WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 19: U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) (C) speaks as General President of the International Association of Fire Fighters Harold Schaitberger (L) looks on during a rally October... more 
WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 19: U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) (C) speaks as General President of the International Association of Fire Fighters Harold Schaitberger (L) looks on during a rally October 19, 2011 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. Vice President Joseph Biden joined Senate Democratic leaders to hold a rally with fire fighters, police officers and teachers to call for the passage of S.1723, the "Teachers and First Responders Back to Work Act." (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images) less 
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Wed, Oct 19, 2011 4:17 PM EDT