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President Trump and some Republicans were licking their wounds after Democrat Doug Jones' stunning upset in Alabama's race for the US Senate. But others were positively relieved.

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 Several Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee made clear today why they won't vote to confirm the President's nomination of Appellate Judge…

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Photo by Master Steve Rapport Several Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee made clear today why they won't vote to confirm the President's nomination of Appellate Judge…

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Refugees and visa-holders from seven mostly Muslim countries have been allowed into the US again since last Friday.

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Refugees and visa-holders from seven mostly Muslim countries have been allowed into the US again since last Friday.

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