Harry Reid: Both Sides of Senate Need to Work Together

Reid states the obvious, but will it happen?

Still Sen. Harry Reid

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says lawmakers of both parties need to start working together now that Republicans have reduced the Democrats' dominance in the chamber. You think? Reid said on NBC's Today show that he planned to speak Wednesday with Minority Leader Mitch McConnell on ways to "build a consensus and move this country along." Senate Democrats lost at least six seats on Election Day but narrowly held their majority. Reid himself survived an aggressive challenge from Tea Party favorite Sharron Angle to win re-election. Reid also told Good Morning America that Republicans will have to be open to compromise, and just saying no doesn't do the trick. Just saying no with few exceptions or solutions worked for the midterm elections, so clearly that's what the voters want: gridlock.

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