WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 26: U.S. Senate Majority Leader Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV) (C), U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) (L), and U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT) (R) pause during a news conference ... more 
WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 26: U.S. Senate Majority Leader Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV) (C), U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) (L), and U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT) (R) pause during a news conference September 26, 2011 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. The Senate has approved a Continuing Resolution to fund FEMA and avoid a government shutdown through November 18. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images) less 
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