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Stacey Abrams, who narrowly lost the Georgia governor's race in November, is delivering the Democrats' response to President Trump's State of the Union address.

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President Trump began his second State of the Union address with a call for bipartisanship and unity, even as he remains at a logjam with Congress over immigration in the shadow of the longest government shutdown in U.S. history.

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President Trump has endorsed a bipartisan deal that could end the 35-day partial government shutdown, making a way for a three-week stopgap funding measure to reopen shuttered agencies.

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Track the balance of power between the major parties in Congress as results come in for House and Senate races.

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Follow live results for key ballot measures and state propositions across the country for the 2018 midterm elections.

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Follow live results from gubernatorial races across the country in the 2018 midterm election.

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LIVE RESULTS: U.S. Senate

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Follow live results from Senate races across the country in the 2018 midterm elections.

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Follow live results from key House races across the country in the 2018 midterm election.

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The NPR team brings you detailed results and analysis of the midterms elections around the country. 

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The Justice Department is holding a press conference about the wave of suspicious packages that have been sent to political enemies of President Trump this week.

FBI special agents arrested Cesar Altieri Sayoc, 56, in South Florida, a law enforcement official confirmed to NPR. Sayoc has a criminal record and public records connected him with an address in Davie, Fla.

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The Senate Judiciary Committee is scheduled to vote at 1:30 p.m. on Judge Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination. A full Senate vote on the nomination is expected as early next week. 

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President Donald Trump will hold a news conference at 5 p.m. on Wednesday,  following the United Nations General Assembly in New York City.

In a speech Tuesday, Trump defended his "America First" agenda and touted the "tremendous progress" made in negotiations with North Korea.

"The United States is a stronger, safer and richer country than it was when I assumed office less than two years ago," Trump declared. "We are standing up for America and the American people, and we are also standing up for the world."

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President Donald Trump is addressing the United Nations General Assembly in New York this morning.

While Trump may hold off on any harsh words against North Korea this year,  he will use his time at the General Assembly to push back against another potential nuclear threat: Iran.

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The president is revealing his choice to replace the retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy. Watch the announcement LIVE at 9:00 PM Eastern Time.

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President Trump hosted lawmakers from both parties to discuss gun policy and school safety on Wednesday.

During the freewheeling meeting, Trump appeared to support a number of conflicting measures and showed naivete about the legislative process.

NPR journalists have annotated a transcript of the exchange, adding context and analysis. You can read it below: 

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