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Harry Reid Rips Republicans For Their Move Against Planned Parenthood

WASHINGTON -- Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) ripped into Senate Republicans on Thursday for using a veterans' health bill to attack Planned Parenthood. Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) had introduced a bill that would end a ban on fertility treatments and counseling for female veterans receiving care at Veterans Administration hospitals. Show More Summary

Sen. Reid raps Republicans over response to Trump comments

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid jumped on both Tuesday, first attacking Trump for his criticism of Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., then pivoting to a larger target: the growing GOP presidential field and the entire Republican Party. Reid,...Show More Summary

Harry Reid: 'No Meaningful Difference' Between Trump And GOP On Immigration

WASHINGTON -- Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) on Tuesday eagerly linked Donald Trump with the rest of the Republican presidential field, charging that "there is no meaningful difference" between them on immigration policy....Show More Summary

Verbatim: Harry Reid Scolds Republicans on Donald Trump

Senator Harry Reid of Nevada, the minority leader, on Twitter: "When Trump insulted a G.O.P. senator, Republicans couldn’t denounce him fast enough. But when Trump slandered immigrants, there was silence."

GOP rips Iran nuclear deal as Biden pushes for support

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid says lawmakers are taking sides before they’ve seen the fine print of the deal

Harry Reid Slams Entire GOP Over 'Disgusting' Donald Trump Remarks

3 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

WASHINGTON -- Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) slammed not just Donald Trump but the rest of the Republican Party Wednesday over the wealthy businessman's anti-Mexican slurs. Trump has repeatedly described undocumented immigrants...Show More Summary

Nevada Senate Fight Takes Shape as GOP’s Joe Heck Enters Race

Republican Rep. Joe Heck said Monday he would run for the Senate seat being vacated by Minority Leader Harry Reid.

Rep. Joe Heck announces Nevada Senate run

Republican Rep. Joe Heck (R-Nev.) on Monday announced that he will run to fill the seat being vacated by retiring Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D), setting up a competitive 2016 race in a key battleground state for control of the Senate. Heck announced his candidacy in a biographical video released online that emphasized his […]

Nevada Congressman Joe Heck To Run For Senate

3 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Joe Heck (R-Nev.) announced his intention Monday to run for U.S. Senate, likely ensuring a heated contest for the seat being vacated by Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.). In his announcement video, titledShow More Summary

G.O.P. Sees Opportunity in Harry Reid’s Nevada Senate Seat

Representative Joe Heck will look to flip the seat in Nevada to the Republican side when Senator Harry Reid, the minority leader, retires next year after his fifth term.

Harry Reid Looks for Showdown Over Tighter Gun Laws

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D., Nev.) says he's considering a way to force lawmakers to take a side on the expansion of background checks for gun purchases.

Reid Wants Another Vote on Gun Background Checks

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) “is pushing for a vote on gun-control measures, including expanded background checks, in light of the mass shooting last week at an African-American church in Charleston, South Carolina, in which nine people were killed,” [...]

Senate Democrats give Republicans deadline for full transportation funding bill

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

Yucca Mountain: Harry Reid’s Retirement Demands Shift in Opposition Strategy

Since Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) announced his retirement earlier this year, the issue of a proposed national storage site for nuclear waste and spent nuclear fuel (SNF) at Yucca Mountain, Nevada is back in the news. Senator Reid’s staunch opposition to the project has long been recognized as the biggest hurdle standing in its way. Show More Summary

Reid Calls for Full FSMA Funding on Senate Floor

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) urged Congress to fully fund the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) in his remarks Tuesday on the floor of the U.S. Senate. “Unfortunately for many Americans, falling ill from contaminated food has become all too regular,” Reid said. He described the experiences of Rylee Gustafson and Lauren Bush, both of whom became... Continue Reading

Harry Reid Slams NFL For Caring More About Fantasy Football Than Racist Team Name

2 months agoNews : Huffington Post

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) criticized the National Football League on Tuesday for shutting down a fantasy football event, but failing to take action against one of its teams' racist names. After the NFL canceled a Tony...Show More Summary

Reid, Senate Democrats prepared to block spending bills, break sequester

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid has a plan to force Republicans to the negotiating table over federal spending. President Obama and Democrats want to get rid of sequestration, the strict budget caps imposed on almost all spending by the 2011 Budget Control Act. Show More Summary

Cheers and Jeers: Monday

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… Mount Meathead Erupts. Again. - "The state of Maine saw the governor once again throw a temper tantrum." ---Maine Senate minority leader Justin Alfond (D) - "Respect my authoritah!!!" With time dwindling...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

N.S.A. and Other Matters Vex Senate Leader and Leave Disarray

2 months agoNews : NYTimes: News

Mitch McConnell has found himself vexed by Democratic delaying tactics he himself honed in the minority, presidential aspirants with their own agendas and conservative firebrands demanding their say.

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