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A Sanders supporter holds up a campaign sign after police and hotel security were brought in to break up the Nevada Democratic convention in Las Vegas early Sunday. Griffin de Luce via Medium user Yvonne C. Claes.

Sanders Issues Defiant Statement On Tumultuous Nevada Convention

Following a rowdy Nevada state Democratic convention on Saturday, in which supporters of Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders shouted down state chair Roberta Lange and a variety of other speakers including California Sen. Barbara Boxer, Bernie Sanders issued a statement that blamed Nevada Democratic officials for skewing the convention against his campaign.

May 17, 2016
U.S. President Barack Obama carries a binder containing material on potential Supreme Court nominees as he walks towards the residence of the White House in Washington

Republican Party Gears Up To Fight Obama Court Nominee

Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid denounced on the Senate floor what he called a “smear” campaign against federal appeals court judge Jane Kelly, who had been on Obama’s short list of potential nominees.

March 14, 2016
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Hillary Clinton Scores Endorsement From Harry Reid

In a move that seems to signal the readiness of Democratic leaders to end their party’s contentious rivalry on the campaign trail, Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid has endorsed Hillary Clinton for president in the November general election.

February 24, 2016
U.S. President Barack Obama speaks during a news conference at the close of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) summit at Sunnylands in Rancho Mirage

White House Rebuts Supreme Court Hypocrisy Charge Against Obama

Spokesman: Obama’s vote to block Alito “symbolic,” contrasted to “Republicans’ reflexive opposition” to Obama nominating new justice to replace Scalia.

February 17, 2016
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The Nevada Democratic Caucuses Are More Uncertain Than Ever

One thing is clear: Karl Rove wants Bernie Sanders to be the Democratic nominee.

February 16, 2016
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Senate Democrats Block Move To Derail Iran Nuclear Deal

A Republican-backed measure to derail the Iran nuclear agreement was blocked in the U.S. Senate on Thursday, in a major foreign policy victory for President Obama.

September 10, 2015
U.S. Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) talks to reporters during a new conference following party policy lunch meeting at the U.S. Capitol in Washington

U.S. Democratic Senate Leader Reid Backs Iran Nuclear Deal

“I strongly support the historic agreement with Iran and will do everything in my power to ensure that it stands,” Reid said.

August 23, 2015
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Harry Reid Applauds Man Who Hoaxed The Right Wing

“I wish I’d meet this guy and pat him on the back,” Reid said, of the man who roped in right-wing conspiracy theorists.

April 29, 2015
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Reid: ‘I Will Force A Vote’ On Loretta Lynch

Reid: “I had a conversation today with a number of Republicans and told them really to get her done, or I will make sure they will have an opportunity to vote against her.”

April 16, 2015
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Endorse This: ‘I Think They’re All Losers’

Watch Senator Harry Reid (D-NV) bring on some trash talk about the 2016 Republicans, with a casual flippancy that would make Don Rickles proud.

April 15, 2015
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This Week In Crazy: The Gays Are Coming! The Gays Are Coming!

Our reliable update on the wildest attacks, conspiracy theories, and other loony behavior from the increasingly unhinged right wing. Today we bring you Indiana Freakout: The Gay Apocalypse!

April 3, 2015
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Endorse This: Harry Reid Gets The Last Laugh

Harry Reid gloats about his final term in office — and why he ran for it in the first place.

March 31, 2015
Majority Leader of the U.S. Senate Harry Reid speaks during the dedication of the Dr. Norman Borlaug statue in the National Statuary Hall at the U. S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, Mar. 25, 2014. (U.S. Department of Agriculture/Flickr)

Harry Reid vs. The Smooth Deal

Democrats will miss Harry Reid more than they think.

March 30, 2015
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Top Reads For News Junkies: ‘The Good Fight’

Harry Reid’s 2009 memoir, ‘The Good Fight: Hard Lessons from Searchlight to Washington,’ chronicles his journey from poverty to the Senate floor.

March 29, 2015
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Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid To Retire In 2016

During his time as Majority Leader, Reid presided over some of the most important legislation in decades.

March 27, 2015
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Senate Leaders Reach Deal To Avoid Homeland Security Shutdown

The Senate is moving forward on DHS funding — but John Boehner and the House still need to act.

February 25, 2015
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Republicans Fear 2010 Redux In Nevada Senate Race

Nevada Republicans are already worried about recruiting the next Sharron Angle.

February 12, 2015
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New Federal Budget Bill Lets Political Parties Cash In

Learn more about the new campaign finance regulations that sparked bipartisan fury.

December 16, 2014
A photograph of Jessica Redfield Ghawi, killed in the Aurora shooting, sits near the podium during a press conference at the US Capitol in Washington, DC on December 10, 2014 (AFP Photo/Saul Loeb) (Correction: Jessica Redfield Ghawi was originally misidentified in this caption.)

Newtown Marks Massacre Anniversary With Reflection

On Sunday, Newtown marked the second anniversary of the Sandy Hook massacre.

December 15, 2014
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Congress Negotiators Agree On Spending Bill To Avoid Shutdown

Congress appears to have avoided a government shutdown — for now.

December 10, 2014
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Elizabeth Warren Assures Harry Reid

Senator Warren isn’t running for president (unless she is.)

November 17, 2014
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Elizabeth Warren Gets Seat At Leadership Table

Learn more about Senator Warren’s big new job.

November 13, 2014
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Republicans Elect Mitch McConnell As U.S. Senate Leader

There were no surprises in the Senate leadership elections.

November 13, 2014
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Why The Democrats Should Unilaterally Disarm And Kill The Filibuster

How giving up their biggest weapon could help Democrats win a majority that actually works.

November 10, 2014
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Script Flipped In 2016 Senate Majority Battle

After a brutal 2014, the Democrats will have a chance to go on offense.

November 6, 2014
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