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Vice President Mike Pence, left, shows support for Gov. Henry McMaster, accompanied by Peggy McMaster in the William-Brice Kimbel Arena on the Coastal Carolina campus Saturday, June 23, 2018, in Conway, S.C. (AP Photo/Richard Shiro)
Trump to test his powers in South Carolina runoffThe next big test of Trump's endorsement power comes Tuesday in South Carolina, where his chosen candidate, Henry McMaster, is in a runoff for the GOP gubernatorial nomination
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President Donald Trump speaks at a roundtable discussion on tax reform Saturday, June 23, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
'Ready, fire, aim' - critics see pattern to Trump's approachTrump's struggles to push immigration legislation through Congress and his about-face on breaking up immigrant families are putting a spotlight on his competence in carrying out his policies.
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Immigrants belongings are piled on the floor inside the Catholic Charities of the Rio Grande Valley on Saturday, June 23, 2018, in McAllen, Texas. Families, who have been processed and released by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, wait inside the facility before continuing their journey to cities across the United States. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
The Latest: Protesters gather at West Texas border crossingAbout 100 people have gathered at the Tornillo, Texas, border crossing from Mexico to protest the separation of children and the detention of families
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Supporters of Turkey's President and ruling Justice and Development Party, or AKP, leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan celebrate outside the party headquarters in Istanbul, Sunday, June 24, 2018. Unofficial results from Turkey's presidential election show incumbent Recep Tayyip Erdogan with a commanding lead. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)
Turkey: Partial results show Erdogan leading in electionsTurkish President Erdogan took a commanding lead in his bid for a presidency with broadly expanded powers, according to partial results reported by the state-run news agency that showed him with more than 50 percent of the vote _ enough to avoid a runoff.
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FILE - In this Aug. 11, 2012, file photo, former U.S. Rep. Ed Case campaigns near the Pali Highway in Honolulu. Half a dozen high profile Democratic candidates are vying for a congressional seat to represent Hawaii in a very competitive game of political musical chairs. It's a jam-packed arena for the state's 1st Congressional District, which includes Honolulu. Democratic candidates include former U.S. Rep. Ed Case, Lt. Gov. Doug Chin, and state Rep. Beth Fukumoto. (AP Photo/Marco Garcia, File)
Democrat who wins Hawaii primary likely to take House seatHalf a dozen high-profile Democrats are vying for a congressional seat to represent Hawaii in a game of political musical chairs
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DOJ gives Congress new classified documents on Russia probeJustice Department says it has given House Republicans new classified information related to the Russia investigation after they had threatened to hold officials in contempt of Congress or even impeach them
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In this Thursday, June 23, 2018 photo, migrant families rest from their travels to Matamoros, Mexico, along Gateway International Bridge which connects to Brownsville, Texas, as they seek asylum in the United States. (Miguel Roberts/The Brownsville Herald via AP)
Trump officials pledge to reunite families amid border chaosThe Trump administration is trying to counter concerns about how to find migrant children separated from their families at the border
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Republican Asks Seth Rogen for a Photo. He Kinda ExplodesSeth Rogan and Paul Ryan aren't exactly pals. In fact, they're not even in a photo together. Appearing Friday on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert , Rogan told the story of how Ryan's sons approached him for a photo earlier this month at an event hosted by Mitt Romney, CNN...
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Barbara Lee: 'When You See It in Person It's Horrific'While US officials scrambled to rectify the migrant-separation policy and heated discussions erupted at the White House, immigration talk heated up the Sunday dial. "It was heart-wrenching. The images that we seen on the media really speak volumes to what’s taking place but when you see it in person it’s...
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President Donald Trump walks across the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Saturday, June 23, 2018, after returning from a trip to Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
The Latest: Trump wants those who 'invade' sent right backPresident Donald Trump says people who "invade" the U.S. must immediately be sent back to their countries and not be given a court hearing
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Democrats hoping to flip House not just trash-talking TrumpDemocrats hoping to flip enough seats to regain control of the U.S. House of Representatives say they aren't putting all their eggs in the anti-Trump basket.
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In this June 21, 2018, photo, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., arrives for a news conference at the Capitol in Washington. House Republicans say they will make another run at immigration legislation in the coming week, but the effort appears all but doomed after President Donald Trump said the bill was a waste of time with no chance of becoming law. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Trump tweets, hard-right voters hamper GOP immigration pushRepublican apprehension over President Donald Trump's next tweet and fear of riling conservative voters is undermining GOP leaders' push on immigration
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