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Krauthammer: Harry Reid Was a ‘Disgrace’ to the Senate

9 hours agoNews : Mediaite

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.

The Achievement That Puts Harry Reid in the History Books

Jim Manley: As majority leader, Harry Reid got comprehensive health-care legislation through the killing field that is the U.S. Senate.

The Remarkable And Complex Legacy Of One Harry Reid

13 hours agoNews : Huffington Post

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

The Political Downside of Reid's Retirement

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

Liberal Groups Are Already Pushing For Warren As Senate Leader

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

What Harry Reid’s retirement means for the 2016 Senate majority battle

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 […]

“Run Elizabeth Run” : for Majority Leader

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 […]

Minority Leader Harry Reid was and is too much for Republicans to handle

18 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

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

This War Is Lost… Controversial Senator Harry Reid Will Not Seek Reelection

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. — Senator Harry Reid (@SenatorReid) March 27, 2015 Controversial … Continue reading ?

Harry Reid to Retire and Not Seek Re-Election

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.

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid won't seek re-election

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.

Loretta Lynch Deserves a Vote on the Senate Floor

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

McConnell Blocked Just As Often By His Own Party

“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. [...]

Mitch McConnell Allowed More Amendments In January 2015 Than Harry Reid Did In A Whole Year

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

OUTRAGEOUS: Dem. Leader Harry Reid Caught Red Handed in Massive New Corruption Scandal

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

The Inside Story Of How Citizens United Has Changed Washington Lawmaking

4 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

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

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

McConnell Offers Clean DHS Funding Bill; Reid Balks

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

For the record

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.

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