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The Deepwater Horizon oil rig burns in the Gulf of Mexico, April 21, 2010. Investigations before and after the disaster found the agency responsible for overseeing the industry quite friendly with those it regulated. Gerald Herbert/AP hide caption

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An air traffic controller drinks a cup of coffee while working in a terminal radar approach control room Monday at the Atlanta TRACON in Peachtree City, Ga. Several recent reports of controllers nodding off on the job prompted new scheduling rules. David Goldman/AP hide caption

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Federal Budget Battle Frustrates D.C. Residents

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9/11 Chairs Return To The Hill

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Could Cutting Saturday Postal Service Save Money?

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President Obama is focusing his review on government agencies that deal with trade and exports. Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Participants work on their techniques and safety procedures during a suspended-scaffolding training class in New York. Construction incurred the most fatal injuries of any industry in the private sector in 2009, according to the Labor Department. Seth Wenig/AP hide caption

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