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Drumstick and Wishbone, the National Thanksgiving Turkey and its alternate "wingman," are introduced Monday during an event hosted by The National Turkey Federation at the Williard InterContinental in Washington, D.C. One of the 40-pound fowl will be presented to President Trump at the White House on Tuesday, when he will ceremoniously "pardon" it. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin speak to reporters about the Senate's version of the GOP tax reform bill. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Donald Trump Jr. and Eric Trump, executive vice presidents at the Trump Organization, attend the Trump International Hotel And Tower Vancouver Grand Opening in February. Phillip Chin/Getty Images hide caption

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New Trump Hotel Set To Open In Heart Of The Mississippi Delta

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Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore has been accused of sexual misconduct by multiple women, some of whom were teenagers at the time. He holds up a copy of his handbook, "One Nation Under God." Wes Frazer/Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump joined Chinese President Xi Jinping at the Great Hall of the People on Nov. 9 in Beijing. Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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In China, Trump Helped Basketball Stars But Not Human Rights

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Roundup Of The Week: Taxes, Sexual Harassment And Russia In The Politics Podcast

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Special counsel Robert Mueller has brought the Foreign Agents Registration Act into the spotlight with indictments last month of Paul Manafort and his longtime business associate Rick Gates. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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Then-candidate Donald Trump walks onstage at a presidential debate in St. Louis two days after a video was released, in which he is heard talking to Access Hollywood host Billy Bush about sexually assaulting women. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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A laptop in the Netherlands was one of hundreds of thousands infected by ransomware in May. The malware reportedly originated with the NSA. Rob Engelaar/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., leave a meeting with House Republicans on Thursday, shortly before the House approved a GOP tax overhaul plan. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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NEWARK, NJ - NOVEMBER 7: Sen. Robert 'Bob' Menendez is accused of accepting bribes from campaign donor Salomon Melgen, a Florida-based ophthalmologist. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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Judge Declares A Mistrial In Sen. Robert Menendez Corruption Trial

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Alabama GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore has been accused of sexual misconduct by several women, including one who says he initiated sexual contact with her when she was 14. Jonathan Bachman/Getty Images hide caption

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There is discussion of expelling Roy Moore, who has been accused of sexually harassing and assaulting teenage girls, if he wins Alabama's U.S. Senate special election. Jonathan Bachman/Getty Images hide caption

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Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., talks to reporters in July. On Wednesday, Johnson became the first GOP senator to come out against the current tax plan. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation has entered the West Wing — aides working in the White House. Mueller's team is charged with looking into whether anyone on Donald Trump's campaign worked with the Russians who attacked the 2016 election. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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With Trump Back In D.C., Mueller's Investigation Enters The West Wing

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Rep. Jackie Speier, D-Calif. (right), Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., and Rep. Bruce Poliquin, R-Maine, speak at a press conference on sexual harassment in Congress on Wednesday in Washington, D.C. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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