South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley along with Sens. Tim Scott and Lindsey Graham (right, far right) and other lawmakers and activists call for the Confederate flag to be moved from state Capitol grounds. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., speaks to members of the media after visiting the memorial site at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, S.C., where nine people were killed. John Taggart/EPA/Landov hide caption

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"Who, me? Run?" Would-be presidential candidates are ditching "testing the waters" and "exploratory committees" to hold onto unlimited and undisclosed cash for longer. LA Johnson/NPR 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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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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Some Republicans are betting that President Obama won't push for a Susan Rice nomination if it could jeopardize negotiations with the GOP on things like the budget, or immigration. Andrew Burton/Getty Images hide caption

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Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC), shown in a June 29 file photo, says he will vote for President Obama's Supreme Court nominee, Elena Kagan. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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