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Cenk Uygur Takes Joe Scarborough To School On Politics And The Koch Brothers

The Young Turks Cenk Uygur takes MSNBC's Joe Scarborough to task for his criticism of Harry Reid for going after the Koch brothers and the Democrats' strategy of making them the target in their campaign ads. Despite their best efforts...Show More Summary

Kochs proving toxic to Republicans in key states

Boy, Ernst really knows how to pick her friends. Remember when Republicans were smugly insisting that the Kochs had such a low profile that it was a total waste of time for Democrats to focus on them, that Harry Reid was just grasping at straws (and being a big bully about two, fine patriotic Americans)? Yeah, not so much. Show More Summary

GOP Senate Candidate: Harry Reid’s Senate ‘Like A Plantation’

Louisiana Republican Senate candidate believes Harry Reid runs the Senate “like a plantation.” I guess that means we have slaves as senators. The Baton Rouge congressman, challenging Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu this fall, made the comment to the head of the Port of Terrebonne during a tour last week. Reid, a Nevada Democrat, “runs the [...]

Louisiana GOPer Candidate Compares Harry Reid To 'Plantation Owner'

Representative Bill Cassidy (R-La) believes the House of Representatives is such a model for cooperation and fair leadership, John Boehner would NEVER table a bill and stall it for partisan reasons, right? So when Cassidy decides toShow More Summary

Marijuana Initiatives May Keep Senate Democratic

When it comes to supporting the national push to legalize marijuana in several states, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and his Democratic colleagues should just inhale. It might save their jobs. Armed with powerful statistics, Brookings...Show More Summary

Harry Reid Apologizes for Jokes about Asians

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has apologized for making racially insensitive jokes at an event Thursday sponsored by the Las Vegas Asian Chamber of Commerce. Reid said at the event, "I don't think you're smarter than anybody else,...Show More Summary

Harry Reid Apologizes For Asian Jokes

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid had some word to eat. “My comments were in extremely poor taste and I apologize,” he told The Hill. “Sometimes I say the wrong thing.” The jokes he made to the Las Vegas Asian Chamber of Commerce included comments about how many Wongs there are (“One problem that I’ve had [...]

Koch Brothers Working To Take Down Harry Reid

Harry Reid’s next election is two years away, but the Koch Brothers are already busy working to get rid of him. Politico reports: The efforts in recent months have been largely subterranean, but they are unmistakable. A handful of nonprofit groups in the vast political network helmed by allies of the conservative billionaires Charles and [...]

Rick Perry Attacks Harry Reid And President Obama After Being Called Out For Political Stunt On The Border

Texas wingnut Gov. Rick Perry was back on the air defending his plan to waste more of the taxpayers' money by deploying 1000 National Guard troops to the border, and attacking Harry Reid for calling his latest move a "political stunt,"...Show More Summary

Koch group cancels ads in Michigan Senate race

How the Koch's big money sink started, Julie Boonstra and her "horror story." Harry Reid was definitely on to something when he started in on the Koch brothers and their single-minded assault to buy the Senate. It's a campaign taken up by Democrats everywhere, and raising the profile of the Kochs has been paying dividends. Show More Summary

Sen. Harry Reid's office rubs some salt in Republican wounds on House border bill blunder

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

After House Republicans pulled their attempt at a border bill in a conspicuous display of party incompetence, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and his office rubbed some salt in those wounds: "Senator Reid agrees with House Republican...Show More Summary

Reid pledges support for open-internet rules

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Last month, Daily Kos and other net neutrality activist organizations wrote to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, asking him to sign on to the efforts of more than a dozen members of his Senate caucus and House Minority Leader Pelosi...Show More Summary

Now they've gone too far. Time for Harry Reid to blow up the filibuster and confirm all nominees now

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

If at first you don't succeed... Now they've gone too far. Two Republican judges (on a three-judge panel) just issued a decision that would gut Obamacare by denying subsidies to anyone currently receiving them through a federally run (as opposed to state run) exchange. Show More Summary

Wallace Calls Cruz's False Compassion On Refugee Crisis: Your Plan 'Doesn't Help The Kids'

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) on Sunday declared that Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) and other Democrats "want" a situation where refugee children were maimed and brutalized. In an interview on Fox News, Cruz told host Chris Wallace...Show More Summary

Harry Reid: ‘The Border Is Secure’

It’s not securing the border that should be the focus, says the Senate Majority Leader, it’s getting the money needed to process the undocumented children coming into America. “The border is secure,” he told reporters after the Senate Democrats’ weekly policy lunch. “[Sen.] Martin Heinrich [(D-N.M.)] talked to the caucus today. He’s a border state [...]

This Is the Democratic Plan to Reverse the Hobby Lobby Decision

On Monday, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid promised "to do something" about the Supreme Court's recent Hobby Lobby decision. Now two members of his caucus say they are preparing a bill that would reverse some of the controversial aspects of last week's decision. Take it away, TPM: The legislation will be sponsored by Sens. Show More Summary

Cheers and Jeers: Wednesday

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… More Continuous Loops What are they thinking??? President Obama: "Must do the people's business…Must do the people's business…" Harry Reid: "Must do the people's business…Must do the people's business…" Mitch...Show More Summary

How Harry Reid's attack on the Koch brothers is paying off

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

In the latest installment of Politico's obsession with Harry Reid's campaign about the Koch brothers, Ken Vogel has some good background on what led Reid to focus on the Kochs (his wife was a big factor) and how the campaign developed. Show More Summary

Reid promises quick action on Hobby Lobby

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is promising quick action to reverse the Hobby Lobby decision to allow private-sector companies to deny contraceptive coverage to their employees. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Monday that Democrats...Show More Summary

Supreme Court strengthens Senate majority's hand

3 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

One thing blunts the Supreme Court's decision to curtail a president's recess powers. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid points it out: Harry Reid on SCOTUS NLRB ruling: "??More than anything, [it] underscores the importance of the rules...Show More Summary

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