WASHINGTON - APRIL 14: U.S. Rep. Peter Welch (D-VT) (R) speaks as Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin listens during a hearing before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee April 14, 2011 on ... more 
WASHINGTON - APRIL 14: U.S. Rep. Peter Welch (D-VT) (R) speaks as Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin listens during a hearing before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee April 14, 2011 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. The hearing was to examine the fiscal problems faced by states and municipalities and the role of federal government on dealing with those problems. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images) less 
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