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Shays with Putnam - Aug. 2008

A reporter points a tape recorder over the shoulder of Rep. Adam Putnam during a news conference with Rep. Christopher Shays in the U.S. Capitol August 6, 2008 in Washington, DC. Putnam and other House Republicans are calling on Speaker Nancy Pelosi to reconvene the chamber and vote on the... CHIP SOMODEVILLA / GETTY IMAGES