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Rep. Christopher H. Smith, New Jersey Republican, said that while the Treasury isn't cutting a check to directly pay for abortions, the second part of the Hyde Amendment says no funds "shall be expended for health benefits coverage that includes coverage of abortion." (Associated Press)

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Illustration on the broken promise not to fund abortion through Obamacare by Linas Garsys/The Washington Times

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Illustration on the broken promise not to fund abortion through Obamacare by Linas Garsys/The Washington Times

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President Barack Obama meets with House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif. and Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Chairman Rep. Steve Israel, D-N.Y. in the Oval Office, July 31, 2014. Kelly Ward, Executive Director of the DCCC, seated at right. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

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Illegal immigrants on their way to deportation listen to a Border Patrol agent in Arizona in 2010, when the majority came from Mexico. The Obama administration has cut deportations to the level they were before President George W. Bush's end-of-term surge, raising questions about whether he is skirting the law. (Associated Press)

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A bill is before Congress to once again take up the issue of statehood for the District of Columbia. (Nancy Pastor/The Washington Times) **FILE**

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Carolina Panthers' Greg Hardy smiles at fans as he arrives for an NFL football practice in Charlotte, N.C., Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014. Hardy has been convicted on two counts of domestic violence and is still playing. Though he has already been found guilty, the league is sticking by its policy to wait until the appeal process has been heard before making any decision on a possible suspension. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

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Navy 's Tago Smith (18) rushes against Texas State during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, in San Marcos, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

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Washington Nationals' Ryan Zimmerman prepares to take batting practice before a baseball game at Nationals Park, Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014, in Washington. Zimmerman has been on the disabled list and this is one of the first times he has taken batting practice. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

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Ellen Richardson, left, joins legislators at signing of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Amendments in 1997. A "movement to 'de-institutionalize' and provide 'inclusion'" accompanied such legislative landmarks, says Gary Barnard. (AP Photo/Ron Edmonds)

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emigres: Children play at a Turkish neighborhood in Duisburg, Germany. The country needs immigrants to replace retiring workers, particularly those with college degrees. (Associated Press)

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Turkish immigrants go shopping on a market in Duisburg, Germany. The government has even fashioned its own version of the American dream, with its "Make it in Germany" campaign. Launched in 2012, this online platform lures non-German-speaking skilled immigrants with the promise of a lucrative future. (Associated Press)

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The most egregious examples of government waste, fraud or abuse from TWT staff. (Golden Hammer cropped logo)

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Olympic figure skater Tonya Harding served time for hindering a police investigation (of an attack on Nancy Kerrigan), multiple DUI's and domestic violence. (AP Photo/John Gaps III)

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Boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. was sentenced to serve three months in jail and fined $2,500 in connection with a domestic violence incident. Mayweather pleaded guilty to a charge of battery and two counts of harassment. He was arrested in September 2010, after he punched the mother of his children at his home. (AP Photo/Eric Jamison)

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Maywood Fire Chief Craig Bronaugh had issued a mandate for the removal of patriotic stickers from helmets and lockers, citing a culture of racism within the department, but said Wednesday that now he will be mandating department-issued flags on every locker and in every locker room. (NBC Chicago)

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Kentucky Democratic Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes speaks in Louisville, Ky., in this Aug. 20, 2014, file photo. Grimes will face Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell in the general election for U.S. Senate. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley, File)

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Virginia’s “Don’t Tread On Me” license plates that advocate for limited government have been soaring in popularity since their release in 2012. (Virginia DMV)

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Liberal filmmaker Michael Moore described President Obama as a "huge disappointment," who will only be remembered by history because of his race. (The Hollywood Reporter)

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Artist Gilbert Baker, designer of the Rainbow Flag, holds a "Boycott Homophobia" banner before the start of the St. Patrick's Day parade in March. Three Irish gay groups are applying to be in the parade after a gay broadcast-employees group was approved. (Associated Press)