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First test of Senate’s ‘nuclear option’ voting rules set for Tuesday

Is Harry Reid fueling Senate’s escalating ‘arms war’? (via The Christian Science Monitor) President Obama announces three nominees, including Patricia Millett (r.), to fill vacancies on the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia in Washington this June. Judge Millett is expected to be confirmed Monday after…

Harry Reid will push for ‘clean’ debt ceiling increase

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) is expected to introduce a bill calling for an increase to the federal debt ceiling that will not include social program cuts demanded by House Republicans, ABC News reported on Monday. The bill, which has been referred to as a “clean” increase, is scheduled…

Harry Reid admits: ‘We don’t have the votes’ for new gun legislation

U.S. Democrats demanded a renewed gun debate Tuesday following the Washington Navy Yard shooting but admitted there was not enough support yet for new legislation. The killing of 12 people by a gunman at the Washington base was greeted with a chorus of revulsion across the political spectrum. But it…

Watch live: Senate Majority Reid Harry Reid discusses filibuster changes

Democratic Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid delivers remarks at the Center for American Progress Action Fund. Watch live, broadcast on July 15 via NBC News: [Harry Reid via Flickr user Center for American Progress Action Fund]…

Reid hits Angle hard, but it’s too little too late

In tonight’s “too little, too late” department: Harry Reid is dropping some truth bombs about Sharron Angle. Politico, being wingnutty, takes a skeptical tone towards Reid’s accusations that Angle speaks in code and wants to eliminate the vast majority of the federal government, with a special eye towards services that…

Every once in awhile I do need reminding that my party sucks, too

Senator Macropod prepares to bend Democrats to his will yet again As so often happens, Harry Reid is my reminder: President Barack Obama’s promise to close the Guantanamo Bay prison suffered a blow Tuesday when his allies in the Senate said they would refuse to finance the move until the…

Terriblosity

So, a month and a half ago, Harry Reid, Dick Durbin and other Democratic leaders stood staunchly opposed to Roland Burris’ seating. The Chicago Tribune then said there was no good reason not to seat Burris, smirking at Democrats’ impotent rage and declaring that Burris would be a fine, competent…

Friday Genius Ten “Can You Move It?” Edition

Word is it that Harry Reid thinks they can push the stimulus bill through today, and he thinks they’ve got enough votes to invoke cloture. Good for him if he’s got it. Today’s Genius pick is a bit of encouragement to Senate Democrats. Leave your Genius mix—or just your random…

Uh…

Does anyone know when Harry Reid, ineffectual Senate Majority Leader, became a “darling of the left”? As the leader of Senate Democrats looking to expand their majority in November, Harry Reid has become a darling of the left, bashing President Bush, confabbing with liberal bloggers and relishing his role as…

A Book Nobody Ever Expected To Be Written

So, David Freddoso wrote a book that declares that Obama is a dangerous liberal. Like the books declaring that Hillary Clinton, John Kerry, Al Gore, Bill Clinton, Nancy Pelosi, Harry Reid, Jesse Jackson, Al Sharpton, Ted Kennedy, Michael Moore, Harry Reid and others are all dangerous liberals, the crux of…

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