Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi (center) is awarded the Congressional Gold Medal in the Rotunda of the U.S. Capitol in Washington on Sept. 19, 2012. From left are Rep. Joseph Crowley, New York Democrat; Speaker of the House John Boehner, Ohio Republican; House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi; Suu Kyi; Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell, Kentucky Republican; Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, Nevada Democrat; and Sen. Dianne Feinstein, California Democrat. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi (center) is awarded the Congressional Gold Medal in the Rotunda of the U.S. Capitol in Washington on Sept. 19, 2012. From left are Rep. Joseph Crowley, New York Democrat; Speaker of the House John Boehner, Ohio Republican; House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi; Suu Kyi; Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell, Kentucky Republican; Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, Nevada Democrat; and Sen. Dianne Feinstein, California Democrat. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)