U.S. Senate Majority Leader Reid addresses the Senate during an unusual session on Capitol Hill in Washington

 
U.S. Senate Majority Leader Reid addresses the Senate during an unusual session on Capitol Hill in Washington
U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) is shown in this C-Span video footage as he addresses the Senate during an unusual session on Capitol Hill in Washington, December 30, 2012. Hopes rose on Sunday that U.S. lawmakers could reach at least a limited deal to prevent the still-recovering economy from tumbling off a "fiscal cliff" at the New Year, sending the country into another recession. REUTERS/C-SPAN/Handout