(From L to R) U.S. Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL), Representative Paul Ryan (R-WI), Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) and Representative Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) talk to reporters as they emerge from an ... more 
(From L to R) U.S. Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL), Representative Paul Ryan (R-WI), Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) and Representative Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) talk to reporters as they emerge from an informal meeting of Congressional budget conferees to set a path for their negotiations on the federal budget, at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, October 17, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS BUSINESS) less 
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Thu, Oct 17, 2013 10:11 AM EDT