Senate Majority Leader Harry ReidHarry Mason ReidGOP moves to cut debate time for Trump nominees Harry Reid: ‘The less we talk about impeachment, the better off we are’ Lobbying world MORE (D-Nev.) said he's in "no rush" to name Senate Democrats' new campaign chief.

Reid said an announcement of which senator would next head the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee (DSCC) would probably not come until the week after Christmas.

"We've had a lot of progress," Reid said at a press conference on Capitol Hill. "We're in no rush to do that."

Democrats have faced a series of setbacks in their efforts to recruit a new DSCC chairman, who will face an incredibly difficult electoral map in 2012. Democrats have to defend 23 seats in two years, many of which are in Republican-leaning or swing states.

Sen. Robert MenendezRobert (Bob) MenendezSenate must save itself by confirming Mike Pompeo Poll: Menendez has 17-point lead over GOP challenger Russian attacks on America require bipartisan response from Congress MORE (D-N.J.) is the outgoing DSCC chairman, and several Democratic senators — including Colorado Sen. Michael BennetMichael Farrand BennetWinter Olympians call for action on climate Overnight Health Care: GOP pushes stiff work requirements for food stamps | Johnny Isakson opens up about family's tragic loss to opioids | Republicans refuse to back vulnerable Dem's opioids bill | Dems offer new public option plan Lawmakers discuss Latino education gap MORE — have said they don't want to lead the campaign committee in 2012.

Sen. John CornynJohn CornynGOP moves to cut debate time for Trump nominees Republicans want Trump’s VA nominee to withdraw Senators to Trump: Let Mueller finish Russia probe MORE (R-Texas) will serve a second term as chairman of the National Republican Senatorial Committee in the coming cycle.