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After the Pulitzer Prize for Public Service was awarded to The Washington Post, reporters and editors gather in the newsroom in Washington Monday, April 14, 2014, as contributing writer Barton Gellman describes the effort that went into a series of stories on the government’s massive surveillance program based on information leaked by National Security Agency employee Edward Snowden. The disclosures showed that the NSA has collected information about millions of Americans’ phone calls and emails based on its classified interpretations of laws passed after the 2001 terrorist attacks. The Pulitzer Prizes, journalism’s highest honor, are given out each year by Columbia University on the recommendation of a board of journalists and others. This is Gellman’s third Pulitzer honor. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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From left, Brazil's Ambassador to the US Mauro L.I. Vieira, Vice President Joe Biden, and Secretary of State John Kerry, look at the FIFA World Cup trophy, the actual trophy that will be awarded to the winner of this year’s World Cup soccer tournament in Brazil, Monday, April 14,2014, during an unveiling ceremony at the State Department in Washington. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

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Vice President Joe Biden, left, and Secretary of State John Kerry, unveil the FIFA World Cup trophy, the actual trophy that will be awarded to the winner of this year’s World Cup soccer tournament in Brazil, Monday, April 14, 2014, during a ceremony at the State Department in Washington. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

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Vice President Joe Biden and Secretary of State John Kerry applaud after unveiling the FIFA World Cup trophy, the actual trophy that will be awarded to the winner of this year’s World Cup soccer tournament in Brazil, during a ceremony at the State Department in Washington, Monday, April 14, 2014. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

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Luckily, I honed my ducking skills during the Benghazi hearings. (Illustration by Dana Summers of the Tribune Media Services)

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Governor Mark Dayton high-fives Ashia Rhodes after signing the minimum wage bill into law at a public bill signing ceremony Monday, April 14, 2014 at the Minnesota State Capitol Rotunda in St. Paul. Minnesota goes from having one of the nation's lowest minimums to among the highest. With federal wage legislation stuck in Congress, states are rushing to fill the void. (AP Photo/The Star Tribune, Glen Stubbe) MANDATORY CREDIT; ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS OUT; MAGS OUT; TWIN CITIES TV OUT

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Governor Mark Dayton signes the minimum wage bill into law at a public bill signing ceremony Monday, April 14, 2014 at the Minnesota State Capitol Rotunda in St. Paul. Minnesota goes from having one of the nation's lowest minimums to among the highest. With federal wage legislation stuck in Congress, states are rushing to fill the void. (AP Photo/The Star Tribune, Glen Stubbe) MANDATORY CREDIT; ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS OUT; MAGS OUT; TWIN CITIES TV OUT

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Governor Mark Dayton shakes hands with House bill author Rep. Ryan Winkler, after he signed the minimum wage bill into law at a public bill signing ceremony Monday, April 14, 2014 at the Minnesota State Capitol Rotunda in St. Paul. Minnesota goes from having one of the nation's lowest minimums to among the highest. With federal wage legislation stuck in Congress, states are rushing to fill the void. (AP Photo/The Star Tribune, Glen Stubbe) MANDATORY CREDIT; ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS OUT; MAGS OUT; TWIN CITIES TV OUT

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Governor Mark Dayton hands a pen to Ashia Rhodes after he signs a minimum wage bill into law at a public bill signing ceremony Monday, April 14, 2014 at the Minnesota State Capitol Rotunda in St. Paul. Minnesota goes from having one of the nation's lowest minimums to among the highest. With federal wage legislation stuck in Congress, states are rushing to fill the void. (AP Photo/The Star Tribune, Glen Stubbe) MANDATORY CREDIT; ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS OUT; MAGS OUT; TWIN CITIES TV OUT

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The crowd cheers after Governor Mark Dayton signed the minimum wage bill into law at a public bill signing ceremony Monday, April 14, 2014 at the Minnesota State Capitol Rotunda in St. Paul. Minnesota goes from having one of the nation's lowest minimums to among the highest. With federal wage legislation stuck in Congress, states are rushing to fill the void. (AP Photo/The Star Tribune, Glen Stubbe) MANDATORY CREDIT; ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS OUT; MAGS OUT; TWIN CITIES TV OUT

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** FILE ** In this May 31, 2013, file photo, acting Social Security Commissioner Carolyn W. Colvin, center, accompanied by Acting Labor Secretary Seth D. Harris, left, and Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew, speaks during a news conference about Social Security and Medicare in Washington. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)