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In this Oct. 13, 2017, file photo, death row inmate Rodney Reed waves to his family in the Bastrop County District Court in Bastrop, Texas. (Ricardo B. Brazziell/Austin American-Statesman via AP, File) 

Rodney Reed is set to die this month for a 1996 killing despite new evidence that even a growing number of Republican legislators say raises serious questions about his guilt

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Ranking member Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., talks to Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, right, as Steve Castor, Republican staff attorney for the House Oversight Committee, center, listens. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) 

Rep. Adam Schiff, the Democratic committee chairman, outlined the question at the core of the impeachment inquiry -- whether the president used his office to pressure Ukraine officials for personal political gain. View the live stream.

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Patrick, a close friend and ally of former President Barack Obama, has not made a final decision on whether to run, but he is expected to do so quickly

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After WWII, White southern politicians designed the distribution of benefits under the GI Bill to uphold their segregationist beliefs

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Democrats will make the case that the president "extorted a vulnerable country by holding up military aid"

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Since mid-October, New York Police Department officers have shot five people, killing four of them

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Kamala Harris has picked up the endorsement of Higher Heights, the country's largest political organization aimed at electing black women

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Theodore Johnson, a senior fellow at the Brennan Center for Justice, an expert in race and politics 

Experts say it's about "creating doubt in Black voters' minds about the Democratic nominee" so people feel like "there's almost no one worth voting for."

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Eddie Moran greets the crowd after winning the race for Reading mayor during a party, Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019, at the Abraham Lincoln, in Reading, Pa. (Lauren A. Little/Reading Eagle via AP) 

Experts say the victories are a result of new grassroots campaigns, led by people of color and younger people, that focus on local races

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Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam speaks to supporters at a Democratic Party event in Richmond, Va., Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019. (AP Photo/Steve Helber) 

Suburban voters turned out in big numbers Tuesday to back Democratic candidates, continuing a trend of once GOP-friendly suburbs turning blue

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