Harry Reid http://www.deseretnews.com/home/ Harry Reid en-us Copyright 2016, Deseret News Publishing Company Sat, 06 Feb 2016 00:00:01 MST Sat, 06 Feb 2016 07:05:54 MST Newspapers http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss Close aide to VP's late son joins Joe Biden 2016 super PAC http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765678687/Close-aide-to-VPs-late-son-joins-Joe-Biden-2016-super-PAC.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765678687/Close-aide-to-VPs-late-son-joins-Joe-Biden-2016-super-PAC.html?pg=all A top political aide to Vice President Joe Biden's late son joined the super PAC working to recruit the elder Biden to run... Mon, 03 Aug 2015 06:32:57 MDT 5 things about Congress' fight over Planned Parenthood http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765678643/5-things-about-Congress-fight-over-Planned-Parenthood.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765678643/5-things-about-Congress-fight-over-Planned-Parenthood.html?pg=all Republicans will likely lose Monday's Senate showdown over halting federal aid to Planned Parenthood. Yet the political... Sun, 02 Aug 2015 10:11:06 MDT Letter: Voting like a liberal http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865633655/Voting-like-a-liberal.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865633655/Voting-like-a-liberal.html?pg=all Sen. Orrin Hatch is not conservative and his voting record proves it. When he was running for re-election, he said all the... Sat, 01 Aug 2015 00:00:00 MDT Lee takes on new strategy in fight against Affordable Care Act http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865633320/Lee-takes-on-new-strategy-in-fight-against-Affordable-Care-Act.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865633320/Lee-takes-on-new-strategy-in-fight-against-Affordable-Care-Act.html?pg=all Sen. Mike Lee withdrew his plan Monday night to push a second attempt to bring another vote on the Affordable Care Act,... Mon, 27 Jul 2015 23:48:12 MDT House leader rules out Senate version of highway bill http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765678200/House-leader-rules-out-Senate-version-of-highway-bill.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765678200/House-leader-rules-out-Senate-version-of-highway-bill.html?pg=all Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy said Monday that the House will not consider the Senate version of a long-term, must-pass... Mon, 27 Jul 2015 13:09:51 MDT No sign that issue of Planned Parenthood videos focused on fetal organs is fading http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765678209/No-sign-that-issue-of-Planned-Parenthood-videos-focused-on-fetal-organs-is-fading.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765678209/No-sign-that-issue-of-Planned-Parenthood-videos-focused-on-fetal-organs-is-fading.html?pg=all Two stealthily recorded videos show Planned Parenthood officials discussing how they provide aborted fetal organs for... Mon, 27 Jul 2015 09:09:19 MDT Senior Republicans rebuke Cruz over attacks on McConnell http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765678191/Senior-Republicans-rebuke-Cruz-over-attacks-on-McConnell.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765678191/Senior-Republicans-rebuke-Cruz-over-attacks-on-McConnell.html?pg=all Senior Senate Republicans lined up Sunday to rebuke Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz for attacking Majority Leader Mitch... Sun, 26 Jul 2015 14:32:33 MDT Planned Parenthood videos: No sign of political issue fading http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765678148/Planned-Parenthood-videos-No-sign-of-political-issue-fading.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765678148/Planned-Parenthood-videos-No-sign-of-political-issue-fading.html?pg=all Two stealthily recorded videos show Planned Parenthood officials discussing how they provide aborted fetal organs for... Sat, 25 Jul 2015 16:08:51 MDT Cruz, on Senate floor, accuses GOP leader McConnell of lying http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765678061/Cruz-on-Senate-floor-accuses-GOP-leader-McConnell-of-lying.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765678061/Cruz-on-Senate-floor-accuses-GOP-leader-McConnell-of-lying.html?pg=all Republican Sen. Ted Cruz has accused Mitch McConnell, the Senate Majority leader and his GOP leader, of lying. Fri, 24 Jul 2015 10:15:00 MDT A 2nd covert video targets Planned Parenthood on fetal parts http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765677879/A-2nd-covert-video-targets-Planned-Parenthood-on-fetal-parts.