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Will Obama Pull the Plug on Wind Energy?

Yesterday President Obama threatened to veto a $440 billion package of tax breaks negotiated by a bipartisan group of legislators led by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.). The bill, a White House spokesperson said, disproportionately benefits businesses over families. Show More Summary

Reid's tax package deal with House GOP effectively dead after veto threat

WTF, guys? The deal Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid was apparently close to sealing with House Republican leaders to make a bunch of tax breaks for corporations permanent while ending others that help lower- and middle-income families, seems pretty much dead now. Show More Summary

Compromise, You Keep Using That Word

Worthless fucking Democrats: Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) has reached a compromise with House Republicans on a package of tax breaks that would permanently extend relief for big multinational corporations without providing breaks for middle or lower-income families, individuals with knowledge of the deal tell ThinkProgress. Show More Summary

White House Admits That It Still Supports Parts Of SOPA: Wants To Make Streaming A Felony

2 days agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

Last week, we wrote that Senator (and still for the next few weeks, Majority Leader) Harry Reid was looking for ways to push for a piece of SOPA, making streaming a felony, into law. The story we'd heard from multiple sources was that he was looking to attach it to the USA Freedom Act. Show More Summary

Rod St. Aubyn: New Congress, Same Gridlock

At the federal level we have faced continued gridlock during the past few years.  Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid famously refused to take up hundreds of House-passed bills, several with bipartisan support.  Senate Republicans were accused of putting up numerous legislative roadblocks to the point where Sen. Reid and his Democrat senators changed the rules...

Meet the Democrat on Capitol Hill that the White House loathes

In The Washington Post's autopsy of what went wrong for Democrats in the 2014 midterm elections, one name popped up over and over again: David Krone, the right-hand man of Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.). Krone basically pinned...Show More Summary

Republicans Should Help Restore Bipartisanship By Bringing Back The Filibuster

About a year ago Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid changed the rules in the Senate to remove the filibuster for confirming appointments. What was worse was how he did it. Normally rule changes in the Senate require a 67 vote majority (ending a filibuster requires just 60 votes), but Reid changed the rules with a...

Harry Reid: Good Luck Trying to Undo Executive Amnesty

Outgoing Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) argues that despite the fact that President Obama’s executive amnesty will not have the force of law, it would be very difficult for another president to rescind. “This is something that is fair and the right thing to do,” Reid said on Thursday. Show More Summary

Harry Reid Is Tight With the UFC

The Senate Majority Leader, a former boxer, was accused of trying to help the Ultimate Fighting Championship. That's contested, but they've definitely gone to the mat for him.

Multiple Senate Democrats vote against Harry Reid for Minority Leader

Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV) was re-elected on Thursday to lead his party, as his job title itself is set to change from Majority Leader down to Minority Leader in the wake of last week's election defeats. But as it's also turning out, Roll...Show More Summary

Face Of The Day

Senator Elizabeth Warren, a Democrat from Massachusetts, looks on as Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid speaks during a news conference following a private meeting at the U.S. Capitol Building on November 13, 2014. Senate Democrats plan to elevate first-term Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren to their leadership ranks on an expanded communications and policy committee led […]

Elizabeth Warren Gets a Promotion -- Or Does She?

Elizabeth Warren is getting a promotion: Seeking ideological and regional balance, a chastened Senate Majority Leader Harry M. Reid (D-Nev.) expanded his leadership team Thursday, including the addition of liberal icon Elizabeth Warren...Show More Summary

Mitch McConnell, Harry Reid elected as Senate majority and minority leaders

Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and Sen. Harry Reid (D-Nev.) have officially been elected to become the Senate's majority and minor leaders, respectively. The wins were expected, as neither Senator faced any challengers — though Reid did face dissent from Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.), who said that though her effort might be futile, she would not vote for him. More

Reid "Shakes Down" Dems To Help Landrieu

Perhaps trying to save face by proving he can win something, outgoing Senate majority leader Harry reid is reportedly putting the arm on Democrats in a big way in an effort to save a struggling Mary Landrieu in Louisiana. Politico seems to be taking a certain delight in portraying Reid as a shake down artist. Show More Summary

Senate moves to consider bill to limit NSA surveillance

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) moved Wednesday to take up legislation that would curtail some of the bulk collection of Americans’ telephone data.

GOP Targets Reid In 2016

While it remains uncertain if outgoing Senate majority leader Harry Reid will run for re-election to the senate in 2016, for now, all signs are that he will and the GOP is making it clear he'll have a target on his back if he does. Democrats wanted very much to defeat presumed incoming senate majority leader Mitch McConnell this cycle. Show More Summary

Mormon Bishop: Harry Reid “Isn’t a Man of Serious Faith” Because He’s Pro-Abortion

As LifeNews previously reported, pro-abortion Senate Majority Leader, Harry Reid lost his position when pro-life candidates took over the U.S. Senate. This is very good for the pro-life movement because Reid has repeatedly supported pro-abortion President Barack Obama. He’s also refused to allow pro-life bills to come to a vote in the Senate. In 2013, […]

Mormon bishop apologizes over Harry Reid controversy

2 weeks agoNews : The Newsroom

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A Mormon bishop in Los Angeles apologized Sunday for the tone of a blog saying Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid was unworthy to enter the faith's temples, but stood by his criticism of Reid's stands on some issues...

Mormon bishop apologizes over Harry Reid controversy

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A Mormon bishop in Los Angeles apologized Sunday for the tone of a blog saying Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid was unworthy to enter the faith's temples, but stood by his criticism of Reid's stands on some issues...

Stop the presses. Orrin Hatch is a filibuster flip-flopper.

The worst thing to ever happen to the Senate, said Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT) was Majority Leader Harry Reid's decision to end the filibuster on nominations for everything but the Supreme Court last year. In fact, he expounded upon that...Show More Summary

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