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Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., left, and Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., members of the Senate Armed Services Committee, return to their offices after votes Thursday, July 25, 2013, on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Obama administration is telling lawmakers that it won't declare Egypt's government overthrow a coup, U.S. officials said, allowing the U.S. to continue providing $1.5 billion in annual military and economic aid to the Arab world's most populous country, against the wishes of McCain and others.

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Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., left, and Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., members of the Senate Armed Services Committee, return to their offices after votes Thursday, July 25, 2013, on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Obama administration is telling lawmakers that it won't declare Egypt's government overthrow a coup, U.S. officials said, allowing the U.S. to continue providing $1.5 billion in annual military and economic aid to the Arab world's most populous country, against the wishes of McCain and others.