File photo of U.S. Senate Majority Leader Reid pausing during his news conference in Washington

 
File photo of U.S. Senate Majority Leader Reid pausing during his news conference in Washington
U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) pauses during his news conference on the payroll tax cut extension on Capitol Hill in Washington in this December 23, 2011 file photo. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas/Files