Vice President Biden arrives at the Capitol on Wednesday for a meeting with legislators to work on a framework for deficit reduction. At left is his chief of staff, Bruce Reed. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-NY) closes the front door of his building when arriving home in New York on June 9. On Thursday, Weiner announced his resignation from Congress because of an extramarital sexting scandal. Mary Altaffer/AP hide caption

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Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., greets supporters and well-wishers on the steps of the House of Representatives in Washington, June 16, 2011. J. Scott Applewhite/ASSOCIATED PRESS hide caption

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Rep. Anthony Weiner, D-N.Y., carries his laundry to a laundromat near his home in New York, June 11, 2011. DAVID KARP/ASSOCIATED PRESS hide caption


The declassified Pentagon Papers released by the National Archives and the Nixon, Kennedy and Johnson Presidential Libraries. Tamara Keith/NPR hide caption

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Defense Secretary Robert Gates talks with troops during a visit April 7 at Camp Victory in Baghdad. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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