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Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and other GOP leaders, talk to reporters following a political strategy session at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, July 31, 2012. He is joined by Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., far left, and Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
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Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and other GOP leaders, talk to reporters following a political strategy session at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, July 31, 2012. He is joined by Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., far left, and Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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