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Claire Parker

Claire Parker is the Washington, D.C. reporting fellow for the Tribune. She is a senior at Harvard studying Social Studies and Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations. Claire is the associate managing editor of The Harvard Crimson, where she previously covered the university president and Harvard’s relationship with Washington. She has also reported on Massachusetts politics as an intern at The Boston Globe.

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 Ivan Pierre Aguirre for The Texas Tribune

Trump administration reunites "eligible" immigrant children under 5, but lawyers complain about blunders

In one case, lawyers say, Immigrations and Customs Enforcement officers left a woman alone at a bus stop with her young kids and no bus ticket. In another, ICE officers were unable to affix a mother with an ankle monitor, so they sent her back to detention without her children.

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 Abby Livingston / The Texas Tribune

Republican Michael Cloud sworn in as Texas' newest congressman

After winning a special election in U.S. House District 27, Republican Michael Cloud officially became Texas' newest member of Congress on Tuesday. But he's not done campaigning yet — to keep the seat, he'll need to win it again in November.

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