Reid expressed confidence that the Senate would pass a broad immigration overhaul bill, but he was less certain about the shape of any gun bill that might come to the floor.
Reid declined to criticize the National Rifle Association for its staunch opposition to gun control proposals. “Just because they resist it doesn’t mean we can’t do things,” he said. “We’ll listen to them and make the right decision.”
Former Sen. Scott Brown, R-Mass., candidate for U.S. Senate in New Hampshire, holds his hand over his heart during the singing of the national anthem as he waits to take the stage for his town hall campaign rally with Sen. John McCain at the Pinkerton Academy in Derry, N.H., on Monday, Aug. 18, 2014.