Reid: This is not ‘get even time’

Senate Majority Leader Harry ReidHarry ReidChris Murphy’s profile rises with gun tragedies Republicans are headed for a disappointing end to their year in power Obama's HHS secretary could testify in Menendez trial MORE (D-Nev.) says he will work with Republicans when he's in the minority, vowing it will not be “get-even time.”

Reid said Democrats, who lost the Senate in the midterm elections, will not operate the way Republicans did as the minority party, accusing them of obstruction.

"We want to legislate. We’re not for stalling," he told reporters Thursday.

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Reid, who will be minority leader in the next Congress, also brushed back at GOP criticism of his management of the Senate. Republicans say Reid blocked votes on crucial measures.

"Anyone thinking that I stopped votes from occurring is just simply not valid," he said.

Reid also announced Thursday that Sens. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenOvernight Finance: Lawmakers grill Equifax chief over hack | Wells Fargo CEO defends bank's progress | Trump jokes Puerto Rico threw budget 'out of whack' | Mortgage tax fight tests industry clout Michelle Obama is exactly who the Democrats need to win big in 2020 Wells Fargo chief defends bank's progress in tense Senate hearing MORE (D-Mass.) and Amy KlobucharAmy Jean KlobucharFacebook shifts strategy under lawmaker pressure Competition law has no place raising prices some say are ‘too low’ CNN to host town hall featuring Nancy Pelosi MORE (D-Minn.) are joining his leadership team.

Asked what Warren would do, Reid responded, "I expect her to be Elizabeth Warren."

He praised Klobuchar for working across party lines.