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Romanian lawmakers vote on procedures before a no-confidence vote in Bucharest Tuesday, June 15, 2010. Thousands of angry Romanians protested Tuesday outside parliament against salary and pension cuts as the legislature started debating a no-confidence motion in the government. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)

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Romanians scuffle with riot police outside the parliament building in Bucharest during protests Tuesday, June 15, 2010. Thousands of angry Romanians protested against salary and pension cuts as the legislature started debating a no-confidence motion in the government. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)

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An elderly survivor holds a poster of Warren Anderson, the head of Union Carbide Corp. at the time of the gas leak, as she waits for the verdict in the premises of Bhopal court in Bhopal, India, on June 7, 2010. The court convicted seven former senior employees of Union Carbide's Indian subsidiary of "death by negligence" for their roles in the Bhopal gas tragedy that left an estimated 15,000 people dead more than a quarter century ago in the world's worst industrial disaster. (Associated Press)

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Job seekers wait on line at a New York job fair in 2010. Social engineering through employer mandates "increases the cost of labor and discourages hiring," writes Logan Delany, Jr. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

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**FILE** President Obama participates in an AARP town hall on health care on July 28, 2009, in Washington. (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** Virginia Attorney General Kenneth T. Cuccinelli II, a Republican, filed the lawsuit to strike down the federal health-care law in defense of a new state law that prohibits the government from forcing state residents to buy health insurance. (The Washington Times)

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** FILE ** Trays of printed Social Security checks wait to be mailed from the U.S. Treasury's Financial Management Services facility in Philadelphia in 2005. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** Rep. Steny H. Hoyer, Maryland Democrat, speaks during a health-care-reform town-hall meeting in Waldorf, Md., on Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2009. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

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Illustration: GOP Health Care by A. HUNTER for The Washington Times.

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**FILE** Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius testifies on Capitol Hill on June 2, 2009, before the House Health subcommittee hearing on health care reform. (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** In this April 16, 2008, photo, Janet L. Yellen, president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, speaks about foreclosures to the Bay Area Council Outlook Conference in Alameda, Calif. President Obama on Thursday, April 29, 2010, named Ms. Yellen to be vice chairwoman of the Federal Reserve and filled two other vacancies at the central bank whose decisions influence economic activity, employment and inflation. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)

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**FILE** Maureen Sanders looks for postings at the Employment Connection Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2009, in Parma, Ohio. (Associated Press)

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In this image made from video the U.S. Senate passes the health care overhaul bill Thursday Dec. 24, 2009. (AP photo/CSPAN)

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** FILE ** Workers prepare planes at the Continental terminal at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport in Cleveland in October 2005. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File)

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This artwork by M. Ryder relates to the debate about President Bush's proposal to partially privatize Social Security.

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Job seekers line up at a Little Rock, Ark., job fair. "Imposing mandates on employers to advance assorted social engineering agendas increases the cost of labor and discourages hiring," says Logan Delany, Jr. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston)

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Sara Wade, an Illinois schoolteacher, is the sole breadwinner for son Dominic and daughter Genevieve, 10. She got divorced in 2004 and her former husband, a carpenter and contractor, hasn't been able to pay child support since January of 2009. April's strong employment growth showed women gained 86,000 jobs last month, far fewer than the 204,000 jobs gained by men, according to a Joint Economic Committee report. (Carrie Eccleston via Associated Press)

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Rep. Barbara Lee, California Democrat, disputed dubbing the measure a "jobs bill," and said the money should instead be used for job training and summer jobs. March 4, 2010. (Associated Press) File

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** FILE ** President Obama points out Energy Secretary Steven Chu as he delivers remarks on energy jobs during a visit to the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 26 headquarters in Lanham, Md.

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Gerry Kraus, a registered nurse, joins hundreds of physicians in protesting plans for government reform of the health care system at a 2009 rally on Capitol Hill. (Allison Shelley/The Washington Times)