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Rep. John Lewis To Undergo Treatment For Stage 4 Pancreatic Cancer

December 31, 2019
Geoff Bennett | NBC News
"I have been in some kind of fight — for freedom, equality, basic human rights — for nearly my entire life.” Rep. Lewis said in a statement. “I have never faced a fight quite like the one I have now."
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Donald Trump’s transgender military ban challenged by civil-liberties lawsuits

August 29, 2017
Nancy Youssef | The Wall Street Journal
Civil-liberties groups on Monday filed two lawsuits challenging President Donald Trump’s ban on transgender service members serving in the military, arguing that the prohibitions are unconstitutional.
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Trump threatens government shutdown at Arizona rally

August 23, 2017
Eamon Javers | CNBC
Highlights of Tuesday's rally in Arizona, where President Trump defended his Charlottesville comments, and took aim at NAFTA and the media.
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The far right's day in Boston

August 21, 2017
McKay Coppins | The Atlantic
Kyle Chapman was sitting in a dimly lit Irish pub about 20 minutes outside of Boston, where Saturday afternoon’s so-called “Free Speech Rally” had just been shut down by tens of thousands of counter-protesters.
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After Charlottesville, Republicans remain stymied over what to do about Trump

August 19, 2017
Dan Balz | The Washington Post
In the aftermath of the white-supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Republican lawmakers and leaders face the most unpalatable set of choices yet in their relationship with President Trump. They are caught between disgust over his failure to unequivocally condemn neo-Nazism, a desire to advance a conservative agenda and fears of rupturing the Trump-GOP coalition ahead of the 2018 elections.
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