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Senate confirms public defender to fill Nevada federal court vacancy
June 10, 2014
For the first time in several years, Nevada’s federal bench doesn’t have an empty seat. The U.S. Senate today confirmed...
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) responds to questions during an interview with reporters at his home in Searchlight, Nev. Thursday, January 17, 2013. Kristen Orthman, Reid's Nevada communications director, listens at right.
Harry Reid sells his home in Searchlight to mining company
June 9, 2014
U.S. Sen. Harry Reid has sold his home in Searchlight, Nevada and several mining claims to a gold mining company. The Democratic Majority Leader sold his home, 110 acres and water rights to Nevada Milling and Mining for
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid leads Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and Minority Whip John Cornyn to the front of the chamber before President Barack Obama delivers the State of Union address Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014, before a joint session of Congress.
Keeping score in the Senate blame game
June 8, 2014
Voters will have to decide who is at fault for gridlock in the upper house of Congress.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) calls for comprehensive immigration reform at the Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce Tuesday, May 27, 2014.
Reid accused of illegal campaigning to help Flores
June 6, 2014
The Clark County Republican Party is accusing Sen. Harry Reid of breaking campaign finance laws in his zeal to get fellow Democrat Lucy Flores elected lieutenant governor. County GOP ...
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) calls for comprehensive immigration reform at the Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce Tuesday, May 27, 2014.
Why is Harry Reid so obsessed with the Redskins changing their name?
June 4, 2014
Sen. Harry Reid has made himself the face of the recent public campaign to change the name of the Washington Redskins football team. But why?
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada testifies on Capitol Hill on Tuesday, June 3, 2014.
Harry Reid says ‘dark money’ in campaigns threatens democracy
June 3, 2014
The U.S. Senate’s top Democrat and top Republican testified today at opposite ends of a proposed constitutional amendment to give Congress power to limit outside spending in campaigns. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid left his...
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) calls for comprehensive immigration reform at the Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce Tuesday, May 27, 2014.
Reid: President justified to act on immigration reform if Congress doesn’t
May 27, 2014
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid joined this morning with representatives from the Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce and other area business and tourism organizations to trumpet the need for urgent action on immigration reform. It has been nearly a year since the Senate passed...
U.S. Sens. Dean Heller, left, and Harry Reid appear on the KSNV-TV show "What's Your Point?" on Friday, April 18, 2014. The two Nevadans are shown in a screen shot from a video of the show.
Four takeaways from Sens. Harry Reid, Dean Heller personal financial statements
May 16, 2014
How wealthy are Nevada’s senators? Lawmakers in Washington, D.C., don’t always talk about their personal lives ...
Reid, Heller among lawmakers speaking out on VA scandal
May 15, 2014
There’s little that angers members of Congress in both parties more than accusations of mistreatment of veterans. And allegations that Veterans Affairs health care officials covered up...
President Barack Obama and Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nev. walk on the tarmac after arriving at Nellis Air Force Base northeast of Las Vegas on Tuesday, August 21, 2012.
Harry Reid says he ‘can’t vote’ for Obama’s controversial judicial pick
May 14, 2014
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid on Wednesday said he opposes the nomination of President Obama’s pick for the federal bench, Georgia state Judge Michael Boggs, pointing to his history of controversial positions on...
Senate considering $85 billion in tax breaks
May 13, 2014
If there’s one thing Congress can come together on, it’s tax breaks for constituents. This week, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., is attempting to push through...
In this Friday, April 5, 2013, file photo, Las Vegas Sands Corp. CEO Sheldon Adelson testifies in Clark County District Court  in Las Vegas.
3 things you don’t know about Sheldon Adelson
May 8, 2014
Yucca Mountain is located about 90 miles northwest of Las Vegas.
House Republicans: Why aren’t regulators asking for money to study Yucca Mountain?
May 7, 2014
The way congressional Republicans see it, the independent agency charged with studying Yucca Mountain as a nuclear waste site is trying to run out the clock on the project. That’s because the Nuclear Regulatory Commission ...
Senetor Harry Reid speaks to the press regarding clean energy investment in Nevada Thursday, March 20, 2014.
Harry Reid supports Vegas bid for both GOP, Democratic conventions
May 6, 2014
Sen. Harry Reid calls on Congress to invest in tourism
May 5, 2014
Tourism advocates have dubbed this first week of May the National Travel and Tourism Week, and Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nev. took the opportunity to call for more investment in Las Vegas’ tourism industry and beyond. To do so ...

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