Senator McCaskill talks to a reporter during a series of votes in Washington

 
Senator McCaskill talks to a reporter during a series of votes in Washington
Senator Claire McCaskill (D-MO) talks to a reporter during a series of votes in Washington December 17, 2011. The U.S. Senate voted on Saturday to extend a payroll tax cut for two months in legislation that also attempts to force President Barack Obama to approve construction of an oil pipeline. REUTERS/Benjamin Myers (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS)