Biden, a former senator, and Reid are also reportedly in talks on how best to resurrect related legislation.
"I am not going to bring up a vote just to have a vote," Reid said last week. "I want to bring up this vote again if we can accomplish something that seems pretty common sense to me. If you have severe mental problems or you are a criminal you shouldn't be able to buy a gun. That's what, I agree with 90% of the American people, we should get this done."