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Illustration: Reagan tax reform by Greg Groesch for The Washington Times.

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** FILE ** Demonstrators hold a large U.S. flag at the state Capitol in Phoenix on Friday, April 23, 2010, to protest immigration bill SB1070. Gov. Jan Brewer signed into law the U.S.'s toughest legislation against illegal immigration Friday, a sweeping measure which critics saY could violate people's civil rights. (AP Photo/The Arizona Republic, Mark Henle)

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** FILE ** With law enforcement supporters behind her, Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer signs immigration bill SB1070 into law on Friday, April 23, 2010, in Phoenix. The sweeping measure, major portions of which a federal court later blocked from implementation, would require local law enforcement to question people about their immigration status if there is reason to suspect they are in the country illegally. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

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In this image made from video the U.S. Senate passes the health care overhaul bill Thursday Dec. 24, 2009. (AP photo/CSPAN)

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Indian President Pratibha Patil (second left) puts her signature after being enumerated for the national census, at the presidential palace in New Delhi, India, Thursday, April 1, 2010. India kicked off the national census of its billion-plus population with a 2.5 million strong army of census-takers fanning out across the country to conduct what has been billed the world's largest administrative exercise. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)

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President Barack Obama points to the crowd before signing the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 at Northern Virginia Community College in Alexandria Tuesday, March 30, 2010. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

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In this file photo, a rally participant holds up a pocket-sized copy of the U.S. Constitution during an anti-health-care-reform rally by The American Grassroots Coalition and The Tea Party Express on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 16, 2010. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

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The ban on MSM (men who have have sex with men) donations was established because in the early stages of the AIDS epidemic, during the 1980s, a major share of cases involved transmission by blood transfusion. Now such cases are rare — less than 1 percent of all new HIV infections, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (Associated Press)

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In 1998, voters in the District approved the Medical Use of Marijuana Initiative. Last month, President Obama signed the D.C. appropriations bill that removed prohibitions. Advocates anticipate D.C. officials will follow the lead of states such as California and enact the 1998 measure into law. (The Washington Times)

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Demonstrators for and against same-sex marriage protest during a rally in front of a federal courthouse in San Francisco, Monday, Jan. 11, 2010. The first federal trial to determine if the U.S. Constitution prohibits states from outlawing same-sex marriage gets under way in San Francisco on Monday, and the two gay couples on whose behalf the case was brought will be among the first witnesses. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)

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Nomvula Tshabalala (above), a hospital pharmacist, holds HIV medication while explaining proper dosage to a patient in Pretoria, South Africa, in 2009.

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Bristol Palin and Levi Johnston, seen in September 2008, are in a heated custody battle for their 1-year-old son, Tripp. Miss Palin's request to keep the proceedings closed was denied. (AP Photo)

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ASSOCIATED PRESS Sen. Mary L. Landrieu's $300 million in dollars matched by the government for Medicaid services for Louisiana is one of the sweetheart deals in the health care bill.

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Gerry Kraus, a registered nurse, joins hundreds of physicians in protesting plans for government reform of the health care system at a 2009 rally on Capitol Hill. (Allison Shelley/The Washington Times)

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** FILE ** A police officer patrols a parking lot in Montgomery County. (Photo provided by the Montgomery County Police Department)

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ASSOCIATED PRESS PUSHING PEACE: Rep. Dennis J. Kucinich, Ohio Democrat, joined peace activists in an antiwar rally near the White House.

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** FILE ** A World AIDS Day ribbon is seen on the North Portico of the White House in Washington on Monday, Nov. 30, 2009. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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** FILE ** Suspected immigration violators wait inside a holding cell before having their immigration status checked by the Harris County Sheriffs Department and Immigration and Customs Enforcement as part of the booking process Oct. 26, 2009 in Houston, TX. (Eric Kayne/Special to The Washington Times)

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** FILE ** A Peace Corps volunteer works with local women in Liberia. About one-third of Peace Corps applicants are selected for service. (Peace Corps)

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In this Nov. 4, 2009 photo, Joseph Skinner urges passing motorists to support Question 1 on the Maine ballot, which would repeal a lawmaker-passed law legalizing gay marriage. Gay marriage supporters Ann DiMella and Suzanne Blackburn post their own sign urging people to reject the referendum. (Associated Press/File)