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  •  - A long line of people line up for security at checkpoint at Reagan National Airport in Washington

    A long line of people line up for security at checkpoint at Reagan National Airport in Washington

    Posted: 4/26/2013 11:17:42 PM EST
    A long line of people line up for security at checkpoint before boarding their aircraft at Reagan National Airport in Washington, in this April 25, 2013 photograph. The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday unanimously approved a Senate plan to ease nationwide air-traffic delays caused by automatic federal spending cuts, seeking to calm an irritated traveling public as lawmakers themselves flew out of Washington for a week-long recess. REUTERS/Larry Downing
  •  - A long line of people line up for security at checkpoint at Reagan National Airport in Washington

    A long line of people line up for security at checkpoint at Reagan National Airport in Washington

    Posted: 4/26/2013 11:17:42 PM EST
    A long line of people line up for security at checkpoint before boarding their aircraft at Reagan National Airport in Washington, in this April 25, 2013 photograph. The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday unanimously approved a Senate plan to ease nationwide air-traffic delays caused by automatic federal spending cuts, seeking to calm an irritated traveling public as lawmakers themselves flew out of Washington for a week-long recess. REUTERS/Larry Downing
  •  - A long line of people line up for security at checkpoint at Reagan National Airport in Washington

    A long line of people line up for security at checkpoint at Reagan National Airport in Washington

    Posted: 4/26/2013 4:43:40 PM EST
    A long line of people line up for security at checkpoint before boarding their aircraft at Reagan National Airport in Washington, in this April 25, 2013 photograph. The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday unanimously approved a Senate plan to ease nationwide air-traffic delays caused by automatic federal spending cuts, seeking to calm an irritated traveling public as lawmakers themselves flew out of Washington for a week-long recess. REUTERS/Larry Downing
  •  - A long line of people line up for security at checkpoint at Reagan National Airport in Washington

    A long line of people line up for security at checkpoint at Reagan National Airport in Washington

    Posted: 4/26/2013 4:43:40 PM EST
    A long line of people line up for security at checkpoint before boarding their aircraft at Reagan National Airport in Washington, in this April 25, 2013 photograph. The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday unanimously approved a Senate plan to ease nationwide air-traffic delays caused by automatic federal spending cuts, seeking to calm an irritated traveling public as lawmakers themselves flew out of Washington for a week-long recess. REUTERS/Larry Downing
  •  - A long line of people line up for security at checkpoint at Reagan National Airport in Washington

    A long line of people line up for security at checkpoint at Reagan National Airport in Washington

    Posted: 4/26/2013 4:43:40 PM EST
    A long line of people line up for security at checkpoint before boarding their aircraft at Reagan National Airport in Washington, in this April 25, 2013 photograph. The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday unanimously approved a Senate plan to ease nationwide air-traffic delays caused by automatic federal spending cuts, seeking to calm an irritated traveling public as lawmakers themselves flew out of Washington for a week-long recess. REUTERS/Larry Downing
  •  - A long line of people line up for security at checkpoint at Reagan National Airport in Washington

    A long line of people line up for security at checkpoint at Reagan National Airport in Washington

    Posted: 4/26/2013 12:36:25 PM EST
    A long line of people line up for security at checkpoint before boarding their aircraft at Reagan National Airport in Washington, in this April 25, 2013 photograph. The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday unanimously approved a Senate plan to ease nationwide air-traffic delays caused by automatic federal spending cuts, seeking to calm an irritated traveling public as lawmakers themselves flew out of Washington for a week-long recess. REUTERS/Larry Downing
  •  - A long line of people line up for security at checkpoint at Reagan National Airport in Washington

    A long line of people line up for security at checkpoint at Reagan National Airport in Washington

    Posted: 4/26/2013 12:36:25 PM EST
    A long line of people line up for security at checkpoint before boarding their aircraft at Reagan National Airport in Washington, in this April 25, 2013 photograph. The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday unanimously approved a Senate plan to ease nationwide air-traffic delays caused by automatic federal spending cuts, seeking to calm an irritated traveling public as lawmakers themselves flew out of Washington for a week-long recess. REUTERS/Larry Downing
  •  - A long line of people line up for security at checkpoint at Reagan National Airport in Washington

