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Change the Mascot campaign supporters, including Native American leaders, Members of Congress, religious and civil rights leaders speak at a press conference on Capitol Hill on changing the name of the Washington Redskins, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, September 16, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Change the Mascot campaign supporters, including Native American leaders, Members of Congress, religious and civil rights leaders speak at a press conference on Capitol Hill on changing the name of the Washington Redskins, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, September 16, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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National Congress of American Indians President Brian Cladoosby, second from left, wears a traditional cedar hat as he speaks along with other Native American leaders, Members of Congress, religious and civil rights leaders speak at a Change the Mascot campaign press conference on Capitol Hill to speak out on changing the name of the Washington Redskins, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, September 16, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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National Congress of American Indians President Brian Cladoosby wears a traditional cedar hat as he stands with other Native American leaders, Members of Congress, religious and civil rights leaders speak at a Change the Mascot campaign press conference on Capitol Hill to speak out on changing the name of the Washington Redskins, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, September 16, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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National Congress of American Indians President Brian Cladoosby wears a traditional cedar hat as he speaks along with other Native American leaders, Members of Congress, religious and civil rights leaders speak at a Change the Mascot campaign press conference on Capitol Hill to speak out on changing the name of the Washington Redskins, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, September 16, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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National Congress of American Indians President Brian Cladoosby wears a traditional cedar hat as he joins the Change the Mascot campaign supporters, including Native American leaders, Members of Congress, religious and civil rights leaders speak at a press conference on Capitol Hill on changing the name of the Washington Redskins, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, September 16, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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National Congress of American Indians President Brian Cladoosby, left, wears a traditional cedar hat as he speaks along with other Native American leaders, Members of Congress, religious and civil rights leaders speak at a Change the Mascot campaign press conference on Capitol Hill to speak out on changing the name of the Washington Redskins, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, September 16, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Change the Mascot campaign supporters, including Native American leaders, Members of Congress, religious and civil rights leaders speak at a press conference on Capitol Hill on changing the name of the Washington Redskins, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, September 16, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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A bill is before Congress to once again take up the issue of statehood for the District of Columbia. (Nancy Pastor/The Washington Times) **FILE**

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Illustration on Congress' authority to make war The Washington Times

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Illustration on Congress' authority to make war The Washington Times

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National Edition News cover for September 9, 2014 - Do-something Congress keeps on going: The Capitol is seen from the Russell Senate Office Building. While crises mount abroad and at home, some candidates this year are betting that a big issue for voters will be free gym use and subsidized haircuts on Capitol Hill. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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Supporters stand behind Democratic members of Congress during a rally in support of a joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to contributions and expenditures intended to affect elections. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Sen. Ted Cruz, Texas Republican, said President Obama must come to Congress to authorize strikes in Syria. (Associated Press)

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Low short-term interest rates will be needed for a "considerable time," Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen told the Joint Economic Committee of Congress on May 7. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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President Barack Obama mentions actions in Congress before signing the “Fair Pay and Safe Workplace” executive order, requiring prospective federal contractors to disclose labor law violations, Thursday, July 31, 2014, in the South Court Auditorium of the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House complex in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

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President Barack Obama mentions actions in Congress before signing the "Fair Pay and Safe Workplace" executive order, requiring prospective federal contractors to disclose labor law violations, Thursday, July 31, 2014, in the South Court Auditorium of the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House complex in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

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President Barack Obama mentions actions in Congress before signing the “Fair Pay and Safe Workplace” executive order, requiring prospective federal contractors to disclose labor law violations, Thursday, July 31, 2014, in the South Court Auditorium of the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House complex in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

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"Upon convening under Republican control next Jan. 3, Congress should enact a statute prohibiting the president from suspending enforcement of the deportation laws for categories of undocumented aliens through executive orders, agency directives or otherwise," writes Bruce Fein. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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Former IRS official Lois Lerner testified before Congress. (AP photo) ** FILE **