Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., right, accompanied by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nev., gestures during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012,

 

              Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., right, accompanied by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nev., gestures during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012,
Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., right, accompanied by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nev., gestures during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012, after talks with Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner on the fiscal cliff negotiations. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)