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WASHINGTON, DC - May 10: Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, and Sen. Robert Menendez, D-N.J., during a news conference announcing their "Close Big Oil Tax Loopholes Act," aimed at ending subsidies to the 5 largest oil companies, and using the savings to reduce the federal deficit. (Photo by Scott J. Ferrell/Congressional Quarterly)

WASHINGTON, DC - May 10: Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, and Sen. Robert Menendez, D-N.J., during a news conference announcing their "Close Big Oil Tax Loopholes Act," aimed at ending subsidies to the 5 largest oil companies, and using the savings to reduce the federal deficit. (Photo by Scott J. Ferrell/Congressional Quarterly)

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