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President Donald Trump boards Air Force One at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019, in San Diego, Calif. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Trump says gun negotiations going 'very slowly'President Donald Trump is pouring cold water on prospects for a bipartisan compromise on gun legislation, even as Attorney General William Barr circulates a draft plan on Capitol Hill to expand background checks for guns sales
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John Lopes, playing the part of President George Washington, stands near the Washington Monument following a ribbon-cutting ceremony with first lady Melania Trump to re-open the monument, Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019, in Washington. The monument has been closed to the public for renovations since August 2016. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Melania Trump cuts ribbon on reopened Washington MonumentThe refurbished Washington Monument is once again open for tourists
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Former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at the Galivants Ferry Stump on Monday, Sept. 16, 2019, in Galivants Ferry, S.C. (AP Photo/Meg Kinnard)
Biden flexes muscle with new black caucus endorsementsJoe Biden is flexing his muscle with new presidential primary endorsements from three congressmen, including two former chairmen of the Congressional Black Caucus and a former Florida governor
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., joined at left by Sen. Todd Young, R-Ind., speaks to reporters during a news conference at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Key Senate panel approves $250 million for election securityA key Senate panel approves $250 million to help states beef up their election systems
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Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, speaks with reporters about a whistleblower complaint Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Schiff says he cannot confirm a press report that said a whistleblower’s complaint concerned a promise President Donald Trump made on a phone call to a foreign leader. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
The Latest: Schiff says whistleblower's claim still unclearThe chairman of the House intelligence committee says he cannot confirm a press report that a whistleblower's complaint concerned a promise President Donald Trump made on a phone call to a foreign leader
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FILE - In this Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018, file photo, Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance speaks during a discussion in Salt Lake City. President Donald Trump is asking a federal judge to block an effort by New York prosecutors to obtain his tax returns. Trump's attorneys filed a lawsuit Thursday in U.S. District Court in New York. Trump lawyer Jay Sekulow says the lawsuit is intended "to address the significant constitutional issues at stake in this case." Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance Jr. recently subpoenaed Trump's accounting firm for eight years of his state and federal tax returns. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)
Trump sues Manhattan DA seeking to block tax return subpoenaPresident Donald Trump is asking a federal judge to block an effort by New York prosecutors to obtain his tax returns
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An American and Australian flag hang from the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the grounds of the White House Complex in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019, ahead of Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison's state visit. President Donald Trump is scheduled to welcome Morrison to the White House Friday, Sept. 20. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Rose Garden setting for Trump's second state dinnerIt will be an al fresco Rose Garden soiree for Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison as the White House throws its first state dinner in more than a year
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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., arrives for a closed-door meeting with the House Democratic Caucus, Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019, at the Capitol in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Pelosi offers Medicare negotiation plan to curb drug pricesHouse Speaker Nancy Pelosi seems to be trying to seize the agenda on a top consumer issue _ prescription drug prices
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FILE - In this July 24, 2019, file photo, House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., speaks during a hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. The chairman of the House intelligence committee has issued a subpoena to the acting Director of National Intelligence, saying that he is withholding a whistleblower complaint from Congress. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
Trump scorns complaint about call with foreign leaderThe government's intelligence watchdog is appearing in a closed session before the House intelligence committee about the handling of a whistleblower complaint.
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Senate Committee on Health, Education Labor and Pensions Chairman Lamar Alexander makes a statement to start the Hearing on Secretary of Labor nominee Eugene Scalia, on Capitol Hill, in Washington, Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)
Labor nominee says he won't be influenced by corporate workPresident Donald Trump's pick to lead Labor Department is trying to assure senators that legal work for corporate clients won't influence his actions as a Cabinet member
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