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Sens. Harry Reid, Charles Schumer and Dick Durbin

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Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.), center, pushed for a vote on additional "cash for clunkers" funding before the imminent summer recess. Sens. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.), left, and Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) supported the cash infusion, too. Mark Wilson / Getty Images