In spite of a concerted grassroots effort against him, Chuck Schumer's chances of replacing Harry Reid as the Senate's minority/majority leader don't yet seem reduced by his Iran stance. MoveOn, CREDO, Daily Kos and other progressive organizations have all made it a point to go after Sen. Show More Summary
Senator Chuck Schumer will announce his opposition to the Iran Deal tomorrow, according to the Huffington Post. The influential senior New York senator, who could be the next Senate Majority Leader after Harry Reid retires next year, gave the New York Times a statement explaining his decision — and how... More »
For a person who wants to be President of the United States, Sen. Ted Cruz is sure not acting presidential. When he was Majority Leader, Harry Reid called Ted Cruz a "schoolyard bully" on the Senate floor. I won't go that far, because...Show More Summary
Back in the day, you couldn't spit without hitting some Republican senator—often Mitch McConnell—complaining about then-Majority Leader Harry Reid's tyranny in using a procedure called "filling the tree," using his power as majority leader to block amendments to bills. Show More Summary
Mitch McConnell swears he totes opposed to saving the crony Ex-Im Bank. He's just making it possible for big government Republicans and Democrats to save it. The Majority Leader is pleased. I commend @SenateMajLdr for setting up a vote to...
Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid and his Democratic colleagues have given Majority Leader Mitch McConnell 45 days to negotiate a long-term transportation funding bill, threatening to block a short-term funding measure if that's what McConnell tries to push. Show More Summary
Majority Leader Mitch McConnell was talking tough last week, telling conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt that he didn't expect his Senate to confirm any more of President Obama's circuit court judge nominees. Just because. That is not...Show More Summary
"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
By Reid Wilson -- The Senate will try again today to pass trade promotion authority after Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Minority Leader Harry Reid announced a deal that will give Democrats a separate vote on Chinese currency manipulation. Once that bill is taken care of, the Senate will vote on TPA. Obama spoke with […]
“Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s efforts to complete fast-track trade legislation by the end of the month are running into an old nemesis: Harry Reid,” the Wall Street Journal reports. “The legislation, which would ease approval of the biggest-ever trade [...]
Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid and Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, at odds once again Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid is working to up-end Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's plan to quickly pass fast-track authority for the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Show More Summary
“Senate Republicans emerged from their weekly luncheon Tuesday with a clear directive from party leaders: Don’t let Harry Reid get away with acting like he’s still majority leader,” Politico reports. “They reacted with frustration and amusement to the Nevada Democrat’s [...]
The conservative blogosphere has been trying to figure out how Harry Reid injured his eye, since the 75-year-old Senate Majority Leader's claim that he fell while exercising is clearly just a cover story. Earlier this month, blogger John Hinderaker reported that a source, Easton Elliott, told him that Reid's brother... More »
Harry Reid, relieved from his duties as Senate Majority Leader by voters in November, seems not to have gotten the memo. Demoted but not diminished, the minority leader is pursuing his role as chief conservative crazymaker with newfound passion. “The answer is not only no, but hell no,” he told... More »
During the 2012 presidential campaign, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made an outrageous allegation that GOP nominee Mitt Romney hadn't paid taxes for 10 years. Reid, who recently announced that he will not seek re-election in 2016, first made the claim in an interview with the Huffington Post on July 31, 2012. Show More Summary
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 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