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Ford's Michigan Assembly Plant used to produce SUVs. Now it churns out the Ford Focus, with help from a federal loan program. House Republicans are looking to cut funding for the program to offset money for disaster relief.
Transportation Security Administration screeners check passengers at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport in Atlanta last month. The TSA was created after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.
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Job-seekers line up at a job fair in Los Angeles on Wednesday. The Labor Department reported Friday that there was no job growth in August, the first time in a year. Unemployment remained at 9.1 percent.