WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 07: Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) (R) talks with reporters after the weekly Senate Republican Caucus luncheon with (L-R) U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-TN), ... more 
WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 07: Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) (R) talks with reporters after the weekly Senate Republican Caucus luncheon with (L-R) U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-TN), U.S. Sen. John Barrasso (R-UT) and U.S. Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) at the U.S. Captiol September 7, 2011 in Washington, DC. McConnell said that the Republicans would politely sit and listen to proposals made by President Barack Obama addresses a joint session of Congress on Thursday. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) less 
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Wed, Sep 7, 2011 3:15 PM EDT