NPR Legal Correspondent Nina Totenberg on stage at the Sixth & ISynagogue for a pre-inauguration Political Junkie Road Show. Madhulika Sikka via Instagram hide caption

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Former U.S. Sen. Chuck Hagel, R-Neb., speaks at the White House on Monday after President Obama nominated him to replace U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio bangs the gavel after being re-elected as House Speaker of the 113th Congress on Thursday on Capitol Hill in Washington. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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Sen. Jim DeMint's endorsement has become the gold standard for true blue conservatives seeking a Senate seat. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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