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Harry Reid is still making Republicans really, really mad

Harry Reid, still pretty much a badass. The new Republican majority in the Senate is whining about Harry Reid being a bully as much as they did when they were in the minority. He just makes them so darned mad! The new Senate majority...Show More Summary

Reid puts Boehner on spot over Homeland Security funding bill

In a surprise turn of events, Democratic Minority Leader Harry Reid put the brakes on a Tuesday proposal from Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to pass a "clean" Homeland Security funding bill. Before Senate Democrats agree to that course of action, Reid said House Speaker John Boehner must signal his support for such a bill. Show More Summary

Bill O'Reilly Desperately Wants All The Controversy To Stop

If BillO stretches this story any harder to pretend he's right, he's gonna snap like Harry Reid's exercise band. Bill O'Reilly is looking for allies wherever he can find them. Since there aren't any among his former co-workers at CBS,...Show More Summary

Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: Nevada Republican prays GOP lawmakers don't nuke his Senate bid

Nevada state Senate Republican leader Michael Roberson (right) is likely to challenge Democratic Sen. Harry Reid Leading Off: • NV-Sen: While Republicans are still casting about for a candidate to take on Sen. Harry Reid, analyst Jon Ralston says that state Senate Majority Leader Michael Roberson is looking like the likeliest contender. Show More Summary

Krauthammer: Abolish the filibuster

I've been radicalized. By Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid and President Barack Obama. Goodbye moderation and sweet reason. No more clinging to constitutional and procedural restraint. It's time to go nuclear.

Who will step into the ring with Harry Reid? The Daily Kos Great Mentioner investigates

Harry Reid, a former boxers, shows he can still take a punch Potential candidates are constantly getting "mentioned" for higher office, but who's doing all that work? Why, the Great Mentioner, of course. In this new ongoing series, Daily...Show More Summary

Reid To Push Hard For Title II Changes In Web Rules

It's good to have a parliamentary master like Reid backing this, because the Republicans and the telecoms are going to fight back hard: Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) is putting his weight behind regulators' attempts to police...Show More Summary

Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: Republicans search for their champion against Michael Bennet

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Colorado Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet Leading Off: • CO-Sen: Along with Harry Reid, Michael Bennet has the dubious distinction of being 2016's most vulnerable Senate Democrat. The GOP, emboldened by Cory Gardner's victory over Mark Udall last year, is searching for their candidate and has a few possibilities in mind. Show More Summary

Harry Reid Breaks Ribs, Face in Exercise Accident

Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid fell in his Nevada home Thursday when a piece of exercise equipment broke, causing him to break several ribs and facial bones. "Senator Reid will return to Washington this weekend and be in the office Tuesday as the Senate prepares to reconvene," his office said. "His doctors expect a full recovery."

Harry Reid Injured In Freak Exercise Accident

Ouch! Whatever broke must have broken in a rather spectacular way! Either that, or it's a cover story for being roughed up by thugs. Whichever it is, it sounds like Reid will be ready to take on the new role of Senate Minority Leader with a grimace and a wince next week. Senate Majority Leader Harry M. Show More Summary

Harry Reid Breaks Ribs, Facial bones While Exercising

Senator Harry Reid had an accident while exercising. According to a statement, Reid was exercising at home in Henderson, Nevada, when a piece of equipment broke and caused him to fall. “Senator Reid was first brought to St. Rose Dominican Hospital in Henderson by his security detail,” said the senator’s office. “He was then transferred [...]

Harry Reid's prepping for a fight next year

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Majority Leader—and soon to be Minority Leader—Harry Reid is feeling feisty. His new mission: blocking "crazy stuff." From Politico: “I want to do some mainstream things. But I believe that if [Republicans] want to try to do all this crazy stuff, we’re getting out of that stream. Show More Summary

Thank You Ted Cruz

The Democratic controlled Senate is going out in style with a record number of confirmations for President Obama.  And they had some unlikely (if unintended) help: Thanks to some help from Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nevada — and arguably Ted Cruz, R-Texas, who delayed the Senate over a procedural fight — 132 executive nominations were approved [...]

Cruz apologizes for making senators work on Saturday, but not for helping Harry Reid

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Sens. Ted Cruz (R-TX) and Mike Lee (R-UT) Sens. Ted Cruz and Mike Lee have faced some anger from other Republicans over their weekend stunt that forced the Senate into a Saturday session to express symbolic opposition to President Obama's immigration moves. Show More Summary

Democrats push to get judicial vacancies down to Bush-era levels

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) It's been two decades since the Senate confirmed as many judges as it is currently on track to do in 2014. If Democrats succeed at confirming the 12 judges Majority Leader Harry Reid is trying to get votes on before the Senate goes home for Christmas, the year's total will be 88, the highest since 1994. Show More Summary

Weekly Standard and a media hack attack Reid for family illness

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

As he tries to keep enough senators in town for long enough to hold confirmation votes for several of President Obama's nominees, Majority Leader Harry Reid expressed his sympathy for senators who want to go home, saying that "I haven't been home... Show More Summary

How Ted Cruz gave Harry Reid an opening to confirm Obama's nominees

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is happy to take advantage of any opening a Ted Cruz tantrum provides. By dragging out the road to a Senate vote on funding the government, Sen. Ted Cruz inadvertently gave Democrats the time to get a few other things done. Show More Summary

Cruz Stabs McConnell In Back, Forces Weekend Senate Vote-o-Rama

Senator Ted Cruz blew up a handshake deal between Mitch McConnell and Harry Reid to vote on Senate nominees and the so-called Cromnibus bill Monday evening. The Hill: Cruz took to the floor late Friday to castigate congressional leaders...Show More Summary

Mitch McConnell Wants to Open a Giant Loophole for Superrich Donors. Harry Reid Has Vowed to Stop Him.

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) is vowing to block any effort by his GOP counterpart, Mitch McConnell, to loosen the nation's campaign finance limits as part of a bipartisan budget deal taking shape in Congress. Last week,...Show More Summary

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