"Senator Harry Reid, Democrat of Nevada, criticizing Mr. McConnell on the Senate floor, said, 'The majority leader had five months' to fix the problem through committee work. 'Everyone saw this coming,' Mr. Reid, the Senate minority leader, said."The session quickly became contentious when Senator Rand Paul, the other Kentucky Republican, whom Mr. Show More Summary
As Chris Cillizza of the Washington Post wrote, we’ve seen the confirmation of Loretta Lynch (we’re not discussing whether it was a good or bad...
Former Majority Leader Harry Reid justified lying about Romney’s taxes on the Senate floor. Reid repeatedly accused Mitt Romney of not paying taxes for over a decade. Today Reid excused his lies telling CNN’s Dana Bash, “He didn’t win, did … Continue reading ?
The ends justifies the means… Former Majority Leader Harry Reid justified lying about Mitt Romney’s taxes on the Senate floor. Reid told CNN’s Dana Bash: “He didn’t win, did he?” The Washington Free Beacon reported: Maybe some day Republicans will … Continue reading ?
Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D., Nev.) delighted Republicans across the country this morning by announcing that he will not seek reelection. “On the verge of losing his own election and after losing the majority, Senator HarryShow More Summary
Former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid will not seek reelection. My life’s work has been to make Nevada and our nation better. Thank you for giving me that wonderful opportunity. https://t.co/dwy2rDWYhO — Senator Harry Reid (@SenatorReid) March 27, 2015 Controversial … Continue reading ?
In a video message released on Twitter this morning, former Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) has announced his retirement. He will leave the...
Former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (doesn’t the “former” part sound good?) is one of the most corrupt Senators in US history and this week he’s been caught in yet
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R., Ky.) offered to pass a clean appropriations bill funding the Department of Homeland Security through the end of the fiscal year, but Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D., Nev.) balked, saying...Show More Summary
HARRY REID OPENED PANDORA’S BOX: House conservatives push McConnell to gut filibuster. A growing number of House GOP conservatives are pressuring Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) on Thursday to invoke the “nuclear option” and change the chamber’s rules to pass a bill defunding President Obama’s executive actions on immigration. Reps. Raúl Labrador (R-Idaho) and […]
Nevada Senator and former Majority leader Harry Reid made his first appearance on the Senate floor since his “workout accident.” Reid had a run-in with a resistance band and the band won. Harry Reid said he was hurt by a … Continue reading ?
Yes, we have some major problems with the Senate but there was a little good news coming out of the upper chamber this week. The new Senate Majority Leader, Kentucky Republican Mitch McConnell, has gone back to allowing the minorityShow More Summary
Reid suffered an accident in 2011 when he fell during an exercise run. Former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) suffered broken ribs and broken bones in his face when a resistance band he was working out with broke during … Continue reading ?
At the federal level we have faced continued gridlock during the past few years. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid famously refused to take up hundreds of House-passed bills, several with bipartisan support. Senate Republicans were accused of putting up numerous legislative roadblocks to the point where Sen. Reid and his Democrat senators changed the rules...
About a year ago Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid changed the rules in the Senate to remove the filibuster for confirming appointments. What was worse was how he did it. Normally rule changes in the Senate require a 67 vote majority (ending a filibuster requires just 60 votes), but Reid changed the rules with a...
Senator Heidi Heitkamp was a major beneficiary of (now lame duck) Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid’s campaign largesse in 2012. In addition to $10,000 in contributions made directly to Heitkamp’s campaign, Reid’s Majority PAC spent $3.37 million on independent advertising attacking Heitkamp’s opponent Rick Berg. Show More Summary
It is remarkable that the Democrats are not talking about dumping Sen. Harry Reid (D-Nev.) as their minority leader. Not only did his party lose the majority and sustain massive losses, but his strategy of preventing votes was the downfall of many Democrats. The reason Republicans could claim truthfully that their opponents had sided with […]
(Scott Johnson) The Washington Post’s Ed O’Keefe explores Senator Joe Manchin’s frustrations with soon-to-be former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid. Manchin forthrightly describes the election returns as “a real ass-whuppin’.” He then expressed frustrations with Harry Reid’s preventive approach to voting on potentially controversial bills. Show More Summary
(John Hinderaker) Harry Reid’s tenure as Senate Majority Leader hasn’t just been controversial, it has been disgraceful. Reid submerged the Senate in partisan politics of the most vicious sort, turning the Senate floor into a forum for...Show More Summary