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Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates walks on the tarmac after meeting with Kurdish Regional Government President Massoud Barzani on April 8 at the airport in Irbil, Iraq. Mr. Gates recently told lawmakers that a special funding measure contains $159 billion that is “not related to war," according to Arizona Republican Rep. Jeff Flake, who is looking for budget “pork” to cut. (Associated Press)

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Obama's biggest White House 'fails'

The Supreme Court’s recent stunning decision in the Hobby Lobby birth control mandate was a blow to President Obama’s White House. Here’s a look at some of his administration’s other lowlights.