U.S. Representative Issa reads notes next to Representative Welch at the U.S. Capitol in Washington

 
U.S. Representative Issa reads notes next to Representative Welch at the U.S. Capitol in Washington
U.S. Representative Darrell Issa (R-CA) (left) reads notes about a possible deal in the Senate as he and Representative Peter Welch (D-VT) (center) stand for separate television interviews at the U.S. Capitol in Washington December 31, 2012. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst