Will It Be A Blue Christmas For Senators?05:18
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Senate Majority Leader Sen. Harry Reid Nev., gestures during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP)
Senate Majority Leader Sen. Harry Reid Nev., gestures during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP)

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is threatening to keep the Senate in session through Christmas, if he's unable to get everything on his ambitious agenda passed. Today the Senate voted to pass the president's tax cut deal, but Reid also wants the Senate to tackle the START nuclear arms treaty, the immigration reform DREAM ACT, a 2,000-page omnibus spending plan, repeal of the military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy and more.

Republican senators only have an appetite for the tax cut bill and a short-term funding bill to avoid a government shutdown. Gail Chaddock, senior congressional correspondent for the Christian Science Monitor brings us the latest from Washington.

This segment aired on December 15, 2010.

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