WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 26: U.S. Rep. Rosa L. DeLauro (D-CT) (L), speaks while flanked by U.S. Rep. John Conyers (D-MI) during a news conference at the U.S. Capitol October 26, 2011 in Washington, ... more 
WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 26: U.S. Rep. Rosa L. DeLauro (D-CT) (L), speaks while flanked by U.S. Rep. John Conyers (D-MI) during a news conference at the U.S. Capitol October 26, 2011 in Washington, DC.U.S. Rep. DeLauro and U.S. Rep. Conyers called on the Joint Deficit Reduction Committee to preserve Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security benefits when making their decision on cutting the deficit. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images) less 
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