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A woman views a Mitt Romney campaign ad in September, a month after the launch of an online government database that is supposed to make it easier for the public to see what political ads air in big markets, and how much is spent on them. Karen Bleier /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Sen. Amy Klobuchar, a Minnesota Democrat, was joined by Utah Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch in taking steps to try to stop an Obamacare medical device tax. Jim Mone/AP hide caption

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Customers shop for guns at Freddie Bear Sports sporting goods store in Tinley Park, Ill., in January. One of the gun provisions in the spending bill prevents the Justice Department from requiring gun dealers to conduct an inventory to see if guns are lost or stolen. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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House Budget Committee Chairman Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., holds a copy of his budget plan during a news conference last week. On Thursday, the Republican-controlled House narrowly passed the measure. The Senate is not expected to follow suit. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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Phelim McAleer directed the film FrackNation, one of more than 20 documentaries screened at this year's CPAC. Mike Groll/AP hide caption

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Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul filibusters John Brennan's nomination as CIA director last week. Paul is scheduled to speak Thursday at CPAC. AP hide caption

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A statue of golf legend Arnold Palmer stands outside Arnold Palmer Regional Airport in Latrobe, Pa. Brian Naylor /NPR hide caption

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House Speaker John Boehner answers reporters' questions after the weekly House Republican caucus meeting with (from left) Rep. Kevin McCarthy, Rep. Lynn Jenkins, Majority Leader Eric Cantor and Rep. Steve Daines on Tuesday. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Congress has until March 27 to pass a Continuing Resolution. If it doesn't, the government will run out of money and will likely shut down. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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House Speaker John Boehner speaks to the media after a meeting with President Obama on Friday. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus, shown here in August at the Republican National Convention, has named a five-member task force to conduct a review of what went wrong for his party in the November elections. Charles Dharapak/AP hide caption

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