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A sign is pictured at Scott Gate, one of the entrances to Fort Sill, in Fort Sill, Okla., Tuesday, June 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)The walls of an old Army barracks display childish drawings depicting the American Dream.


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House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio, speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, July 10, 2014, during a news conference. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)House Republicans took the initial step on Thursday to sue President Barack Obama over the administration's decision to delay the employer mandate of the health care law.


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Michael Lomax, president of the United Negro College Fund, is interviewed in Washington, Thursday, June 5, 2014. The United Negro College Fund announced a $25 million grant Friday from Koch Industries Inc. and the Charles Koch Foundation _ a large donation from the conservative powerhouse Koch name that Democrats have sought to vilify heading into the 2014 mid-term elections. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)A powerful government workers' union will end its support for the United Negro College Fund after the group accepted $25 million from the conservative powerhouse Koch brothers and the college fund's president appeared at a Koch event.


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