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GOP Senate Candidate: Harry Reid’s Senate ‘Like A Plantation’

Louisiana Republican Senate candidate believes Harry Reid runs the Senate “like a plantation.” I guess that means we have slaves as senators. The Baton Rouge congressman, challenging Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu this fall, made the comment to the head of the Port of Terrebonne during a tour last week. Reid, a Nevada Democrat, “runs the [...]

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid had some word to eat. “My comments were in extremely poor taste and I apologize,” he told The Hill. “Sometimes I say the wrong thing.” The jokes he made to the Las Vegas Asian Chamber of Commerce included comments about how many Wongs there are (“One problem that I’ve had [...]

Harry Reid’s next election is two years away, but the Koch Brothers are already busy working to get rid of him. Politico reports: The efforts in recent months have been largely subterranean, but they are unmistakable. A handful of nonprofit groups in the vast political network helmed by allies of the conservative billionaires Charles and [...]

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 [...]

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 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 [...]

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

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. .  [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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