    A long line of people line up for security at checkpoint at Reagan National Airport in Washington

    Posted: 4/26/2013 12:36:25 PM EST
    A long line of people line up for security at checkpoint before boarding their aircraft at Reagan National Airport in Washington, in this April 25, 2013 photograph. The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday unanimously approved a Senate plan to ease nationwide air-traffic delays caused by automatic federal spending cuts, seeking to calm an irritated traveling public as lawmakers themselves flew out of Washington for a week-long recess. REUTERS/Larry Downing
  •  - A long line of people line up for security at checkpoint at Reagan National Airport in Washington

    A long line of people line up for security at checkpoint at Reagan National Airport in Washington

    Posted: 4/26/2013 12:31:02 PM EST
    A long line of people line up for security at checkpoint before boarding their aircraft at Reagan National Airport in Washington, in this April 25, 2013 photograph. The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday unanimously approved a Senate plan to ease nationwide air-traffic delays caused by automatic federal spending cuts, seeking to calm an irritated traveling public as lawmakers themselves flew out of Washington for a week-long recess. REUTERS/Larry Downing
  •  - A long line of people line up for security at checkpoint at Reagan National Airport in Washington

    A long line of people line up for security at checkpoint at Reagan National Airport in Washington

    Posted: 4/26/2013 12:31:02 PM EST
    A long line of people line up for security at checkpoint before boarding their aircraft at Reagan National Airport in Washington, in this April 25, 2013 photograph. The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday unanimously approved a Senate plan to ease nationwide air-traffic delays caused by automatic federal spending cuts, seeking to calm an irritated traveling public as lawmakers themselves flew out of Washington for a week-long recess. REUTERS/Larry Downing
  •  - A long line of people line up for security at checkpoint at Reagan National Airport in Washington

    A long line of people line up for security at checkpoint at Reagan National Airport in Washington

    Posted: 4/26/2013 12:31:02 PM EST
    A long line of people line up for security at checkpoint before boarding their aircraft at Reagan National Airport in Washington, in this April 25, 2013 photograph. The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday unanimously approved a Senate plan to ease nationwide air-traffic delays caused by automatic federal spending cuts, seeking to calm an irritated traveling public as lawmakers themselves flew out of Washington for a week-long recess. REUTERS/Larry Downing
  •  - A long line of people line up for security at checkpoint at Reagan National Airport in Washington

    A long line of people line up for security at checkpoint at Reagan National Airport in Washington

    Posted: 4/26/2013 12:25:47 PM EST
    A long line of people line up for security at checkpoint before boarding their aircraft at Reagan National Airport in Washington, in this April 25, 2013 photograph. The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday unanimously approved a Senate plan to ease nationwide air-traffic delays caused by automatic federal spending cuts, seeking to calm an irritated traveling public as lawmakers themselves flew out of Washington for a week-long recess. REUTERS/Larry Downing
  •  - A long line of people line up for security at checkpoint at Reagan National Airport in Washington

    A long line of people line up for security at checkpoint at Reagan National Airport in Washington

    Posted: 4/26/2013 12:25:47 PM EST
    A long line of people line up for security at checkpoint before boarding their aircraft at Reagan National Airport in Washington, in this April 25, 2013 photograph. The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday unanimously approved a Senate plan to ease nationwide air-traffic delays caused by automatic federal spending cuts, seeking to calm an irritated traveling public as lawmakers themselves flew out of Washington for a week-long recess. REUTERS/Larry Downing
  •  - A long line of people line up for security at checkpoint at Reagan National Airport in Washington

    A long line of people line up for security at checkpoint at Reagan National Airport in Washington

