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Linda Door protested outside the U.S. Supreme Court as it began hearing arguments on the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act in March 2012. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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Speaker of the House John Boehner (right) speaks during the leadership press conference at the House Republican Issues Conference in Cambridge, Md., on Thursday. Friday's press conference, on the last day of the retreat, was canceled. JIm Watson /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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After 3-Day Retreat, GOP Battle Plan Still Only An Outline

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A protest of the Keystone XL pipeline last March along its proposed route near Bradshaw, Nebraska. NH/AP hide caption

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The Super Bowl: Looking Forward To The 'Spectacle'

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Democratic Rep. Henry Waxman of California fields a flurry of phone calls in his Capitol Hill office just after announcing Thursday that he'll retire after 40 years in the House of Representatives. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Democratic Rep. Henry Waxman of California stands in his Capitol Hill office beside a wall displaying his legislative accomplishments. Waxman, 74, said Thursday that he would retire after 40 years in the House of Representatives. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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The farm bill proposes a $1 billion cut to food stamps, which would affect nearly 850,000 struggling families who already depend on food banks like the Alameda County Community Food Bank in Oakland, Calif. Antonio Mena/Courtesy of Alameda County Community Food Bank hide caption

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Lobbyists Help Pay The Bill At Republican Lawmakers' Retreat

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