Senate Minority Whip John Cornyn of Texas, left, accompanied by Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., right, finishes remarks to reporters about the looming automatic spending

 

              Senate Minority Whip John Cornyn of Texas, left, accompanied by Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., right, finishes remarks to reporters about the looming automatic spending
Senate Minority Whip John Cornyn of Texas, left, accompanied by Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., right, finishes remarks to reporters about the looming automatic spending cuts, following a Republican strategy session, Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)