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A woman holds a Virgin Mary statue during a protest march during a protest march against Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro's government and also to commemorate the country's Day of the Journalist, in Caracas, Venezuela, Tuesday, June 27, 2017. Protests against Maduro's government have been regularly held in Caracas over the last three months. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)

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A man shouts slogans against Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro's government during a protest march commemorating the country's Day of the Journalist in Caracas, Venezuela, Tuesday, June 27, 2017. Protests against Maduro's government have been regularly held in Caracas over the last three months. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)

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Police investigate after a woman was shot at the annual fireworks event in downtown Detroit on Monday, June 26, 2017. One adult and one juvenile were taken into custody, and authorities said a weapon was recovered. (Tanya Moutzalias/The Ann Arbor News via AP)

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Demonstrators protesting a Senate healthcare bill hold signs in Cleveland on Tuesday, June 27, 2017. U.S. Sen. Rob Portman announced his opposition to the current Senate health care bill on Tuesday, after days of political pummeling that ended with the vote delayed. (AP Photo/Dake Kang)

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FILE - This June 27, 2011 file photo shows Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge Aaron Persky in San Francisco. Activists seeking to recall Persky, who sentenced a former Stanford University swimmer to six months in jail for sexually assaulting an unconscious woman say they believe voters will still support the effort even though it wouldn't appear on the ballot until two years after the case drew national attention. The activists took the first formal step on Monday, June 26, 2017, to call for the removal of Persky. (Jason Doiy/The Recorder via AP, File)

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Illustration n the anti-semitism of the new liberal by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

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Dr. LaQuandra S. Nesbitt (left) said while HIV cases are decreasing in the District, eliminating the stigma associated with the disease will push people to get tested. (Laura Kelly/The Washington Times)

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Protesters block a street during a protest against the Republican bill in the U.S. Senate to replace President Barack Obama's health care law Tuesday, June 27, 2017, in Salt Lake City. Demonstrators with Utah's Disabled Rights Action Committee chanted and carried signs while blocking State Street Tuesday afternoon. Utah protesters criticized Utah Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch for supporting the bill and say it will cut life-saving Medicaid services and other health protections. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

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Gov. Jay Inslee talks to reporters about ongoing budget negotiations, on Tuesday, June 27, 2017, in Olympia, Wash. If a budget isn't in place by midnight Friday, the state faces a partial government shutdown. (AP Photo/Rachel La Corte)

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Gov. Jay Inslee talks to reporters about ongoing budget negotiations, on Tuesday, June 27, 2017, in Olympia, Wash. If a budget isn't in place by midnight Friday, the state faces a partial government shutdown. (AP Photo/Rachel La Corte)

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Democratic Rep. Timm Ormsby talks to the media in the House wings about the state of budget negotiations, on Tuesday, June 27, 2017, in Olympia, Wash. If a budget isn't in place by midnight Friday, the state faces a partial government shutdown.(AP Photo/Rachel La Corte)

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Republican Senate Majority Leader Mark Schoesler talks to the media in the Senate wings on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 in Olympia, Wash. He said that lawmakers are close to agreement on a two-year state budget. If a budget isn't in place by midnight Friday, the state faces a partial government shutdown. (AP Photo/Rachel La Corte)

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Talk radio host Lars Larson interviews then-Sen. Jeff Sessions during the 2016 "Hold Their Feet to the Fire" broadcast event organized by the Federation for Immigration Reform. (Lars Larson)

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., joined by Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., right, tells reporters he is delaying a vote on the Republican health care bill while the GOP leadership works toward getting enough votes, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, June 27, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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FILE - In this Wednesday, April 5, 2017, file photo, Dr. Scott Gottlieb, President Donald Trump's nominee to head the Food and Drug Administration, appears at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Food and Drug Administration is making two moves to rapidly increase the number of generic prescription drugs on sale in an effort to make medicines affordable and prevent future price gouging. New commissioner Gottlieb says the FDA will now give priority reviews to potential generic drugs until at least three are on the market. That’s the level at which prices tend to drop sharply, up to 85 percent off the brand-name price. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

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Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.V., heads to a caucus meeting with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., who is struggling with senators like Capito who are opposed or wavering on the Republican health care bill, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, June 27, 2017. In a bruising setback, Senate Republican leaders decided to delay a vote on their prized health care bill until after the July 4 recess, forced to retreat by a GOP rebellion that left them lacking enough votes to even begin debating the legislation. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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Inmates in the custody of the New Jersey Department of Corrections move furniture from the New Jersey State House in Trenton, N.J., Tuesday, June 27, 2017. A Department of Corrections spokesman says that the inmates are members of the voluntary DEPTCOR program, meant to "develop usable skills." Inmates will refurbish the furniture and move it back when a $3 million renovation of the State House is completed. (AP Photo/Michael Catalini)

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People protest with the Trump International hotel in the background, Tuesday, June 27, 2017, in Las Vegas. Union officials in Nevada, community members and others gathered Tuesday at a pedestrian bridge over the Las Vegas Strip to urge Republican U.S. Sen. Dean Heller to continue to oppose the current GOP health care bill. (AP Photo/John Locher)

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People protest with the Trump International hotel in the background, Tuesday, June 27, 2017, in Las Vegas. Union officials in Nevada, community members and others gathered Tuesday at a pedestrian bridge over the Las Vegas Strip to urge Republican U.S. Sen. Dean Heller to continue to oppose the current GOP health care bill. (AP Photo/John Locher)

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FILE - In this Sept. 11, 2015 file photo, Debbie Ziegler, mother of Brittany Maynard, speaks to the media after the passage of legislation, which would allow terminally ill patients to legally end their lives, at the state Capitol, in Sacramento, Calif. California health officials reported Tuesday, June 27, 2017, that 111 terminally ill people took drugs to end their lives in the first six months after a 2016 law made the option legal in the nation's most populous state. (AP Photo/Carl Costas)