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Sen. Harry Reid working from home after accident
Jan. 6, 2015
Sen. Harry Reid will miss the first day of the 114th Congress after breaking several ribs and bones in his face and suffering a concussion in a fall while exercising over the holidays. He’ll work from his home in Washington, D.C., according to a statement his staff sent 30 minutes before the new Congress was ...
House of Representatives members stand for the Pledge of Allegiance at the opening session of the 114th Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015, as Republicans assume full control for the first time in eight years.
What’s ahead on the Hill: A look at issues Congress will tackle this year
Jan. 6, 2015
As a new Congress convenes today, Sen. Harry Reid finds himself in the Senate minority for the first time in eight years. His actions over the next few weeks could set the tone for the next ...
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid responds to questions during an interview with reporters at his home in Searchlight, Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013.
Eight years later: Harry Reid’s highs and lows as Senate majority leader
Dec. 23, 2014
To understand the pinnacle of Sen. Harry Reid's career, let's go back nine years, to Election Day 2006. Senate Democrats were on the verge of taking control of the Senate for the first time since 2001. Reid, their leader, watched election results anxiously with close aides and fellow senators from a suite in the Capitol Hill Hyatt. When one of their most endangered candidates, Claire McCaskill, won a hard-fought race in Missouri, Reid jumped ...
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid walks to meet with fellow Democrats on Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014, on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. When the 114th Congress convenes in January, Reid and his party will be the minority.
Congressional session is finally over: So what was in it for Nevada?
Dec. 18, 2014
Tax breaks and lands bills got the OK and Yucca Mountain got another stiff-arm during the lame-duck session of Congress, but Nevada lawmakers didn't get everything ...
Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, talks with reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, Dec. 12, 2014, as the Senate considers a spending bill.
Heller says Ted Cruz shows ‘disrespect’ for Senate colleagues
Dec. 16, 2014
Count Nevada Sen. Dean Heller among Senate Republicans frustrated at the antics of colleague Ted Cruz, who kept the Senate open Saturday and allowed Sen. Harry Reid to ...
Reid says ‘right-wing wackos’ to blame for removing his name in Utah
Dec. 14, 2014
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says there's a simple reason his name was removed from an outdoor-recreation center at his alma mater in Utah.
A look at the proposed Tule Springs National Monument area located in the northern part of the Las Vegas Valley.
Titus: In steering lands bills through Congress, Reid pulled a miracle
Dec. 5, 2014
In orchestrating a surprise deal involving a collection of Nevada lands bills, Sen. Harry Reid proved once again that ...
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, with his wife Landra, gives a victory speech during a Democratic election party at Aria on Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2010.
Is Harry Reid running again? Look to his birthday present for clues
Dec. 2, 2014
For those wondering whether Sen. Harry Reid would seek re-election in 2016, a birthday message from his wife, Landra, to his supporters offers ...
Sen. Harry Reid (D-Nev) attends a speech on immigration by President Obama at Del Sol High School Friday, Nov. 21, 2014.
Reid touts Obama’s immigration plan, urges Congress to act
Dec. 1, 2014
U.S. Sen. Harry Reid spoke on the Senate floor today to tout President Barack Obama’s plan to defer deportation for millions of people as “a good first step” for mending the country’s broken immigration system, urging Congress to ...
Majority Leader Harry Reid speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington on Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014, after Senate Democrats voted on leadership positions for the 114th Congress.
Why Senate Republicans may end up embracing Harry Reid procedural rule
Nov. 25, 2014
With the White House needing Senate approval to fill a host of federal posts, Republicans are wondering whether to adopt a rule used by their nemesis they vilified as ...
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid stands next to a sign stating the number of days since the Senate passed immigration reform legislation, Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington.
Why Obama’s speech may be unofficial launch of Reid’s re-election campaign
Nov. 21, 2014
When President Barack Obama stands on the stage at a Las Vegas high school today and rallies support for his immigration policies, Sen. Harry Reid will be right by the president's side. And he wants to make sure you ...
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill on Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014, in Washington, D.C.
Harry Reid urges Obama to ‘go big’ on immigration
Nov. 18, 2014
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Tuesday that President Barack Obama should take executive action as quickly as possible to remake the nation's immigration system. It was a shift from last week when Reid said Obama should wait to act until ...
Nevada's political heavyweights, U.S. Sen. Harry Reid, leader of the state's Democrats, left, and Gov. Brian Sandoval, leader of Nevada Republicans, right.
Pressure already building for Sandoval to take on Harry Reid
Nov. 12, 2014
Barely more than a week after Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval breezed to re-election, U.S. Sen. Dean Heller is recruiting him to run against U.S. Sen. Harry Reid in two years. “We’ll see what he wants to do,” Heller, R-Nev., said this morning on Capitol Hill as Congress returned to session for the first time since the Nov. 4 midterms that gave Republicans a majority in the U.S. Senate. Heller said ...
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, who is Mormon, responds to a question during a debate with Republican Sharron Angle in August 2010.
Mormon bishop under fire for criticism of Harry Reid
Nov. 8, 2014
A Mormon bishop in Los Angeles is under fire for his assertion that Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is unworthy to enter the faith's temples because of his support for Democratic Party positions.
Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval speaks during a news conference Thursday, March 20, 2014, in Las Vegas. Sandoval and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, left, talked about a new report that shows at least $5.5 billion has been invested in Nevada's clean energy sector since 2010.
How Harry Reid’s blue state turned all red and what it means
Nov. 6, 2014
In a state where Sen. Harry Reid's political machine has called the shots and where voters backed President Barack Obama twice, how did the tide turn so decisively ...