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** FILE ** A fence marks the Mexico-U.S. border near Nogales, Ariz. The U.S. government hasn’t come up with a comprehensive strategy to secure the border, despite an all-out war between Mexico and its violent drug gangs that has claimed 35,000 lives and pushed hundreds of thousands of immigrants into the United States. (AP Photo/Matt York)

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** FILE ** Judy Gross, wife of U.S. government contractor Alan Gross, and U.S. lawyer Peter J. Kahn arrive at the courthouse where Mr. Gross is on a trial accused of "acts against the integrity and independence" of Cuba, in Havana on Friday, March 4, 2011. (AP Photo/Javier Galeano)

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Dr. M. Zuhdi Jasser, president of the American Islamic Forum for Democracy, sees the effort to bring Shariah law into U.S. government as unconstitutional. (American Islamic Forum for Democracy)

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This April 18,1946 file photo shows Montreal Royals Jackie Robinson. The quaint Montreal duplex that served as sanctuary to the Robinsons during the early part of his career is being recognized by the U.S. government. That chapter in American civil rights will be celebrated Monday, Feb. 28, 2011 when U.S. diplomats unveil a commemorative plaque at the apartment the couple called home in the summer of 1946. (AP Photo/John J. Lent)

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Copies of the U.S. government budget for fiscal 2012 are stacked up at the U.S. Government Printing Office in Washington on Monday, Feb. 14, 2011. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

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Sen. Bernard Sanders of Vermont says the Pentagon has continued to pay contractors found to be defrauding the U.S. government. (Associated Press)

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FILE - In this Aug. 18, 2006 file photo, students eat lunch at Pleasant View Middle School in Springfield, Tenn. The U.S. government is trying new approaches to get kids to choose healthier foods. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)

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The U.S. government is trying new approaches to get students to choose healthier foods. It is giving $2 million to food-behavior scientists to find ways to use psychology to improve youngsters' use of the federal school lunch program and fight obesity. (Associated Press)

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As a member of the sovereign-citizens movement, James McBride contends the U.S. government has not had authority over citizens for more than a century. (Associated Press)

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Pakistani volunteers unload sacks of flour provided by the U.S. government in Kalam in Pakistan's Swat valley on Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2010. U.S. Army choppers carrying emergency food and water buzzed over the swollen river and washed-out bridges, landing in the valley once controlled by the Taliban. They returned laden with grateful Pakistani flood survivors. (AP Photo/B.K.Bangash)

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Pakistani volunteers carry a sack of flour provided by the U. S. government in Kalam in Pakistan's Swat valley on Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2010. With Pakistan reeling from two weeks of flooding that has killed 1,500 and affected nearly 14 million people, the aid and rescue mission by the U.S. military gives Washington a chance to strengthen a sometimes troubled alliance that is crucial to fighting militancy in the region and ensuring a stable Afghanistan. (AP Photo/B.k.Bangash)