WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 16: U.S. Senate Majority Whip Sen. Richard Durbin (D-IL) speaks as other congressional members, including Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) (L), Sen. Mike Crapo (R-ID) (2nd L), ... more 
WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 16: U.S. Senate Majority Whip Sen. Richard Durbin (D-IL) speaks as other congressional members, including Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) (L), Sen. Mike Crapo (R-ID) (2nd L), Sen. Kent Conrad (D-ND) (3rd L), and Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO) (R) listen during a news conference November 16, 2011 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. The news conference was to call on the Select Committee on Deficit Reduction, also known as the Supercommittee, "to go big on deficit reduction." (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images) less 
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