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    March 13: Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., speaks to the press on the plane as he headed from Chicago to Washington.

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    March 13: Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., speaks to the press on the plane as he headed from Chicago to Washington.

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    March 13: Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., speaks to the press on the plane as he headed from Chicago to Washington.

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    March 13: Republican presidential candidate Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., right, walks up the escalator on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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    March 13: Republican presidential candidate Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., second from left, walks with Sen. Joseph Lieberman, D-Conn., second from right, and Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., right, on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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    March 13: Republican presidential candidate Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., rides the Senate subway on his way to a vote on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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    March 13: Republican presidential candidate Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., shakes hands with members of the U.S. Marine Band at the conclusion of a ceremony honoring troops in the Capitol Rotunda on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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    March 13: Republican presidential candidate Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., right, talks with Sen. Sam Brownback, R-Kansas, left, Sen. Joseph Lieberman, D-Conn., partially visible, and Sen. John Warner, R-Va., center, in a hallway on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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    March 13: Republican presidential candidate Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., meets with Iran-Afghanistan War veterans in the Capitol Rotunda on Capitol Hill in Washington during an Iraq War, Afghanistan War Congressional Remembrance Ceremony.

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    March 13: Republican presidential candidate Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., right, meets with Sgt. Timothy Brown, left, and Sgt. Thomas Prasenski in the Capitol Rotunda on Capitol Hill in Washington during an Iraq War, Afghanistan War Congressional Remembrance Ceremony.

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    March 13: Vice President Dick Cheney, left, and Defense Secretary Robert Gates look on as President Bush, not pictured, participates in a video teleconference with the Afghanistan Provincial Reconstruction Team leaders and brigade combat commanders, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington.

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    March 13: President Bush participates in a video teleconference with the Afghanistan Provincial Reconstruction Team leaders and brigade combat commanders in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington.

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    March 13: President Bush walks from the Oval Office of the White House in Washington to make a statement on the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act legislation on the South Lawn.

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    March 13: President Bush makes a statement on the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act legislation on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington.

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    March 13: Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., left, walks with former Colorado Sen. Gary Hart, chairman of the Council for a Livable World, on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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    March 13: Supreme Court Justices Anthony Kennedy, right, and Clarence Thomas testify on Capitol Hill in Washington before the House Financial Services and General Government subcommittee hearing on the Supreme Court's fiscal 2009 budget.

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    March 13: House Financial Services and General Government subcommittee Chairman Rep. Jose Serrano, D-N.Y., left, talks with Supreme Court Justices Clarence Thomas, center, and Anthony Kennedy on Capitol Hill in Washington prior to the subcommittee's hearing of the Supreme Court's fiscal 2009 budget.

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    Former Ohio Sen. Howard Metzenbaum stands outside the Capitol Building in Washington, D.C., in this June 1993 file photo. Metzenbaum died at his home near Fort Lauderdale, Fla., on Wednesday night. He was 90.

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    March 13: Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson arrives to a news conference at the National Press Club in Washington.

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    March 13: Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson leaves the National Press Club in Washington after a news conference.

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    March 13: Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson gestures during a news conference at the National Press Club in Washington.

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    This undated image obtained from a MySpace Web page shows a woman identified as Ashley Alexandra Dupre. The New York Times reported on Wednesday that the name of the woman identified as 'Kristen' in court papers alleging that Gov. Eliot Spitzer paid more than $4,000 for prostitutes' services is Dupre.

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    March 13: New York Lt. Gov. David Paterson, left, and Charles O'Byrne, his chief of staff, walk in a hallway at the state Capitol in Albany, N.Y. Paterson on Monday will replace Gov. Eliot Spitzer, who resigned on Wednesday.

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    March 13: New York Lt. Gov. David Paterson leaves his office at the state Capitol in Albany, N.Y.

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    March 13: New York Lt. Gov. David Paterson walks to the governor's office at the state Capitol in Albany, N.Y.

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    March 13: New York Lt. Gov. David Paterson is seen as a guest of a radio talk show at the state Capitol in Albany, N.Y.

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    March 13: House Chaplin the Rev. Daniel P. Coughlin, right, speaks in the Capitol Rotunda on Capitol Hill in Washington during an Iraq War, Afghanistan War Congressional Remembrance Ceremony. From left are House Minority Leader John Boehner of Ohio; House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of California; Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada; Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky; and Senate Chaplin the Rev. Barry Black.

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