Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, speaks with reporters after voting on the spending bill, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, March 9, 2011. Late Wednesday, the Senate rejected competing Republican ... more 
Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, speaks with reporters after voting on the spending bill, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, March 9, 2011. Late Wednesday, the Senate rejected competing Republican and Democratic spending bills. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By J. Scott Applewhite
Thu, Mar 10, 2011 1:43 PM EST