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765677879/A-2nd-covert-video-targets-Planned-Parenthood-on-fetal-parts.html?pg=all Anti-abortion activists on Tuesday released a second undercover video aimed at discrediting Planned Parenthood's procedures... Tue, 21 Jul 2015 16:28:15 MDT Senate negotiators reach agreement on 6-year highway bill http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765677847/Senate-negotiators-reach-agreement-on-6-year-highway-bill.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765677847/Senate-negotiators-reach-agreement-on-6-year-highway-bill.html?pg=all Republican and Democratic negotiators in the Senate announced an agreement Tuesday on a six-year highway and transit bill,... Tue, 21 Jul 2015 15:34:17 MDT Trump-GOP feud escalates after rival goes after him http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765677866/Trump-GOP-feud-escalates-after-rival-goes-after-him.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765677866/Trump-GOP-feud-escalates-after-rival-goes-after-him.html?pg=all Donald Trump pushed back ever harder Tuesday against Republicans fed up with his provocations, disclosing one opponent's cell... Tue, 21 Jul 2015 15:11:07 MDT Sen. Reid raps Republicans over response to Trump comments http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765677865/Sen-Reid-raps-Republicans-over-response-to-Trump-comments.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765677865/Sen-Reid-raps-Republicans-over-response-to-Trump-comments.html?pg=all Donald Trump's incendiary comments — and the GOP response — are proving political gold for Democrats. Tue, 21 Jul 2015 15:10:49 MDT House passes bill to keep highway aid flowing to states http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765677479/House-passes-bill-to-keep-highway-aid-flowing-to-states.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765677479/House-passes-bill-to-keep-highway-aid-flowing-to-states.html?pg=all The House passed a bill Wednesday to temporarily shore up funding for transportation programs and prevent a shutdown in... Wed, 15 Jul 2015 15:33:27 MDT Iran deal sets 2016 clash between Clinton and GOP hopefuls http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765677381/Iran-deal-sets-2016-clash-between-Clinton-and-GOP-hopefuls.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765677381/Iran-deal-sets-2016-clash-between-Clinton-and-GOP-hopefuls.html?pg=all Hillary Rodham Clinton offered a qualified endorsement of the landmark nuclear deal with Iran on Tuesday, underscoring the... Tue, 14 Jul 2015 14:29:50 MDT Obama designates national monuments in Texas, Calif., Nevada http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765677197/Obama-designates-national-monuments-in-Texas-Calif-Nevada.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765677197/Obama-designates-national-monuments-in-Texas-Calif-Nevada.html?pg=all President Barack Obama designated new national monuments Friday in California, Nevada and Texas, setting aside millions of... Fri, 10 Jul 2015 13:25:00 MDT US personnel chief resists calls to resign amid data hack http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765677188/US-personnel-chief-resists-calls-to-resign-amid-data-hack.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765677188/US-personnel-chief-resists-calls-to-resign-amid-data-hack.html?pg=all The head of the U.S. government's personnel office is rejecting bipartisan calls for her resignation following revelations... Fri, 10 Jul 2015 08:25:00 MDT New national monuments coming in Texas, California, Nevada http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765677182/New-national-monuments-coming-in-Texas-California-Nevada.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765677182/New-national-monuments-coming-in-Texas-California-Nevada.html?pg=all Mammoth bones, prehistoric rock carvings and more than a million acres of wilderness will be protected as part of three new... Thu, 09 Jul 2015 23:35:00 MDT Bipartisan plan would overhaul business taxes, fund highways http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765677086/Bipartisan-plan-would-overhaul-business-taxes-fund-highways.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765677086/Bipartisan-plan-would-overhaul-business-taxes-fund-highways.html?pg=all Senators unveiled a bipartisan framework Wednesday aimed at making business taxes more competitive while generating... Wed, 08 Jul 2015 15:24:52 MDT My view: Campaign finance system is broken http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865632077/Campaign-finance-system-is-broken.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865632077/Campaign-finance-system-is-broken.html?pg=all Even to those who object to limits (you know, the “corporations are people” set), why do we fight transparency?... Tue, 07 Jul 2015 07:43:32 MDT Congress heads back to work with looming funding deadline http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765676831/Congress-heads-back-to-work-with-looming-funding-deadline.