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Bell, Calif. resident Carmen Bella, 76, yells at city council members during a city council meeting addressing city leaders' pay, Monday, July 26, 2010, in Bell, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)

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Pedro Carrillo, left, interim city manager of Bell, Calif., shares a word with city councilor George Mirabal during a city council meeting addressing city leaders' pay, Monday, July 26, 2010, in Bell, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)

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Fired Agriculture Department employee Shirley Sherrod is contemplating a lawsuit against blogger Andrew Breitbart for an edited video of her that he posted. (Associated Press)

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Eric Bilderback (left) holds his resume as he talks with Mike Watson, a business employment specialist at WorkSource Oregon, on Tuesday, July 20, 2010, in Portland, Ore. Congress approved a bill on Thursday, July 22, 2010, that extends unemployment benefits for an estimated 2.5 million Americans. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

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Job seekers search online for job listings at the Oakland Career Center on Friday, July 2, 2010, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

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President Obama leaves the Rose Garden on Monday after saying Republicans are wrong to withhold more unemployment benefits from people looking for work such as, from left: Leslie Macko, from Charlottesville, Va., Jim Chukalas, from Fredon Township, N.J., and Denise Gibson, from Brooklyn, N.Y. They were invited to appear with the president as a way to humanize his plea for another extension of jobless benefits. (Associated Press)

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U.S. President Barack Obama delivers a statement on the economy and the need to extend unemployment benefits at the White House on July 19, 2010. Mr. Obama was joined by Jim Chukalas, an unemployed parts manager from New Jersey, and Leslie Macko, an unemployed aesthetician from Charlottesville, Virginia. (UPI/Kevin Dietsch)

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President Barack Obama delivers remarks on extending unemployment insurance in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Monday, July 19, 2010. The White House announced Tuesday a push for government workers to travel less. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

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President Barack Obama stands with, from left to right: Denise Gibson from Brooklyn, N.Y., Jim Chukalas from Fredon Township, N.J., and Leslie Macko from Charlottesville, Va., all unemployed, as he speaks about the unemployment insurance and the economy in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Monday, July 19, 2010. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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Gov. Gary R. Herbert and Kristen Cox, Executive Director of the Utah Department of Workforce Services, hold a news conference to discuss an alleged illegal immigrant list at the Utah State Capitol in Salt Lake City, Utah, Friday, July 16, 2010. Utah officials said Friday they have identified at least two state workers who apparently accessed confidential documents to create a list of 1,300 purported illegal immigrants that was mailed to law enforcement officials and the news media. (AP Photo/Deseret News, Jeffrey D. Allred)

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** FILE ** In this June 28, 2010, photo, job seekers wait in line to attend at a National Career Fair in San Francisco. New applications for unemployment benefits fell sharply last week as General Motors and other manufacturers skipped their usual summer shutdowns. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

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** FILE ** In this photo taken on June 3, 2010, job seeker Ron Bishop, left, gets some employment advice from Ramon Lupian, Placement Service Representative for Goodwill Industries International Inc., at the ninth annual Skid Row Career Fair, held at Los Angeles Mission, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Adam Lau)

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As the White House releases its National AIDS Strategy Tuesday, Los Angeles-based AIDS Healthcare Foundation launched an ad campaign comparing President Obama's AIDS policy with President George W. Bush's. (Graphic: AIDS Healthcare Foundation)

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Tourists wait in a line for tickets outside the entrance to the Acropolis hill in Athens, Tuesday, July 13, 2010, during a strike by Culture Ministry employees. (AP Photo/Evi Zoupanou)

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ASSOCIATED PRESS In this photo taken June 28, 2010, job seekers wait in line to register and attend a National Career Fair in San Francisco. Initial claims for unemployment benefits rose for the second time in three weeks last week, a sign that layoffs are rising.

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** FILE ** This June 16, 2010 file photo shows a World Cup security workers' march during a demonstration against the World Cup in Durban, South Africa. Long-term, South Africa may reap a windfall for defying the skeptics and successfully hosting the World Cup. Short-term, the profits are heading elsewhere while unions gripe and the nation's already staggering unemployment rate climbs higher. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel reacts at the beginning of a special budget meeting of the cabinet at the chancellery in Berlin, Germany, Sunday, June 6, 2010. Chancellor Angela Merkel met with her ministers to hammer out a savings plan for the nation's budget that could include cuts to federal staff, social welfare benefits or tax hikes. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)

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In this photo taken June 28, 2010, Flora Guan, left, and Jessica Yang, right, recent graduates of San Francisco State University, fill out forms to take part in surveys with Fieldwork San Francisco at a National Career Fair in San Francisco. The unemployment rate fell to 9.5 percent, its lowest level in almost a year. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

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In this photo taken June 28, 2010, Talia Dashow, right, with Mary Kay cosmetics explains sales opportunities during a National Career Fair in San Francisco. Initial claims for unemployment benefits rose for the second time in three weeks last week, a sign that layoffs are rising.(AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

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People march during a protest on the Old-Port in Marseille, southern France, on Thursday June 24, 2010. Many French trains stood still, schoolchildren played instead of studied and post offices were shuttered as workers nationwide went on strike Thursday to protest President Nicolas Sarkozy's plans to raise the retirement age to 62. Nearly 200 marches and protests are planned for several cities over a broad reform to the money-losing pension system, part of efforts around Europe to cut back on growing public debts. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)