“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
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
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