Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., is surrounded by reporters as he and other lawmakers walk to a closed-door meeting in the Old Senate Chamber for a showdown between Republican and Democratic leaders over ... more 
Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., is surrounded by reporters as he and other lawmakers walk to a closed-door meeting in the Old Senate Chamber for a showdown between Republican and Democratic leaders over presidential nominees that have been blocked by a GOP filibuster, at the Capitol in Washington, Monday, July 15, 2013. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid insisted in advance that Republicans permit yes-or-no confirmation votes on all seven of the nominees at issue. If they won't, he declared, Democrats will change the Senate's rules to strip them of their ability to delay. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By J. Scott Applewhite
Tue, Jul 16, 2013 7:28 AM EDT