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Sen. Robert Menendez (right), a New Jersey Democrat who is Senate Foreign Relations Committee chairman, and the panel's ranking Republican, Sen. Bob Corker of Tennessee, listen on Capitol Hill in Washington on Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013, during the committee's hearing to consider the authorization of use of military force in Syria. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
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Sen. Robert Menendez (right), a New Jersey Democrat who is Senate Foreign Relations Committee chairman, and the panel's ranking Republican, Sen. Bob Corker of Tennessee, listen on Capitol Hill in Washington on Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013, during the committee's hearing to consider the authorization of use of military force in Syria. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

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