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Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates (center) listens as President Obama announces initiatives to support military families Monday. From right are: Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki, Mr. Gates, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk, Treasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner, Labor Secretary Hilda L. Solis and Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. (Associated Press)

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Thomas Carper, chairman of Amtrak's board of directors, is under fire from a California congressman, who is calling for his ouster, along with that of the passenger-rail service's general counsel. (Associated Press)

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Rep. Michele Bachmann, Minnesota Republican, speaks Friday at a reception by the Iowans for Tax Relief in Des Moines, Iowa. (Associated Press)

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Nurses examine a child suffering cholera symptoms at a Doctors Without Borders cholera clinic in Saint-Marc on Saturday. A new network of cholera-treatment centers staffed by Haitian doctors and nurses, nongovernmental organizations and international volunteers has made it easier for victims to get oral and intravenous rehydration. The disease is relatively easy to treat if caught in time. (Associated Press)

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On CBS' "Face the Nation" Sunday, Sen. John McCain said, "We need to have a vote on" repeal of the health care law. (Associated Press)

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"We're not happy with Sen. Lugar's progressive, liberal stance that has worsened over the years," says Monica Boyer, president of the Kosciusko County, Ind.-based tea party group Silent No More. (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** Television personality Ivanka Trump attends a benefit for breast cancer research at Jazz At Lincoln Center in this Oct. 13, 2010, file photo taken in New York. Trump and her husband, Jared Kushner, are expecting their first child. (AP Photo/Evan Agostini, File)

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Dr. Paul J. Pockros, head, Division of Gastroenterology/ Hepatology and director, Liver Disease Center, talks with patient Loretta Roberts as they view her liver on a computer screen in his exam room at Scripps Green Hospital in San Diego, in this photo taken Jan. 13, 2011. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi, File)

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House Speaker John A. Boehner arrives for a news conference before Wednesday's House passage of a bill to repeal the health care law. With him (from left) are Reps. Nan Hayworth and Cathy McMorris Rodgers and House Majority Leader Eric Cantor. (Associated Press)

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An Iraqi soldier and a U.S. Army soldier (foreground) stand guard during a patrol in Mosul, northwest of Baghdad, in 2009. Two U.S. soldiers were killed Saturday by an Iraqi soldier during a training exercise, raising fresh concerns about Iraq's security forces. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** In this Jan. 6 photo, House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio (right), accompanied by House Majority Leader Eric Cantor of Virginia, holds a copy of a proposal to repeal the Health Care Bill during a news conference on Capitol Hill. (Associated Press)

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Dr. Kermit Gosnell's Women's Medical Society is seen here in February. The Philadelphia clinic has been shut down, and he was charged Wednesday with eight counts of murder in the deaths of a patient and seven babies who were born alive and then killed with scissors, prosecutors said. (Associated Press)

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New Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus holds up a gavel after winning the post during the Republican National Committee winter meeting on Friday in Oxon Hill, Md. Mr. Priebus was elected after seven rounds of voting, beating four other candidates, including outgoing chairman Michael S. Steele. (Associated Press)

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"That likely condition, though, serves as a reminder that when we elect presidents, we elect human beings with all their foibles and weaknesses, psychological and physiological," Ron Reagan said. (Associated Press)

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"It is telling that the more Americans learn about it, the more discouraged they are by its harmful effects," new House Majority Leader Eric Cantor said Sunday about the new health care law. (Associated Press)

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In this Friday, Jan. 14, 2011 photo, Dr. Marty Tenenbaum, a survivor of the skin cancer melanoma, shows off his free app on his iPad in his Palo Alto, Calif., office. Tenenbaum, 67, is launching a free app with Cancer Commons, a set of online tools that help professionals study the disease and help with better treatments. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)

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Dr. Peter Rhee, Trauma and Critical Care Emergency Surgery doctor at University Medical Center, describes in more detail the gunshot wound Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Ariz.,received on Saturday, during a news briefing at UMC in Tucson, Ariz., on Jan. 11, 2011. Mrs. Giffords remains in critical condition, but doctors have reported steady progress each day since she was wounded last weekend. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)

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FILE - In this Jan. 11, 2011 file photo, Dr. Peter Rhee, Trauma and Critical Care Emergency Surgery doctor at University Medical Center, describes in more detail the gunshot wound Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Ariz.,received on Saturday, during a news briefing at UMC in Tucson, Ariz. Giffords remains in critical condition, but doctors have reported steady progress each day since she was wounded last weekend. If all goes well, she may be "out of the woods" on Friday, said Rhee. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)

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Dr. Peter Rhee, trauma chief at the University of Arizona, shakes hands with first responders from the Northwest Fire Department before a memorial service for the victims of Saturday's shootings at McKale Center on the University of Arizona campus in Tucson, Ariz., on Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2011. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

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Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn, a Democrat, defended a large increase in state income taxes passed by lawmakers Wednesday. (Associated Press)