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Powerful oversight committee chairman is a leading critic of the president

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An estimated 114 Confederate symbols have been removed from public view since 2015. In many cases, these cast-iron Robert E. Lees and Jefferson Davises were sent to storage

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Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio) 

African American turnout rate dropped 7 percentage points in 2016 from its record high during Obama's 2012 reelection

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Sanjay Johnson was accused of exposing a sexual partner to HIV. (AP Photo/Gareth Patterson) 

Roughly 20 states have laws like the one in Arkansas that make it a crime for people with HIV to have sex without first informing their partner of their infection

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Seeking to discredit Robert Mueller, President Donald Trump falsely claimed exoneration Wednesday even as the former special counsel was testifying to Congress about his investigation.

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Robin D. Stephens lived through Jim Crow and thought the worst days of racism were behind her. Then President Donald Trump told four American congresswomen of color to "go back" to where they came from.

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In this July 10, 2019, photo, a wreathe lies in front of a site commemorating the 1919 race riots in Chicago. (AP Photo/Noreen Nasir) 

On a hot July day in 1919, a Black 17-year-old swimming in Lake Michigan drifted in a dangerous direction — toward the White section of a Chicago beach

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About 3.1 million people would lose food stamp benefits under the Trump administration's proposal to tighten automatic eligibility requirements for the food stamp program.

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Kamala D. Harris (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)  

Senator Kamala Harris and U.S. Representative Jerrold Nadler introduced the Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement (MORE) Act, one of the most comprehensive marijuana reform bills ever introduced in the U.S. Congress.

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The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights says students of color with disabilities are disciplined more harshly than their peers.

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