FILE - This July 31, 2013 file photo shows House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif., center, accompanied by Rep. Xavier Becerra, D-Calif., left, and Rep. Steve Israel, D-N.Y. speaking during a ... more 
FILE - This July 31, 2013 file photo shows House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif., center, accompanied by Rep. Xavier Becerra, D-Calif., left, and Rep. Steve Israel, D-N.Y. speaking during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. The pressure off for now on Syria, Democrats are eager to return you to Washington’s regularly-scheduled gridlock. Pitched debates loom on budget and debt_never flattering endeavors that in the past have sunk the nation’s credit rating and Congress’ popularity. At least those debacles made both parties look bad, which to Democrats would be a welcome relief from President Barack Obama’s effort to strike Syria for a chemical weapons attack. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By J. Scott Applewhite, File
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