    Posted: 4/26/2013 12:25:47 PM EST
    A long line of people line up for security at checkpoint before boarding their aircraft at Reagan National Airport in Washington, in this April 25, 2013 photograph. The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday unanimously approved a Senate plan to ease nationwide air-traffic delays caused by automatic federal spending cuts, seeking to calm an irritated traveling public as lawmakers themselves flew out of Washington for a week-long recess. REUTERS/Larry Downing
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              FILE - This file image made available by Al-Jazeera shows Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, Osama bin Laden's son-in-law and spokesman. A January trial date was set Tuesday, April 9, 2013 for Abu Gh

    FILE - This file image made available by Al-Jazeera shows Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, Osama bin Laden's son-in-law and spokesman. A January trial date was set Tuesday, April 9, 2013 for Abu Gh

    Posted: 4/9/2013 7:58:17 PM EST
    FILE - This file image made available by Al-Jazeera shows Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, Osama bin Laden's son-in-law and spokesman. A January trial date was set Tuesday, April 9, 2013 for Abu Ghaith on charges that he conspired to kill Americans in his role as al-Qaida's chief spokesman _ a delay the judge said was due to the automatic, across-the-board federal spending cuts that kicked in on March 1. (AP Photo/Al-Jazeera, File)
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              FILE - In this Sunday, July 24, 2011 file photo, spectators sit in the shade of a large plane wing during the Thunder over Michigan Air Show at Willow Run Airport in Ypsilanti, Mich. Th

    FILE - In this Sunday, July 24, 2011 file photo, spectators sit in the shade of a large plane wing during the Thunder over Michigan Air Show at Willow Run Airport in Ypsilanti, Mich. Th

    Posted: 3/10/2013 7:18:17 PM EST
    FILE - In this Sunday, July 24, 2011 file photo, spectators sit in the shade of a large plane wing during the Thunder over Michigan Air Show at Willow Run Airport in Ypsilanti, Mich. The tower at Willow Run Airport is one of six in Michigan and 238 nationwide that could close nationwide as the Federal Aviation Administration prepares to shut off funding because of the automatic spending cuts under federal spending legislation. (AP Photo/AnnArbor.com, Melanie Maxwell)
  •  - Obama speaks about the sequester in Washington

    Obama speaks about the sequester in Washington

    Posted: 3/3/2013 6:03:01 PM EST
    U.S. President Barack Obama speaks about the sequester after a meeting with congressional leaders at the White House in Washington March 1, 2013. Obama pressed the U.S. Congress on Friday to avoid a government shutdown when federal spending authority runs out on March 27, saying it is the "right thing to do." REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque (UNITED STATES - Tags: BUSINESS POLITICS) - RTR3EG78
  •  - Obama speaks about the sequester in Washington

    Obama speaks about the sequester in Washington

    Posted: 3/3/2013 6:03:01 PM EST
    U.S. President Barack Obama speaks about the sequester after a meeting with congressional leaders at the White House in Washington March 1, 2013. Obama pressed the U.S. Congress on Friday to avoid a government shutdown when federal spending authority runs out on March 27, saying it is the "right thing to do." REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque (UNITED STATES - Tags: BUSINESS POLITICS) - RTR3EG78
  •  - Obama speaks about the sequester in Washington

    Obama speaks about the sequester in Washington

    Posted: 3/3/2013 6:03:01 PM EST
    U.S. President Barack Obama speaks about the sequester after a meeting with congressional leaders at the White House in Washington March 1, 2013. Obama pressed the U.S. Congress on Friday to avoid a government shutdown when federal spending authority runs out on March 27, saying it is the "right thing to do." REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque (UNITED STATES - Tags: BUSINESS POLITICS) - RTR3EG78
  •  - Obama speaks about the sequester in Washington

    Obama speaks about the sequester in Washington

    Posted: 3/3/2013 5:57:40 PM EST
    U.S. President Barack Obama speaks about the sequester after a meeting with congressional leaders at the White House in Washington March 1, 2013. Obama pressed the U.S. Congress on Friday to avoid a government shutdown when federal spending authority runs out on March 27, saying it is the "right thing to do." REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque (UNITED STATES - Tags: BUSINESS POLITICS) - RTR3EG78