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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 ...
Nevada Sen. Harry Reid sits down with the Las Vegas Sun Editorial Board on Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014.
Republicans have edge, but don’t count Harry Reid out
Nov. 3, 2014
Polls open across the country in less than 24 hours. In about 48 hours, it's possible Nevada Sen. Harry Reid will know if he still runs the Senate. The campaign to control the Senate is the defining storyline of American politics in Tuesday's midterm election, and Reid is ...
Nevada Sen. Harry Reid sits down with the Las Vegas Sun Editorial Board on Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014.
Sen. Harry Reid’s daughter seriously ill, undergoing surgery
Oct. 28, 2014
U.S. Sen. Harry Reid’s daughter is seriously ill, and the Senate majority leader returned to Washington, D.C., from Nevada over the weekend to be with her as she prepared to ...
Stephanie DeJesus, at right, helps a voter fill out a registration form outside the E. Saraha DMV, Friday Sept. 12, 2014. DeJesus is a field registrar for Mi Familia Vota, a non-partisan organization that encourages civic engagement among the Hispanic community.
How critical is the Hispanic vote this election?
Oct. 27, 2014
We're into the final week of campaigning for this election. In just eight days, 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 ...
U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu speaks about her college affordability initiative on Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, in Baton Rouge, La. The National Journal says Landrieu's re-election campaign is one of three key races to watch in the battle for control of the Senate.
3 races to watch in the struggle for control of the Senate
Oct. 13, 2014
In just three weeks, 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, and Reid is one of the main characters. Forecasts predict Republicans could ...
Blame the hawks, not Harry Reid
Oct. 7, 2014
In a letter Sept. 26 (The problem with arming rebels) the writer, in a blatant attempt to discredit and blame …
Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks during U.S. Sen. Tom Harkin's annual fundraising Steak Fry on Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, in Indianola, Iowa. Clinton will spend much of October traveling to key states in the battle for control of the Senate.
Hillary Clinton rallying voters in fight for control of Senate
Oct. 6, 2014
Democrats have their own superstar this month. No surprise, it's Hillary Clinton. The former secretary of state and senator from New York will spend much of October traveling to key states in the battle for the Senate, such as Kentucky. She'll rally voters in places ...
Why a popular Nevada lands deal got held up in Congress
Oct. 2, 2014
When Nevadans want to change how they use the land they walk on, they often need permission from Congress. That's a fact of life when the federal government owns ...
Polls strongly favor GOP takeover of Senate
Sept. 29, 2014
Five weeks is a long time in politics because just about every week, political forecasters shift their predictions about what will happen in November. When it comes to control of the Senate, there's been a steady theme that Republicans are ...