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Washington, D.C., is competing against its suburbs in Virginia and Maryland for Amazon's second headquarters. Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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D.C. Un-United: Amazon's Second HQ Pits City Vs. Its Suburbs

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Packages move down a conveyor system to the proper shipping area at the new Amazon Fulfillment Center in Sacramento, Calif., on Feb. 9. Amazon's profits, announced on Thursday, roughly tripled what analysts had been expecting. Rich Pedroncelli/AP hide caption

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The Amazon logo in Santa Monica, Calif. Amazon Web Services has government contracts that show its influence is far beyond the post office. Reed Saxon/AP hide caption

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Alexa, Tell Me A National Security Secret: Amazon's Reach Goes Beyond The Post Office

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President Trump's executive order comes after months of criticism of the U.S. Postal Service for what the president claims is a money-losing deal to deliver packages for Amazon. Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images hide caption

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Jeffrey Tambor, seen at a panel event for Transparent in Beverly Hills, Calif., in 2015, has left the show. Richard Shotwell/Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP hide caption

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(From left) Jamie Dimon, CEO of JPMorgan Chase; Warren Buffett, CEO of Berkshire Hathaway; and Jeff Bezos, CEO of Amazon, are creating health care venture, but details are scarce. (From left) Simon Dawson/Bloomberg via Getty Images; Andy Kropa/Invision/AP; Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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(From left) Simon Dawson/Bloomberg via Getty Images; Andy Kropa/Invision/AP; Mark Wilson/Getty Images