Reid

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Judge orders candidate to pull TV ad tied to Reid

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A state judge has ordered an opponent of state Sen. Ben Kieckhefer of Reno to pull a TV ad that says the Republican incumbent supported Democratic U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid in his 2010 race against Republican Sharron Angle. View full post on Congress News Headlines – Yahoo! News

Reid: Senate will OK judge who wrote drone memos

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is predicting victory as senators near a vote on one of President Barack Obama's most contentious picks for a federal judgeship, a former administration official who authored secret documents justifying the use of drones to kill an American overseas. View full post on Congress News Headlines – […]

Reid opposes Obama court pick

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, one of the Obama administration's staunchest allies in Congress, announced his opposition Thursday to Michael Boggs' nomination to the federal bench, dealing a strong if not fatal blow to the former Georgia state lawmaker's confirmation hopes. View full post on Congress News Headlines – Yahoo! News

Harry Reid Slams Redskins Owner, NFL Over Team’s Name

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid blasted the NFL and Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder for not changing the name of  football team, saying the league should follow the example set by the NBA in its handling of LA Clippers’ owner Donald Sterling’s racist comments. “Commissioner… View full post on Congress News Headlines – Yahoo! News

Senator Reid leaves door open to Keystone pipeline vote

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid on Tuesday left open the possibility of voting on legislation forcing the approval of Canada's Keystone XL oil pipeline that would extend into the United States to serve Gulf Coast refiners. "I'm open to anything that will move energy efficiency," Reid said in response to a reporter's question. The Democratic […]

US Capitol police look at threats against Reid

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Capitol Police are looking into threatening statements made against Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid. View full post on Congress News Headlines – Yahoo! News

Reid calls rancher’s backers ‘domestic terrorists’

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is calling armed backers of a Nevada rancher "domestic terrorists" for using guns in a grazing rights battle with the federal Bureau of Land Management. The … View full post on Congress News Headlines – Yahoo! News

Reid asks for computer examination in CIA dispute

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has instructed the Senate’s chief law enforcement officer to examine the Intelligence Committee’s computers amid an escalating fight between the CIA and lawmakers over access to secret documents about the agency’s interrogation tactics during the Bush administration. View full post on Congress News Headlines – Yahoo! News

Reid steps up fight with Koch ‘oil barons’ over Republican funding

By Gabriel Debenedetti WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democratic senate leader Harry Reid delivered his latest attack on billionaire industrialists Charles and David Koch, saying they were trying to buy the American political system by funding conservative and libertarian candidates in midterm elections. Reid, 74, repeatedly used the word "radical" to decry the influence on U.S. politics […]

Harry Reid Gives Credit for Obvious Ubiquitous Joke to His Wife

In a roundtable with reporters reported by BuzzFeed's Kate Nocera, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid gave his wife Landra credit for his new favorite line: "Republicans are addicted to Koch." Literally every person ever, up to and including George Washington, probably, has made that same "joke." Koch, as in the conservative-movement-funding Koch brothers, is pronounced […]