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Mercedes Bagceci, an Army specialist, and her husband, Ismail, look over information for Ismail, who was among military spouses looking for work at the Military Spouse Career Forum and Hiring Fair at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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William G. Estrella, living in McPherson Square on K Street beats a drum as protesters, upset by multiple hit-and-run incidents last Friday during a protest of the American for Prosperity Conference outside the Washington Convention Center, converge on the front steps of the Metropolitan Police Headquarters at 300 Indiana Avenue, Monday, November 7, 2011. (Andrew Harnik / The Washington Times)

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Occupy DC protesters, upset by multiple hit-and-run incidents last Friday during a protest of the American for Prosperity Conference outside the Washington Convention Center, converge on the front steps of the Metropolitan Police Headquarters at 300 Indiana Avenue, Monday, November 7, 2011. (Andrew Harnik / The Washington Times)

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Occupy DC protesters, upset by multiple hit-and-run incidents last Friday during a protest of the American for Prosperity Conference outside the Washington Convention Center, converge on the front steps of the Metropolitan Police Headquarters at 300 Indiana Avenue, Monday, November 7, 2011. (Andrew Harnik / The Washington Times)

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Occupy DC protesters, upset by multiple hit-and-run incidents last Friday during a protest of the American for Prosperity Conference outside the Washington Convention Center, converge on the front steps of the Metropolitan Police Headquarters at 300 Indiana Avenue, Monday, November 7, 2011. (Andrew Harnik / The Washington Times)

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Occupy DC protesters, upset by multiple hit-and-run incidents last Friday during a protest of the American for Prosperity Conference outside the Washington Convention Center, converge on the front steps of the Metropolitan Police Headquarters at 300 Indiana Avenue, Monday, November 7, 2011. (Andrew Harnik / The Washington Times)

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Occupy DC protesters, upset by multiple hit-and-run incidents last Friday during a protest of the American for Prosperity Conference outside the Washington Convention Center, converge on the front steps of the Metropolitan Police Headquarters at 300 Indiana Avenue, Monday, November 7, 2011. (Andrew Harnik / The Washington Times)

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Jordan Bostic, an Occupy DC protester, marches to the Metropolitan Police Headquarters at 300 Indiana Avenue, upset by multiple hit-and-run incidents last Friday during a protest of the American for Prosperity Conference outside the Washington Convention Center, Monday, November 7, 2011. (Andrew Harnik / The Washington Times)

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Occupy DC protesters march to the Metropolitan Police Headquarters at 300 Indiana Avenue upset by multiple hit-and-run incidents last Friday during a protest of the American for Prosperity Conference outside the Washington Convention Center, Monday, November 7, 2011. (Andrew Harnik / The Washington Times)

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William G. Estrella, living in McPherson Square on K Street beats a drum as protesters, upset by multiple hit-and-run incidents last Friday during a protest of the American for Prosperity Conference outside the Washington Convention Center, converge on the front steps of the Metropolitan Police Headquarters at 300 Indiana Avenue, Monday, November 7, 2011. (Andrew Harnik / The Washington Times)

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Occupy DC protesters, upset by multiple hit-and-run incidents last Friday during a protest of the American for Prosperity Conference outside the Washington Convention Center, converge on the front steps of the Metropolitan Police Headquarters at 300 Indiana Avenue, Monday, November 7, 2011. (Andrew Harnik / The Washington Times)

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Performers from New York City's Brown Girls Burlesque, from left, Pam Demonium, Exhotic Other and Jazabel Jade prepare to audition for America's Got Talent at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. on Nov. 6, 2011. (T.J. Kirkpatrick/ The Washington Times)

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Mary Simpson, of Ruckersville, Va., center, hugs her daughter Kat, 13, while waiting in line to audition for America's Got Talent at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. on Nov. 6, 2011. (T.J. Kirkpatrick/ The Washington Times)

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President Obama speaks Sept. 14, 2011, at the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute’s 34th annual awards gala at the Washington Convention Center in D.C. (Associated Press)

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Crowds of people wait outside the Washington Convention Center in northwest D.C., on Aug. 23, 2011, following a 5.8-magnitude earthquake that hit the east coast of the United States. The quake had an epicenter of Mineral, Va., east of Charlottesville, but could be felt along much of the Eastern seaboard, including D.C. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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President Obama announces a new fuel efficiency standards for cars and light trucks on July 29, 2011, at the Washington Convention Center in Washington. (Associated Press)

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Nathan Ackerman of Washington seems to know what to look for in a good glass of water as he scrutinizes one of the 24 entrants in the water taste test at the Washington Convention Center. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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Bottles of unmarked water wait to be tasted in the 2011 Best of the Best water taste test on Tuesday at the Washington Convention Center. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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Washington D.C. Councilmember Mary Cheh delivers her speech after being sworn-in at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)