Harry Reid's historic decision to invoke the so-called "nuclear option" to kill filibusters and allow a simple majority vote on most presidential nominations threatens to eliminate future compromise and turn the Senate into an even "more partisan" and "impulsive ... FULL ARTICLE AT NewsMax
QUOTE OF THE DAY “We’re going to seek to achieve as much as we possibly can and hope Republicans will cooperate with us, instead of just using kneejerk obstruction.” Adam Jentleson, spokesman for U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry ...FULL ARTICLE AT Arkansas Online
WASHINGTON - Today starts a two-week, year-end Senate session in which Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., hopes to finish work on a modest budget deal, a defense bill and other lingering items. It will also be the first test of how ... FULL ARTICLE AT Arkansas Online
WASHINGTON (AP) — Fresh from shackling the traditional blocking ability of the Senate's minority party, Democrats are ready to muscle through President Barack Obama's nominees for pivotal judgeships and other top jobs. Monday starts a two-week, year-end Senate session ... FULL ARTICLE AT San Antonio Express-News
Harry Mason Reid (born December 2, 1939) is the senior United States Senator from Nevada and a member of the Democratic Party, as well as the U.S. Senate Majority Leader as of the 110th Congress.
Reid has been leader of the Senate Democrats since 2005, serving as Minority Leader from 2005 until the Democrats won control of the Senate in the 2006 congressional elections. He is the first member of... Full Article At Wikipedia.org