WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 02: A blue focus light from a camera shines on Senate Minority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) as he talks with reporters at the U.S. Capitol August 2, 2011 in Washington, ... more 
WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 02: A blue focus light from a camera shines on Senate Minority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) as he talks with reporters at the U.S. Capitol August 2, 2011 in Washington, DC. The Senate voted 74-26 to pass the bipartisan debt ceiling legislation that reduces the deficit by $2.4 trillion over the next 10 years. The bill now goes to the White House where President Barack Obama is expected to sign it. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) less 
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