Reid: This is not ‘get even time’

Senate Majority Leader Harry ReidHarry ReidCommunities struggling with decline of coal can’t wait any longer on RECLAIM Act Week ahead: AT&T-Time Warner merger under scrutiny This week: Government funding deadline looms 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 WarrenJuan Williams: McConnell won big by blocking Obama This week: Government funding deadline looms Week ahead: Cures bill nears finish line MORE (D-Mass.) and Amy KlobucharAmy KlobucharThe Hill's 12:30 Report GOP wants to move fast on Sessions Dem senator: Kate McKinnon told me to ‘stay strong’ after Trump win 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.