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In this photo taken May 19, 2013 White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough returns to Andrews Air Force Base, Md., after a trip with President Barack Obama. Asked on "Fox News Sunday", Sept. 8, 2013, whether a congressional rejection of authorization to Obama for military action against Syria might endanger his presidency, McDonough said, "Politics is somebody else's concern. The president is not interested in the politics of this." (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)