WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 02: U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) (C) addresses the media with Senate Majority Leader Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV) (R) and U.S. Sen. Richard Durbin (L) after voting on the debt ... more 
WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 02: U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) (C) addresses the media with Senate Majority Leader Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV) (R) and U.S. Sen. Richard Durbin (L) after voting on the debt limit bill 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 Mario Tama/Getty Images) less 
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