The "don't ask, don't tell" repeal legislation that allows gays to serve openly in the military sits on a desk at the Interior Department on Dec. 22, 2010, prior to President Obama's signing it. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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During his Rally To Restore Sanity in October, comedian Jon Stewart told the crowd on the National Mall, "The press can hold its magnifying glass up to our problems." Or, he added, "they can use that magnifying glass to light ants on fire." Paul Morigi/WireImage hide caption

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On May 6, 2008, about 20 FBI agents searched the work area of Scott Bloch at the Office of Special Counsel. Bloch was removed from office at the end of the Bush administration and pleaded guilty to withholding information from Congress. After two years, the White House plans to nominate a replacement. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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