"In Senate races across the country, Republicans will avoid the issues that matter most to Americans. Instead trying to focus attention on a senator not even up for election. That senator is me," he said on the Senate floor on the day the chamber returned from a two-week recess.
True to form, Reid used the opportunity to -- yet again -- tie Republicans to the billionaire Koch brothers after contrasting his party's agenda with the GOP's agenda.
"Charles and David Koch and their radical henchmen -- feel free to attack me as much as you want. I can take it," he said. "But don't expect the American people to be fooled by this newest tactic."