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Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nev., speaks to reporters following the Democrats' weekly policy meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, July 19, 2011.
Friday, Jul. 22, 2011

Open quoteThe path to avert default now runs through the House of Representatives.Close quote

  • Democrat from Nevada and Senate Majority Leader, after the Senate voted down a bill passed in the House that would raise the debt ceiling, but cut more than $3 trillion in spending; Democrats want spending cuts balanced by revenue enhancements
Photo: J. Scott Applewhite / AP Photo | Source: NY Times