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Harry Reid: ‘The Border Is Secure’

Harry Reid: ‘The Border Is Secure’

It’s not securing the border that should be the focus, says the Senate Majority Leader, it’s getting the money needed to process the undocumented children coming into America. “The border is secure,” he told reporters after the Senate Democrats’ weekly policy lunch. “[Sen.] Martin Heinrich [(D-N.M.)] talked to the caucus today. He’s a border state [...]

New House Majority Leader Blames Harry Reid, Not Congress, For Dysfunction In Washington

House Republicans have blocked Senate bills, and the 113th Congress has gone down as the least productive in the history of polling.  But never mind all that fact-y stuff.  Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.), the newly elected majority leader of the House of Representatives,is blaming Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) for all of Washington’s dysfunction. What [...]

Mike Vanderboegh Still Thinks There’s A Good Chance Harry Reid’s ‘Balls’ Will Be ‘Ripped Off’

Mike Vanderboegh was on radio Wednesday night declaring that a civil war is likely and that Harry Reid wants violence. Vanerboegh compared Cliven Bundy to Dred Scott, defending his law-breaking. And he doubled down on previous comments that bricks should be thrown through windows of local Democratic offices to “send a message.” Watch the latest [...]

Harry Reid: Koch Bros Are ‘Main Causes’ Of Climate Change

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says David and Charles Koch are one of the “main causes” of climate change. “While the Koch brothers admit to not being experts on the matter, these billionaire oil tycoons are certainly experts at contributing to climate change. That’s what they do very well. They are one of the main [...]

Here Come The Judges

Here Come The Judges

A few months ago, faced with Republican intransigence on confirming judges, Democrats altered the rules in the Senate preventing filibusters of judicial nominees.  Jonathan Bernstein points out that the payoff is coming now: This was a huge week for judicial nominations in the Senate. Nine judges were confirmed, including one at the appeals level. .  [...]

Police Investigating Bundy-Related Threats Against Harry Reid

Federal authorities are looking into threats against Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid in the wake of comments Reid made about Cliven Bundy. Reid has not minced words about Bundy’s battle with the Bureau of Land Management, referring to Bundy’s supporters as “domestic terrorists” and the rancher himself as a “hateful racist.” As he’s stepped up [...]

Harry Reid: Republicans Helped Russia Annex Crimea

Because Republicans held up financial help, Vladimir Putin had an easier time appropriating Crimea, says the Senate Majority Leader. Reid accused Republicans on Monday of helping Russia to annex Crimea. Referring to a stalled Ukraine aid package in the Senate, Reid told the Associated press “Since a few Republicans blocked these important sanctions last work [...]

Harry Reid Calls Koch Bros ‘Un-American’

Top Senate Dem: Koch Brothers Are Un-American (@asfram / Associated Press) http://t.co/Iyp1T288GL http://t.co/n61CEbv0fs — memeorandum (@memeorandum) February 27, 2014 Now read this:Koch-Funded Group To Take Creepy Anti-Obamacare Carnival On The Road (Video And Images) (Jul 8, 2014) Nobody Brazenly Grabs Power Like Republicans (Jul 5, 2014) Will Durst: Kochocracy (May 30, 2014) New Book Tells [...]

Harry Reid Comes Out For Medical Marijuana

Whoa, duuude! Here’s something we didn’t expect: Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) came out in favor of medical marijuana Thursday in a Las Vegas Sun interview, becoming one of the highest elected officials in the U.S. government to give his support. “If you’d asked me this question a dozen years ago, it would have [...]

Harry Reid: Gates Puts Others Down To Make A Buck

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says Robert Gates is motivated by money by putting out a book denigrating public officials. Reid was one target of Gates in his book, while President Barack Obama, Vice President Joseph Biden and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton also came in for criticism. Reid said he hasn’t spoken with [...]

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