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District of Columbia Republican Mayoral candidate, City Councilman David Catania ticks off points with his hands as he answers questions during an interview with the Associated Press in Washington, Wednesday, April 30, 2014. Conventional wisdom dictates that Catania is an underdog in the race for mayor of Washington. He is white, a former Republican and openly gay in a city that has only elected African-American Democrats to its top local office. (AP Photo/J. David Ake)

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District of Columbia Republican Mayoral candidate, City Councilman David Catania poses for a portrait before an interview with the Associated Press in Washington, Wednesday, April 30, 2014. Conventional wisdom dictates that Catania is an underdog in the race for mayor of Washington. He is white, a former Republican and openly gay in a city that has only elected African-American Democrats to its top local office. (AP Photo/J. David Ake)

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District of Columbia Republican Mayoral candidate, City Councilman David Catania poses for a portrait before an interview with the Associated Press in Washington, Wednesday, April 30, 2014. Conventional wisdom dictates that Catania is an underdog in the race for mayor of Washington. He is white, a former Republican and openly gay in a city that has only elected African-American Democrats to its top local office. (AP Photo/J. David Ake)

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FILE -- In this May 1, 2013, file photo, protesters react as a police flash-bang grenade goes off during a May Day march that began as an anti-capitalism protest and turned into demonstrators clashing with police in downtown Seattle. May Day has turned violent recently in Seattle, where last year police arrested 18 people from a crowd that pelted them with rocks and bottles. A year earlier masked marchers dressed in black broke windows and doors on downtown banks and stores and tried to set a fire at a federal building. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)

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The headquarters of Wellpoint is located in downtown Indianapolis. WellPoint is a health benefits company serving the needs of approximately 34 million medical members nationwide. It will spend about $4.46 billion to buy Medicaid coverage provider Amerigroup Corp. (Associated Press)

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FILE- In this Jan. 13, 2014 file photo, Republican House Speaker Pro Tem Eric Turner, R-Cicero, presents a proposed amendment to the state's constitution to ban gay marriage during a hearing of the House elections committee at the Statehouse in Indianapolis. The House Ethics Committee meets to vote on whether Rep. Eric Turner violated state ethics laws when he lobbied in caucus to kill a nursing home ban that would have cost his family millions. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, file)

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Civil rights attorneys Jennifer Branch, center left, and Lisa Meeks, center right, talk about the lawsuit they filed in federal court in Cincinnati seeking to strike down Ohio's gay marriage ban, Wednesday, April 30, 2014. They are surrounded by some of the gay couples who are named as plaintiffs in the lawsuit, including, from left, Michelle Gibson, Mary Koehler, Karl Rece Jr., Gary Goodman, Ethan Fletcher and Ronny Beck. (AP Photo/Amanda Lee Myers)

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Some of the 12 plaintiffs named in a lawsuit seeking to strike down Ohio's gay marriage ban speak to media Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at a Cincinnati law firm. In the front row, from left, are Michelle Gibson, Mary Koehler, and Ronny Beck; in the back row, from left, are Karl Rece Jr., Gary Goodman, and Ethan Fletcher. All are involved in same-sex relationships and are seeking the right to marry in Ohio. (AP Photo/Amanda Lee Myers)

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Longtime Cincinnati couple Karl Rece Jr., left, and Gary Goodman speak to media at a law firm in Cincinnati, Wednesday, April 30, 2014. They are among 12 plaintiffs named in a Wednesday lawsuit seeking to strike down Ohio's gay marriage ban and allow same-sex couples to marry in the state. (AP Photo/Amanda Lee Myers)

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Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., center, and GOP lawmakers, from left, Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., and Senate Minority Whip John Cornyn of Texas, talk to reporters after a GOP caucus meeting, Tuesday, April 29, 2014, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo)

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Marie Strumolo Burke was reportedly heard making racist comments on a 2013 voicemail on Councilman Kevin Kennedy's answering machine. (YouTube)

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Marie Strumolo Burke was reportedly heard making racist comments on a 2013 voicemail on Councilman Kevin Kennedy's answering machine. (YouTube)