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    National Edition News cover for July 29, 2014 - Immigration legacy at stake for Obama: Undocumented immigrant leaders protest near the entrance to White House along Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, D.C., Monday, July 28, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)


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    Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam, a Republican running for re-election in a crowded field, has criticized President Obama about "an influx of unaccompanied immigrant children to the state, with little information being made available to the public." (Associated Press)


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    Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam, a Republican running for re-election in a crowded field, has criticized President Obama about "an influx of unaccompanied immigrant children to the state, with little information being made available to the public." (Associated Press)


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    AT OBAMA'S DOORSTEP: Various immigrant rights groups held separate demonstrations and carried different messages outside the White House on Monday, indicating splintering within the movement. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)


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    Various immigrant rights groups held separate demonstrations and carried different messages outside the White House on Monday, indicating splintering within the movement. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)


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    FILE - In this May 30, 2014 file photo, Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Dr. Margaret Hamburg answers questions during an interview at The Associated Press in Washington. While Hamburg acknowledged that opioids are overprescribed, she again emphasized the importance of keeping the drugs accessible to Americans with chronic pain _ a group estimated at about 100 million, or about 40 percent of all U.S. adults (AP Photo/J. David Ake, File)


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    D.C. Police Chief Cathy L Lanier, with Mayor Vincent C. Gray, discusses an initiative for phone-service carriers to disable stolen smartphones as soon as the theft is reported. Chief Lanier is a leading advocate of the FCC-coordinated program. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)


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    Pro-Palestinian activists blocked the entrance to a Boeing office in Washington state Monday morning, accusing the company of profiting from Israel's offensive in Gaza. (Twitter/Jewish Voice for Peace)


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    Pro-Palestinian activists blocked the entrance to a Boeing office in Washington state Monday morning, accusing the company of profiting from Israel's offensive in Gaza. (Twitter/Jewish Voice for Peace)


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