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Senate Democrats give Republicans deadline for full transportation funding bill

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid and his Democratic colleagues have given Majority Leader Mitch McConnell 45 days to negotiate a long-term transportation funding bill, threatening to block a short-term funding measure if that's what McConnell tries to push. Show More Summary

Nevada's GOP governor won't run for Harry Reid's Senate seat

(AP) — Gov. Brian Sandoval, who gave up a lifetime appointment as a federal judge to run for the Nevada office, said he liked the job so much that he was turning his back on a U.S. Senate bid that he would've been highly favored to win. Sandoval's decision to forgo a run for the seat held by retiring Democrat Sen. Show More Summary

Mitch McConnell's Republican-led Senate about to hit a speed bump

Until now, the Senate has gotten some modest things done—in part, because Harry Reid's Democrats haven't filibustered everything in sight the way Mitch McConnell's Republicans did when they were in the minority. The Senate passed fast-track...Show More Summary

Harry Reid blasts Mitch McConnell over judicial confirmation shutdown

Majority Leader Mitch McConnell was talking tough last week, telling conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt that he didn't expect his Senate to confirm any more of President Obama's circuit court judge nominees. Just because. That is not...Show More Summary

Nevada's GOP governor won't run for Harry Reid's Senate seat

(AP) — Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval announced Tuesday that he will not run for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by longtime Democratic Sen. Harry Reid. The announcement ends speculation that the popular Republican would enter the race...Show More Summary

Reid, Senate Democrats prepared to block spending bills, break sequester

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid has a plan to force Republicans to the negotiating table over federal spending. President Obama and Democrats want to get rid of sequestration, the strict budget caps imposed on almost all spending by the 2011 Budget Control Act. Show More Summary

Senators pay tribute to historian, retiring after 4 decades

Senators pay tribute to historian, retiring after 4 decades Consulted by reporters, senators, staff and luminaries alike, Ritchie has authored more than a dozen books, including three textbooks, said Minority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev. Author...Show More Summary

Harry Reid joins senators promoting a petition that calls for opposition to 'fast-tracking' TPP

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Still not onboard with fast-tracking the Trans-Pacific Partnership Under the rubric of "prioritize jobs" Democratic Sens. Tammy Baldwin (WI), Sherrod Brown (OH), Al Franken (MN), Gary Peters (MI), Brian Schatz (HI), Tom Udall (NM), the...Show More Summary

Harry Reid is messing up Republican plans, again

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid and Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, at odds once again Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid is working to up-end Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's plan to quickly pass fast-track authority for the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Show More Summary

Capitol Hill Buzz: Reid sounds resigned on trade fast track

Sen. Harry Reid of Nevada reminded reporters in the Capitol that he consistently has opposed President Barack Obama's bid for "fast track" authority on trade negotiations. Under fast track — which, in a partisan twist, congressionalShow More Summary

Reid pledges to block trade deal vote until highway funding and surveillance reforms are addressed

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Minority Leader Harry Reid is promising to give ol' Mitch "filibuster" McConnell a taste of his own medicine on the trade deal McConnell hopes to push through. Not so fast, says Reid, who first wants to see action on an infrastructure funding bill and reforming the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA). Show More Summary

The Rise And Fall Of Right-Wing Media's Fake Theory That Harry Reid Was Beaten Up

Right-wing media have baselessly speculated for months that Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV) was injured in a physical altercation, and now, a Las Vegas man claims to have invented the false rumor to see whether it might become fodder for theShow More Summary

Murray, mom in tennis shoes in '92, stands her ground

The Washington state Democrat, once famously dubbed "just a mom in tennis shoes," is the reason behind an uncomfortable power standoff between two men who intend to lead the Democrats after Minority Leader Harry Reid retires. [...] Murray,...Show More Summary

Nevada man punks right-wing conspiracy theorists with fake Harry Reid story

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

How stupid is the right-wing media? Stupid enough to circulate a ridiculous story about how the mob beat up Sen. Harry Reid. That was pretty insane, but a Nevada man just proved that there really aren't any depths to which they won't plunge. Show More Summary

Punked! Harry Reid Conspiracy Theorist Duped By Bogus Story

We've all been taken in by satire sites, but Power Line Blog author John Hinderaker managed to be duped by a Las Vegas jokester. Hinderaker has been desperate to "prove" that Harry Reid was beaten up by the Mob. That's so much sexier...Show More Summary

Admits He Made Up Lie About Harry Reid

A man who spread the rumor that Harry Reid got beat up admits he made up the story. Larry Pfeifer said he made up a story about Reid’s eye injury, which the senator incurred during an admittedly-bizarre exercise accident, after reading an unsubstantiated rumor in a conservative blog of Reid being beaten up by the [...]

Man Punks Right Wing Media Bigs with Bogus Reid Story

A Las Vegas man claims that he concocted a bogus story about Harry Reid's brother beating up Reid to see whether he could get right-wing media outlets and blogs to run with it. He did. All without any corroboration or even requiring the man, Larry Pfeifer, to provide his true identity. Read More ?

Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: Joe Heck listens as the GOP pleads for him to run for Senate

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

The NRSC is hoping they can land Rep. Joe Heck Leading Off: • NV-Sen: Rep. Joe Heck has repeatedly said that he doesn't want to run for Harry Reid's open Senate seat next year, but national Republicans have never given up hope that they can change his mind. Show More Summary

Midday open thread: Pope will visit Cuba en route to U.S., 'evil twin' extracted from woman's brain

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Today's comic by Matt Bors is The Whiteness Fairy: Dana Perino still flapping her gums. This time it's about Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid: “He’s an absolutely poisonous figure in Washington, D.C., he’s been a disaster for the country,”...Show More Summary

Dana Perino, self-righteous fool

By Richard K. Barry Dana Perino, White House press secretary under President George W. Bush, doesn't like Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.). In fact, she has called him “poisonous.”“He’s an absolutely poisonous figure in Washington,...Show More Summary

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