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Washington brings new meaning to the phrase, 'juggling work and health.'

Welcome back, Congress. We're guessing the last week kinda flew by. Things here are, well, pretty much as they were when you left. Those of you in the Senate, Majority Leader Harry Reid has a jobs bill he'd like you to vote on. The sooner the better. House - you'll get your chance to weigh in on that jobs package next. Thoughts on the road ahead, Connecticut Congressman Jim Himes?

Elizabeth Wynne Johnson reports...

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