Sen. Kelly Ayotte, New Hampshire Republican, walks to a meeting with Senate Minority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell, Kentucky Republican, on Capitol Hill in Washington on Monday, Oct. 14, 2013. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

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Sen. Kelly Ayotte, New Hampshire Republican, walks to a meeting with Senate Minority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell, Kentucky Republican, on Capitol Hill in Washington on Monday, Oct. 14, 2013. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)