U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell addresses the Senate during an unusual session in Washington

 
U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell addresses the Senate during an unusual session in Washington
U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) 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. The chances of a deal to prevent the U.S. economy from tumbling over a "fiscal cliff" remained uncertain on Sunday as lawmakers haggled over how to prevent taxes for all Americans from rising on New Year's Day. REUTERS/C-SPAN/Handout