Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (center) gestures during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012. With him (from left) are Sens. John Thune, John Barrasso, Jerry Moran and John Cornyn. (AP Photo/Harry Hamburg)

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Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (center) gestures during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012. With him (from left) are Sens. John Thune, John Barrasso, Jerry Moran and John Cornyn. (AP Photo/Harry Hamburg)