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Harry Reid will link Donald Trump's Muslim ban to Senate Republicans' anti-refugee vote

The Senate is taking up a House-passed bill that would block Syrian and Iraqi refugees, a "pause" in the refugee resettlement process Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell claims. But he also claims that Democrats are fearmongering when they say this bill would bar widows and orphans from entering, which it would. Show More Summary

Harry Reid And Mitch McConnell Want You To Know They're Definitely Friends

2 months agoNews : Huffington Post

WASHINGTON -- If you try to come between Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), be prepared to be called out on C-SPAN. The opposing duo has been in leadership in the upper chamber...Show More Summary

Mitch McConnell sets up anti-refugee bill in Senate, Harry Reid promises filibuster

3 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has started a fast-track process to bring up the anti-refugee legislation passed by the House on Thursday. The action bypasses the legislative process through committees and brings the bill directly...Show More Summary

Harry Reid Rips MSNBC For Their Fawning Koch Brothers Interview

I'm glad yesterday's ridiculous fawning interview with Charles and David Koch made news on the Senate floor, thanks to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid. Seasoned troll and Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) took his beef withShow More Summary

Morning Bits

The majority leader tells off Donald Trump, Sen. Harry Reid (D-Nev.) and Jeb Bush. “Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) on Tuesday defended Sen. Marco Rubio’s (R-Fla.) frequent Senate absences amid growing criticism of the GOP presidential candidate. Show More Summary

Harry Reid Hopes Paul Ryan Becomes House Speaker

4 months agoNews : Huffington Post

WASHINGTON -- Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) says if he had his way, he'd pick Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) to be the next speaker of the House. "I'm a Paul Ryan fan," Reid told reporters. "He appears to be one of the people over there that could be reasonable. Show More Summary

ROLL CALL: McConnell Faces More Calls for ‘Nuclear Option’ in Senate. It would be nice to see …

ROLL CALL: McConnell Faces More Calls for ‘Nuclear Option’ in Senate. It would be nice to see McConnell act as aggressively has Harry Reid did when he was majority leader. It might also discourage such action by future Democratic majority leaders.

Poor, Sad Harry Reid

It appears that Mr. Reid, Democratic Senate Majority Leader, really stepped in it when he told an author on the record that Obama could win the Presidency because he was "light skinned" and didn't speak with a "Negro dialect" unless he wanted to. Show More Summary

Is Someone Who Broke Ranks Appropriate as Party Leader on the Hill?

Chuck Schumer, the knowledgeable senior senator from New York, who is due to take over as Majority Leader in the Senate from Harry Reid, was an announced early opponent of the Iran nuclear agreement. He did this even before it became certain that President Obama had enough Democratic votes in the Senate to prevent Congress from killing the agreement. Show More Summary

Grassroots blasting of Schumer's nay on Iran pact seems not to resonate with Democratic senators

6 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

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

Chuck Schumer Says He Won't Vote For the Iran Deal

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 »

Ted Cruz Just Disqualified Himself for President, Part II

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

Mitch McConnell discovering just how annoying Republican senators can be

6 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

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

McConnell And Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid Team Up To Save Ex-Im Bank And Planned Parenthood

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 Democrats give Republicans deadline for full transportation funding bill

8 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

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

Harry Reid blasts Mitch McConnell over judicial confirmation shutdown

8 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

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

"The Senate opened a rare Sunday night session in a desperate attempt to extend a national security surveillance program... that was on the verge of expiring at midnight."

"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

READ IN: House of Bolton Edition

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 […]

McConnell vs. Reid on Trade

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 [...]

Harry Reid is messing up Republican plans, again

9 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

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

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