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House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan, R-Wis., shakes hands with Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke at the close of the committee's hearing on the state of the economy in February 2011. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Ryan's Mission For Fed: Focus On Prices, Not Unemployment

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