whether the controversial policy violates federal law or the Constitution.
Anne Gearan
The Washington Post
President Trump signaled willingness Tuesday to consider what visiting French President Emmanuel Macron called “a new deal with Iran” that would address shortcomings in the existing nuclear pact, even as he continued to criticize the international agreement as “insane.”
Jonathan Martin
The New York Times
The former Arizona state senator Debbie Lesko fended off an unusually strong Democratic challenge to win a special congressional election on Tuesday, according to The Associated Press, demonstrating the resilience of the Republican base but also the eagerness of liberals to compete in even the most heavily conservative districts.