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** FILE ** New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and legislative leaders applaud after Cuomo signed New York's Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act into law during a ceremony in the Red Room at the Capitol on Jan. 15, 2013, in Albany, N.Y. From left are Senate co-leader Jeffrey Klein, Bronx Democrat, Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, Manhattan Democrat, Lt. Gov. Robert Duffy (behind Cuomo) and Senate Democratic Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins, Yonkers Democrat. (Associated Press)

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Vice President Joseph R. Biden (right) administers the Senate oath to Sen. Ted Cruz, Texas Republican, accompanied by his wife, Heidi Nelson, and daughters Caroline and Catherine (second from right) during a mock swearing-in ceremony on Capitol Hill in Washington on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, as the 113th Congress officially began. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

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Vice President Joseph R. Biden administers the Senate oath to Sen. Chris Murphy, Connecticut Democrat, accompanied by his wife, Catherine, and sons, Rider and Owen (right) during a mock swearing-in ceremony on Capitol Hill in Washington on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, as the 113th Congress began. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

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Vice President Joseph R. Biden administers the Senate oath to Sen. Chris Murphy, Connecticut Democrat, accompanied by his wife, Catherine, and sons, Rider and Owen (right) during a mock swearing-in ceremony on Capitol Hill in Washington on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, as the 113th Congress began. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

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Vice President Joseph R. Biden (right) administers the Senate oath to Sen. Ted Cruz, Texas Republican, accompanied by his wife, Heidi Nelson, and daughters Caroline and Catherine (second from right) during a mock swearing-in ceremony on Capitol Hill in Washington on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, as the 113th Congress officially began. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

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** FILE ** Vice President Joseph R. Biden (right) administers the Senate oath to Sen. Ted Cruz, Texas Republican, accompanied by his wife, Heidi Nelson, and daughters Caroline and Catherine (second from right) during a mock swearing-in ceremony on Capitol Hill in Washington on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, as the 113th Congress officially began. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

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A Senate investigation is looking into the sources used by Oscar-winning writer Mark Boal for the script to the film “Zero Dark Thirty,” which details the killing of Osama bin Laden. (Sony Pictures)

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Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (center) and his Republican counterpart are expected to negotiate on majority Democrats' attempts to weaken the filibuster rules before the Senate returns to work after the presidential inauguration. (Associated Press)

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Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (center) and his Republican counterpart are expected to negotiate on majority Democrats' attempts to weaken the filibuster rules before the Senate returns to work after the presidential inauguration. (Associated Press)

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Senators line the steps to the Senate door of the Capitol to watch Sen. Mark Kirk, Illinois Republican, (second from left), accompanied by Sen. Joe Manchin III, West Virginia Democrat, as he returns to Congress on the first day of the 113th Congress on Thursday after suffering a stroke last January. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid called Mr. Kirk “an inspiration.” (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Senators line the steps to the Senate door of the Capitol to watch Sen. Mark Kirk, Illinois Republican, (second from left), accompanied by Sen. Joe Manchin III, West Virginia Democrat, as he returns to Congress on the first day of the 113th Congress on Thursday after suffering a stroke last January. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid called Mr. Kirk “an inspiration.” (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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**FILE** President Obama signs the health care bill at the White House in Washington on March 23, 2010, flanked by smiling supporters from the House and Senate, and Vicki Kennedy (behind Mr. Obama's right shoulder), widow of Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, who was a champion of the legislation. (Associated Press)

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Senate candidate Michael Bennet, right, greets a supporter during an election night watch party in Denver, Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2010. (AP Photo/The Denver Post, Hyoung Chang)

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House Speaker John A. Boehner (center right), Ohio Republican, and House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (center left), Virginia Republican, walk to a second GOP caucus meeting to discuss the "fiscal cliff" bill — which was passed by the Senate on Monday night — at the U.S. Capitol in Washington on Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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Late on New Year's Day, Speaker of the House John A. Boehner, Ohio Republican, walks past reporters after a closed-door meeting meeting of House Republicans as the "fiscal cliff" bill passed by the Senate last night waits for a vote in the GOP-controlled House, at the Capitol, Jan. 1, 2013. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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Late on New Year's Day, Speaker of the House John A. Boehner, Ohio Republican, walks past reporters after a closed-door meeting meeting of House Republicans as the "fiscal cliff" bill passed by the Senate last night waits for a vote in the GOP-controlled House, at the Capitol, Jan. 1, 2013. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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Speaker of the House John A. Boehner, Ohio Republican, center right, and House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, Virginia Republican, center left, walk down stairs to a second Republican conference meeting to discuss the "fiscal cliff" bill — which was passed by the Senate Monday night — at the Capitol, Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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House Speaker John A. Boehner (center right), Ohio Republican, and House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (center left), Virginia Republican, walk to a second GOP caucus meeting to discuss the "fiscal cliff" bill — which was passed by the Senate on Monday night — at the U.S. Capitol in Washington on Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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Reporters pursue Speaker of the House John A. Boehner, Ohio Republican, as he walks to a closed-door meeting with GOP members of the House as Congress in Washington, Monday, Dec. 31, 2012, as Senate and House leaders rush to assemble a last-ditch agreement to head off the automatic tax hikes and spending cuts set to take effect Jan. 1, 2013. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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Reporters pursue Speaker of the House John A. Boehner, Ohio Republican, as he walks to a closed-door meeting with GOP members of the House as Congress in Washington, Monday, Dec. 31, 2012, as Senate and House leaders rush to assemble a last-ditch agreement to head off the automatic tax hikes and spending cuts set to take effect Jan. 1, 2013. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)