President Obama says he agrees that Congress should have buy-in on military intervention against the Islamic State. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Legal Questions Loom As Obama Weighs Military Action In Syria

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Chase Iron Eyes, an attorney with the Lakota People's Law Project, is calling for a turnaround of child welfare and foster care systems. Kevin Cederstrom/AP hide caption

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Justice Department Supports Native Americans In Child Welfare Case

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James Tomsheck poses in his office in Washington in June 2009. At the time, he was assistant commissioner for internal affairs with U.S. Customs and Border Protection. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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Former Border Protection Insider Alleges Corruption, Distortion In Agency

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Congressional Budget Office Director Douglas Elmendorf is reflected on a tabletop as he speaks about the office's annual Budget and Economic Outlook during an October 2013 news conference in Washington. A CBO study released Thursday projects a slight increase in the 2014 budget deficit. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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After Inspector General Report, Veterans Want More Than Promises

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President Gerald Ford and First Lady Betty Ford, with Jack and Susan Ford at their Alexandra, Va. home on August 12, 1974. The Ford family lived there for ten days until the executive mansion was ready. David Hume Kennerly/Getty Images hide caption

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An Unprecedented Transfer Of Power Marked Ford's Presidency

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Immigration and Customs officials stand by as a woman and child, who were deported from the United States, deplane at the San Pedro Sula airport in Honduras on July 18. Esteban Felix/AP hide caption

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Young Migrants May Request Asylum, But It's Hard To Get

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Inspectors general say they want better access to federal documents and electronic databases. Andrey Popov/iStockphoto hide caption

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Government Watchdogs Complain Of Closed Doors Set Up By White House

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At a news conference Wednesday, President Obama spoke mostly about foreign policy but also answered questions about his actions in the U.S. Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Lower-income residents may find affordable housing hard to come by in Manhattan. Seth Wenig/AP hide caption

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New York Skyscraper's Separate 'Poor Door' Called A Disgrace

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