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(From L-R) Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, U.S. President Barack Obama, House Speaker John Boehner and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi attend the unveiling ceremony for the Rosa Parks statue in the U.S. Capitol in Washington February 27, 2013. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

(From L-R) Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, U.S. President Barack Obama, House Speaker John Boehner and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi attend the unveiling ceremony for the Rosa Parks statue in the U.S. Capitol in Washington February 27, 2013....more

(From L-R) Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, U.S. President Barack Obama, House Speaker John Boehner and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi attend the unveiling ceremony for the Rosa Parks statue in the U.S. Capitol in Washington February 27, 2013. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
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U.S. President Barack Obama speaks at Newport News Shipbuilding in Newport News, Virginia February 26, 2013. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

U.S. President Barack Obama speaks at Newport News Shipbuilding in Newport News, Virginia February 26, 2013. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

U.S. President Barack Obama speaks at Newport News Shipbuilding in Newport News, Virginia February 26, 2013. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
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U.S. President Barack Obama speaks at Newport News Shipbuilding in Newport News, Virginia February 26, 2013. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

U.S. President Barack Obama speaks at Newport News Shipbuilding in Newport News, Virginia February 26, 2013. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

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