U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) arrives at the U.S. Capitol in Washington October 16, 2013. The U.S. Senate prepared for a last ditch effort Wednesday to avoid a historic lapse in ... more 
U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) arrives at the U.S. Capitol in Washington October 16, 2013. The U.S. Senate prepared for a last ditch effort Wednesday to avoid a historic lapse in the government's borrowing authority, a breach that President Barack Obama has said could lead to default and deliver a damaging blow to the global economy. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS BUSINESS) less 
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Wed, Oct 16, 2013 10:38 AM EDT