These steps are a sign the two parties are closer to an agreement on how to proceed with the bill than they were last week, when Senate Majority Leader Harry ReidHarry ReidSanders and Schumer are right: Ellison for DNC chair The Hill's 12:30 Report Hopes rise for law to expand access to experimental drugs MORE (D-Nev.) set up a vote to end debate on the motion to proceed. Reid on Monday morning called on both parties to work together on the bill, which was developed on a bipartisan basis, and later in the day scrapped that procedural vote.