Harry Reid

"The election of Donald Trump has emboldened the forces of hate and bigotry in America," retiring Nevada Sen. Harry Reid said in a statement.

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid will not seek re-election next year, the New York Times reports. Reid, the 75-year-old who has led Senate Democrats since 2005,…

Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy, 67, sparked a firestorm of criticism after suggesting that Black Americans were “better off as slaves” rather than being free and…

It’s been quite the year in politics with some advances for certain causes and a litany of failures in the other. Boo hiss to the…

If I had to describe what 2013 was like for Republicans in a soundbite, I’d quote D’Angelo and use “s**t, damn, motherf**ker.”  That would be…

The government shutdown is finally coming to an end. Senate leaders on Wednesday finally hammered out a deal to reopen the government and avoid a potential U.S. default, which could have happened as soon as midnight tonight. According to CNN, the Senate deal would reopen the government, funding it until January 15. It would also […]

UPDATE — 10:31 PM ET, 10/02/13: From the Wall Street Journal:   About 200 patients each week with rare or especially severe diseases seek treatment…

Earlier this morning, the usually well meaning Chris Matthews made an interesting observation about Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), one of the key players in the…

In a move that surprised no one, House Republicans voted early Sunday morning to delay Obamacare for one year and repeal its tax on medical devices,…

Later this afternoon, President Barack Obama will meet with Democratic congressional leaders Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV) and Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) along with their Republican…

VIA: New York Times WASHINGTON — Senator Harry Reid, the Democratic majority leader, apologized on Saturday for once predicting that Barack Obama could become the country’s first black president because he was “light-skinned” and had “no Negro dialect, unless he wanted to have one.” Mr. Reid telephoned the president to convey his regret personally, aides to both […]

VIA: CNN.com Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid unveiled a sweeping health care bill Wednesday that would expand health insurance coverage to 30 million more Americans at an estimated cost of $849 billion over 10 years. Reid and other Senate Democrats cited an analysis by the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office for the coverage and cost figures. […]