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Republican presidential candidate and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush waits backstage as he is introduced before speaking at the Road to Majority 2015 convention in Washington. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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Chris Christie Becomes 14th Republican Presidential Candidate

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President Obama has proposed a rule requiring requiring overtime pay for more workers. The plan has drawn fire from many employers. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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Does The Drip, Drip, Drip Of Clinton's Email Controversy Matter?

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Export-Import Bank Set To Expire At Midnight After Congress Fails To Act

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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie Launches Presidential Campaign

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Brazilian President Mends Ties With President Obama On White House Visit

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Obama Proposes Expanding Overtime Pay To Nearly 5 Million Workers

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Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew (center) speaks with (from left) Sen. Ben Cardin, D-Md., Ellicott Dredges GM Craig Murdock and CFO Joseph Wendel during a tour of the company's manufacturing facility in March. Lew was on hand to promote investment in American infrastructure. The company has utilized the Export-Import Bank's services. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption

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Congress Leaves For Recess Without Reauthorizing Export-Import Bank

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Obama Expected To Release Rule Governing Overtime

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