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Construction crews working on the Russell Street bridge spanning the Big Sioux River channel drive pilings into the ground, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014, in Sioux Falls, S.D. South Dakota Transportation Secretary Darin Bergquist says the state's highways are in good shape and there's no need to boost state highway taxes now. but the situation could change if Congress cuts the federal funding that helps states build and maintain roads and bridges. (AP Photo/Dirk Lammers)

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Congress’ spending bill bans taxpayer money from financing official portrait paintings of presidents, Cabinet secretaries and high-ranking members of Congress. (Associated Press)

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Congress’ spending bill bans taxpayer money from financing official portrait paintings of presidents, Cabinet secretaries and high-ranking members of Congress. (Associated Press)

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Congress’ spending bill bans taxpayer money from financing official portrait paintings of presidents, Cabinet secretaries and high-ranking members of Congress. (AP Photo/Lawrence Jackson)

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Congress' spending bill bans taxpayer money from financing official portrait paintings of presidents, Cabinet secretaries and high-ranking members of Congress.

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Tom Schatz, President of the Council for Citizens against Government Waste, center, accompanied by Rep. Mark Kirk, R-Ill., left, and Rep. Tom Price, R-Ga., speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 10, 2009, to discuss their worst spending projects of the 111th Congress. (AP Photo/Harry Hamburg)

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Tom Schatz, President of the Council for Citizens against Government Waste, center, accompanied by Rep. Mark Kirk, R-Ill., left, and Rep. Tom Price, R-Ga., speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 10, 2009, to discuss their worst spending projects of the 111th Congress. (AP Photo/Harry Hamburg)

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A May 31, 1911, photograph from the Library of Congress shows the hull of the Titanic in dry dock as it is being built at the Harland and Wolff shipyard in Belfast. (Associated Press)

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FILE - In this Dec. 10, 2013, file photo, Secretary of State John Kerry testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, before the House Foreign Affairs Committee in the hope of persuading Congress to not forge any new economic sanctions on Iran that could break the recent historic agreement that would end Iran’s progress toward weapons-grade uranium. The Obama administration enters the year locked in a battle with Congress over whether to plow ahead with new economic sanctions against Iran or cautiously wait to see if last year’s breakthrough nuclear agreement holds. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)