Harry Reid

House leaders accept Senate tax terms

Their isolation complete, House Republican leaders abruptly caved and agreed to demands by President Barack Obama, congressional Democrats and fellow Republicans for a... Read more »

Dec. 22, 2011


Boehner to Senate: Let's bargain on payroll tax

House Republican leaders are renewing their call for the Democratic-led Senate to bargain with them and try to end the stalemate over extending a payroll tax cut and... Read more »

Dec. 21, 2011


Congress leaders hope deal near on government shutdown

Senate and House leaders are expressing optimism that a bipartisan deal may be near that can avert a government shutdown. Read more »

Dec. 15, 2011


Top Dems oppose detention policy in defense bill

The heads of the Senate Judiciary and Intelligence committees say they oppose a sweeping defense bill's policy on handling terror suspects and are urging the top... Read more »

Oct. 24, 2011


Government's new clothes

Remember the story of the emperor's new clothes? The emperor was so busy (playing golf, vacationing, etc.), and he was so inexperienced that he totally believed his... Read more »

Oct. 19, 2011


Sen. Harry Reid backs Nevada's early caucus date

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is endorsing Nevada's jump ahead in the Republican presidential nominating calendar and is telling New Hampshire to back off. Read more »

Oct. 18, 2011

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