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A prototype for U.S. President Donald Trump's border wall with Mexico is shown in this picture taken from the Mexican side of the border, in Tijuana, Mexico, October 23, 2017. REUTERS/Jorge Duenes - RC1D9C8F13E0

5 overlooked politics stories that are worth your time

The 24-hour news cycle is filled with politics coverage, but not everything gets the attention it deserves. Here are five politics stories you may have missed in the past week.

  1. Nancy Pelosi says she hasn’t experienced sexual harassment in Washington — 10/19. The House Minority Leader said that she had not seen or experienced the behavior that sparked the #MeToo campaign giving voice to victims of sexual harassment. Los Angeles Times
  2. DeVos rescinds 72 guidance documents outlining rights for students with disabilities — 10/21. As part of the Trump administration’s move to end regulations they deem unnecessary, the Education Department has cancelled documents that outline rights of students with disabilities. Washington Post
  3. Behind efforts to build prototypes of Trump’s border wall, emails show a confusing and haphazard process — 10/22. Construction workers are pushing to finish border wall prototypes after a confusing bidding process. USA Today
  4. National Democrats are jittery about Va. governor’s race — 10/22. Democrats see the Virginia gubernatorial race as an important indicator of what’s to come in 2018. Washington Post
  5. Dems aim to boost black turnout in Virginia governor’s race — 10/21. Democrats are also hoping to engage a core constituency in the Virginia race, one that holds a lot of significance for the party. The Hill

READ MORE: 5 overlooked politics stories that are worth your time (Oct. 18)

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