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White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough (center) greets federal employees at the entrance to the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House campus in Washington as they return to work on Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013. Lawmakers on Wednesday voted to avoid a financial default and reopen the government after a 16-day partial shutdown. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)
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White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough (center) greets federal employees at the entrance to the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House campus in Washington as they return to work on Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013. Lawmakers on Wednesday voted to avoid a financial default and reopen the government after a 16-day partial shutdown. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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