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Former Sen. Rick Santorum, R-Pa., who was lagging in the polls in 2012 but ended up winning in Iowa, says debate criteria this time are too exclusive. Jae C. Hong/Associated Press hide caption

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Hillary Clinton delivers the keynote address at the 18th annual David N. Dinkins Leadership and Public Policy Forum at Columbia University in New York on April 29. Trevor Collens/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Doug Hughes said he sees his future as working for "the cause of getting a Congress — not more liberal, not more conservative — but a Congress that is working for the people." Peter Overby/NPR hide caption

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A gyrocopter rests April 15 on the west lawn of the U.S. Capitol in Washington. Doug Hughes, a 61-year-old postal worker from Ruskin, Fla., landed the lightweight helicopter on the Capitol lawn to promote campaign finance reform. He's scheduled to enter pleas to multiple charges Thursday. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Karla Rodriguez and her family: Evelia Beltran (from left), Aileen Orozco, Cesar Orozco, Karla Rodriguez, Evelyn Orozco, Brandon Orozco and Brenda Orozco. Courtesy of Karla Rodriguez hide caption

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Fast-food workers, health care workers and their supporters shout slogans at a Dec. 4, 2014, rally and march to demand a minimum-wage increase to $15 per hour in Los Angeles. Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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People line up outside the Kynect store at the Fayette Mall, in Lexington, Ky., in February to apply for health insurance through the state exchange. Adam Beam/AP hide caption

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Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke Jr. testified before a House Judiciary Committee hearing on Policing Strategies for the 21st Century Tuesday. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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Demolition crews remove the last remains of a house that was destroyed by Superstorm Sandy, which battered parts of the East Coast, in 2013. Wayne Parry/AP hide caption

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States with implemented or planned online voter registration. Danny DeBelius hide caption

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Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker offers cheese and ice cream to guests in his hospitality room at the Iowa Lincoln Day Dinner in Des Moines on Saturday. Charlie Neibergall/AP hide caption

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