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  • Menendez indictment could create committee opening for Cardin

    Menendez indictment could create committee opening for Cardin
    The indictment of Sen. Robert Menendez on corruption charges Wednesday could create an opening for Maryland Sen. Ben Cardin to become the top-ranking Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. Hours after a grand jury in Newark, N.J., handed...
  • Jay Ambrose: Reid the political pugilist punched the wrong things

    Progressives like to blame House Republicans for Washington stalemate, but they lag behind Harry Reid, the former Senate majority leader. Thanks not insignificantly to his own doings, he is now the minority leader, though he is retiring at the end of...
  • Sen. Harry Reid, Longtime Friend of Joe Lieberman, To Retire

    Sen. Harry Reid, Longtime Friend of Joe Lieberman, To Retire
    U.S. Senator Harry Reid, one of the most prominent and powerful senators in recent years, will not seek reelection in 2016 and will retire from the historic chamber. Reid was a longtime friend of former U.S. Senator Joe Lieberman who stood by...
  • For the record

    Indiana law: A March 29 article in Section A on a new Indiana law on religious rights implied that the state voted for Republican presidential candidates in 2008 and 2012. Democrat Barack Obama won the state in 2008, and Republican Mitt Romney won it in...
  • Popular Nevada governor looms over fight for Reid seat

    Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid's decision to retire next year leaves no clear successor in his home state of Nevada, where a popular Republican governor appears reluctant to change jobs and the pending loss of Reid's clout in Washington is causing...
  • Sen. Harry Reid's retirement poses challenge for Democratic unity

    Sen. Harry Reid's retirement poses challenge for Democratic unity
    The surprise retirement of Sen. Harry Reid, the gritty top Democrat in Congress, risks unraveling perhaps the biggest accomplishment of his combative decade in leadership: keeping unruly Democrats united in support of President Obama's agenda and...
  • Pugnacious Reid retiring, wants Schumer as Senate Dem leader

    Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, a pugnacious and glamour-averse tactician who united Democrats to help deliver tough victories for President Barack Obama, said Friday he's retiring next year. He immediately endorsed brash New York Sen. Chuck Schumer to...
  • Reid's departure renews talk of nuclear waste site in Nevada

    WASHINGTON ��The departure of Harry Reid after 2016 may boost chances to revive the moribund Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository in Nevada, a project the Senate minority leader has spent his career opposing. Reid's announcement Friday...
  • With Schumer endorsement, Democrats hope to avoid leadership fight

    With Schumer endorsement, Democrats hope to avoid leadership fight
    Retiring Sen. Harry Reid’s quick endorsement of New York Sen. Charles E. Schumer as the next Democratic leader in the chamber could be an early signal he hopes to avoid what could be a contentious battle for a rare opening in party leadership....
  • 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...
  • Krauthammer: Abolish the filibuster

    Krauthammer: Abolish the filibuster
    I've been radicalized. By Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid and President Barack Obama. Goodbye moderation and sweet reason. No more clinging to constitutional and procedural restraint. It's time to go nuclear. In the fourth quarter of his presidency,...