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765676831/Congress-heads-back-to-work-with-looming-funding-deadline.html?pg=all Members of Congress return Tuesday from July Fourth fireworks and parades facing a daunting summer workload and an impending... Mon, 06 Jul 2015 08:24:24 MDT Back at work: Congress facing busy agenda, funding deadline http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765676769/Back-at-work-Congress-facing-busy-agenda-funding-deadline.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765676769/Back-at-work-Congress-facing-busy-agenda-funding-deadline.html?pg=all After July Fourth fireworks and parades, members of Congress return to work Tuesday facing a daunting summer workload and a... Sun, 05 Jul 2015 13:28:54 MDT Feds to drop some charges in Jeremy Johnson fraud case http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865631688/Feds-to-drop-some-charges-in-Jeremy-Johnson-fraud-case.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865631688/Feds-to-drop-some-charges-in-Jeremy-Johnson-fraud-case.html?pg=all Federal prosecutors intend to drop some of the 86 fraud charges against St. George businessman Jeremy Johnson and four... Tue, 30 Jun 2015 14:00:34 MDT Drew Clark: How federalism can help solve the debate over Internet taxes http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865631563/How-federalism-can-help-solve-the-debate-over-Internet-taxes.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865631563/How-federalism-can-help-solve-the-debate-over-Internet-taxes.html?pg=all Rather than requiring retailers to collect high taxes for other states, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte's... Sun, 28 Jun 2015 06:30:00 MDT Contours of Obama's legacy form with help of unlikely allies http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765676243/Contours-of-Obamas-legacy-form-with-help-of-unlikely-allies.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765676243/Contours-of-Obamas-legacy-form-with-help-of-unlikely-allies.html?pg=all Long past the prime of his presidency, Barack Obama is defying the lame-duck label and solidifying the contours of his legacy... Thu, 25 Jun 2015 17:59:04 MDT Angry prosecutor calls on feds to take over Shurtleff, Swallow cases http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865631375/Angry-prosecutor-calls-on-feds-to-take-over-Shurtleff-Swallow-cases.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865631375/Angry-prosecutor-calls-on-feds-to-take-over-Shurtleff-Swallow-cases.html?pg=all Davis County Attorney Troy Rawlings called on the U.S. Attorney's Office to "re-engage" in the criminal case against former... Thu, 25 Jun 2015 14:43:52 MDT Vets fight to add names of 74 sailors to Vietnam Memorial http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765675926/Vets-fight-to-add-names-of-74-sailors-to-Vietnam-Memorial.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765675926/Vets-fight-to-add-names-of-74-sailors-to-Vietnam-Memorial.html?pg=all Stephen Kraus was standing night watch above the pilot house of the USS Frank E. Evans when he spotted the towering outline... Sun, 21 Jun 2015 10:51:53 MDT Feds: Jeremy Johnson skirted campaign finance laws in contributions to Shurtleff, Lee, Reid http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865631105/Feds-Jeremy-Johnson-skirted-campaign-finance-laws-in-contributions-to-Shurtleff-Lee-Reid.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865631105/Feds-Jeremy-Johnson-skirted-campaign-finance-laws-in-contributions-to-Shurtleff-Lee-Reid.html?pg=all A new federal complaint accuses embattled Utah businessman Jeremy Johnson of violating campaign finance laws in donations... Fri, 19 Jun 2015 22:40:00 MDT Book review: 'Men of Character' shares stories from lives of 100 Mormon men http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865631043/Book-review-Men-of-Character-shares-stories-from-lives-of-100-Mormon-men.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865631043/Book-review-Men-of-Character-shares-stories-from-lives-of-100-Mormon-men.html?pg=all "Men of Character" shares short biographies of 100 men from the LDS Church with a broad range of experiences and backgrounds.... Sat, 20 Jun 2015 05:00:00 MDT Jerry Earl Johnston: Bryce Harper is breaking down Mormon stereotypes http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865628583/Bryce-Harper-is-breaking-down-Mormon-stereotypes.