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Sri Lanka's former Defense Secretary and presidential candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa leaves a polling station after casting his vote in Embuldeniya, on the outskirts of Colombo, Sri Lanka on Saturday. Eranga Jayawardena/AP hide caption

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Rep. Elise Stefanik Takes Spotlight In Impeachment Hearings

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Ex-Homeland Security Employee Says Department Mission Has Changed Under Trump

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Republican-Flipped Districts Gives GOP Candidates 'A Little Bit Of An Edge'

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Trump Pardons 2 Service Members In War Crimes Cases

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Tim Morrison, a former National Security Council official and adviser to President Trump, arrives Oct. 31 for a closed-door deposition on Capitol Hill in Washington. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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Two witnesses seen as crucial to the case against President Trump in the impeachment inquiry testified Wednesday. Jim Lo Scalzo/Getty Images hide caption

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Opinion: Diplomats Called 'Deep State' Insiders Were Outsiders Fleeing Oppression

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Louisiana Votes For Governor

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