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John Sanders, then the acting commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection, attends a news conference on Capitol Hill in 2019 during a surge of migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border, when at least five children died after being detained by federal authorities. Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images hide caption

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Deaths Of Migrant Children Haunt Former Official As Border Surge Increases

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"We are a Commonwealth that believes in moving forward, not being tied down by the mistakes of our past," Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam said in a statement. Steve Helber/AP hide caption

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Russian President Vladimir Putin authorized a campaign to help former President Donald Trump and undermine President Biden in last year's election, according to U.S. intelligence. Putin is shown here on March 12 at a residence outside Moscow. Alexei Druzhinin/AP hide caption

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The latest NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist survey found that nearly half of former President Donald Trump's supporters said they would not get a COVID-19 vaccine if one becomes available to them. Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Border Patrol agents apprehend a group of migrants near downtown El Paso, Texas, on Monday. The Department of Homeland Security is struggling to manage a growing number of unaccompanied minors at the border. Justin Hamel/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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California Gov. Gavin Newsom, pictured on March 10, has come out swinging at Republicans leading the charge to remove him from office in a recall bid. Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP hide caption

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Rep. Deb Haaland, D-N.M., is sworn in before her Senate confirmation hearing to be interior secretary last month. Her confirmation makes her the United States' first Native American Cabinet secretary. Jim Watson/AP hide caption

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House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., speaks during a news conference about U.S.-Mexico border policy outside the Capitol on Thursday. McCarthy leads a delegation to the border on Monday. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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The U.S. flag and the U.S. Capitol Police flag were flown at half-staff after the death of Capitol Police officer Brian Sicknick. On Sunday, the FBI arrested two men who are accused of spraying chemicals on Sicknick and others during the Jan. 6 Capitol riot. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas, seen here on March 2 at a FEMA community vaccination center in Philadelphia, announced Saturday the agency will assist with the influx of migrant children at the U.S. southern border. Mark Makela/Getty Images hide caption

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President Biden signs the American Rescue Plan Thursday in the Oval Office. The $1.9 trillion economic stimulus bill includes $1,400 stimulus checks for most Americans. Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Rod Bradshaw, pictured in January 2021, says he's the last Black farmer in Hodgeman County, Kan. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack talked with NPR about debt relief coming for Black farmers. Charlie Riedel/AP hide caption

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Black Farmers Have Long Faced Discrimination. New Aid Aims To Right Past Wrongs

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President Biden, with Vice President Harris behind him, speaks about the American Rescue Plan in the Rose Garden of the White House on Friday. Olivier Douliery/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Sen. Bernie Sanders returns to his office on March 5, 2021, while the Senate works on the Democrats' $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill. Sanders calls the recently passed package "the most consequential" for working families in decades. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Sanders: Americans Care More About $1,400 Checks From Aid Plan Than Lack Of GOP Votes

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President Biden signs the American Rescue Plan in the Oval Office of the White House on Thursday. Included in the plan is a monthly allowance for many American families that could be a potential financial-life-changer. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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How Biden's Plan Could Help Reshape The Finances Of American Families

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