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  • Harry Reid to retire; Durbin backs Schumer to lead Democrats in Senate

    Harry Reid to retire; Durbin backs Schumer to lead Democrats in Senate
    Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid, the wily Nevadan who dominated the Senate for a decade from the minority to the majority and back again, announced Friday he will retire after five terms. Three-term New York Sen. Chuck Schumer faces a relatively...
  • Reid backs Schumer to succeed him as leader

    Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid is backing New York Sen. Chuck Schumer to succeed him as Democratic leader. Reid issued his endorsement Friday morning, shortly after announcing he would be retiring next year instead of running for re-election. Reid...
  • In Senate triumvirate's shadow, barbecue and basketball

    The Great Triumvirate of the 19th century Senate, John C. Calhoun, Henry Clay and Daniel Webster, peer from portraits down the hall outside the 21st century Senate, silent witnesses all. If they noticed the pungent smell of barbecue wafting out of a...
  • AP News in Brief at 7:58 p.m. EDT

    Italy's highest court overturns Amanda Knox murder conviction, closing legal saga Italy's highest court on Friday overturned the murder conviction against Amanda Knox and her ex-boyfriend in the 2007 slaying of Knox's roommate, bringing to a definitive...
  • Harry Reid not running for re-election

    WASHINGTON Longtime Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid will not seek re-election, he said Friday. Reid, who sustained face and rib injuries earlier this year in an exercise accident, made the announcement Friday in a video to supporters. "This accident...
  • Obama praises Reid as a fighter upon retirement announcement

    President Barack Obama is calling Harry Reid "a fighter" and says the Senate won't be the same without him. The president is giving his thoughts now that the Senate Democratic leader says he'll retire at the end of his term next year. In a written...
  • What Harry Reid's departure means to 2016 battle for Senate control

    Harry Reid on Friday became the third Senate Democrat to announce plans to retire in 2016. But notably for his party's chances of regaining the majority, his retirement is the first that clearly opens the door for a Republican pickup. Republicans...
  • Durbin praises Reid's leadership; no comment on successor

    U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin is praising Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid as "one of the ablest leaders of the Senate Democratic caucus in modern history." But Durbin's statement Friday says nothing about whether he'll try for the leadership job Reid is...
  • Retiring Reid wins praise from surprise caller _ Obama

    There was a surprise caller waiting to talk on live radio to Harry Reid, shortly after the Senate minority leader announced he would not run for re-election next year. The voice said, "This is Barack." And Reid, the Nevada Democrat who has seldom...
  • Watchdog says casino-hotel won green light with Reid's help

    When a $415 million casino-hotel needed its immigration visa applications sped through for foreign investors in order to keep the business deal alive, Nevada Sen. Harry Reid leaned on the director of the agency overseeing the visa program to make it...
  • Top DHS official aided McAuliffe, Reid projects, watchdog finds

    WASHINGTON A top Homeland Security Department official intervened to help projects backed by Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe and Sen. Harry Reid in a program aimed at attracting foreign investments in exchange for U.S. residency, the agency's internal...