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865628583/Bryce-Harper-is-breaking-down-Mormon-stereotypes.html?pg=all Personally, I believe Bryce Harper’s unique style is a good thing. Like Harry Reid, Ed “Big Daddy” Roth,... Thu, 14 May 2015 17:35:32 MDT Democrats claim recruiting successes in bid to retake Senate http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765673672/Democrats-claim-recruiting-successes-in-bid-to-retake-Senate.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765673672/Democrats-claim-recruiting-successes-in-bid-to-retake-Senate.html?pg=all Senate Democrats are claiming early success in recruiting strong candidates in Republican-held states as they fight to retake... Mon, 11 May 2015 13:12:44 MDT Emotions over Obama's trade agenda roil Senate, delay action http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765672374/Emotions-over-Obamas-trade-agenda-roil-Senate-delay-action.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765672374/Emotions-over-Obamas-trade-agenda-roil-Senate-delay-action.html?pg=all Emotional disagreements over trade erupted in Congress on Wednesday, when a liberal senator delayed a committee's likely... Wed, 22 Apr 2015 16:29:04 MDT Anti-human trafficking bill passes Senate http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765672346/Anti-human-trafficking-bill-passes-Senate.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765672346/Anti-human-trafficking-bill-passes-Senate.html?pg=all The Senate unanimously passed legislation Wednesday to help the victims of human trafficking, ending a tortuous partisan... Wed, 22 Apr 2015 15:47:52 MDT Spiritual journey leads 3-term U.S. senator to LDS Church http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865626822/Spiritual-journey-leads-3-term-US-senator-to-LDS-Church.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865626822/Spiritual-journey-leads-3-term-US-senator-to-LDS-Church.html?pg=all The announcement was ordinary and without fanfare. Larry Pressler would be confirmed a member of The Church of Jesus Christ... Tue, 21 Apr 2015 23:15:17 MDT Obama attorney general nominee heads for vote after 5 months http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765672324/Obama-attorney-general-nominee-heads-for-vote-after-5-months.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765672324/Obama-attorney-general-nominee-heads-for-vote-after-5-months.html?pg=all President Barack Obama's long-stalled nominee for attorney general, federal prosecutor Loretta Lynch, is on her way to a... Tue, 21 Apr 2015 18:52:44 MDT Believe it or not, bipartisanship breaks out on Capitol Hill http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765672134/Believe-it-or-not-bipartisanship-breaks-out-on-Capitol-Hill.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765672134/Believe-it-or-not-bipartisanship-breaks-out-on-Capitol-Hill.html?pg=all Suddenly, bipartisanship has broken out on Capitol Hill. Sat, 18 Apr 2015 12:25:08 MDT GOP boosts nuclear weapons upgrades in 1st spending bill http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765671863/GOP-boosts-nuclear-weapons-upgrades-in-1st-spending-bill.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765671863/GOP-boosts-nuclear-weapons-upgrades-in-1st-spending-bill.html?pg=all Republicans controlling the House unveiled legislation Tuesday to boost spending for veterans' health care and for... Tue, 14 Apr 2015 13:44:49 MDT Break over, Congress faces fights over Medicare, Iran, Lynch http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765671643/Break-over-Congress-faces-fights-over-Medicare-Iran-Lynch.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765671643/Break-over-Congress-faces-fights-over-Medicare-Iran-Lynch.html?pg=all Senate leaders are racing the calendar as they push toward congressional approval of a bipartisan compromise reshaping how... Sat, 11 Apr 2015 09:41:19 MDT Sen. Harry Reid makes first Nevada appearance since injury http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765671364/Sen-Harry-Reid-makes-first-Nevada-appearance-since-injury.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765671364/Sen-Harry-Reid-makes-first-Nevada-appearance-since-injury.html?pg=all U.S. Sen. Harry Reid made his first Nevada appearance since injuring his face New Year's Day and announcing his retirement... Mon, 06 Apr 2015 18:18:14 MDT To win Senate, Democrats turn to candidates who have lost before http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765671174/To-win-Senate-Democrats-turn-to-candidates-who-have-lost-before.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765671174/To-win-Senate-Democrats-turn-to-candidates-who-have-lost-before.html?pg=all Democrats are turning to some proven election losers as they aim to retake control of the Senate in 2016. Thu, 02 Apr 2015 14:50:55 MDT Sen. Harry Reid's exit sets off Senate leadership scramble http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765671128/Sen-Harry-Reids-exit-sets-off-Senate-leadership-scramble.