State and local leaders break ground at a Louisville, Ky., coal-burning power plant in November 2012. Dylan Lovan/AP hide caption

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President Obama is greeted by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie in Atlantic City, N.J., on Oct. 31 before visiting areas hardest hit by Superstorm Sandy. Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Rep. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., celebrates winning re-election to West Virginia's Second Congressional District Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2008 in Charleston, W.Va. Jeff Gentner/AP hide caption

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