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The same ol' four-letter word keeps being muttered in the hallways and backrooms of Congress.

Jobs.

At least two bills that focus squarely on job-creation are stuck behind the giant legislative hairball that is financial regulatory reform, which the Senate may or may not succeed in hacking up before the Memorial Day recess.

Elizabeth Wynne Johnson reports...

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