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A police tactical team (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File) 

Obama banned access to war zone equipment after Ferguson police met protesters with tanks

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ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File) 

Billionaires, Military, Wall Street and corporate elites are taking top jobs in Trump administration

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Louisville's Lamar Jackson holds up the the Heisman Trophy after winning the Heisman Trophy award, Saturday, Dec. 10, 2016, in New York. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson) 

Lousiville star had 51 touchdowns and averaged 410 yards per game  in his first season

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Goldman Sachs COO Gary Cohn (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) 

Despite campaign vows to rein in Wall Street President-elect is filling administration posts from financial industry

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) 

Passed: Sweeping surveillance powers. Sidelined: lifting mandatory minimums for low-level drug crimes

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New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton walks with Will Smith's widow Racquel into Orleans Criminal Court for the trial of Cardell Hayes on Saturday, Dec. 10, 2016 in New Orleans. Hayes killed Will Smith in a road rage incident, in which Smith's wife was also shot and wounded. (Michael DeMocker/NOLA.com The Times-Picayune via AP) 

Cardell Hayes facing life sentence if guilty of 2nd degree murder

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Kremlin press secretary Dmitry Peskov talks to a reporter in New York, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016. In careful phrasing befitting the spy he once was, Peskov, top Russian diplomat and Vladimir Putin's spokesman, said Thursday that Russian experts were in contact with some members of President-elect Donald Trump's staff during the presidential campaign, a period in which the United States accused Russia of hacking into Democratic Party emails systems. A spokeswoman for Trump denied the assertion. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig) 

Trump campaign denies getting briefings from Russians during election campaign

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Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Feb. 11, 2016. Coal-state Democrats waged a fight for health benefits for thousands of retired miners, pointing to President Harry S. Truman’s promise 70 years ago guaranteeing a lifetime of coverage. The stopgap spending bill contains a short-term fix and the issue will be revisited next spring. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) 

$45 million until next session gives temp fix for 16,500 miners whose healthcare benefits depend on Congress

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Family with nurse. (Stock photo) 

Key industry groups warn Congress that health care law should not be pulled without clear plans to address the consequences

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Richelieu Dennis, the founder and CEO of Sundial Brands, the largest Black-owned beauty company in the country, sees the positive effects of the #BuyBlack movement. (Richelieu Dennis/Sundial Brands) 

Newly-opened banks, businesses continue decades-old notion of Black capitalism 

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