President Barack Obama responds to questions on Russia's intervention in Syria during a news conference in the State Dining Room of the White House, October 2, 2015, in Washington, D.C. Mike Theiler /UPI /Landov hide caption

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When It Comes To Counterterrorism, Why Bush And Obama Aren't So Far Apart

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Republican presidential candidates Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas and businessman Donald Trump greet each on stage at a rally on Capitol Hill to oppose the Iran nuclear agreement. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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President Obama has reason to smile. He's now just three votes shy of being able to sustain a veto of a resolution of congressional disapproval of his Iran nuclear deal — that is, of being able to advance the deal over Republican objections. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A plume of steam billows from the coal-fired Merrimack Station in Bow, N.H. in January 2015. Jim Cole/AP hide caption

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Supreme Court Rules In Industry's Favor. What's EPA's Next Move?

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President Obama with Cuban President Raul Castro during their historic meeting at the Summit of the Americas in Panama City. The Obama administration announced Tuesday it will remove Cuba from its list of state sponsors of terrorism. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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Loretta Lynch has handled or supervised a wide range of cases including New York police brutality against a Haitian immigrant, a $45 million cybertheft involving ATMs and the ongoing fraud prosecution of Republican Rep. Michael Grimm of New York. Seth Wenig/AP hide caption

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Brooklyn Prosecutor Could Be Nominated Attorney General In Coming Days

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Texas Gov. Rick Perry (left) listens to Tom Geisbert, a professor of microbiology and immunology at the University of Texas Medical Branch, explain the work researchers are conducting in a lab in the Galveston National Laboratory on Tuesday. Numerous Republicans, including Perry, have linked the first Ebola case diagnosed in the U.S. to border control and other political issues. Jennifer Reynolds/AP hide caption

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In U.S., Ebola Turns From A Public Health Issue To A Political One

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President Obama delivers a prime-time address from the White House on Wednesday about his plan for fighting the Islamic State. Saul Loeb/Getty Images hide caption

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Transcript: President Obama On How U.S. Will Address Islamic State

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Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, (who we're sure was not intentionally making the "choke" sign) and Marilyn Tavenner, head of the HHS agency that oversaw the Obamacare website project. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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The new health law has left some 20,000 workers on Capitol Hill unsure of their health care options for the coming year. Dwight Nadig/iStockphoto hide caption

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Congress May Be Getting Its Own Obamacare Glitch Fixed

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Employees at a Papa John's in New Hyde Park, N.Y., make pizzas in 2012. Restaurant employees have been a focus of debate on Obamacare coverage. Kathy Kmonicek/Invision/AP hide caption

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Will Obamacare Mean Fewer Jobs? Depends On Whom You Ask

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