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  • Former Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords testifies before a Washington state House panel Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014. The man who shot her was ranting online months before the rampage, according to new documents released.
  • The man who shot ex-Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords unraveled months before the rampage, according to new documents released.
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  • The Senate Foreign Relations Committee wants a U.S. agency to turn over records from a Twitter-like program it built in Cuba.
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  • President Barack Obama signs executive actions aimed at closing a compensation gender gap that favors men on Tuesday, Apil 8, 2014.
  • Republicans blocked a Senate bill Wednesday aimed at narrowing the pay gap between men and women.
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  • The 2012 attack on a diplomatic compound in Benghazi was preventable, according to the Senate Intelligence Committee.
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  • The Senate voted 68-32 to pass an immigration bill Thursday. The measure now goes to the House of Representatives.
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  • U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg, the last World War II veteran remaining in the Senate, has died at the age of 89.
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  • The man who led the IRS when it was giving extra scrutiny to tea party groups says he knew little about the targeting.
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  • A girl on a laptop is seen in this undated file photo.
  • The Senate on Monday passed a bill that would widely subject online shopping to sales taxes in all 50 states.
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  • Diane Osborne (right) speaks at a forum on gun control in Irvine on Wednesday, April 18, 2013.
  • Local families who lost loved ones to gun violence spoke out on the Senate vote rejecting gun buyer background checks.
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  • President Barack Obama makes a statement from the White House Rose Garden after the Senate rejected a key gun control measure on Wednesday, April 17, 2013.
  • President Obama said it was 'a pretty shameful day in Washington' after a key gun control bill failed in the Senate.
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  • Diane Osborne (right) speaks at a forum on gun control in Irvine on Wednesday, April 18, 2013.
  • Local families who lost loved ones to gun violence spoke out on the Senate vote rejecting gun buyer background checks.
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  • President Barack Obama makes a statement from the White House Rose Garden after the Senate rejected a key gun control measure on Wednesday, April 17, 2013.
  • President Obama said it was 'a pretty shameful day in Washington' after a key gun control bill failed in the Senate.
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  • Undated file photo of a handgun.
  • The Supreme Court is expected to consider a new appeal aimed at loosening state restrictions on guns.
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  • A man looks down the sight of a shotgun at the Glendale Gun Show on Saturday, March 2, 2013.
  • Two pivotal senators have reached a bipartisan deal on gun legislation that would expand required background checks.
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  • Connecticut school-shooting victims lobby lawmakers as the Senate nears a key vote on efforts to toughen gun laws.
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  • President Barack Obama talks at Connecticuts University of Hartford on Monday, April 8, 2013.
  • Time is running out on the president's chance to get gun control laws passed. He's enlisted the support of Newtown families.
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  • A weapon is seen at a gun control hearing in Sacramento on Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013.
  • Senate Democrats dropped an assault weapons ban from its gun control bill, making it unlikely that the ban will survive.
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  • Former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, who was injured in the mass shooting that killed six in Arizona two years ago, speaks during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing next to her husband, retired astronaut Mark Kelly, Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013.
  • Wounded former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords urged Congress on Wednesday to enact tougher gun control legislation.
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  • Former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, who was injured in the mass shooting that killed six in Arizona two years ago, speaks during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing next to her husband, retired astronaut Mark Kelly, Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013.
  • Wounded former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords urged Congress Wednesday to enact tougher gun control legislation.
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  • California Senator Dianne Feinstein is seen in this undated file photo.
  • The first Congressional hearings on stricter gun laws are set to begin this week. Both sides are gearing up for a fight.
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  • The debate process in Congress could soon change. The Senate has voted to impose modest limits on filibusters.
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  • Hawaii Sen. Daniel Inouye was laid to rest at Honolulu's National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific on Sunday.
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  • President Barack Obama led admirers paying tribute to the late Sen. Daniel Inouye of Hawaii, a senator for 50 years.
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  • A joint military honor guard carries in the casket of Sen. Daniel Inouye, D-Hawaii, the second-longest-serving senator in history, to lie in state in the Capitol Rotunda in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012.
  • The Capitol paid its final tribute to Hawaiian Senator Daniel Inouye, the second-longest serving senator in U.S. history.
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  • Political and civic leaders gathered on Tuesday to bid farewell to former U.S. Sen. Arlen Specter at Har Zion Temple.
