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Former Mayor Marion Barry and Jesse Jackson Jr. playing basketball in a D.C. housing project in April 18, 1989 (Kevin T. Gilbert/The Washington Times)

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Mayor Marion Barry answers questions after he announced alongside Police Chief Larry Soulsby on April 21, 1997 that he would sponsor a bill which would advocate the death penalty for the murder of a police officer. (Sharon Natoli/The Washington Times)

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"Saturday Night Live" took aim at President Obama's action on illegal immigration by spoofing the 1970s kids' favorite "Schoolhouse Rock" and replacing "Bill" with a chain-smoking "Executive Order." (NBC)

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National Edition News cover for November 22, 2014 - John Boehner files long-awaited lawsuit over Obamacare: House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio responds to President Barack Obama's intention to spare millions of illegal immigrants from being deported, a use of executive powers that is setting up a fight with Republicans in Congress over the limits of presidential powers, Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Boehner, who has refused to have his members vote on broad immigration legislation passed by the Senate last year, said earlier that Obama's decision to go it alone "cemented his legacy of lawlessness and squandered what little credibility he had left." (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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President Barack Obama speaks about immigration, Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, at Del Sol High School in Las Vegas. The president unveiled expansive executive actions on immigration Thursday night to spare nearly 5 million people in the U.S. illegally from deportation, setting off a fierce fight with Republicans over the limits of presidential powers. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

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President Barack Obama speaks about immigration, Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, at Del Sol High School in Las Vegas. The president unveiled expansive executive actions on immigration Thursday night to spare nearly 5 million people in the U.S. illegally from deportation, setting off a fierce fight with Republicans over the limits of presidential powers. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) **FILE**

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Immigration activist Astrid Silva introduces then-President Barack Obama before a speech on immigration at Del Sol High School Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken) ** FILE **

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My executive order allowing illegal immigrants to remain here ... (Illustration by Bob Gorrell for Creators Syndicate)

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President Barack Obama speaks about immigration, Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, at Del Sol High School in Las Vegas. The president unveiled expansive executive actions on immigration Thursday night to spare nearly 5 million people in the U.S. illegally from deportation, setting off a fierce fight with Republicans over the limits of presidential powers. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

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FILE - In this March 10, 2010 file photo, Leroy Watson holds a sign in support of hundreds of young people participating in a youth immigration rally in Chicago. President Barack Obama is scheduled to visit the Chicago area next Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014 to detail his expansive executive action aimed at keeping roughly 5 million immigrants in the U.S. illegally from deportation. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green,File)

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In this photo taken Nov. 19, 2014, a multi-colored flag is waved by a counter demonstrator at a rally by supporters of Arkansas' law banning same sex marriage at the Arkansas state Capitol in Little Rock, Ark. Judges in two Arkansas courtrooms are reviewing challenges to the state's gay-marriage ban. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston)

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Oscar Alfaro and Enriqueta Juarez and their daughter Gelin Alfaro, 16, become emotional as they watch President Obama's speech on his plans for a protections for undocumented immigrants because it will stop Oscar's deportation, at a watch party held at CASA de Maryland's multicultural center, Hyattsville, Maryland, Thursday. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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National Edition Opinion cover for November 21, 2014 - Considering the thorny question of a marriage amendment (Illustration by Linas Garsys for The Washington Times)

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Rep. Christopher H. Smith, New Jersey Republican, said the administration's handling of the abortion issue in the Affordable Care Act has been "unconscionable," and the new website should be a helpful tool for consumers who don't want to pay for other people's abortions. (Associated Press)

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In a prime-time address from the White House, President Obama said his action on immigration is "lawful," and he dared Republican critics in Congress to counter him by passing a comprehensive legislation, which he said would be a permanent fix. (Associated Press)

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Illustration on the real political aim of immigration "reform" by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

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Chinese President Xi Jinping's anti-graft crusade has unearthed signs of internal tension and disorder among senior military leaders, with the suicides of multiple party leaders coming to light. (AP Photo/Jason Reed, Pool)

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Israeli mayor of the costal city of Ashkelon Itamar Shimoni joins a rally in his support in Ashkelon, Israel, Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014. Shimoni has suspended Israeli Arab laborers from work, renovating bomb shelters at local day-care centers. The move drew widespread criticism on Thursday, including from Netanyahu who said "there is no place for discrimination against Israeli Arabs." (AP Photo/Tsafrir Abayov)

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National Edition News cover for November 20, 2014 - Former colleagues decry Obama as an opportunist on immigration: President Barack Obama greets audience members after he spoke about immigration reform at Chamizal National Memorial Park in El Paso, Texas, Tuesday, May 10, 2011. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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"A primary way to fight child trafficking is to fight demand created by sex tourists," said Rep. Christopher H. Smith, New Jersey Republican. Data show that "registered sex offenders are traveling disproportionately to countries where children are trafficked for sex," he said, adding that a "deeply disturbing" 2010 Government Accountability Office report found that at least 4,500 U.S. passports were issued to registered sex offenders in 2008.