Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid plans this coming week to test the Republican filibuster threat against Richard Cordray. Read more...
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) is reportedly getting ready to use the so-called "nuclear option" to change the Senate rules so that 60 votes are no longer needed to break a filibuster. According to the Washington Post, President Barack Obama will support Reid's efforts if Republicans in the Senate continue to block upcoming nominations. Show More Summary
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Like clockwork the continued obstructionism of Senate Republicans has got Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) to start vaguely threatening to fix the Senate, possibly in July.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) expects a showdown in July over a potential second round of filibuster reform, and he’s prepared to push for a sweeping change to the minority’s ability to unilaterally obstruct judges and other nominees. According to reporting by the Washington Post’s Greg Sargent, Reid “is eyeing a change to the [...]
Greg Sargent reports that once immigration reform is safely finished (or killed, as the case may be), Harry Reid plans to revisit the topic of filibuster reform: Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is increasingly focused on the monthShow More Summary
On his blog at the Washington Post, Greg Sargent reports that Harry Reid is gearing up to exercise the “nuclear option” in July and that the president is right behind him: Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is increasingly focused onShow More Summary
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is increasingly focused on the month of July as the time to exercise the so-called “nuclear option” and revisit filibuster reform, and he has privately told top advisers that he’s all but certain to take action if the … Continue reading ?
Just do it, Harry. Does Democratic Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid mean it this time? Is he really setting the stage for doing filibuster reform mid-session? We've heard the threats plenty of times before, but he seems to be pushing...Show More Summary
Like a lot of Americans, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said a law banning workplace discrimination against LGBT people would impact his family personally. read more
The Majority Leader told reporters that the Employment Non-Discrimination Bill has "a chance" of getting a vote in the Senate this year. read more
Senator Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) spoke about ENDA with reporters today, backing up his support for the legislation by revealing he has a niece who is gay, the HuffPost reports: My niece is a lesbian," Reid said during a...
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) was asked yesterday about House Republicans, once again, voting to repeal the Affordable Care Act, even though House Republicans realize this is pointless.
Revelations that IRS civil servants used biased criteria to target conservative groups seeking tax exempt status is rightly drawing bipartisan outrage. President Obama, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV), Senate Finance Committee...Show More Summary
Senator Harry Reid (D-NV) has one of the quietest, yet potentially most important, forces in the debate to intervene in the Syrian civil war given Congress’ power to declare war. Today, Reid provided the clearest picture yet of his position. In short: While Reid is wary of getting more involved in Syria, if the President [...]
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) on Tuesday called the Justice Department's seizure of the phone records of the Associated Press "inexcusable" Read more...
As pressure mounts on the Obama administration for action on the IRS’ admitted targeting of conservative nonprofit applicants, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) tweeted that he would be supporting an investigation into the matter: Finance Chairman Max Baucus is looking into the IRS matter, and I will fully support his efforts. Show More Summary
Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., said today that she plans to hold a mark up of a new farm bill in May, and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., signaled that he intends to bring it to the Senate floor.
Freshman Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) hasn't been in national politics long, but he has already become a favorite target for Democrats. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (Nev.) slammed Cruz as a "schoolyard bully" for opposing any compromise on the budget. Show More Summary
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid Wednesday urged colleagues to include strong measures to help sexual assault victims in the military as part of the next major defense bill. “As you prepare the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014,...