Reid and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), who also expressed condolences for the families and victims of the shootings, refrained from the political attacks typical of their floor gamesmanship.

The Senate took a moment of silence to honor the victims of the Colorado shootings Monday.

The upper chamber began its work week on a somber note, with Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) calling the movie theater shooting “horrific.”

Reid and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), who also expressed condolences for the families and victims of the shootings, refrained from the political attacks typical of their gamesmanship.