Former CIA director David Petraeus leaves the federal courthouse in Charlotte, N.C., in April after pleading guilty to sharing top government secrets with his biographer. Chuck Burton/AP hide caption

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Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY), left, seen here speaking with Sen. John Barrasso (R-WY) in an elevator Sunday, says that undoing the sequester cuts is "one of the sticking points" in budget talks. Congress is struggling to find a solution to end the government shutdown, now in its thirteenth day. Andrew Burton/Getty Images hide caption

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Some Republican lawmakers hope President Obama sends arms to Syria's rebels — and cruise missiles after Syrian military targets. Jonathan Sunderman/AP hide caption

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