Congressional Budget Director Doug Elmendorf  talks about the economic outlook while testifying on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013, before the Congressional Budget Conference. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin) ** FILE **

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Congressional Budget Director Doug Elmendorf talks about the economic outlook while testifying on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013, before the Congressional Budget Conference. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin) ** FILE **