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    Low short-term interest rates will be needed for a "considerable time," Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen told the Joint Economic Committee of Congress on May 7. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)


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    President Barack Obama mentions actions in Congress before signing the “Fair Pay and Safe Workplace” executive order, requiring prospective federal contractors to disclose labor law violations, Thursday, July 31, 2014, in the South Court Auditorium of the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House complex in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)


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    President Barack Obama mentions actions in Congress before signing the "Fair Pay and Safe Workplace" executive order, requiring prospective federal contractors to disclose labor law violations, Thursday, July 31, 2014, in the South Court Auditorium of the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House complex in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)


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    President Barack Obama mentions actions in Congress before signing the “Fair Pay and Safe Workplace” executive order, requiring prospective federal contractors to disclose labor law violations, Thursday, July 31, 2014, in the South Court Auditorium of the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House complex in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)


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    Former IRS official Lois Lerner testified before Congress. (AP photo)


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    **FILE** Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington on June 25, 2014, before the Senate Committee hearing to examine the Financial Stability Oversight Council annual report to Congress. (Associated Press)


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    **FILE** House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif. gestures after passing the gavel House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio, who was re-elected as House Speaker of the 113th Congress, Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)


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    President Obama in a speech Thursday that U.S. businesses should be concerned not just with profits but also with being "good corporate citizens," and he called on Congress to close corporate tax loopholes. (Associated Press)


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    President Obama in a speech Thursday that U.S. businesses should be concerned not just with profits but also with being "good corporate citizens," and he called on Congress to close corporate tax loopholes. (Associated Press)


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