Sen. Jim DeMint, a member of the Senate Banking Committee and the Joint Economic Committee, leads other Republican senators on Capitol Hill in Washington on Wednesday, June 29, 2011, in a call to bypass the July Fourth holiday recess to stay in town to work on the debt crisis. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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Sen. Jim DeMint, a member of the Senate Banking Committee and the Joint Economic Committee, leads other Republican senators on Capitol Hill in Washington on Wednesday, June 29, 2011, in a call to bypass the July Fourth holiday recess to stay in town to work on the debt crisis. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)