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Some wondered whether the Sept. 7 debt limit deal between Trump and the Democrats had empowered Republicans.

In this Sept. 6, 2017 photo, President Donald Trump and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., during a meeting with other Congressional leaders in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Trump's deal with Democrats has offered a glimpse of the president’s interest in governing as an independent, unbound by ideology despite his takeover of the Republican party last year. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
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Iraq, site of more terrorist attacks than any other country, was taken off the list earlier this year.

Health-care activists protest Cassidy-Graham hearing

Protesters filled Senate hallways on Sept. 25, as the only public hearing for the Cassidy-Graham health-care bill got underway. Activists chanted "shame," at the bill's sponsors, and some were arrested for acts of civil disobedience.

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Trump signs executive order promoting STEM

President Trump signed an executive order on Sept. 25 directing the Department of Education to promote science, technology, engineering and math.

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White House: It’s not Trump’s fault that his NFL tweets are a distraction. It’s the media’s.

This is a pretty neat trick: Let the president talk about protests, then claim the media is obsessed when reporters ask lots of questions.

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Love or hate NFL players’ protests, you are seeing them on live TV

Networks typically don't interrupt pregame analysis to air “The Star-Spangled Banner."

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Why Puerto Rico could be a Trump blind spot

Trump got passing grades on his first two hurricanes. He seems far less preoccupied with the worst one — in Puerto Rico.

Raucous committee protest rages as Republicans are still working to round up votes.

Crafters of GOP measure tried to persuase key holdouts to support their bill over the weekend

Since the return of the GOP's repeal push last week, activists from a constellation of progressive groups had planned days of action Saturday and Monday.

Changes made to the legislation are intended to woo reluctant GOP senators.

Civil rights groups are calling for Trump to withdraw his nomination of Jeff Mateer.

“This is hardball,” one analyst said of Democratic-leaning states’ disproportionate hits on issues from health care to climate change.

The justices are reviewing whether the ban’s latest version announced Sunday makes the case moot.

President Trump spoke at a rally for Sen. Luther Strange (R-Ala.) on Sept. 22.

Senate Republicans are trying to revive the momentum to overhaul the Affordable Care Act with the Cassidy-Graham proposal. Here are five things to know about the plan and the rush to pass it.

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A comparison of census-tract-level results from the past two elections.

Health-care protesters and disability advocates gathered on Capitol Hill on Sept. 25 and lined up to attend the hearing for the GOP's Cassidy-Graham plan.

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Most Americans view the legislation unfavorably, but four GOP senators will determine its fate.

The president appeared on the Alabama-based “Rick & Bubba Show."

They were slower than other owners to criticize Trump's comments about NFL players and the national anthem.

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It's unclear whether the new bill will gain momentum.

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His last public mention of Puerto Rico was on Friday.

No final decision yet.

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