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Joel Parker (left) and Leigh Salinas (right), participants in the Center for Austin's Future ATXelerator program, take a bike tour through the city on Jan. 13, 2018. Gabriel C. Pérez/KUT 90.5 hide caption

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Taking A Page From 'Shark Tank' To Put Up Political Candidates

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Illinois congressional candidate and avowed white supremacist Arthur Jones is unlikely to have any competition on the Republican ballot in November. The state GOP has denounced him and his candidacy but says it had no way to keep him off. Arthur Jones hide caption

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A White Supremacist May Be The Only Republican Running For A Seat in Congress

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Protesters unfurl a caricature of Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin at the end of her State of the State address on Monday. Emily Wendler/StateImpact Oklahoma hide caption

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Tax Cuts Put Oklahoma In A Bind. Now Gov. Fallin Wants To Raise Taxes

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Jessica Porten went to a doctor's appointment with her daughter, Kira, to get help with postpartum depression. She soon found herself in the company of police who escorted her to a hospital's emergency department. April Dembosky/KQED hide caption

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Nurse Calls Cops After Woman Seeks Help For Postpartum Depression. Right Call?

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Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andy McGuire pitches herself to caucus-goers in the Roosevelt High School Auditorium in Des Moines during the Iowa Caucuses on Feb. 5, 2018. Clay Masters/Iowa Public Radio hide caption

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California Gov. Jerry Brown delivers his State of the State Address at the Capitol in Sacramento on Jan. 25, 2018. Andrew Nixon/Capital Public Radio hide caption

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Jerry Brown's Last State Of The State Mixes Optimism And Warnings

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Election officials in Newport News, Va., examine ballots during a recount for a House of Delegates race on Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017. Ben Finley/AP hide caption

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A Single Vote Has Flipped Control Of Virginia's House Of Delegates

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The homepage of the Affordable Care Act exchange on Nov. 1, 2017 in Miami. The open enrollment period to sign up for a health plan on HealthCare.gov runs through Dec. 15; several states with their own health care exchanges have later deadlines. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Consumers Hunting For Health Insurance Find High Prices — And Some Great Deals

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"Big Jim" Folsom during a campaign event in 1946. He also would bring a bucket and mop to campaign events, vowing to clean up state government. The bucket was used to collect campaign donations. Courtesy of the Alabama Department of Archives and History hide caption

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"Reds" share some of their concerns with fellow conservatives during a so-called "fishbowl" exercise run by Better Angels. Chas Sisk/Nashville Public Radio hide caption

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Group Uses Marriage Counseling Methods To Help Bridge Political Divide

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Blackfeet tribal council member Roland Kennerly sits at the edge of the Badger-Two Medicine area near the Blackfeet Reservation. Nate Hegyi/Yellowstone Public Radio hide caption

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Montana Monument May Expand Under Trump Administration

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A motorist guides his vehicle to a drop an election ballot at a drive-through collection site outside the election commission headquarters in Denver on Nov. 7, 2017. David Zalubowski/AP hide caption

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Colorado Launches First In The Nation Post-Election Audits

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NEWARK, NJ - NOVEMBER 7: Sen. Robert 'Bob' Menendez is accused of accepting bribes from campaign donor Salomon Melgen, a Florida-based ophthalmologist. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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Judge Declares A Mistrial In Sen. Robert Menendez Corruption Trial

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Danica Roem, a Democrat who won a race for delegate in Virginia's 13th Congressional District, at her campaign office in September. Roem is the first transgender person elected to a state legislature. Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Kathleen Phelps, who lacks health insurance, speaks in favor of expanding Medicaid at a news conference in Portland, Maine on Oct. 13, 2016. Patty Wight/Maine Public Radio hide caption

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Defense attorneys say the prosecution has presented a twisted picture of the friendship between Sen. Robert Menendez and a Florida eye doctor. Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/Getty Images hide caption

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When Donald Trump announced his bid for the presidency in June 2015 at Trump Tower, he called Mexican immigrants "rapists" among other insults. The tone Trump set on immigration has been picked up by both Republican candidates running for governor. Kena Betancur /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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