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Vice President Joe Biden speaks at The White House Summit on Working Families, Monday, June 23, 2014, in Washington. The gathering, organized by the White House, Labor Department, and the Center for American Progress, highlights the challenges and offers solutions faced by working families in America. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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President Barack Obama speaks about the economy, Friday, June 27, 2014, at Lake Harriet Band Shell in Minneapolis, Minn. Obama is pitching his ideas to boost the America middle class in Minnesota, a state that has already embraced a key component of the president's economic agenda by raising its minimum wage. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

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Ikea announced its U.S. division is raising the minimum wage for thousands of its retail workers. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

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FILE - This June 18, 2008 file photo shows Ikea signage at New York City's first Ikea store, in Brooklyn. Ikea on Thursday, June 26, 2014 plans to announce its U.S. division is raising the minimum wage for thousands of its retail workers, pegging it to the cost of living in each location, instead of its competition. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

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Sen. Susan M. Collins, Maine Republican, said employers should be allowed to calculate full-time employees based on a 40-hour workweek instead of 30 hours under the new health law. "This is not a hypothetical concern," Ms. Collins said. (Associated Press)

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Sen. Dean Heller, Nevada Republican, said "in the environment we have here today, we wouldn't be able to pass retroactive unemployment extension. We're doing the best we can." (associated Press)

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Sen. Dean Heller, Nevada Republican, said "in the environment we have here today, we wouldn't be able to pass retroactive unemployment extension. We're doing the best we can." (associated Press)

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Sens. Jack Reed, Rhode Island Democrat, (left) and Dean Heller, Nevada Republican, were working together on a bipartisan bill in last year to restore unemployment benefits that fell one vote short of overcoming a GOP-led filibuster. (Associated Press)

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President Barack Obama walks off stage after speaking at the White House Summit on Working Families, Monday, June 23, 2014, in Washington. Obama is encouraging more employers to adopt family-friendly policies, part of a broader effort to convince employers that providing more flexibility is good for business as well as workers. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

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House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif. listens to testimony regarding social security and disability benefits, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 10, 2014. Four Social Security judges are facing accusations they rubber-stamped claims for disability benefits, approving billions of dollars in payments from the cash-strapped program. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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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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“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)

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President Barack Obama mimics someone handing him a baby as he speaks at The White House Summit on Working Families, Monday, June 23, 2014, in Washington. The gathering, organized by the White House, Labor Department and the Center for American Progress, highlights the challenges and offers solutions faced by working families in America. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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Vice President Joe Biden speaks at The White House Summit on Working Families, Monday, June 23, 2014, in Washington. The gathering, organized by the White House, Labor Department, and the Center for American Progress, highlights the challenges and offers solutions faced by working families in America. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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FILE - In this June 22, 2012 file photo, former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky arrives at the Centre County Courthouse in Bellefonte, Pa. Sandusky is expected to participate in the proceeding to have his Penn State pension restored by video conference. The proceeding begins on Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014. Sandusky lost a $4,900-a-month pension in October 2012, when he was sentenced to 30 to 60 years in prison for child sexual abuse. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

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House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif. listens to testimony regarding social security and disability benefits, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 10, 2014. Four Social Security judges are facing accusations they rubber-stamped claims for disability benefits, approving billions of dollars in payments from the cash-strapped program. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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** FILE ** This March 31, 2014, file photo shows people using a a phone bank to sign up for health care insurance at the business office of Parkland Hospital in Dallas. (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)

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In the wings: Matt Schlapp, who has broad experience and connections in politics, is expected to be chairman of the American Conservative Union. (Gage Skidmore)

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In the wings: Matt Schlapp, who has broad experience and connections in politics, is expected to be chairman of the American Conservative Union. (Gage Skidmore)

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FILE - In this Oct. 5, 2013 file photo Texas Gov. Rick Perry gives the keynote speech at the California Republican Party convention in Anaheim, Calif. California Gov. The Republican has made convincing top employers elsewhere to move to Texas a centerpiece of his administration. California has been a prime target, with Perry bashing what he calls the Golden State’s high-tax, over-regulated ways. But a New York Times Magazine story released Tuesday says Perry told the reporter “he loves California” and “might even move” there in January, when his term ends. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File)