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Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton waves as she is introduced before speaking to the National Urban League in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., on July 31, 2015. (Associated Press)

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Democratic presidential candidate and former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton calls on Congress to end the trade embargo the U.S. has imposed against Cuba since 1962 during a campaign stop at Florida International University in Miami on July 31, 2015. (Associated Press)

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Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz was at a loss for words Thursday night after MSNBC's Chris Matthews pressed her on the differences between Democrats and socialists. (MSNBC)

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National Edition News cover for July 31, 2015 - U.S. braces for mass breach of classified data in Clinton emails: Hillary Rodham Clinton, the frontrunner for the Democratic presidential nomination, fended off the new questions about the email scandal and suspicious foreign donations to the Clinton Foundation, distracting from her effort to wrangle support from union bosses at the AFL-CIO's annual summer meeting. (Associated Press)

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National Edition Opinion cover for July 31, 2015 - ‘Barack Obama, you’re no Ronald Reagan’ (Illustration by Alexander Hunter for The Washington Times)

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Defense Secretary Ashton Carter said it is time for military branches to develop plans for the option of arming personnel at U.S. sites. Military personnel are generally not allowed to carry guns on base, a responsibility left to security and to military police. (Associated Press)

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Hillary Rodham Clinton, the frontrunner for the Democratic presidential nomination, fended off the new questions about the email scandal and suspicious foreign donations to the Clinton Foundation, distracting from her effort to wrangle support from union bosses at the AFL-CIO's annual summer meeting. (Associated Press)

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Illustration contrasting Reagan's dealings with the Soviets and Obama's with Iran by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Kentucky Republican, listens to remarks while addressing the media after a policy luncheon on Capitol Hill in Washington on July 21, 2015. (Associated Press) **FILE**

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Confederate flags sit in the back of a police car as an Atlanta police officer and U.S. Park Ranger stand by outside Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta on July 30, 2015. U.S. authorities are investigating after several Confederate battle flags were discovered near the church and a civil rights center named after Martin Luther King, an iconic leader in the African-American Civil Rights Movement. (Associated Press)

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Zafar Hashemi, a deputy spokesman for Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, speaks during a press conference in Kabul, Afghanistan, on July 29, 2015. An Afghan official said Wednesday his government is examining claims that reclusive Taliban leader Mullah Omar is dead. (Associated Press)

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Zafar Hashemi, a deputy spokesman for Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, speaks during a press conference in Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, July 29, 2015. An Afghan official said Wednesday his government is examining claims that reclusive Taliban leader Mullah Omar is dead. (Associated Press)

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FILE - In this March 23, 2010, file photo, President Barack Obama reaches for a pen to sign the health care bill in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Nonprofit co-ops, the health care law’s public-spirited alternative to mega insurers, are awash in red ink and many have fallen short of sign-up goals, a government audit has found. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

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DNC Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz is among the Florida Democrats rebelling against the CFPB's proposed "one-size-fits-all" policy that will limit consumer choice in loans. (Associated Press) (Photo by: Lynne Sladky)

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Rep. Sean P. Duffy, R-Wis., chairman of the House Financial Services subcommittee on oversight and investigations, convened a hearing this spring on Operation Choke Point victims to demonstrate the personal effects of what he calls "the greatest government overreach that no one is talking about." Source: AP

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A U.S. Navy plane lands at the Incirlik Air Base near Adana, Turkey, on Wednesday. Turkey agreed to allow the U.S.-led coalition to launch airstrikes against Islamic State from the base but now Egypt is accusing Turkey of working with the Islamic State on the Sinai Peninsula, a bitter feud likely complicate the Obama administration's regional plans. (Associated Press)

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Three British schoolgirls were able to catch a flight to Turkey in February and cross the Syrian border to join the Islamic State. (Associated Press)

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Sahin Aktan says his ex-wife, Asiya Ummi Abdullah, became a Muslim convert and took their child to the territory controlled by Islamic State. (Associated Press)

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Rep. Donna Edwards, Maryland Democrat, said the bill passed by the House Wednesday would punish federal employees, and amounts to union-busing.

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Rep. Jeff Miller, Florida Republican and chair of the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs, said a bill passed by his chamber Wednesday would streamline firings and demotions in the VA, as well as extend the probationary periods for new employees. (Associated Press Photographs)