The Senate Budget Committee's top Republican, Sen. Jeff Sessions of Alabama, leaves the Senate chamber at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, March 9, 2011. Late Wednesday, the Senate rejected ... more 
The Senate Budget Committee's top Republican, Sen. Jeff Sessions of Alabama, leaves the Senate chamber at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, March 9, 2011. Late Wednesday, the Senate rejected competing Republican and Democratic spending bills in a bit of Capitol theater designed to demonstrate that the combatants must meet somewhere in the middle. less 
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Fri, Mar 11, 2011 12:40 AM EST