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In this Feb. 21, 2017, file photo, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt speaks to employees of the EPA in Washington. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

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FILE - In this file photo provided by Molina Healthcare Inc., Dr. J. Mario Molina, CEO of Molina Healthcare, poses for a photo. Molina Healthcare says it has dumped CEO J. Mario Molina and chief financial officer John Molina because of the company’s poor financial performance. Both Molinas are sons of the company’s founder C. David Molina, who died more than 20 years ago. (Carlos Delgado/Molina Healthcare, Inc. via AP, File)

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FILE - In this July 16, 2014, file photo, San Francisco 49ers' Colin Kaepernick arrives at the ESPY Awards at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. Video and pictures from social media posted on May 1, 2017, show Kaepernick standing outside a New York City parole office with two boxes of custom-made suits. An Instagram post by Kaepernick’s “Know Your Rights Camp” campaign says the suits will make parolees “better equipped to achieve gainful employment” and “live more productive lives.” (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File )

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In this April 28, 2017, photo, salesman Bruce Hoyer poses for a photo in Wheaton, Ill., Moderate Republican members of Congress are under deep pressure from both sides on the question of whether to scrap President Obama’s health insurance overhaul. Hoyer said Obamacare’s enactment raised health care costs for him so much that he said he had to switch jobs. Still, he believes that the legislation made much-needed changes, including expanding insurance coverage to people who didn’t have it. “I think people need to be insured,” said Hoyer, who voted for Hillary Clinton, “even though it cost a lot and it hurt.” (AP Photo/Sara Burnett)

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In this April 28, 2017, photo, John Marsella, a 52-year-old stay-at-home dad, poses for a photo in front of the Cahoots Corner Cafe in Oakdale, Calif. Moderate Republican members of Congress are under deep pressure from both sides on the question of whether to scrap President Obama’s health insurance overhaul. Marsella said he's no fan of the Republican health care bill and would prefer to see "Obamacare" repealed entirely. (AP Photo/Jonathan J. Cooper)

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FILE - In this April 19, 2017, file photo, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson speaks at the U.S.-Saudi Arabia CEO Summit at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington. Tillerson is seeking input from State Department employees as he plans an overhaul of the agency that will likely include substantial job cuts. Tillerson tells employees in an email to expect a survey about “how you are going about completing” the agency’s mission. The Associated Press obtained a copy of the email. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)

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Hogan vetoes bill requiring employers to provide paid sick leave in Maryland. (Associated Press)

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Demonstrations on May Day, celebrated as International Workers' Day, follow similar actions worldwide in which protesters from the Philippines to Paris demanded better working conditions.

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Washington Gas and its employees have served the Greater Washington area with pride and dedication for nearly 170 years.

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Masterman Social Studies Teacher Luigi Borda listens to speakers at a protest as teachers called out of work as part of a citywide action to protest four years without a teacher's contract, in Philadelphia, Monday, May 1, 2017. (Jessica Griffin/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP)

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Teachers march down North Broad Street towards City Hall, as teachers called out of work as part of a citywide action to protest four years without a teacher's contract, in Philadelphia, Monday, May 1, 2017. (Jessica Griffin/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP)

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Teachers protest in front of City Hall, as teachers called out of work as part of a citywide action to protest four years without a teacher's contract, in Philadelphia, Monday, May 1, 2017.) (Jessica Griffin/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP)

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Mariana Azpeitia, a farm worker from Mexico, holds the flag of Mexico as she demonstrates in front of the Homestead, Fla., City Hall building Monday, May 1, 2017. Immigrant and union groups marched in cities across the United States to mark May Day and protest against President Donald Trump's efforts to boost deportations. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

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The franchisee of a Smithfield's Chicken 'N Bar-B-Q in North Carolina has apologized after employees reportedly sang N.W.A. 1988 protest hit "F- tha Police" as police officers dined. (ABC 11)

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Illustration on Health care as a right by Donna Grethen/Tribune Content Agency

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FILE - In this Sept. 7, 2011, file photo, union workers block a train headed to a port grain terminal in Longview, Wash. Dockworkers were given the chance Friday, April 28, 2017, to vote on a new contract extension that could provide long-term labor peace at West Coast seaports, where in recent years work slowdowns and strikes have affected billions of dollars in cargo. (AP Photo/Don Ryan, file)

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Laurel Smith, 56, of Medford, N.J., attends a protest outside the office of Rep. Tom MacArthur of R-NJ., in Marlton, N.J., Friday, April 28, 2017. She says she's concerned that repeal of the Affordable Care Act could affect health insurance coverage for her son, 26-year-old son, Jamieson Smith, who has a rare sickness called mitochondrial disease. (AP Photo/Mike Catalini)

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FILE - In this Thursday, June 2, 2016, file photo, United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz speaks during an interview in New York, while seated in the seating configuration of the carrier's new Polaris service. United Airlines says it will raise the limit to $10,000 on payments to customers who give up seats on oversold flights and will increase training for employees as it deals with fallout from the video of a passenger being violently dragged from his seat. Munoz said his response, in which he blamed the passenger and supported his employees, was "insensitive beyond belief." (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

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Linda Price, center, a supporters of single-payer health care measure before lawmakers, waits to enter the Capitol, Wednesday, April 26, 2017, in Sacramento, Calif. A bill, SB562, by Democratic State Senators Ricardo Lara and Toni Atkins, would substantially remake the health care system of the nation's most populous state by eliminating insurance companies and guaranteeing coverage for everyone. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

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Supporters of single-payer health care march to the Capitol, Wednesday, April 26, 2017, in Sacramento, Calif. A bill, SB562, by Democratic State Senators Ricardo Lara and Toni Atkins, would substantially remake the health care system of the nation's most populous state by eliminating insurance companies and guaranteeing coverage for everyone. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)