WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 02: Senate Majority Leader Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV) (C) speaks at the Capitol after the vote on the debt limit bill with Sen. Richard Durbin (D-IL) (L) and Sen. Charles Schumer ... more 
WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 02: Senate Majority Leader Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV) (C) speaks at the Capitol after the vote on the debt limit bill with Sen. Richard Durbin (D-IL) (L) and Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) (L) on August 2, 2011 in Washington, DC. The Senate voted 74-26 to approve the bill to raise the debt ceiling, allowing the U.S. to avoid default on its debts. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images) less 
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