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October 21, 2014

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Elon Musk, chairman and CEO of Tesla Motors, speaks during the National Clean Energy Summit 5.0 at the Bellagio on Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2012.
What you need to know this morning about Nevada’s deal with Tesla
Sept. 4, 2014
It’s the biggest economic news for Nevada since the 2008 recession. Tesla will build a $5 billion lithium ion battery factory in ...
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., speaks during an April event to urge raising the minimum wage. Featured on the lectern are both a Twitter hashtag and website. The hashtag has become ubiquitous in American politics since the advent of Twitter.
Senate showdown: With 9 weeks until Election Day, Harry Reid will stay in national spotlight
Sept. 2, 2014
Nine weeks from today, Nevada Sen. Harry Reid will know if he will still run the U.S. Senate. The campaign to control the Senate is the defining storyline of American politics in the Nov. 4 election ...
Former President Bill Clinton, left, waits backstage with Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid before giving a keynote address during the National Clean Energy Summit 5.0 at the Bellagio Tuesday, August 7, 2012.
The people and politics behind Sen. Harry Reid’s Clean Energy Summit 7.0
Aug. 31, 2014
As a young man, Harry Reid discovered a desert oasis not far from his Searchlight home, across the border in Fort Piute, Calif. Water poured out of craggy, volcanic rock. Lily pads and cattails grew. The site ...
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada testifies on Capitol Hill on Tuesday, June 3, 2014.
Utah university removes Harry Reid’s name from center
Aug. 29, 2014
Southern Utah University President Scott Wyatt acknowledged he was under pressure from a group of conservatives to remove Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's name from ...
Nevada Sen. Harry Reid sits down with the Las Vegas Sun on Thursday Aug. 21, 2014.
Sen. Harry Reid upbeat about Democrats’ 2014 chances, less confident in Erin Bilbray, education initiative
Aug. 21, 2014
Sen. Harry Reid, who runs the Democrats' political machine in Nevada and the U.S. Senate, remains upbeat about Democrats' chances in most, but not all, of the important races this fall. The Senate majority leader, in an interview today with the Las Vegas Sun, repeated ...
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, July 15, 2014. Reid said Monday, Aug. 18, that he won't be spending time — or money — assisting the campaign of Nevada Democratic gubernatorial candidate Bob Goodman.
Harry Reid won’t help doomed Democrat’s bid for governor
Aug. 18, 2014
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says he won't waste his time raising money for the doomed campaign of Democratic gubernatorial candidate Bob Goodman in a bid to unseat ...
Congressional report card: The good, bad and incomplete of Nevada’s delegation
Aug. 17, 2014
What went right for Nevada’s delegation? What went wrong? What’s yet to be done?
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, July 15, 2014, during a news conference about competing bills from the Democrats and Republicans on employee health coverage and birth control under the Affordable Care Act.
As Senate Republicans gain momentum, ‘Fire Harry Reid’ campaign grows louder
Aug. 14, 2014
The strategy is to paint Reid, the Senate majority leader, as the boogeyman, especially for voters in Republican-leaning states with contested Senate races that could decide the future of the Senate, said Michael Short, an RNC spokesman. “He’s not a very popular figure, he’s ...
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada testifies on Capitol Hill on Tuesday, June 3, 2014.
Oklahoma man charged with threatening Sen. Harry Reid
Aug. 12, 2014
A 31-year-old Tulsa man has been charged in federal court with threatening to kill U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and harm the Nevada lawmaker's family. In the 10-page complaint ...
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada speaks to reporters on student loan legislation and the defeat of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, Wednesday, June 11, 2014, during a news conference  on Capitol Hill in Washington.
Harry Reid met by protesters at New Jersey fundraiser
Aug. 4, 2014
New Jersey Republicans turned a campaign fundraiser featuring U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid into a rallying point. More than 100 people protested outside the event Monday at a Cherry Hill restaurant. The intent was to...
Washington Memo: Puppies, Slurpees and bipartisanship in Nevada’s delegation
July 18, 2014
Sen. Dean Heller bucked his party this week to support his colleague, Sen. Harry Reid. Heller was the only Republican ...
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, left, and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid head to the front of the chamber before President Barack Obama delivers his State of the Union speech on Capitol Hill in Washington on Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014.
For Reid and McConnell, conflicts take a personal turn and play out in public
July 17, 2014
Four minutes after the Senate returned from its Fourth of July recess this week, Harry Reid laced into Mitch McConnell. Senate Republican leaders were throwing a “temper tantrum,” Reid told the Senate. Their conduct...
Congresswoman Dina Titus takes part in a ceremony at the Fremont Street Experience welcoming the Festival of Lights, Wednesday Nov. 27, 2013.
Dina Titus takes on Yucca, and Dean Heller grills NCAA president
July 11, 2014
Nevada's congressional delegation tried its best this week to strip federal funding for research to store the nation's nuclear waste in Nevada's Yucca Mountain, but it was a futile effort ...
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada testifies on Capitol Hill on Tuesday, June 3, 2014.
Harry Reid: Court’s ruling jeopardizes access to essential health care
June 30, 2014
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Congress will have to pick up where the Supreme Court left off after the court ruled that employers don’t have to provide contraceptives to their employees. “If the Supreme Court will not...
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., greets supporters in Searchlight on Monday, April 5, 2010.
Where Harry Reid was born, some will miss him
June 28, 2014
One of the few signs of this mining town's most celebrated resident sits out on its lonely eastern flanks, disappearing into the desert like a dusty after-thought. Harry Reid Road is paved for just a few hundred yards before it turns to dirt, on its way to the town cemetery, where many of its namesake's family members ...

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