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Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., (center), Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, and Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, have been pushing a bipartisan resolution to limit the president's war powers regarding Iran. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Senate Approves Legislation To Limit President's War Powers Against Iran

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., speaks Wednesday at a press conference ahead of the House's vote to remove the ratification deadline for the Equal Rights Amendment. Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images hide caption

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A Republican party observer, right, watches as an employee at the Palm Beach County Supervisor Of Elections office goes through a stack of damaged ballots, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, in West Palm Beach, Fla. Wilfredo Lee/AP hide caption

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Karina Shumate, 21, a college student, filled out a voter registration form in Richardson, Texas on Jan. 18. One big registration effort this year has drawn controversy among elections officials. LM Otero/AP hide caption

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A Big Vote Registration Push Reaches Millions — But Divides Elections Officials

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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., speaks onstage during a primary night event in Concord, N.H., on Tuesday celebrating her unexpected third place finish in the state's primary. Scott Eisen/Getty Images hide caption

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Precinct captain Carl Voss of Des Moines displays the Iowa Democratic Party caucus reporting app on his phone outside of the Iowa Democratic Party headquarters. Nati Harnik/AP hide caption

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Iowa Caucus Meltdown Proved Transparency Is Essential, Election-Watchers Say

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Jared Kushner first tackled a merit-based immigration proposal last year. It landed with a thud. Now, he's working to make changes and revive the plan ahead of the 2020 election. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden addresses supporters Tuesday night in Columbia, S.C. Biden skipped a primary night event in New Hampshire, expecting a poor showing. Sean Rayford/Getty Images hide caption

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Attorney General William Barr arrives to hear President Trump deliver the State of the Union address in the House chamber on Feb. 4. The House Judiciary Committee has called for Barr to testify on March 31 about potential interference by Trump. Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., waves to supporters in New Hampshire. Her surprise finish on Tuesday, beating out Joe Biden and Elizabeth Warren, has injected new hope into her presidential campaign. Scott Eisen/Getty Images hide caption

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Deval Patrick, a former governor of Massachusetts and 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, speaks during the 61st Annual McIntyre-Shaheen 100 Club Dinner in Manchester, N.H., on Feb. 8. Adam Glanzman/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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After the messy reporting of the Iowa caucus results, some who build tech for progressive causes say the approach to software development in this space needs rethinking. Daniel Acke/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Sen. Bernie Sanders takes the stage during a primary night event on Tuesday in Manchester, N.H. His victory, projected by The Associated Press, comes in another close race with Pete Buttigieg. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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Roger Stone leaves federal court with his wife, Nydia Stone, on the day he was found guilty last fall. Julio Cortez/AP hide caption

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Prosecutors Quit Roger Stone Case After DOJ Seeks Less Prison Time For Trump Ally

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