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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer along with House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell take part in a ceremony to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on the steps of the US Capitol in Washington, D.C. (Photo by MANDEL NGAN / AFP)

Sept. deadlines loom for Congress

September has shaped up to be a potentially tough month for Congress. The Senate returned on Monday to a list of priorities needing to be tackled throughout the month as the House wouldn’t return from recess until September 20.