Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, Nevada Democrat, holds a press conference on Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012, at the U.S. Capitol in Washington. Mr. Reid said he intends to change Senate filibuster rules following President Obama's win in the general election the previous day and that he hopes Republicans will work with the Democrats to solve some of the country's major issues. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, Nevada Democrat, holds a press conference on Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012, at the U.S. Capitol in Washington. Mr. Reid said he intends to change Senate filibuster rules following President Obama's win in the general election the previous day and that he hopes Republicans will work with the Democrats to solve some of the country's major issues. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)