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STORY SPOTLIGHT - May 10, 2017

Courtney Norris (left front) spent the hours following President Donald Trump’s firing of FBI director James Comey on Capitol Hill reporting for NewsHour. She made sense of the roller coaster of serious and potentially far-reaching reactions from lawmakers about how best to move forward.

In the U.S. Senate, there were at least a half-dozen major developments by 11 a.m. Some Republicans were troubled, others were less so. Democrats were demanding a special prosecutor as others were implying the attorney general should step down.

Here is a look, by rough timeline, at how the scene played out.

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