U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) (2nd L) smiles with Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY) (L), Senator Richard Durbin (D-IL) (2nd R) and Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) (R) as he addresses ... more 
U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) (2nd L) smiles with Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY) (L), Senator Richard Durbin (D-IL) (2nd R) and Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) (R) as he addresses reporters after meeting with President Barack Obama at the White House in Washington, October 10, 2013. U.S. House of Representatives Republicans are still weighing a short-term debt-limit increase, possibly for six weeks, with no decisions going into a closed-door party meeting on Thursday, according to a senior Republican aide. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS BUSINESS) less 
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Thu, Oct 10, 2013 4:38 PM EDT