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 ReidBill O'Reilly: Politics helped kill Kate Steinle, Zarate just pulled the trigger Tax reform is nightmare Déjà vu for Puerto Rico Ex-Obama and Reid staffers: McConnell would pretend to be busy to avoid meeting with Obama 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.