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Harry Reid

  1. obits
    Harry Reid and the Power of PersistenceReid’s unlikely climb to power and his record as Senate Democratic leader were a testament to his determined loyalty to his party and his state.
  2. tomorrow
    Senior Government Officials Keep Saying That UFOs and Aliens Are RealIsrael’s former defense chief talked about a “galactic federation.” Now a former CIA head is speaking out.
  3. filibuster reform
    Abolishing Filibuster May Be Job One for a Democratic SenateProgressive activists want to get filibuster reform done in a quick blitz early in 2021.
  4. vision 2020
    Here We Go Again? Fears Spread of Iowa-Style Chaos in Nevada Caucuses.On top of some of the same problems Iowa had, Nevada is introducing early caucusing without an obvious way to calculate results.
  5. space
    Lawmakers Are ‘Coming Out of the Woodwork’ to Be Briefed on UFOs: ReportMark Warner was one of three senators to hear a briefing on UFOs from the Pentagon on Wednesday, as lawmaker interest in the topic increases.
  6. select all
    Harry Reid on What the Government Knows About UFOsThe former Senate majority leader is definitely a truther.
  7. select all
    13 Reasons to Believe Aliens Are RealHow seriously should you take those recent reports of UFOs? Ask the Pentagon. Or read this primer for the SETI-curious.
  8. Reports: The Pentagon Spent Millions on UFO ResearchFor about five years, the government wanted to believe.
  9. Why Did Mitch McConnell Fail, and What’s Next for Health Care?A former staffer for now-retired Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid on the Trumpcare debacle.
  10. politics
    Who Will Do What Harry Reid Did Now That Harry Reid Is Gone?Nevada’s departing senator would have fought Trump with a ruthlessness perhaps no other Democratic leader has.
  11. Harry Reid Says the DNC Was ‘Worthless’ Under Debbie Wasserman SchultzThe Democrats’ departing Senate leader tells some hard truths about the party’s state-level struggles.
  12. Why Harry Reid Is Right That Democrats Shouldn’t PanicLiberals are rightly worried about their powerlessness. But some of their problems will be solved by Republicans.
  13. politics
    Conway Says Reid Should Be ‘Very Careful’ Criticizing Trump ‘In a Legal Sense’Senator Reid responded by accusing Trump of attempting to silence his critics with legal threats.
  14. If Early Latino Voters Win Nevada For Clinton, Trump’s Path to Win Gets NarrowHillary Clinton has a big lead in early voting in the battleground state.
  15. Democrats Are Ready to End the Filibuster on Supreme Court NomineesBy promising to stop any SCOTUS nomination, the GOP has invited Democrats to kill off the filibuster. Harry Reid says they will.
  16. the national interest
    The Filibuster Is Already GoneHarry Reid already used the nuclear option, and Democrats will do it again if they have to. So will Republicans.
  17. The Grudge Match to Succeed Harry Reid — and Control the SenateThe Senate Democratic leader is retiring, and his bitter enemies the Koch Brothers are trying hard to deny him a chosen successor.
  18. Picking Elizabeth Warren As Veep Probably Wouldn’t Cost Democrats a Senate SeatContra Harry Reid.
  19. Bernie Sanders and the DNC Are Fighting AgainDays after Sanders supporters got violent in Nevada, Debbie Wasserman Schultz is calling the campaign’s response “unacceptable,” while Team Bernie accuses her of “throwing [undue] shade.”
  20. early and often
    Harry Reid Urges ‘Non-entity’ Rubio to Resign the Senate Over Missed Votes“And the people of Florida, why they put up with it, I don’t know. They damn sure aren’t getting their money’s worth.”
  21. early and often
    Could Congress Actually Pass New Gun-Control Laws?Harry Reid is proposing a new push for background checks, but the issue has only grown more divisive.
  22. congress
    Reid Unveils New Glasses, Still Blind in One Eye“You know, in life, you don’t always get what you want.”
