WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 21: Rebecca Dixon (C) of the National Employment Law Project speaks as (L-R) U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT), Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), Rep. Hank Johnson (D-GA), and ... more 
WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 21: Rebecca Dixon (C) of the National Employment Law Project speaks as (L-R) U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT), Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), Rep. Hank Johnson (D-GA), and president of USAction William McNary listen during a news conference September 21, 2011 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. 250,000 petition signatures, gathered by USAction, Change.org, ColorofChange.org and CREDO Action, were delivered to the Capitol today to thank the co-sponsors of the Fair Employment Opportunity Act for banning hiring discrimination against unemployed workers. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images) less 
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