WASHINGTON - JULY 12: (L-R) U.S. Senate Minority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) speaks as Sen. John Barrasso (R-WY), Senate Minority Whip Sen. Jon Kyl (R-AZ), and Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-TN) ... more 
WASHINGTON - JULY 12: (L-R) U.S. Senate Minority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) speaks as Sen. John Barrasso (R-WY), Senate Minority Whip Sen. Jon Kyl (R-AZ), and Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-TN) listen during a news conference July 12, 2011 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. McConnell discussed the ongoing budget and debit limit negotiations with the administration and proposed a new solution for the administration to raise the debt ceiling. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images) less 
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