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Actor and comedian Chris Rock (left), actress Amanda Peet (right) and others share a laugh during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington on Feb. 6, 2013, to call on Congress to act on President Obama's plan to reduce gun violence. (Associated Press)

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Actor and comedian Chris Rock (left), actress Amanda Peet (right) and others share a laugh during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington on Feb. 6, 2013, to call on Congress to act on President Obama's plan to reduce gun violence. (Associated Press)

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Erika Andiola (seen here) and Jose M. Quintero have been approved under a Homeland Security program known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals and have been hired to work in district offices for members of Congress. (Associated Press)

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Erika Andiola (seen here) and Jose M. Quintero have been approved under a Homeland Security program known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals and have been hired to work in district offices for members of Congress. (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** House Speaker John A. Boehner, Ohio Republican, walks to his ceremonial office off the House floor to greet new members of Congress at the Capitol in Washington on Monday, Jan. 14, 2013. (Associated Press)

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Participants listen a panel session in the Congress Hall the last day of the 43rd Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum, WEF, in Davos, Switzerland, Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013. (AP Photo/Keystone/Laurent Gillieron)

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Participants listen a panel session in the Congress Hall the last day of the 43rd Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum, WEF, in Davos, Switzerland, Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013. (AP Photo/Keystone/Laurent Gillieron)

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House Speaker John A. Boehner, Ohio Republican, walks to his ceremonial office off the House floor to greet new members of Congress at the Capitol in Washington on Monday, Jan. 14, 2013. (Associated Press)

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House Speaker John A. Boehner, Ohio Republican, walks to his ceremonial office off the House floor to greet new members of Congress at the Capitol in Washington on Monday, Jan. 14, 2013. (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** Vice President Joseph R. Biden (right) administers the Senate oath to Sen. Ted Cruz, Texas Republican, accompanied by his wife, Heidi Nelson, and daughters Caroline and Catherine (second from right) during a mock swearing-in ceremony on Capitol Hill in Washington on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, as the 113th Congress officially began. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

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** FILE ** Vice President Joseph R. Biden (right) administers the Senate oath to Sen. Ted Cruz, Texas Republican, accompanied by his wife, Heidi Nelson, and daughters Caroline and Catherine (second from right) during a mock swearing-in ceremony on Capitol Hill in Washington on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, as the 113th Congress officially began. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

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** FILE ** Vice President Joseph R. Biden (right) administers the Senate oath to Sen. Ted Cruz, Texas Republican, accompanied by his wife, Heidi Nelson, and daughters Caroline and Catherine (second from right) during a mock swearing-in ceremony on Capitol Hill in Washington on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, as the 113th Congress officially began. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

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Speaker of the House John Boehner, Ohio Republican, walks to his ceremonial office off the House floor to greet new members of Congress at the Capitol in Washington on Jan. 14, 2013. (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** House Speaker John A. Boehner, Ohio Republican, walks to his ceremonial office off the House floor to greet new members of Congress at the Capitol in Washington on Monday, Jan. 14, 2013. (Associated Press)

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Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will testify before Congress about the attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, before she steps down. (Associated Press)

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Former Rep. Dennis J. Kucinich, Ohio Democrat, has found a comfortable post-Congress sinecure as a guest commentator on Fox News Channel. (Associated Press)

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Former Rep. Dennis J. Kucinich, Ohio Democrat, has found a comfortable post-Congress sinecure as a guest commentator on Fox News Channel. (Associated Press)

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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, California Democrat, applauds after handing the gavel to House Speaker John A. Boehner, Ohio Republican, who was re-elected as House Speaker of the 113th Congress, on Jan. 3, 2013, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Associated Press)

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Rep. Sander M. Levin, Michigan Democrat, said that tax reform will likely have to wait while Congress wrestles over an increase in the nation’s borrowing limit and automatic spending cuts. (Associated Press)

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Rep. Bob Goodlatte, Virginia Republican and chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, Tuesday led the joint reading of the U.S. Constitution by about 75 members of Congress. (Associated Press)