WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 01: U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT) stops to takes pictures of the media in the hallway of the U.S. Capitol on August 1, 2011 in Washington, DC. The House of Representatives ... more 
WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 01: U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT) stops to takes pictures of the media in the hallway of the U.S. Capitol on August 1, 2011 in Washington, DC. The House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate will possibly vote today on a agreement to extend the federal debt limit while enacting spending cuts. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images) less 
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