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Secret Service Director Julia Pierson testifies in front of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on Capitol Hill to discuss the recent White House perimeter breach when an armed Texas man made it into the White House earlier this month, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, September 30, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Secret Service Director Julia Pierson testifies in front of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on Capitol Hill to discuss the recent White House perimeter breach when an armed Texas man made it into the White House earlier this month, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, September 30, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Secret Service Director Julia Pierson, former Secret Service Director W. Ralph Basham and former Assistant Homeland Security Secretary for Infrastructure Protection Todd Keil are sworn in before they testify in front of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on Capitol Hill to discuss the recent White House perimeter breach when an armed Texas man made it into the White House earlier this month, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, September 30, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Former Secret Service Director W. Ralph Basham testifies in front of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on Capitol Hill to discuss the recent White House perimeter breach when an armed Texas man made it into the White House earlier this month, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, September 30, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Secret Service Director Julia Pierson arrives to testify in front of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on Capitol Hill to discuss the recent White House perimeter breach when an armed Texas man made it into the White House earlier this month, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, September 30, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Cal.), left, and Ranking Member Elijah Cummings (D-Md.), second from left, greet Secret Service Director Julia Pierson, third from left, before she testifies in front of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on Capitol Hill to discuss the recent White House perimeter breach when an armed Texas man made it into the White House earlier this month, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, September 30, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Secret Service Director Julia Pierson, left, arrives to testify in front of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on Capitol Hill to discuss the recent White House perimeter breach when an armed Texas man made it into the White House earlier this month, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, September 30, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Cal.) speaks as Secret Service Director Julia Pierson testifies in front of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on Capitol Hill to discuss the recent White House perimeter breach when an armed Texas man made it into the White House earlier this month, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, September 30, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Secret Service Director Julia Pierson, center, arrives to testify in front of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on Capitol Hill to discuss the recent White House perimeter breach when an armed Texas man made it into the White House earlier this month, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, September 30, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Reps. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.), left, and Jason Chaffetz (R-UT), right, speak together before Secret Service Director Julia Pierson, former Secret Service Director W. Ralph Basham and former Assistant Homeland Security Secretary for Infrastructure Protection Todd Keil testify in front of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on Capitol Hill to discuss the recent White House perimeter breach when an armed Texas man made it into the White House earlier this month, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, September 30, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Secret Service Director Julia Pierson, center, arrives to testify in front of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on Capitol Hill to discuss the recent White House perimeter breach when an armed Texas man made it into the White House earlier this month, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, September 30, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Alison Lundergan Grimes, Kentucky Democrat, who is challenging incumbent Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell, on Monday unveiled a social-media campaign dubbed "#AlisonCares." It plays off Mrs. Grimes' stump speech, in which she declares, "Mitch McConnell doesn't care. I do!" (Associated Press)

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Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney didn't win Colorado two years ago as the Republican presidential candidate in 2012, but he was back in the Rocky Mountain State on Monday, campaigning on behalf of the party's candidates for governor, Senate, the House and other offices. (Associated PRess)

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Arkansas Gov. Mike Beebe, a Democrat, hailed the state's 2 percent drop in insurance premiums as proof of Obamacare's success. (Associated Press)

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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (right) was in Wisconsin Monday campaigning for fellow Republican Gov. Scott Walker, who is facing a tough re-election campaign against Democrat Mary Burke. (Associated Press Photographs)

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Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke's polling numbers slipped after it was revealed that parts of her jobs plan had been plagiarized. First lady Michelle Obama also made an appearance Wisconsin Monday, stumping for Ms. Burke.

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India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi is making his first visit to Washington, D.C., this week. He had a private dinner with President Obama Monday night, though the White House wouldn't say whether intellectual property reform was on the agenda. (Associated Press)

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Washington Wizards center Marcin Gortat, from Poland, poses for a photographer during the NBA basketball team's media day, Monday, Sept. 29, 2014 in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

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Washington Wizards center Marcin Gortat, (4), of Poland, poses for a photograph during NBA basketball media day at the Verizon Center in Washington, Monday, Sept. 29, 2014. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

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Illustration on the persecution of Christians by Islamists in the Middle East by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times