WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 02: Senate Majority Leader Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV) (C) walks to address the media after voting on the debt limit bill with U.S. Sen. Richard Durbin (D-IL) (L) and U.S. Sen. ... more 
WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 02: Senate Majority Leader Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV) (C) walks to address the media after voting on the debt limit bill with U.S. Sen. Richard Durbin (D-IL) (L) and U.S. Sen. Patty Murray (2nd L) (D-WA) 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 Mario Tama/Getty Images) less 
1 / 11
Getty Images | Photo By Mario Tama / Getty Images
Tue, Aug 2, 2011 2:08 PM EDT