Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, Nevada Democrat, speaks to reporters after a Democratic policy luncheon on Tuesday in Washington. The Senate is expected to vote Wednesday on a two-week continuing resolution passed Tuesday by the House. (Associated Press)

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, Nevada Democrat, speaks to reporters after a Democratic policy luncheon on Tuesday in Washington. The Senate is expected to vote Wednesday on a two-week continuing resolution passed Tuesday by the House. (Associated Press)