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The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) admitted it laid off workers who reported wastefulness to Congress. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

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The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) admitted it laid off workers who reported wastefulness to Congress. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

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Prince William Board of County Supervisors Chairman Corey A. Stewart said that members have directed the county's executive to find out, among other things, how many children are being housed in the county. (The Washington Times)

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Prince William Board of County Supervisors Chairman Corey A. Stewart said that members have directed the county's executive to find out, among other things, how many children are being housed in the county. (The Washington Times)

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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has said that Republican employment policies have helped people in his state, among others. However, the statistics he cited fail to take into account those people who have given up trying to find work entirely, thereby reducing the overall tallies of the unemployed. (Associated Press)

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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has said that Republican employment policies have helped people in his state, among others. However, the statistics he cited fail to take into account those people who have given up trying to find work entirely, thereby reducing the overall tallies of the unemployed. (Associated Press)

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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has said that Republican employment policies have helped people in his state, among others. However, the statistics he cited fail to take into account those people who have given up trying to find work entirely, thereby reducing the overall tallies of the unemployed. (associated press)

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Construction workers work behind tarps in Georgetown, Washington, D.C., Monday, July 14, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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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)

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** FILE ** Volunteer Stella Chambers, center, explains some of the Affordable Health Care Act to visitors to a health care coverage registration site hosted by Service Employees International Union-United Healthcare Workers, Monday, March 31, 2014, in Sacramento, Calif. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

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UAW Secretary-Treasurer Gary Casteel (right) stands with Volkswagen employees at a news conference Thursday in Chattanooga, Tenn., at which Mr. Casteel announced the formation of a new local of the United Auto Workers' union, with the blessing of the German automaker's officials. (Associated Press)

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UAW Secretary-Treasurer Gary Casteel (right) stands with Volkswagen employees at a news conference Thursday in Chattanooga, Tenn., at which Mr. Casteel announced the formation of a new local of the United Auto Workers' union, with the blessing of the German automaker's officials. (Associated Press)

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James Tuchschmidt, a top official at the Veterans Health Administration, the VA's health care arm, makes an opening statement while testifying before a House Veterans' Affairs Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, July 8, 2014. Tuchschmidt said he was sorry that VA employees have suffered retaliation after making whistleblower complaints. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

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FILE - This June 2013 file photo shows one of the new cell blocks of the North Dakota State Penitentiary in Bismarck, N.D. Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation officials hope to start using the new facilities by July, 2013. North Dakota's robust economy has led to a record population, the lowest unemployment rate in the nation and thousands of more jobs than takers. But the state's economic miracle led by its oil bonanza also has resulted in plenty of problems, including more crime and increasingly overcrowded prison and jail cells. A state commission made up of lawmakers, judges, lawyers and law enforcement officials is looking for ways to free up limited lockup space without compromising public safety. (AP Photo/Bismarck Tribune, Will Kincaid, File)

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FILE -- In this April 24, 2014, file photo, Seattle City Council Member Kshama Sawant addresses a news conference on a proposal to increase the minimum wage in the city, in Seattle. Sawant said she’ll join the May Day march Thursday, May 1, 2014, for immigrant and worker rights to promote her campaign for a $15 minimum wage. May Day has turned violent recently in Seattle, where last year police arrested 18 people from a crowd that pelted them with rocks and bottles. A year earlier masked marchers dressed in black broke windows and doors on downtown banks and stores and tried to set a fire at a federal building. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

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FILE - In this Monday, June 30, 2014, file photo, customers walk to a Hobby Lobby store in Oklahoma City. The Supreme Court ruled Monday that some businesses can, because of their religious beliefs, choose not to comply with the health care law’s requirement that contraception coverage be provided to workers at no extra charge. While the ruling applies to most of the country’s small businesses, in reality, relatively few workers are likely to lose coverage for all forms of contraception. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)

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Workers clean the stairs at Arena Corinthians in Sao Paulo. Brazil faces a shortage of up to 8.5 million workers in 2020 if it hopes to maintain current growth rates, according to a report from the Boston Consulting Group. The United States is forecast to have a surplus of up to 22 million workers in 2020. (Associated Press)

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Workers clean the stairs at Arena Corinthians in Sao Paulo. Brazil faces a shortage of up to 8.5 million workers in 2020 if it hopes to maintain current growth rates, according to a report from the Boston Consulting Group. The United States is forecast to have a surplus of up to 22 million workers in 2020. (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** In this Jan. 6, 2014, file photo, Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., joined by attorneys Paul D. Clement, far left, and Rick Esenberg, second from left, announces that he has filed a lawsuit to block the federal government from helping to pay for health care coverage for members of Congress and their staffs during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. A federal judge will hear arguments this week on whether to toss a U.S. senator's lawsuit challenging rules that force congressional members and their staffs to obtain government-subsidized health insurance through small business exchanges. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

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“The problems at the VA are worse than anyone imagined,” says Sen. Tom Coburn, who released a scathing report of health care centers. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)