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Trump Defends VA Nominee But Suggests He Might Prefer To Withdraw

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Confirmation Hearing Postponed Indefinitely For VA Nominee

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White House doctor and Navy Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson meets with Senate Veterans Affairs Committee Chairman Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., in his office on Capitol Hill April 16, 2018. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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"I put over 50,000 miles on my Jeep this race alone," said Richard Ojeda, a Democrat running for Congress in West Virginia's 3rd Congressional District. Asma Khalid/NPR hide caption

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'Tea Party Liberal' Promises To Bring A Blue Wave To West Virginia

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News Brief: Ronny Jackson, Travel Ban At The Supreme Court

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Ronny Jackson Faces Inappropriate Workplace Behavior Allegations

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Answering Listener Questions About A Constitutional Convention

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Pruitt Proposes EPA Science Restrictions

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Deeba Jafri gives Hena Zuberi a kiss as they protest in front of Supreme Court on Wednesday as the court heard arguments over the Trump Administration's travel ban. Tyrone Turner/WAMU hide caption

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In Intense Arguments, Supreme Court Appears Ready To Side With Trump On Travel Ban

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Supporters of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA), demonstrate on Pennsylvania Avenue in front of the White House in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 3, 2017. A federal judge on Tuesday became the third judge to rule against the administration's plans to end DACA after federal judges in California and New York handed down similar decisions. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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President Trump and first lady Melania Trump prepare to greet French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife, Brigitte Macron, as they arrive for a state dinner at the White House on Tuesday. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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Yemeni-American Fathi Alhuthaifi stands with his son Ahmed, 9. His wife has been denied a visa under the Trump administration's travel ban. Deb Amos/NPR hide caption

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Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif attends a meeting on peacebuilding at the United Nations in New York, on Tuesday. Hector Retamal/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Iran's Foreign Minister Comes To America, Keeping One Eye On Saudi Arabia

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Montana Sen. Jon Tester Weighs In On Delayed Confirmation Hearing For Ronny Jackson

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