  23. iran deal
    Harry Reid Backs the Iran Deal, Probably Thwarts GOP OppositionHe’s “cautiously optimistic” that he can rally enough Democrats to prevent an override of Obama’s veto.
  24. mysteries
    Las Vegas Man Admits He Lied About How Harry Reid Injured His EyeHe made up the report about Reid’s fight with his brother … so the Mafia story has to be true!
  25. early and often
    Harry Reid Has Officially Entered the DGAF Phase of His CareerDemoted but not diminished, he’s relishing his job as chief GOP crazymaker.
  26. Harry Reid Calls GOP 2016 Hopefuls ‘Losers’Today’s episode of Harry Reid being Harry Reid.
  27. the national interest
    Obviously Terrified Harry Reid Refuses to Finger Mafia AssailantsMore proof that conservatives have uncovered the true story behind his “exercise accident.”
  28. bromance npr-style
    Barack Obama: ‘I’m Going to Miss’ Harry Reid“Senator Reid has done more for Nevada than anyone.”
  29. Senator Harry Reid to Retire in 2016“My friend Senator McConnell, don’t be too elated. I’m going to be here another 22 months.”
  30. experts
    Harry Reid Thanks Rand Paul for the Eye TipsThe possible presidential candidate is basically Congress’s WebMD.
  31. ouch
    There’s a Chance Harry Reid Will Go BlindHe told the Washington Post.
  32. congress
    Sen. Reid Breaks Ribs, Facial Bones ExercisingThere goes that resolution. 
  33. politics
    Senators Mitch McConnell and Harry Reid Surprise No One and Take Top Senate JobsSame old faces, just new job titles.
  34. the sports section
    Harry Reid Says the NFL Should Follow the NBA’s Lead, Rename the Redskins“It would be a slam dunk.”
  35. stuck in the mittle
    Josh Romney Finally Comes Up With Sassy Retort for Harry ReidProof that his dad pays taxes, two years too late.
  36. oh congress!
    Harry Reid Suggests the GOP Helped Russia Annex CrimeaBoehner says he’s “unhinged.”
  37. the national interest
    Why Democrats Partially Nuked the FilibusterYou maniacs! You blew it up! A small, oddly chosen piece of it, anyway.
  38. the national interest
    Harry Reid Getting Itchy Nuclear Trigger FingerWheee, another constitutional crisis is upon us!
  39. The Huntsmans Lied Their Way Through the 2012 RaceLike father, like son. 
  40. early and awkward
    Harry Reid Already Embarrassing Cory Booker in Front of His New Friends“What a remarkable young man he is.”
  41. early and awesome
    Harry Reid Offers Compliment to Ted Cruz, and Also About Nine Insults“He is a laughing stock to everybody but him.”
  42. government shutdown
    Congress Waits to See If It’s Sufficiently Scared EveryoneAs we edge closer toward default.
  43. oh congress!
    Senate Takes the Lead in Shutdown NegotiationsJohn Boehner’s talks with the White House fell apart on Friday night, leaving Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell to try to reach a deal.
  44. oh congress!
    Boehner Passed Up Chance to Trade Crazies With ReidA lighthearted moment before the cursing starts.
  45. politics
    House Republicans Increase Likelihood of Government ShutdownWith a vote to add anti-Obamacare measures to the Senate-approved spending bill.
  46. Senate Democrats Threaten Nuclear Option and WinRepublicans have to let executive branch hostages go.
  47. the national interest
    Mitch McConnell Freaks OutTurtle rage!
  48. harry reid
    Democrats Threaten to Slightly Alter FilibusterGOP leader says Harry Reid would become “the worst leader of the Senate ever.”
  49. the sports section
    Harry Reid Thinks D.C.’s Baseball Team Is the ‘National Mets’Awkward.
  50. early and awkward
    McConnell Proves Partisanship Is Alive and Well in CongressHe’s refusing to meet with Harry Reid.
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