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Leading white Democrats court black votes; some find troubleFormer Trump adviser undercuts GOP impeachment defensesQuid pro quo, domestic errands: Takeaways from impeachmentTrump pays respects to Army officers killed in AfghanistanTrumps signs stopgap spending bill, averting shutdownAP Exclusive: DOJ would take halted executions to high courtObama warns against ‘purity tests’ in Democratic primaryHouse urges court to lift hold on subpoena for Trump recordsAbsent witnesses close to Trump hover over impeachmentFederal prosecutors weighing new charges against Trump donor