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The fence marking the border between Mexico and the United States is photographed on Wednesday, July 16, 2014, in La Paloma,Texas. Democratic opposition increased Wednesday to legal changes that would speed removals of young Central American migrants, jeopardizing President Barack Obama's call for $3.7 billion in emergency border spending to deal with the remarkable surge of unaccompanied youths at the South Texas border (AP Photo/Valley Morning Star, David Pike)

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A Colorado company is offering free condoms to Hobby Lobby employees despite the fact the company health plan already covers them. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

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A Colorado company is offering free condoms to Hobby Lobby employees despite the fact the company health plan already covers them. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

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Illustration on world decline as a consequence of American decline by Linas Garsys/The Washington Times

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Illustration on world decline as a consequence of American decline by Linas Garsys/The Washington Times

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FILE -- In this Sept. 18, 2012 file photo a caregiver picks out a marijuana bud for a patient at a marijuana dispensary in Denver. On Wednesday, May 7, 2014, Colorado lawmakers approved an uninsured coop banking scheme, another step to institutionalize the cash-only marijuana industry. But it won't happen overnight. The Federal Reserve must approve services like credit cards and checking; the state must regulate any coop; the industry and/or banking sector must come up with trustworthy institutions to deliver these services. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski, File)

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Attorney General Eric Holder announces at the Justice Department in Washington Monday, July 14, 2014, that Citigroup will pay $7 billion to settle an investigation into risky subprime mortgages, the type that helped fuel the financial crisis. The agreement comes weeks after talks between the sides broke down, prompting the government to warn that it would sue the New York investment bank. The bank had offered to pay less then $4 billion, a sum substantially less that what the Justice Department was asking for. The settlement stems from the sale of securities made up of subprime mortgages, which fueled both the housing boon and bust that triggered the Great Recession at the end of 2007. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

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On the other hand: Tom Steyer, a former hedge fund manager who helped wealthy clients dodge taxes, now is helping Democrats' campaigns and pushing for taxes on the energy sector. (Associated Press)

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Billionaire financier Tom Steyer (center) is an environmental activist who is spending $100 million to help elect Democrats this fall. He is rallying support for energy taxes that could impact everyday Americans. But when he ran his own hedge fund, Mr. Steyer sought to help wealthy clients legally avoid paying taxes, reports show. (Associated Press)

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On the other hand: Tom Steyer, a former hedge fund manager who helped wealthy clients dodge taxes, now is helping Democrats' campaigns and pushing for taxes on the energy sector. (Associated Press)

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Rep. Tom Graves, Georgia Republican, proposed an amendment as a police rider on a $30.2 billion spending bill for natural resources agencies that would block the Environmental Protection Agency from garnishing wages to collect fines from Americans without a court order. Some Republican senators have demanded the EPA immediately withdraw the rule.

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Rep. Tom Graves, Georgia Republican, proposed an amendment as a police rider on a $30.2 billion spending bill for natural resources agencies that would block the Environmental Protection Agency from garnishing wages to collect fines from Americans without a court order. Some Republican senators have demanded the EPA immediately withdraw the rule.

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FILE - In this Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013, file photo, Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Tom Wheeler testifies during a hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, before the House Energy and Commerce Committee. The Federal Communications Commission is setting out to unravel the mystery behind the Internet traffic jams bogging down the delivery of Netflix videos and other online content. The inquiry announced Friday, June 13, 2014, by Wheeler will dissect the routes that video and other data travel to reach Internet service providers such as Comcast and Verizon. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

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President Barack Obama, flanked by National Economic Council Director Jeff Zients, left, and senior White House Adviser Valerie Jarrett, meets with with company executives and their small business suppliers to talk about the economy, Friday, July 11, 2014, in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

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D.C. Council member and mayoral candidate David Catania, at large independent, said that although he had some concerns with the city's fiscal 2015 budget, namely the 'yoga tax,' he said issues could be addressed in next year's budget discussions. (Associated Press)

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D.C. Council member and mayoral candidate David Catania, at large independent, said that although he had some concerns with the city's fiscal 2015 budget, namely the 'yoga tax,' he said issues could be addressed in next year's budget discussions. (Associated Press)

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Comcast Corp. announced Feb. 13 that it is buying Time Warner Cable Inc. for $45.2 billion in stock. The deal combines two of the nation's top pay-TV and Internet service companies and makes Comcast, which also owns NBC Universal, a dominant force in creating and delivering entertainment to American homes. (Associated Press)

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Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen speaks at the International Monetary Fund in Washington, Wednesday, July 2, 2014. Yellen said she doesn't see a need for the Fed to start raising interest rates to address the risk that extremely low rates could destabilize the financial system. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

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Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen speaks at the International Monetary Fund in Washington, Wednesday, July 2, 2014. Yellen said she doesn't see a need for the Fed to start raising interest rates to address the risk that extremely low rates could destabilize the financial system. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

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Nurturing stronger economic growth and lower unemployment rather than worrying about emerging market bubbles is the continued focus of the Federal Reserve. (Associated Press)