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Democratic state Sens. Ricardo Lara (left) and Kevin de Leon converse during a Senate session at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif., on Wednesday, May 29, 2013. By a 27-9 vote the Senate approved Mr. Lara's bill that would use California's tax policy in an attempt to pressure the Boys Scouts of America into fully accepting gay members. The bill, SB323, gets rid of a tax exemption for sales and use taxes, as well as corporate taxes, for youth groups that discriminate. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

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Democratic state Sens. Ricardo Lara (left) and Kevin de Leon converse during a Senate session at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif., on Wednesday, May 29, 2013. By a 27-9 vote the Senate approved Mr. Lara's bill that would use California's tax policy in an attempt to pressure the Boys Scouts of America into fully accepting gay members. The bill, SB323, gets rid of a tax exemption for sales and use taxes, as well as corporate taxes, for youth groups that discriminate. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

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**FILE** Sens. Patrick Leahy (right), Vermont Democrat and president pro tempore of the Senate, and Thad Cochran, Mississippi Republican, walk to the floor of the Senate on Capitol Hill on May 6, 2013, during a vote on legislation to collect sales tax on Internet purchases. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** Sens. Patrick Leahy (right), Vermont Democrat and president pro tempore of the Senate, and Thad Cochran, Mississippi Republican, walk to the floor of the Senate on Capitol Hill on May 6, 2013, during a vote on legislation to collect sales tax on Internet purchases. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** Copies of President Obama's budget plan for fiscal year 2014 are distributed to Senate staff on Capitol Hill in Washington on April 10, 2013. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** Copies of President Obama's budget plan for fiscal year 2014 are distributed to Senate staff on Capitol Hill in Washington on April 10, 2013. (Associated Press)

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Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., arrives at the Senate chamber for a vote, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, May 6, 2013. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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Sen. Marco Rubio, Florida Republican, arrives for a vote at the Senate chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington on Monday, May 6, 2013. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.), left, the senator who former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton yelled at during a senate hearing on the attacks in Benghazi, speaks with Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas), right, before a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on the September 11, 2012 attack in Benghazi, Libya on Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C., Wednesday, May 8, 2013. (Andrew Geraci/The Washington Times)

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Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.), right, the senator who former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton yelled at during a senate hearing on the attacks in Benghazi, and Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas), center, arrive before a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on the September 11, 2012 attack in Benghazi, Libya on Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C., Wednesday, May 8, 2013. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif. waits for an elevator on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, April 17, 2013, after speaking about gun legislation on the Senate floor. A bipartisan effort to expand background checks was in deep trouble Wednesday as the Senate approached a long-awaited vote on the linchpin of the drive to curb gun violence. (Associated Press)

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Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif. waits for an elevator on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, April 17, 2013, after speaking about gun legislation on the Senate floor. A bipartisan effort to expand background checks was in deep trouble Wednesday as the Senate approached a long-awaited vote on the linchpin of the drive to curb gun violence. (Associated Press)

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Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., laughs as he and Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., left, cross paths at competing TV news interviews just before a vote in the Senate on legislation to collect sales tax on internet purchases, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, May 6, 2013. (Associated Press)

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Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., laughs as he and Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., left, cross paths at competing TV news interviews just before a vote in the Senate on legislation to collect sales tax on internet purchases, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, May 6, 2013. (Associated Press)

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Sen. Joe Manchin III, West Virginia Democrat (right), a lifelong hunter and NRA member, plans to "go to every gun show" in the country in his effort to convince doubters including NRA members of the Senate background-check bill's merit.

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Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, Nevada Democrat, gestures as he takes a call in his office before the jobs bill cloture vote on Capitol Hill in Washington on Monday, Feb. 22, 2010. A bipartisan jobs bill cleared a GOP filibuster with critical momentum provided by the Senate's newest Republican, Sen. Scott P. Brown of Massachusetts. (AP Photo/Harry Hamburg)

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Former Rep. Gabby Giffords is helped as she arrives for a news conference in the Rose Garden of the White House, Wednesday, April 17, 2013, in Washington, about measures to reduce gun violence and the bill to expand background checks on guns that was defeated in the Senate. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

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Former Rep. Gabby Giffords is helped as she arrives for a news conference in the Rose Garden of the White House, Wednesday, April 17, 2013, in Washington, about measures to reduce gun violence and the bill to expand background checks on guns that was defeated in the Senate. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

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**FILE** Arkansas state Sen. Gary Stubblefield, Branch Republican, speaks April 5, 2013, on the Senate floor at the Arkansas state Capitol in Little Rock for his bill that would ban the state from awarding grants to entities that perform abortions or abortion referrals. The measure narrowly failed in the Senate, but Stubblefield said he may try again to get the restriction through the Legislature. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** Arkansas state Sen. Gary Stubblefield, Branch Republican, speaks April 5, 2013, on the Senate floor at the Arkansas state Capitol in Little Rock for his bill that would ban the state from awarding grants to entities that perform abortions or abortion referrals. The measure narrowly failed in the Senate, but Stubblefield said he may try again to get the restriction through the Legislature. (Associated Press)