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Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (center), North Dakota Democrat, arrives to join other lawmakers and national security officials on Capitol Hill in Washington on Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013, for a closed-door briefing on the situation in Syria. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
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Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (center), North Dakota Democrat, arrives to join other lawmakers and national security officials on Capitol Hill in Washington on Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013, for a closed-door briefing on the situation in Syria. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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