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Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Senate nomination pact averts meltdown _ for now

Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., walk to Reid's office after Senate joint caucus meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington. The senators met in a closed-session in the Old Senate Chamber Wednesday evening to discuss the subjects of filibusters and presidential nominations.