Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid announced his retirement today, and it's a safe bet many conservatives aren't sad to see him go. Case in point, Charles Krauthammer calling him a "disgrace" on Fox tonight.
Jim Manley: As majority leader, Harry Reid got comprehensive health-care legislation through the killing field that is the U.S. Senate.
During the tail end of an interview in July 2012, then-Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid was asked about Mitt Romney’s reluctance to release his tax returns. The question was whether, in some hypothetical universe, the Senate would confirm a nominee without further disclosure of his personal finances. Show More Summary
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
Greg Sargent with some background on how the maneuvering to replace Harry Reid as minority (or majority) leader is likely to shake out: This debate is already underway: Two liberal groups are now floating the idea of a Warren run for...Show More Summary
Senate Minority Leader Harry M. Reid's decision to retire rather than run for another term in 2016 could complicate Democratic efforts to retain his seat -- and, by extension, the party's fight to retake the Senate majority. In light of Reid's decision, nonpartisan political handicappers judged Friday morning that the Nevada race looked a bit […]
Well quite the interesting news twist this morning as Senate Democratic Minority Leader Harry Reid announces he will not be running for re-election. Which of course launched the standard narrative of which current lieutenant would move up, giving us the rather stultifying debate of “Schumer vs Durbin”. Or Clinton’s former senior colleague vs Obama’s former […]
Senate Republicans thought they were going to have their way once they took the majority in January. Then they were introduced to Minority Leader Harry Reid. In the early months of 2015, despite injuries requiring surgery, Reid has quickly...Show More Summary
Reid's face may be bruised, but he says that's not why he's retiring.
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 ?
The former Senate Majority Leader from Nevada, who lost his spot in the Senate after the GOP retook control of the Senate in the 2014 midterms, announced today that he will not run for re-election when his term ends in 2016.
Sen. Harry Reid of Nevada, the top Democrat in U.S. Senate for the past decade and for eight years the Senate's majority leader, said Friday he will not run for reelection in 2016.
When the Republicans took over the Senate, they promised it would not be "business as usual." In other words, they promised no political games. Former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid played lots of political games, and I was critical of him for doing so. Show More Summary
“When he became majority leader, propelled by sweeping Republican victories last year, Senator Mitch McConnell of Kentucky vowed to run a more productive and traditional Senate than his Democratic predecessor, Senator Harry Reid of Nevada,” the New York Times reports. [...]
While running for re-election last year, Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) pledged to allow more votes on amendments to bills if he became Senate Majority Leader, a key component of his broader promise to usher in a more open process in the...Show More Summary
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
Lobbyists and trade groups have pumped huge sums into the coffers of super PACs and nonprofits connected to Speaker John Boehner, Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell ever since the Citizens United decision. Show More Summary
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
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: In the Feb. 15 Section A, an article about Sen. Harry Reid's political future included a photo caption that gave his title as Senate majority leader. The Nevada Democrat is the Senate's minority leader.