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Harry Reid

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Dan K. Thomasson: Human trafficking bill getting in the way of Lynch's confirmation

    WASHINGTON Holding hostages in the Senate either nominees or legislation is as old a practice as the institution itself. In some cases, it is a legitimate part of the legislative process. In others, it can only be described as an impediment to good...
  • House Medicare deal hits Senate turbulence over abortion

    An emerging bipartisan House deal changing how Medicare reimburses doctors ran into turbulence in the Senate Thursday over abortion, spotlighting a rare public disagreement between Congress' two top Democrats. Some Democratic senators — including...
  • With Horsford out, Nevada Democrats look down line

    WASHINGTON Former Nevada Rep. Steven Horsford's decision not to seek his old House seat next year has set off jockeying on the Democratic side for one of the party's top pickup opportunities. Republican Rep. Cresent Hardy defeated Horsford in 2014, but...
  • Capitol Hill Buzz: Reid thanks Paul for medical advice

    Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid thanked likely Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul of Kentucky for dispensing "expert advice" on Reid's injured right eye. "I really appreciate it very, very much," the Nevada Democrat said to Paul, a...
  • GOP aim: Make Menendez's troubles about Reid

    WASHINGTON Republicans may not realistically smell another Senate seat about to become available, but they're moving quickly on the very real scent of political blood. And their nose for scandal has them salivating at more than the fate of Sen. Robert...