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In this May 4, 2018, photo, Gov. Greg Abbott speaks at the National Rifle Association-Institute for Legislative Action Leadership Forum in Dallas. Texas' primary runoff will test whether the national Democratic Party's establishment can overcome an insurgent wing more openly hostile to President Donald Trump. The only statewide runoff features little-known Democratic gubernatorial candidates: Ex-Dallas County sheriff Lupe Valdez against Houston businessman Andrew White, whose father, Mark, was governor from 1983 to 1987. Neither is expected to seriously challenge well-funded Abbott. Texas hasn't elected a Democratic governor since 1990. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
Democrats relieved after Texas candidate loses House runoffA liberal outsider who founded an activist group against President Donald Trump lost her insurgent bid for the Democratic nomination for a U.S. House seat in Houston
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Cindy Benton celebrates after voting in the Arkansas primary election on Tuesday, May 22, 2018 in Little Rock, Ark. The Democratic and Republican parties held elections Tuesday, while all registered voters were allowed to vote in judicial elections. (AP Photo/Kelly P. Kissel)
Bitter, expensive fight for Arkansas court seat to drag onA bitter and expensive fight for an Arkansas Supreme Court seat that drew more than $1 million in outside spending will drag on for another six months
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Georgia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams speaks during an election-night watch party, Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
GOP candidates for Georgia governor ready for runoffAny focus on Stacey Abrams chances of becoming the nation's first black female governor has to wait for her Republican opponent who won't be settled for another two months
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FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2017, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump waves next to Chinese President Xi Jinping after attending a joint news conference at the Great Hall of the People, in Beijing. Critics fear foreign government favors to Trump businesses have become business as usual. Ethics watchdogs say apparent quid-pro-quo deals are not being stopped by a Republican-led Congress or the courts. (AP Photo/Andy Wong, File)
Can anything stop foreign government favors to Trump?Quid pro Trump? Critics fear nothing to stop foreign government favors to Trump businesses
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Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein leaves the White House, Monday, May 21, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Trump increases pressure on Justice DepartmentPresident Donald Trump is increasing the pressure on the Justice Department
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President Donald Trump meets with South Korean President Moon Jae-In in the Oval Office of the White House, Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
US, South Korea work to keep North Korea summit on trackThe United States and South Korea are laboring to keep the highly anticipated U.S. summit with North Korea on track
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FILE - In this April 17, 2018, file photo, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., talks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington. Seven months before his planned retirement, Ryan is facing growing disruption among the GOP ranks, raising fresh questions about his ability to lead a divided group of Republicans through a tough election season. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
Ryan returns to Capitol to calm restless House RepublicansHouse Speaker Paul Ryan is facing growing disruption in the ranks of Republican lawmakers
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FILE - This March 6, 2018, file photo shows the Capitol in Washington. Several Democrats facing tough re-elections this fall are joining solid Republican backing of an effort to alter some key aspects of the Dodd-Frank law. Congress moved Tuesday, May 22, to dismantle a chunk of the rules framework for banks, installed to prevent a recurrence of the 2008 financial crisis that brought millions of lost jobs and foreclosed homes. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
Bill rolling back Dodd-Frank regulations goes to TrumpTrump is one step from checking off another campaign promise, an overhaul of the landmark Dodd-Frank bill that grew out of the 2008 financial collapse
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FILE - In this April 26, 2018 file photo, Michael Avenatti, attorney for Stormy Daniels, who alleges she had an affair with President Donald Trump, leaves federal court in New York after a hearing for Michael Cohen, Trump's personal attorney. A federal judge has ordered a firm linked to Avenatti to pay $10 million to a lawyer who claimed he was owed millions and that the firm misstated its profits. The Los Angeles Times reported Tuesday, May 22, 2018 that the judgment comes after Jason Frank, who used to work at Eagan Avenatti, alleged the law firm failed to pay the $4.85 million settlement he had reached last year. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
Judge orders law firm of Stormy Daniels' lawyer to pay $10MA federal judge has ordered the law firm of Stormy Daniels' attorney to pay $10 million to a former lawyer who claimed he was owed millions and that the firm had misstated its profits
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FILE - In this April 6, 2017 file photo, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks during the Women in the World Summit in New York. Clinton plans to address New York state Democrats at the party's nominating convention on Long Island. The former secretary of state, U.S. senator and Democratic presidential nominee will speak Wednesday afternoon, May 23, 2018, on the first day of the two-day gathering. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
Hillary Clinton to address New York DemocratsHillary Clinton plans to address New York state Democrats at the party's nominating convention on Long Island
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Kasich to address graduates of Harvard Kennedy SchoolRepublican Ohio Gov. John Kasich is delivering the spring graduation address at Harvard Kennedy School
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State lawmaker wins Democratic nod for Arkansas House seatAn Arkansas legislator national Democrats have said is their best chance to flip a Little Rock-area congressional seat won the party's nomination Tuesday night, while the state's Republican governor defeated a gun range owner in the GOP primary
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