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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu greets people on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, May 24, 2011, after addressing a joint meeting of Congress. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

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Members of Congress stand and applaud as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addresses a joint meeting of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, May 24, 2011. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

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Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reaches to shakes hand with House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio as Vice President Joe Biden looks on, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, May 24, 2011, after his address to a joint meeting of Congress. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (center front), followed by House Majority Leader Eric Cantor and House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy, arrives at the Capitol to address a joint meeting of Congress on Tuesday, May 24, 2011, in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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A man, holding up a sign that reads in Spanish "Annul the amnesty right now!!," demonstrates on May 19, 2011, in front of the Congress in Montevideo, Uruguay. The Chamber of Deputies is discussing a law to overturn an amnesty for human rights crimes by the military during Uruguay's 1973-85 dictatorship. (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** In this May 3, 2011, file photo, CIA Director Leon Panetta, right, leaves after briefing members of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington. Some members of Congress are making appointments at CIA headquarters to view graphic photos of Osama bin Laden's corpse. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)

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Musician Harry Connick, Jr. walks past a screen showing the "National Jukebox," at the Library of Congress, in Washington, Tuesday, May 10, 2011, during a ceremony to introduce the new website, which offers more than 10,000 historic sound recordings for free. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

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CIA Director Leon E. Panetta (right) leaves Capitol Hill in Washington on Tuesday, May 3, 2011, after briefing members of Congress on the raid on Osama bin Laden's compound in Pakistan. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

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CIA Director Leon E. Panetta (right) leaves the Capitol in Washington on Tuesday, May 3, 2011, after briefing members of Congress on the raid on Osama bin Laden's compound in Pakistan. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

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ASSOCIATED PRESS Ann Kirkpatrick campaigned successfully for Congress in 2008, but lost in the Republican tide last year. She plans to seek a rematch to take back the seat from Rep. Paul A. Gosar.

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Treasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner said Sunday that Republicans are assuring the White House that "Congress will raise the debt ceiling." (ABC via Associated Press)

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ASSOCIATED PRESS President Obama, during an address at George Washington University on Wednesday, says he wants to see a final deficit-reduction deal from Congress by June, and criticizes the House Republican proposal on the table as not a serious one.

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Patrons walk through the National Gallery of Art in Washington, Friday, April 8, 2011, as Congress continues to debate in hopes of avoiding a government shutdown. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

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House Armed Services Committee Chairman Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon, California Republican, says the Obama administration is rushing to judgment and has bypassed Congress in pushing for the repeal of "don't ask, don't tell." (Associated Press)

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The Infectious Diseases Society of America is calling on Congress to fight methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) bacteria, shown here magnified 20,000 times. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

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Actor Kevin Spacey attends an event on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, April 5, 2011, held by Americans for the Arts in conjunction with the Congressional Arts Caucus , calling for Congress to preserve arts funding. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

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Treasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner warned of a financial crisis if Congress doesn't raise the debt ceiling. He projects the U.S. will reach the current ceiling by no later than May 16. (Associated Press)

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TURNABOUT: Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. blamed hindrances by members of Congress. (Associated Press)

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Illustration: Shuttered Congress

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Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. has offered to work with Congress on a law that would let law enforcement delay constitutional Miranda warnings to terror suspects. (Associated Press)