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765671128/Sen-Harry-Reids-exit-sets-off-Senate-leadership-scramble.html?pg=all A very public spat between the No. 2 and No. 3 Senate Democrats is dashing the party's hopes for a drama-free succession in... Thu, 02 Apr 2015 07:51:52 MDT Richard Davis: You can question Harry Reid's politics, but not his LDS faith http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865625553/You-can-question-Harry-Reids-politics-but-not-his-LDS-faith.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865625553/You-can-question-Harry-Reids-politics-but-not-his-LDS-faith.html?pg=all As a member of the LDS Church, Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nevada, doesn’t make his religion an issue or emphasize it frequently... Thu, 02 Apr 2015 00:00:00 MDT New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez indicted on corruption charges http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765671117/New-Jersey-Sen-Bob-Menendez-indicted-on-corruption-charges.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765671117/New-Jersey-Sen-Bob-Menendez-indicted-on-corruption-charges.html?pg=all Sen. Bob Menendez, the son of Cuban immigrants who rose to become one of the highest-ranking Hispanic members of Congress,... Wed, 01 Apr 2015 21:32:22 MDT Political polarization is a driving force in income inequality http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865625400/Political-polarization-is-a-driving-force-in-income-inequality.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865625400/Political-polarization-is-a-driving-force-in-income-inequality.html?pg=all Once again, researchers have found that political polarization is a driving force in income inequality. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 09:25:00 MDT Sen. Harry Reid's retirement recalls his influence on Utah Republicans, Democrats http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865625200/Sen-Harry-Reids-retirement-recalls-his-influence-on-Utah-Republicans-Democrats.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865625200/Sen-Harry-Reids-retirement-recalls-his-influence-on-Utah-Republicans-Democrats.html?pg=all The first time Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, saw Congress up close was as a Boy Scout on a tour given by one of the leaders of his... Sat, 28 Mar 2015 00:12:37 MDT Senate's Harry Reid announces he won't seek re-election http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765670823/Senates-Harry-Reid-announces-he-wont-seek-re-election.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765670823/Senates-Harry-Reid-announces-he-wont-seek-re-election.html?pg=all Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid, the wily Nevadan who dominated the Senate for a decade from the minority to the majority... Fri, 27 Mar 2015 14:46:52 MDT Pelosi irks some allies over bipartisan bill with Boehner http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765670864/Pelosi-irks-some-allies-over-bipartisan-bill-with-Boehner.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765670864/Pelosi-irks-some-allies-over-bipartisan-bill-with-Boehner.html?pg=all House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi bruised some longtime liberal allies when she worked with Speaker John Boehner to craft... Fri, 27 Mar 2015 13:25:28 MDT Reaction to Sen. Harry Reid's retirement announcement http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765670846/Reaction-to-Sen-Harry-Reids-retirement-announcement.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765670846/Reaction-to-Sen-Harry-Reids-retirement-announcement.html?pg=all n. Harry Reid said Friday that he won't seek re-election in 2016. Officials react to the Democratic majority leader's... Fri, 27 Mar 2015 12:21:17 MDT Obama ready to sign bill revamping Medicare doc fees http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765670685/Obama-ready-to-sign-bill-revamping-Medicare-doc-fees.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765670685/Obama-ready-to-sign-bill-revamping-Medicare-doc-fees.html?pg=all President Barack Obama said Wednesday he's ready to sign "good, bipartisan" legislation protecting physicians from steep cuts... Wed, 25 Mar 2015 13:08:17 MDT In rare deal, Boehner, Pelosi tout wins for seniors, doctors http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765670638/In-rare-deal-Boehner-Pelosi-tout-wins-for-seniors-doctors.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765670638/In-rare-deal-Boehner-Pelosi-tout-wins-for-seniors-doctors.html?pg=all An extraordinary bipartisan accord between House Speaker John Boehner and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is letting both... Tue, 24 Mar 2015 14:56:58 MDT