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WASHINGTON, DC - July 23: The podium waits for a news conference to begin in the office of Senate Assistant Majority Leader Richard J. Durbin, D-Ill., on the Unsolved Crimes Act. The bill is part of a package of legislation that Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Okla., is blocking in an effort to demand Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., to allow debate on the measures.  (Photo by Scott J. Ferrell/Congressional Quarterly)

WASHINGTON, DC - July 23: The podium waits for a news conference to begin in the office of Senate Assistant Majority Leader Richard J. Durbin, D-Ill., on the Unsolved Crimes Act. The bill is part of a package of legislation that Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Okla., is blocking in an effort to demand Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., to allow debate on the measures. (Photo by Scott J. Ferrell/Congressional Quarterly)

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