U.S. Senator Susan Collins (C) is trailed by reporters as she arrives for a Republican Senate caucus meeting at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, October 16, 2013. U.S. Senate leaders raced to strike a ... more 
U.S. Senator Susan Collins (C) is trailed by reporters as she arrives for a Republican Senate caucus meeting at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, October 16, 2013. U.S. Senate leaders raced to strike a last-minute deal on Wednesday to avert a historic lapse in the government's borrowing authority, a breach that 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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