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But He Totally Bully Pulpited the Overton Window!

Thank you Ted Cruz: Over the weekend Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) went to battle with Democrats, but his gambit backfired and ironically gave Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) and President Barack Obama an unexpected Christmas gift. It began on Friday evening, when Reid and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) were close to securing […]

Democrats push to get judicial vacancies down to Bush-era levels

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) It's been two decades since the Senate confirmed as many judges as it is currently on track to do in 2014. If Democrats succeed at confirming the 12 judges Majority Leader Harry Reid is trying to get votes on before the Senate goes home for Christmas, the year's total will be 88, the highest since 1994. Show More Summary

Weekly Standard and a media hack attack Reid for family illness

As he tries to keep enough senators in town for long enough to hold confirmation votes for several of President Obama's nominees, Majority Leader Harry Reid expressed his sympathy for senators who want to go home, saying that "I haven't been home... Show More Summary

Harry Reid Just Wants to Go Home

As the Senate opened Monday morning, Majority Leader Harry Reid offered Republicans a holiday special: throw in the towel on the Senate's remaining business and everyone can head home, including Mr. Reid, who is evidently pining for Nevada.

How Ted Cruz gave Harry Reid an opening to confirm Obama's nominees

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is happy to take advantage of any opening a Ted Cruz tantrum provides. By dragging out the road to a Senate vote on funding the government, Sen. Ted Cruz inadvertently gave Democrats the time to get a few other things done. Show More Summary

Reid Blocks Cromnibus Measure Prohibiting Federal Mandate of Common Core Standards

Sen. David Vitter’s (R-LA) office told Breitbart News on Sunday that Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) blocked out legislation attached to the “CRomnibus” bill that would have stopped the federal government from mandating that...Show More Summary

Harry Reid's Final Act as Majority Leader: Caving to Fight Against Obama's Executive Amnesty

Outgoing Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid’s final act as the most powerful person in the U.S. Senate chamber is one where he has relented to the Tea Party. Reid’s Senate Democrats lost nine seats in the midterm elections—more than even the most generous prognosticators were expected—giving the GOP control over the U.S. Show More Summary

Gun Control-Supporting Surgeon General Nominee to Get Vote Next Week

On Saturday, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's (D-NV) communications director Adam Jentleson tweeted that Reid filed cloture on the nomination of Obama's gun control-supporting Surgeon General nominee Vivek Murthy. Jentleson indicated...Show More Summary

GOP Senators Upset They Have to Work on the Weekend

Several Republican senators are publicly griping about Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid’s move to keep Senators in town for a rare Saturday session. But instead of blaming Reid, they’re blaming conservative Sens. Ted Cruz (R-TX) and Mike Lee (R-UT). Show More Summary

Cruz, Lee Win War with Harry Reid, Force Vote Against Executive Amnesty

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is keeping senators in Washington for a rare Saturday session—and risking a government shutdown—after he went to extraordinary lengths to block Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) and Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) from forcing a vote to block President Barack Obama’s executive amnesty. Show More Summary

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid Blocks Quick Budget Deal

A last-second vote helped pass the new federal budget bill through the House of Representatives late Thursday evening, but the Senate still has to give its approval before it can land on President Obama's desk. With the clock ticking...Show More Summary

Watch: Sessions Demands Vote on Blocking Executive Amnesty

In a speech about the current spending bill that passed the House on Thursday from the floor of the U.S. Senate, Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) called on Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid to allow for a vote on an amendment that would block the announced executive action by President Barack Obama on immigration policy. Show More Summary

Harry Reid: Senate could vote on budget bill as soon as Friday

Senate majority leader Harry Reid says that the chamber will vote on the omnibus bill as early as Friday, The Guardian reports. "It could be tomorrow, it could be two days afterward," he said. "There are some things that people will be upset about in this bill. Show More Summary

Harry Reid eviscerates GOP leaders in interview

The outgoing senate majority leader lets lose on Republicans.

Congress Unveils Massive $1.1 Trillion Spending Bill

J. Scott Applewhite/APFrom left to right, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-Ohio, and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif. By ANDREW...Show More Summary

Senate Dems Try to Confirm Anti-Gun Surgeon General Before Handing Control to GOP

Senate Democrats are "likely" to give anti-gun Surgeon General nominee Vivek Murthy a confirmation vote before they lose control of the Senate at year's end. This gives departing Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) an opportunity to poke midterm voters in the eye for supporting pro-gun GOP candidates over Democrats. Show More Summary

Mitch McConnell Wants to Open a Giant Loophole for Superrich Donors. Harry Reid Has Vowed to Stop Him.

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) is vowing to block any effort by his GOP counterpart, Mitch McConnell, to loosen the nation's campaign finance limits as part of a bipartisan budget deal taking shape in Congress. Last week,...Show More Summary

Tax Roundup, 12/5/14: Senate just too busy to pass extenders? And: grumbling about incentive tax credits.

Is the Senate just too darn busy to vote on the House-passed extender bill? Lame Duck Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid […]

Why the White House torpedoed Harry Reid's tax deal: The competing claims

3 weeks agoNews : The Newsroom

President Obama blew up a tax deal between Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, a Democrat, and House Republicans. Both sides have explanations as to why. But in the end, it might just be an instance of a bitterly personal grudge matc...

Harry Reid Backs Boehner Plan to Fund Obama's Executive Amnesty

Outgoing Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has thrown his public support behind House Speaker John Boehner’s plan to fund President Barack Obama’s executive amnesty order through March. “That would be a big accomplishment if we could...Show More Summary

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