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    Week 3: Senate Falls Into Line While Courts Balk

    You win some, you lose some. GOP senators have been lining up with their party this week to approve controversial cabinet picks like Attorney General Jeff Sessions, whom opponents accuse of racism, and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, whose disdain for public education inspired protesters to block her from entering a D.C. school Friday. But the White House is still battling courts over immigration policy — prompting its own Supreme Court nominee to call Trump tweets impugning a federal judge’s legitimacy “disheartening” — and now the President’s considering a new border action.

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