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The president is speaking from the White House about the mass shootings that took place over the weekend in Ohio and Texas. Watch his remarks live.

The speech is scheduled to start at 10 a.m. ET. If it is after the scheduled start time and the below video does not play, please try refreshing the page. 

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It's the second and final of the July Democratic debates. The second set of 10 candidates is making their case as to why they should be the next president of the United States. Follow NPR's live coverage for real-time fact checks and analysis of their remarks.

Plus, get caught up with NPR coverage on the candidates and the issues: 

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It's Night 1 of the July Democratic debates. Ten candidates are each making the case that they should be the next president of the United States. Follow NPR's live coverage for real-time fact checks and analysis of their remarks.

Plus, get caught up with NPR coverage on the candidates and the issues: 

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Former special counsel Robert Mueller is appearing in two separate hearings before the House judiciary and intelligence committees. Though Mueller has said his report on Russian interference in the 2016 election is his testimony, lawmakers have insisted that he testify in person.

Watch the proceedings live beginning at 8:30 a.m. ET Wednesday. If it is after the scheduled start time and the below video does not play, please try refreshing the page. 

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Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan is taking questions from the House oversight committee. His agency has been under scrutiny for conditions at the detention facilities holding migrants along the southern border. An inspector general report found "dangerous overcrowding" and poor conditions for children and adults. Watch his testimony live.

The hearing is expected to start at 10 a.m. ET Thursday, July 18. If it is after the scheduled start time and the below video does not play, please try refreshing the page. 

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Millions of television viewers are getting their first extended look at the historically sprawling Democratic primary field over two nights in Miami this week.

The field is so large that the Democratic National Committee and NBC News split it into two 10-person debates, from 9 to 11 p.m. ET on Wednesday and Thursday, airing on NBC, MSNBC and Telemundo.

WATCH: House Contempt Vote

Jun 10, 2019
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The Justice Department is to begin providing documents to the House Judiciary Committee after a dispute over a subpoena — but members of Congress are reserving the ability to continue to pursue contempt litigation down the line.

Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler, D-N.Y., announced the agreement on Monday, but the committee's staffers said nothing had changed about plans for Tuesday to vote to authorize civil contempt lawsuits that could later target Attorney General William Barr and former White House counsel Don McGahn.

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J. Scott Applewhite / AP

Special counsel Robert Mueller, speaking publicly for the first time since the beginning of the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election, says he is resigning.

"We are formally closing the special counsel's office," Mueller told reporters at the Justice Department on Wednesday morning.

Mueller's investigation ran from May 2017 to March 2019.

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President Trump is unveiling an immigration plan that would vastly change who's allowed into the United States. The administration's proposal focuses on reducing family-based immigration to the U.S. in favor of employment, skill-based immigration. Watch his remarks from the White House Rose Garden live.

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Attorney General William Barr declined to appear before a hearing scheduled on Thursday before the House Judiciary Committee following hours of sometimes tough back-and-forth on Wednesday in the Senate.

Barr was set to testify before the House Judiciary Committee to answer questions about special counsel Robert Mueller's report on Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election.

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Attorney General William Barr is testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee to answer questions about special counsel Robert Mueller's report on Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election. Watch the proceedings in the Republican-led committee live.

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Attorney General William Barr delivers a press conference at the Justice Department ahead of the expected release of special counsel Robert Mueller's report on Russian interference in the 2016 election. A redacted version of the report is expected to be released on Thursday.

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Michael Cohen, President Trump's former lawyer, is testifying on Capitol Hill Wednesday.

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Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker is being questioned by the House Judiciary Committee, now controlled by Democrats.

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Alex Brandon / AP

President Trump is delivering a State of the Union address after a delay due to the government shutdown. Watch his speech live, followed by a Democratic response delivered by former Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams.

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The Senate is holding confirmation hearings this week for President Trump's pick to run the Justice Department.

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Her party recaptured the House Tuesday and Pelosi plans to seek another term as speaker of the House. But Democrats will need to bridge the demands of progressives and moderates.

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President Trump hosts a joint press conference with Japanese Prime Minister Abe today—scheduled for 6:00 p.m. Eastern time. The Prime Minister is meeting with the President and playing golf at Mar-a-Lago in Florida.

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Lawmakers are holding a hearing on Capitol Hill, a day after issuing security recommendations for the 2018 midterm elections. Homeland Security and state election officials are testifying before the Senate Intelligence Committee about the Russian cyberattacks on the 2016 election and protective measures going forward. Watch the hearing live.

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