The president at one point proposed shutting down the entire 1,954-mile border, including shuttering ports of entry and blocking trade flows.

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However, Congress is out of session until after the midterm elections.

A study combined the drug with chemotherapy, but benefits were small.

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Republican Sen. Dean Heller once said he “vehemently” opposed President Trump’s bid. Now, Heller praises the president.

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Why did Alaska’s governor abruptly drop out of the race?

There aren't any clear answers, but here are some clues.

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Guardian reporter calls GOP congressman who hit him a coward — and calls Trump something worse

Guardian reporter Ben Jacobs responded to Trump's praise of Rep. Greg Gianforte (R-Mont.), who pleaded guilty to assaulting him.

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These politicians went on the offensive, but not in a good way

With elections just weeks away, these miscues could be costly.

To voters in three districts narrowly won by the president in 2016, it’s Trump’s name on the ballot in November.

Democrats retain their strength in suburban areas, but Trump’s rising approval and the fight over Kavanaugh are boosting GOP candidates in conservative and rural districts.

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More than 70 lawmakers who took the oath in January 2017 will be gone and 30 incumbents are in toss-up races. Next year’s freshman class could be historically large.

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The president is campaigning across the country and talking nonstop. But how much will it help Republicans in November?

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And yes, it would disproportionately affect ethnic and racial minorities.

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At a campaign rally in Arizona, the president calls the caravan of people collecting at Mexico’s southern border “bad people.”

“I don’t agree with Nancy Pelosi’s agenda, but this is absolutely the wrong way to express those disagreements,” Republican Rep. Steve Scalise said.

Both lawmakers are moving aggressively to consolidate power and plot their first steps if their party prevails in midterm elections.

Bill Walker, the nation's only governor who doesn't belong to a political party, was dogged by low approval ratings.

The historic contest centers on race, identity politics and the deep divide on those subjects within the electorate.

The political irony: The issue that propelled the GOP to take over Congress in 2010 threatens the party now.

Suzanne Israel Tufts, a senior official at the Department of Housing and Urban Development, resigned Friday from the federal government, according to administration officials.

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