It’s unusually warm and fuzzy on Capitol Hill today. Politico’s Burgess Everett reports that Sen. Rand Paul—a future Republican 2016 presidential contender—and Democratic Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid had a moment on theShow More Summary
The late, great British Prime Minister Winston Churchill once advised that if you’re going through hell, “keep going.”In many ways, this has been the guiding principle of retiring Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid’s long and oftentimes tempestuous political career.Ever since arriving in Cong
On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Melissa Quinn to discuss Harry Reid's retirement, the likely accent of Chuck Schumer to Minority Leader and what a change in leadership will mean for Democrats in the Senate. The post How Will a Change in Democrat Leadership Impact the U.S. Senate? appeared first on RedState.
Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid is an acquired taste.
It started out like any other exit interview of a longtime Senate leader. Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, who announced his retirement after the end of this term on Friday, was on Nevada public radio station KNPR talking about his...Show More Summary
The most remarkable thing about Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid's New Years Day gym accident story is the complete incuriosity on the part of the mainstream media about it. Three months after the accident, Reid still can't see outShow More Summary
Enthusiasts of honesty, good manners, and functional politics received excellent news on Friday, when Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV)...
With Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid announcing on Friday that he won't seek re-election in 2016, this may be a rare instance in which the retirement of an incumbent is a relief to his party. Now Democrats can run a fresh face unburdened by Reid's record of political vilification, obstruction...
Lovers of vivid political language will miss Senate minority leader Harry Reid of Nevada, who announced his retirement last week. Senator Reid is infamous for his searing, pointed comments about conservatives -- and his regular "walk-backs" of those outbursts. Show More Summary
On the day that Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid announced his retirement, I got an email from Ted Strickland. Now unless you're from Ohio, or unless you're a real political junkie, the name might sound familiar but you probably can't quite place it. Show More Summary
E.J. Dionne Jr. at The Washington Post writes Harry Reid vs. the Smooth Deal: Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid is an acquired taste. It may surprise people outside of his Democratic caucus that many of his colleagues will miss him. But they will. [...]Show More Summary
WASHINGTON — Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid is an acquired taste. It may surprise people outside of his Democratic caucus that many of his colleagues will miss him. But they will. Charismatic he is not. He sometimes stumbles in his choice of words, and utterly fails a series of other Beltway tests. For example, our [...]Show More Summary
ASHE SCHOW: Harry Reid’s War On Women. Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid is retiring. Although he was a faithful steward of the “war on women” political theme his party has used against Republicans, the Nevada senator wasn’t exactly a feminist warrior. In 2014, he spent months blocking the Debbie Smith Act, which would have helped […]
New York Senator Chuck Schumer is the likely successor to Harry Reid as Minority Leader. That will be the case if Reid has his way. According to one former Schumer staffer who talked with Business Insider on Friday, the senator was able to to rise in the legislature’s upper chamber by doing several things right. [...]
Here’s why the ascendance of the Democrat from New York is worrisome. Last week, Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid announced that he would be retiring after a career that spanned three decades. Less than 24 hours later, Senator Chuck...Show More Summary
Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid was injured back on New Year’s Day, reportedly by an exercise machine. Since he is still bruised months later, Rush Limbaugh isn’t buying it. “Does
Somebody has to say this, so it might as well be me: there’s a step missing in this scenario. “Sen. Richard J. Durbin (D-Ill.) on Friday endorsed his rival, Sen. Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.), to become the next Senate Democratic leader,...Show More Summary
The Washington Post sounded just like a Democratic Party rag, getting out a hanky at the news that Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid won’t run for re-election. The front-page headline was “Reid laying down globes after 28 years in Senate:...Show More Summary
Democratic Minority Leader Harry Reid's decision not to seek reelection in 2016 will mark the end of his impressive 30-year career in the Senate. Mr. Reid, one of the least charismatic politicians to rise to his post but who mastered the Senate arcane rules to his party's advantage, anointed Chuck Schumer as his successor. Show More Summary
Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid’s retirement at the end of his term, announced Friday, raises a question about a key element of the Nevada senator’s legacy in Washington: What becomes of a Democratic super PAC that spent more than any other PAC in the 2014 election.