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Senate Democrats push to address Flint water crisis

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats say they will push to address the water crisis in Flint, Michigan as part of a bipartisan energy bill being debated in the Senate. Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid of Nevada said Michigan's Republican governor, Rick Snyder, tried to "save a few bucks with the water and, in the process, poisoned lots of people."

Obama, Reid, Pelosi meet, discuss legislative priorities

White House spokeswoman Jen Friedman says Obama, House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi and Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid met at the White House to discuss several areas for bipartisan action, including building on last year's budget agreement.

Harry Reid will link Donald Trump's Muslim ban to Senate Republicans' anti-refugee vote

The Senate is taking up a House-passed bill that would block Syrian and Iraqi refugees, a "pause" in the refugee resettlement process Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell claims. But he also claims that Democrats are fearmongering when they say this bill would bar widows and orphans from entering, which it would. Show More Summary

Reid Wants Senate Vote on Trump's Muslim Ban

Senate Democrats are planning to try to force votes on some of Donald Trump's most controversial campaign promises, including a ban on Muslims entering the country. Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nevada) suggested Senate Republicans...Show More Summary

Harry Reid wants to help Republicans out by giving them chance to vote on Donald Trump's policies

Harry Reid's unleashed, not-running-for-reelection persona is at it again—and this time, he's going to make Republicans demonstrate whether or not they stand with Donald Trump. Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) suggested Senate...Show More Summary

Harry Reid Is Your Legislative Badass Of 2015 And For All Time

If you are an old who remembers when, you might think Nevada Sen. Harry Reid is an odd choice for Wonkette’s Legislative Badass of 2015. Reid became leader of the Senate Democrats at a strange time, for strange reasons. And by strange, we mean super-duper double effed the eff up because it was 2004, and everything was

Open thread for night owls: Sen. Reid furious rooftop solar got screwed in Nevada thanks to Kochs

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Esther Whieldon writes—Solar blowback hits Reid's Nevada: Harry Reid’s home state dealt a lethal blow Tuesday to rooftop solar power — the latest skirmish of a nationwide green energy battle that has pitted the Senate Democratic leader...Show More Summary

AP Interview: Reid: Dems 'maybe' to blame on gun bill losses

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid said Thursday his party has tried everything to get gun control legislation through Congress and still keeps losing to the National Rifle Association. The comments from the Nevada...Show More Summary

Harry Reid and Mitch McConnell are forced to make nice on the Senate floor

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Apparently, relations between the Senate's party leaders have hit a new low, at least according to Politico. Harry Reid and Mitch McConnell sat down for a rare face-to-face meeting on the last day of November. The agenda was straightforward—plotting...Show More Summary

Capitol Hill Buzz: Sens. McConnell, Reid defend relationship

Capitol Hill Buzz: WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky and Democratic leader Harry Reid of Nevada want the world to know that there's nothing wrong with their relationship. Noting their shared interest...Show More Summary

Short-Timer Harry Reid Don’t Give A Damn And It Is Glorious

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Wonkette

Forgive us, but we keep forgetting that Harry Reid is still Senate Minority Leader. Generally, he’s just sort of fading into the background as he edges toward retirement, although we are ever mindful of the fact that he is probably mobbed up and could have us murdered if and when he feels like it. It must

Harry Reid to force gun amendment vote in Obamacare repeal

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

x Embedded Content Calling gun violence “a cancer on this nation,” Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid is trying to do something about it, and make a point in Thursday's Obamacare repeal and Planned Parenthood defunding bill. He'll force...Show More Summary

Capitol Hill Buzz: Harry Reid has strong words for GOP

In a floor speech Wednesday, the Nevada lawmaker accused Republicans of "running on a platform of hate." Reid directed his criticism at the party in general and at the GOP's presidential candidates, citing comments by Donald Trump, Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio, Ben Carson and others to accuse them of disparaging immigrants and minorities.

Mitch McConnell sets up anti-refugee bill in Senate, Harry Reid promises filibuster

3 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has started a fast-track process to bring up the anti-refugee legislation passed by the House on Thursday. The action bypasses the legislative process through committees and brings the bill directly...Show More Summary

Obamacare's 'Cadillac tax' days' are probably numbered

3 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Democratic leaders Nancy Pelosi and Harry Reid have been talking with President Obama about axing the Cadillac tax in Obamacare, The Hill reports. The 40 percent excise tax on high-quality, high-cost health plans has remained unpopular...Show More Summary

Harry Reid Rips MSNBC For Their Fawning Koch Brothers Interview

I'm glad yesterday's ridiculous fawning interview with Charles and David Koch made news on the Senate floor, thanks to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid. Seasoned troll and Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) took his beef withShow More Summary

After Deriding Obama's Use Of Executive Orders, O'Reilly Demands EO For His "Kate's Law"

From the November 4 edition of Fox News' The O'Reilly Factor: BILL O'REILLY: [Sen. Harry Reid's] objections to Kate's Law is a cynical joke. Reid well understands that violent foreign thugs defy deportation all the time, but Harry Reid does not care, and has shamed himself, and insulted the Steinle family by blocking a vote on Kate's Law. Show More Summary

Harry Reid joyfully stings Kochs and 'Morning Joe'

3 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Badass Harry strikes again. Harry Reid continued fully enjoying the fact that he's retiring after this term and had a few words on the Senate floor on one of his favorite subjects: The Koch brothers. Riffing off of the really pathetic...Show More Summary

Sen. Harry Reid Slams Morning Joe 's Fawning Koch Brothers Interview

From the November 4 edition of C-SPAN 2: HARRY REID (D-NV): Mr. President, over the last several months, the Koch brothers have been on a public relations campaign. This Koch propaganda campaign has accelerated over the past few weeks. [...]Show More Summary

The GOP grits their teeth as Sharron Angle flirts with another Senate bid

4 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

2010 GOP Senate nominee Sharron Angle So 2010 Republican nominee Sharron Angle is talking about making another run for the Senate in Nevada and unsurprisingly, Republicans are not happy about it. Angle's campaign against Harry Reid was...Show More Summary

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