Former Nebraska senator and governor Bob Kerrey, the Democrat who is running for his old Senate seat to replace retiring Democrat Ben Nelson, said he would vote for Nevada's Harry Reid for majority leader if he is elected. Appearing on KFAB radio in Omaha Tuesday morning, Kerrey was asked if he would support Reid for majority leader.
"Well, yes," Kerrey said. "I'll organize with the Democrats."
Kerrey added that he's "already endorsed a number of proposals that are opposed by Senator Reid, specifically proposals that are supported by Republicans to get our budget balanced, and it won’t be the only time."
Listen to Kerrey's remarks here, starting at about the 7:40 mark.
Kerrey is facing Republican state senator Deb Fischer in next week's general election. Most polls have shown Fischer with a double-digit lead, but a recent poll from the Omaha World-Herald found Kerrey trailing by only three points. The race is still considered a likely GOP win.