Americans face prospect of status quo Congress - Article Photos 2/2

FILE - In this Sept. 19, 2012 file photo, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nev. speaks with reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington. A barrage of negative ads, more than $2 billion in spending and months of campaign stops come down to this reality: Americans will wake up Wednesday with likely the same divided Congress it had that past two years. Republicans are poised to keep their hold on the House, Democrats are most likely to narrowly hold the Senate. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)