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Senate Budget Committee Chairman Sen. Kent Conrad (D-ND) listens to testimony during a hearing on Capitol Hill on November 15, 2011. Congressional Budget Office Director Doug Elmendorf presented the committee with the CBO's fiscal and legislative policy options for increasing economic growth and employment in 2012 and 2013, including increased aid to the unemployed, tax credits to lower and middle income households, and reducing employees' payroll taxes. By Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images.