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LIVINGSTON, MT - MARCH 10: Montana Democrat Rob Quist campaigns on March 10, 2017 in Livingston, Montana. Quist is campaigning for the House of Representatives seat vacated by newly appointed Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke in a special election that will take place on May 25, 2017. Quist, 69, is a popular singer and songwriter who performed with the Mission Mountain Wood Band. He still tours with the band Rob Quist and the Great Northern. He wrote and performs his own campaign song-"I Will Stand Up for You". Quist will be running against Republican Greg Gianforte who recently lost his run for governor of Montana. (Photo by William Campbell/Corbis via Getty Images)

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. U.S. budget deal gives county shot at Trump security reimbursement — 5/1. The new budget provides money for Mar-a-Lago security. — Palm Beach Post
  2. Chuck Schumer Sees Himself As Trump’s Chief Opponent — But Hey, At Least They’re Talking Again — 4/29. Trump said he can work with the Senate’s top Democrat, then gave him the cold shoulder. Now, the president and the Schumer are on speaking terms again. — BuzzFeed News
  3. A Singing Cowboy, A Millionaire And Rifles Dominate Montana Special Election — 5/1. Montana’s special election this month is starting to take shape. — NPR
  4. Arkansas Executes 4th Inmate In 8 Days — 4/27. In a controversial move, Arkansas sped up executions before their lethal drugs expired. — KUAR
  5. In its first 100 days in power, the GOP scrambles to learn how to govern — 4/28. Republicans faced a learning curve in their first few months as the majority party. — Washington Post

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