| Feb 12, 2015
| 2:56 PM
Every few years, for decades, the same two questions have arisen whenever Nevada political types get together: Will Harry Reid run again? Can he possibly survive another grueling reelection fight?
The answers have always been yes and yes, though it...
| Feb 4, 2015
| 4:04 PM
The 73-year-old brother of Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid was arrested Monday after he was found in a parked vehicle in the dirt median of a state highway in southern Nevada.
A Nevada Highway Patrol officer, believing a car had broken down, found...
| Feb 26, 2015
| 5:15 AM
If you don't have the votes to get a bill passed, do you:
a) Wait for people to change their minds;
b) Rewrite the bill and try again; or
c) Break something on the theory that it will persuade your opponents to cave?
This is the question...
| Feb 25, 2015
| 7:41 AM
WASHINGTON -- For Harry Reid and his Senate Democrats, revenge is a dish best served bold.
For years, they complained that the Republican minority had tied the chamber in knots. But now, just weeks into their stint in the minority, Democrats are...
| Feb 19, 2015
Harry Reid: In the Feb. 15 Section A, an article about Sen. Harry Reid's political future included a photo caption that gave his title as Senate majority leader. The Nevada Democrat is the Senate's minority leader.
| Nov 13, 2014
| 11:13 AM
Sen. Dick Durbin of Illinois kept the No. 2 job in the Senate Democratic leadership Thursday and will be the assistant minority leader next year.
Durbin, 69, is now assistant majority leader, but his Democratic Party will lose control of the Senate in...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 2:39 PM
Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid broke several ribs and facial bones when a piece of exercise equipment snapped at his Nevada home Thursday, causing the lawmaker to fall.
In a statement issued Friday, Reid's office said the 75-year-old senator was...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 11:06 AM
John A. Boehner secured a third term as House Speaker on Tuesday, overcoming a brazen revolt by GOP conservatives to oust him but renewing questions about his hold over the chamber’s often rambunctious majority.
A total of 24 rank-and-file...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 12:29 PM
Riding a surge of voter discontent, Republicans seized control of the Senate on Tuesday, giving the GOP full command of Congress and promising a contentious final two years of the Obama administration.
After months of voter surveys suggested a close...
| Jan 26, 2015
| 5:00 AM
New Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) promised senators late last year that he'd return to the "regular order" of debate and amendments that his predecessor, Democrat Harry Reid of Nevada, had abandoned. But as the Senate struggled to...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 3:24 PM
Whew! Tough week for Obamacare.
On Friday, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear a legal challenge to the tax subsidies that are provided to thousands of people who obtained health insurance through the Affordable Care Act. If the high court finds...