WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 18: Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) (C) questions Energy Secretary Steven Chu about the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant during a hearing of the Senate ... more 
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 18: Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) (C) questions Energy Secretary Steven Chu about the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant during a hearing of the Senate Appropriations Committee Energy and Water Development Subcommittee with Sen. Thad Cochran (R-MS) (L) Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) on Capitol Hill May 18, 2011 in Washington, DC. Chu testified about the Energy Department's proposed FY2012 budget. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) less 
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