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  • Sen. Dianne Feinstein is seen speaking to students at Oxford Academy in Cypress on Thursday, May 31, 2012.
  • Sen. Dianne Feinstein visited Orange County on Thursday to focus on youth and education. She also visited girl scouts.
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  • A bill to prevent interest rates on college loans from doubling failed to get the 60 votes needed to clear the Senate.
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  • George Clooney is seen adressing the U.S. Senate in this photo.
  • George Clooney addressed his concerns over violence in Sudan to the senate Wednesday, asking U.S. leaders to help.
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  • George Clooney is seen adressing the U.S. Senate in this photo.
  • George Clooney addressed his concerns over violence in Sudan to the senate Wednesday, asking U.S. leaders to help.
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  • There were heated exchanges between Attorney General Eric Holder and Republicans over Operation Fast and Furious.
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  • A 40-year military veteran was chosen by President Barack Obama to become the new chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
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  • Sen. John Ensign (R-Nev.) said he will resign amid a developing ethics probe.
  • Nevada Sen. John Ensign will turn in his official resignation on Friday, although it won't take effect until May 3.
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  • Topher Grace in shown is a scene from the 2011 comedy, Take Me Home Tonight.
  • Topher Grace takes a step back in time for his latest big screen comedy, 'Take Me Home Tonight.'
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  • Famed actor Mickey Rooney testified Wednesday before a Senate committee considering legislation to help curb elder abuse.
  • Famed actor Mickey Rooney testified Wednesday before a Senate committee considering legislation to help curb elder abuse.
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  • Famed actor Mickey Rooney testified Wednesday before a Senate committee considering legislation to help curb elder abuse.
  • Famed actor Mickey Rooney testified Wednesday before a Senate committee considering legislation to help curb elder abuse.
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  • U.S. Sen. Scott Brown opens up about his extremely troubled past in a new autobiography called 'Against All Odds.'
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  • A judge ruled that the Obama's health care overhaul was unconstitutional, arguing people cannot be required to buy insurance.
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  • The House voted Wednesday to repeal President Barack Obama's landmark health care overhaul law.
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  • On their first full day in power, House Republicans wasted no time, launching an assault on Obama's policies.
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  • Vice President Bidens negotiating skills paid off for him when a 3-year-old son of a senator snatched Bidens script away.
  • Vice President Biden's negotiating skills paid off for him when a 3-year-old son of a senator snatched Biden's script away.
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  • Vice President Bidens negotiating skills paid off for him when a 3-year-old son of a senator snatched Bidens script away.
  • Vice President Biden's negotiating skills paid off for him when a 3-year-old son of a senator snatched Biden's script away.
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  • Boehner was elected speaker of the House, ending the era of Pelosi, who was the first woman to rise to the speaker's post.
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  • California Senator Dianne Feinstein is seen in this undated file photo.
  • California Senator Dianne Feinstein is about to have knee replacement surgery.
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  • Federal authorities are investigating to determine if Christine O'Donnell used campaign money to pay for personal expenses.
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  • The Senate has passed an aid package for 9/11 responders and victims after Democrats and the GOP struck a deal.
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  • There's fresh optimism that Congress will pass a health care bill for Sept. 11 first responders by the end of the week.
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  • ABC News has declared victory for incumbent Democrat Barbara Boxer. Carly Fiorina conceded the race on Wednesday morning.
  • Republican Carly Fiorina conceded defeat Wednesday morning in the Senate race against Democratic incumbent Barbara Boxer.
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  • ABC News has declared victory for incumbent Democrat Barbara Boxer. Carly Fiorina conceded the race on Wednesday morning.
  • Republican Carly Fiorina conceded defeat Wednesday morning in the Senate race against Democratic incumbent Barbara Boxer.
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  • ABC News has declared victory for incumbent Democrat Barbara Boxer. Carly Fiorina conceded the race on Wednesday morning.
  • ABC News has declared victory for incumbent Democrat Barbara Boxer. Carly Fiorina conceded the race on Wednesday morning.
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  • ABC News has declared victory for incumbent Democrat Barbara Boxer, but Republican challenger Carly Fiorina has not conceded.
  • ABC News has declared victory for incumbent Democrat Barbara Boxer, but Republican challenger Carly Fiorina has not conceded.
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