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Posted at 03:56 PM ET, 08/01/2011

Faces of the debt ceiling


Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-Ohio). (J. SCOTT APPLEWHITE/ASSOCIATED PRESS)
Okay, so a deal appears to have been struck. The debt ceiling debacle is almost over. But the faces that were made over the last several weeks — faces of shock, horror and glee — will never be forgotten. Kind of like we’ll never forget the faces of the last season of Oprah.

We present to you: Faces of the debt ceiling.


U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.). (JONATHAN ERNST/REUTERS)


U.S. Senate Majority Leader Sen. Harry Reid (D-Nev.). (ALEX WONG/GETTY IMAGES)


President Obama (CHIP SOMODEVILLA/GETTY IMAGES)


U.S. Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa). (ALEX WONG/GETTY IMAGES)


Vice President Biden (CHIP SOMODEVILLA/GETTY IMAGES)


Sen. Joseph Lieberman (I-Conn.). (J. SCOTT APPLEWHITE/ASSOCIATED PRESS)
Okay, not really a debt ceiling photo, but we couldn’t help ourselves. Does he still get a vote?


David Wu (WILLAMETTE WEEK VIA ASSOCIATED PRESS)

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