A construction worker clears wood from a platform that spans the Penn Station railroad tracks in New York City on Nov. 18. Construction jobs rose by 20,000 according to the November jobs report.
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers was a lead sponsor of a bill that would allow special savings accounts for people with disabilities. She spoke about her son Cole, who has Down syndrome, on the House floor.
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Colleen Bradley Bell and her husband, Bradley Bell, attend an art and film gala in 2011. Colleen Bell, a big donor to Obama's campaign, has been confirmed as U.S. ambassador to Hungary.
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