Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA), Chairman, Republican Study Committee, speaks at this year's Conservative Political Action Conference (C.P.A.C.) held at the Gaylord National Hotel, National Harbor, Md., Friday, March 15, 2013.(Andrew S. Geraci/The Washington Times)

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Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA), Chairman, Republican Study Committee, speaks at this year's Conservative Political Action Conference (C.P.A.C.) held at the Gaylord National Hotel, National Harbor, Md., Friday, March 15, 2013.(Andrew S. Geraci/The Washington Times)