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**FILE** Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers Jason Furman (right), accompanied by White House press secretary Jay Carney, speaks during the daily news briefing at the White House in Washington on Feb. 4, 2014. (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** In this March 23, 2010, file photo, President Barack Obama reaches for a pen to sign the health care bill in the East Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

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Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., followed by Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., left, and Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., arrives for a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014, after their weekly policy luncheon. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers Jason Furman speaks during the daily news briefing at the White House in Washington on Feb. 4, 2014. (Associated Press) **FILE**

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Snow dots the ground at the site of a memorial to Australian Christopher Lane who was shot and killed in Duncan, Okla., in August of 2013, on the day of a hearing for three suspects in the case, in Duncan, Okla, Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

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This Feb. 3, 2014 photo shows, Jeffrey McCormick in Boston, a founding partner of the venture capital firm Saturn Partners who has launched his campaign for Massachusetts governor in 2014 as an independent. (AP Photo/Boston Herald, Christopher Evans) BOSTON GLOBE OUT. METRO BOSTON NEWSPAPER OUT. MAGS OUT. ONLINE OUT.

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Duncan D. Hunter (right) served his second tour in Iraq near Fallujah in 2004. He retired as a captain from the Marine Corps Reserves and is running for his father's House seat. PHOTOGRAPH PROVIDED BY Duncan D. Hunter for Congress.

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** FILE ** In this Jan. 28, 2014, photo, Vice President Joseph R. Biden and House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio listens as President Barack Obama gives his State of the Union address on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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FILE - In this Monday, Dec. 9, 2013, file photo, former President Bill Clinton speaks at a CGI Clinton Global Initiative Latin America event at the Copacabana Palace in Rio de Janeiro. During Jay Leno’s two-decade tenure as NBC’s “Tonight” show host, the comic has cracked a total of 4,607 jokes at the expense of President Clinton. The Washington-based Center for Media and Public Affairs counted and catalogued nearly 44,000 jokes Leno made about politics and public affairs during his time at “Tonight,” which ends Thursday. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo, File)

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File-This Jan. 14, 2014 file photo shows a bald eagle sits on a branch overlooking the Allegheny River on the Northside of Pittsburgh. In forty years, the U.S. government has spent billions of dollars trying to save some 1,500 species deemed endangered. House Republicans say that's translated into just 2 percent of protected species being recovered, and they want to overhaul the Endangered Species Act. Environmentalists and many Democrats credit the act with saving species from extinction. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar,File)

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FILE - In this May 8, 2003, file photo, a northern spotted owl sits on a tree in the Deschutes National Forest near Camp Sherman, Ore. In forty years, the U.S. government has spent billions of dollars trying to save some 1,500 species deemed endangered. House Republicans say that's translated into just 2 percent of protected species being recovered, and they want to overhaul the Endangered Species Act. Environmentalists and many Democrats credit the act with saving species from extinction. (AP Photo/Don Ryan, File)

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FILE - In this July 16, 2004, file photo, is a gray wolf at the Wildlife Science Center in Forest Lake, Minn. In forty years, the U.S. government has spent billions of dollars trying to save some 1,500 species deemed endangered. House Republicans say that's translated into just 2 percent of protected species being recovered, and they want to overhaul the Endangered Species Act. Environmentalists and many Democrats credit the act with saving species from extinction. (AP Photo/Dawn Villella, File)