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Newly-elected Oklahoma state Sen. Michael Brooks poses for a photo on the floor of the state Senate during a tour of the state Capitol in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, July 12, 2017. Brooks won his Senate seat in a special election Tuesday, July 11, 2017, held to fill the Senate district 44 seat vacated when Sen. Ralph Shortey resigned. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

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Newly elected Oklahoma state Sen. Michael Brooks, right, poses for a photo with his wife, Jessica Martinez-Brooks, left, on the floor of the state Senate during a tour of the state Capitol in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, July 12, 2017. Brooks won his Senate seat in a special election Tuesday, held to fill the Senate district 44 seat vacated when Sen. Ralph Shortey resigned. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

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The Sussex Declaration was used to argue for proportional House membership but equal Senate representation.

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Members of the New York state Senate appear on the floor of the Senate chamber during a special legislative session at the Capitol on Wednesday, June 28, 2017, in Albany, N.Y. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink)

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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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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., center, joined by Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., right, and Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., left, speaks during a new conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, June 26, 2017, about the Senate Republicans health care bill. Senate Republicans unveil a revised health care bill in hopes of securing support from wavering GOP lawmakers, including one who calls the drive to whip his party's bill through the Senate this week "a little offensive." (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

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Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn of Texas, pauses as he speaks to reporters outside his office on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, June 26, 2017. Senate Republicans unveil a revised health care bill in hopes of securing support from wavering GOP lawmakers, including one who calls the drive to whip his party's bill through the Senate this week "a little offensive." (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., center, talks with his chief of staff Sharon Soderstrom, right, and communications staff director Antonia Ferrier, left, as they walk to his office on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, June 26, 2017. Senate Republicans unveil a revised health care bill in hopes of securing support from wavering GOP lawmakers, including one who calls the drive to whip his party's bill through the Senate this week "a little offensive." (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., looks out after boarding an elevator Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, June 26, 2017. Senate Republicans unveil a revised health care bill in hopes of securing support from wavering GOP lawmakers, including one who calls the drive to whip his party's bill through the Senate this week "a little offensive." (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., talks with Secretary for the Majority Laura Dove, as he walks to his office on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, June 26, 2017. Senate Republicans unveil a revised health care bill in hopes of securing support from wavering GOP lawmakers, including one who calls the drive to whip his party's bill through the Senate this week "a little offensive." (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky. walks on to the Senate floor on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, June 22, 2017, following a meeting with Senate Republicans on a health reform bill. Senate Republicans would cut Medicaid, end penalties for people not buying insurance and erase a raft of tax increases as part of their long-awaited plan to scuttle Barack Obama's health care law. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

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Sen. Michael Gianaris, D-Queens, works in the Senate chamber at the state Capitol during the last day of the legislative session on Wednesday, June 21, 2017, in Albany, N.Y. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink)

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Senators work In the Senate chamber at the state Capitol during the last day of the legislative session on Wednesday, June 21, 2017, in Albany, N.Y. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink)

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Janet DiFiore, chief judge of the New York Court of Appeals, left, sits with newly confirmed Associate Judge Paul Feinman, center, and his husband Robert Ostergaard, right, in the Senate gallery after being confirmed by the Senate on the last day of the legislative session on Wednesday, June 21, 2017, in Albany, N.Y. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink)

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Janet DiFiore, chief judge of the New York Court of Appeals, left, stands with newly confirmed Associate Judge Paul Feinman, center, and his husband Robert Ostergaard, right, in the Senate gallery after being confirmed by the Senate on the last day of the legislative session on Wednesday, June 21, 2017, in Albany, N.Y. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink)

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Friends and family applaud as New York Court of Appeals Associate Judge Paul Feinman, center, is confirmed by the Senate on the last day of the legislative session on Wednesday, June 21, 2017, in Albany, N.Y. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink)

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In this image from Senate Television video, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., pauses as he speaks Wednesday, June 14, 2017, on the Senate floor at the Capitol in Washington, about the shooting at the Republican congressional baseball practice. (Senate Television via AP) **FILE**

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FILE - In this April 6, 2017 file photo, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., walks from his office on Capitol Hill in Washington. Democrats plan to slow the Senate’s work, force votes and make late-night speeches in an effort to focus attention on how Republicans are crafting legislation revamping the nation’s health care system behind closed doors, a senior Democratic aide said Monday, June 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)

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State Sen. Holly Mitchell, D-Los Angeles, chair of the Senate budget committee, calls on lawmakers to approve the state budget plan, Thursday, June 15, 2017, in Sacramento, Calif. The Senate approved the $125 billion general fund spending plan, which was negotiated by Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown and Democratic legislative leaders.(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

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Senate Minority Leader Pat Bates, R-Laguna Niguel, right, and Sen. Mike Morrell, R-Rancho Cucamonga, joined other members of the GOP in voting against the state budget plan, Thursday, June 15, 2017,in Sacramento, Calif. Despite Republican opposition,the Senate approved the $125 billion general fund spending plan, which was negotiated by Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown and Democratic legislative leaders.(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)