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House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio arrives for a closed-door strategy session with House GOP leaders on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013. Congress is racing toward renewing a 25-year-old prohibition against firearms that can evade metal detectors and X-ray machines, just days before the ban expires. The Republican-led House was expected to approve a 10-year extension of the ban on Tuesday.

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House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio arrives for a closed-door strategy session with House GOP leaders on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013. Congress is racing toward renewing a 25-year-old prohibition against firearms that can evade metal detectors and X-ray machines, just days before the ban expires. The Republican-led House was expected to approve a 10-year extension of the ban on Tuesday.