U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR), Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) and Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY) smile during a news conference to celebrate overcoming the last procedural hurdle to bring a vote in ... more 
U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR), Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) and Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY) smile during a news conference to celebrate overcoming the last procedural hurdle to bring a vote in the U.S. Senate on legislation to ban workplace discrimination against gays at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, November 7, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS BUSINESS EMPLOYMENT SOCIETY) less 
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Thu, Nov 7, 2013 1:30 PM EST