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When asked if the mayor were trying to deter him from blocking a contract awarded to Huron Healthcare, D.C. Council member Vincent B. Orange replied, “I think that text message [I received late Wednesday night] speaks for itself.” (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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When asked if the mayor were trying to deter him from blocking a contract awarded to Huron Healthcare, D.C. Council member Vincent B. Orange replied, “I think that text message [I received late Wednesday night] speaks for itself.” (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times) **FILE**

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Sylvester Stallone, as muscle-bound hit man Jimmy Bonomo in "Bullet to the Head," is a walking advertisement for human growth hormone for building body mass. (Warner Bros. Pictures)

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Sylvester Stallone, as muscle-bound hit man Jimmy Bonomo in "Bullet to the Head," is a walking advertisement for human growth hormone for building body mass. (Warner Bros. Pictures)

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**FILE** Supporters of health care reform rally March 28, 2012, in front of the Supreme Court in Washington. (Associated Press)

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Associated Press photographs U.S. soldiers in Iraq were outfitted with the latest in armor and weaponry during operation Saberhammer 3 on the outskirts of Muqdadiyah, Iraq, on Sept. 17.

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Sen. Robert Menendez, New Jersey Democrat, said he traveled on a plane owned by Dr. Melgen but denied that he engaged with prostitutes. (Associated Press)

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Sen. Robert Menendez, New Jersey Democrat, said he traveled on a plane owned by Dr. Melgen but denied that he engaged with prostitutes. (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** President Obama signs the health care bill in the White House on March 23, 2010. (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** A caregiver picks out a marijuana bud for a patient at a marijuana dispensary in Denver on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski)

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A Shippensburg University vending machine provides an emergency contraceptive pill for $25 along with condoms and pregnancy tests. (Associated Press)

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Smog from an inversion hangs over the Utah State Capitol on Jan. 23, 2013, in Salt Lake City. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has singled out the greater Salt Lake region as having the nation's worst air for much of January, when an icy fog smothers mountain valleys for days or weeks at a time and traps lung-busting soot. (Associated Press)

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Smog from an inversion hangs over the Utah State Capitol on Jan. 23, 2013, in Salt Lake City. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has singled out the greater Salt Lake region as having the nation's worst air for much of January, when an icy fog smothers mountain valleys for days or weeks at a time and traps lung-busting soot. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** Navy Adm. Bill McRaven, commander of the U.S. Special Operations Command, addresses the National Defense Industrial Association in Washington on Feb. 7, 2012. (Associated Press)

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Surgical team leader Dr. W.P. Andrew Lee speaks at a press conference to announce the Johns Hopkins Hospital's first successful bilateral arm transplant performed on Iraq war veteran Brendan Marrocco, Baltimore, Md., Tuesday, January 29, 2013. Marrocco, who lost all four limbs from a bomb outside Baghdad, Iraq., is expected to slowly develop control over his new arms over the next year and a half. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Surgical team leader Dr. W.P. Andrew Lee speaks at a press conference to announce the Johns Hopkins Hospital's first successful bilateral arm transplant performed on Iraq war veteran Brendan Marrocco, Baltimore, Md., Tuesday, January 29, 2013. Marrocco, who lost all four limbs from a bomb outside Baghdad, Iraq., is expected to slowly develop control over his new arms over the next year and a half. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Iraq war veteran Brendan Marrocco, center, finishes a press conference along with two of his surgical team members Dr. Gerald Brandacher, left, and the team's leader Dr. W.P. Andrew Lee, right, Baltimore, Md., Tuesday, January 29, 2013. The surgical team successfully performed the hospitalís first bilateral arm transplant on Marrocco who lost all four limbs from a bomb outside Baghdad, Iraq. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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In a Dec. 18, 2012 photo provided by Johns Hopkins Medical, a surgical team at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore works on a double arm transplant for U.S. Army infantryman Brendan Marroco, 26, who lost all four limbs in Iraq. The transplants are only the seventh double-hand or double-arm transplant ever conducted in the United States. The infantryman was injured by a roadside bomb in 2009. (AP Photo/Johns Hopkins Medical)

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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.