Rep. Scott Rigell, R-Va., has gotten dozens of House members to sign on to a letter demanding that President Obama ask for the official blessing of Congress before attacking Syria. Steve Helber/AP hide caption

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Many U.S. Lawmakers Want A Say On Taking Action In Syria

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Opponents of North Carolina's new voter ID legislation wear tape over their mouths while sitting in the gallery of the House chamber of the North Carolina General Assembly in Raleigh, N.C., on April 24, where lawmakers debated new voter laws. On Monday, Gov. Pat McCrory signed a new law that requires a state-approved photo ID to vote and cuts early-voting opportunities. Gerry Broome/AP hide caption

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In Rural N.C., New Voter ID Law Awakens Some Old Fears

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Congress Sends Student Loan Bill To Obama

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Senate Passes Student Loan Legislation To Lower Interest Rates

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Lawmakers Consider Retooling Voting Rights Act

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Senate Revisits Voting Rights Act Following Court Ruling

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Paul, Cruz Back Bill Changing Military Sexual Assault System

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Critics: Immigration Reform Takes Jobs Away From Black Workers

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People walk on the Columbia University campus in New York City on July 1, the day the federal student loan interest rate hike kicked in. Mario Tama/Getty Images hide caption

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Congress Still Squabbling Over Student Loan Rate Increase

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Senate Stuck On Student Loan Bill As Rate Is Set To Double

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DOMA Decision Rankles Some Republican Lawmakers

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Veetek Witkowski holds a newly assembled AR-15 rifle at the Stag Arms company in New Britain, Conn., in April. Charles Krupa/AP hide caption

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Why The AR-15 Is More Than Just A Gun

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Secret Surveillance Credited With Preventing Terror Acts

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NSA Chief: Surveillance Programs Disrupted Terror Plots

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