Harry Reid http://www.deseretnews.com/home/ Harry Reid en-us Copyright 2014, Deseret News Publishing Company Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:00:01 MDT Fri, 25 Jul 2014 17:47:32 MDT Newspapers http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss Boogeymen and shady deals define spin in Democratic, Republican fight for Senate http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765652472/Boogeymen-and-shady-deals-define-spin-in-Democratic-Republican-fight-for-Senate.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765652472/Boogeymen-and-shady-deals-define-spin-in-Democratic-Republican-fight-for-Senate.html The fight for the Senate majority boils down to boogeyman billionaires against the shifty septuagenarian — if party... Wed, 23 Apr 2014 14:31:47 MDT Obama to raise cash for Democrats at Disney executive's home http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765650165/Obama-to-raise-cash-for-Democrats-at-Disney-executives-home.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765650165/Obama-to-raise-cash-for-Democrats-at-Disney-executives-home.html President Barack Obama will raise money for House and Senate Democrats at the home of the chairman of The Walt Disney Studios. Thu, 20 Mar 2014 12:44:08 MDT Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid asks for computer examination in CIA dispute http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765650129/Senate-Majority-Leader-Harry-Reid-asks-for-computer-examination-in-CIA-dispute.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765650129/Senate-Majority-Leader-Harry-Reid-asks-for-computer-examination-in-CIA-dispute.html Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has instructed the Senate's chief law enforcement officer to examine the Intelligence... Thu, 20 Mar 2014 09:07:14 MDT Utah prosecutors forward allegations against Sens. Mike Lee, Harry Reid to feds http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865598667/Utah-prosecutors-forward-allegations-against-Sens-Mike-Lee-Harry-Reid-to-feds.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865598667/Utah-prosecutors-forward-allegations-against-Sens-Mike-Lee-Harry-Reid-to-feds.html County prosecutors investigating former Utah Attorneys General John Swallow and Mark Shurtleff say they have come across... Fri, 14 Mar 2014 15:11:48 MDT LDS Church responds to inquiries about Harry Reid comment http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590140/LDS-Church-responds-to-inquiries-about-Harry-Reid-comment.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590140/LDS-Church-responds-to-inquiries-about-Harry-Reid-comment.html The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints responded with a statement Thursday evening to inquiries about a comment on... Thu, 07 Nov 2013 22:01:20 MST Jon Huntsman Sr. says book's Romney tax claim is 'supermarket tabloid trash' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589632/Jon-Huntsman-Sr-says-books-Romney-tax-claim-is-supermarket-tabloid-trash.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589632/Jon-Huntsman-Sr-says-books-Romney-tax-claim-is-supermarket-tabloid-trash.html According to a new book about the 2012 presidential election, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's July 2012 claim that... Fri, 01 Nov 2013 11:20:00 MDT Letters: No rehabilitation http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640727/No-rehabilitation.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640727/No-rehabilitation.html Mon, 28 Oct 2013 00:00:00 MDT Republican Mitch McConnell challenges criticism over budget deal http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640327/Republican-Mitch-McConnell-challenges-criticism-over-budget-deal.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640327/Republican-Mitch-McConnell-challenges-criticism-over-budget-deal.html Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell on Sunday brushed off criticism that he has turned into a liberal following his role... Sun, 20 Oct 2013 15:16:48 MDT Letters: Historic overstatement http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588720/Historic-overstatement.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588720/Historic-overstatement.html No misnamed “historic” agreement would be needed because our president and Congress under the Budget Act would be... Sat, 19 Oct 2013 00:00:00 MDT Budget talks begin, but no guarantee of success http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640142/Budget-talks-begin-but-no-guarantee-of-success.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640142/Budget-talks-begin-but-no-guarantee-of-success.html Congressional budget negotiators aren't guaranteeing success as they begin talks aimed at solving the nation's budget problems. Thu, 17 Oct 2013 09:51:26 MDT Congress sends gov't funding, debt bill to Obama http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640085/Congress-sends-govt-funding-debt-bill-to-Obama.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640085/Congress-sends-govt-funding-debt-bill-to-Obama.html Congress has passed legislation to reopen the partially-shuttered federal government and avert a potentially disastrous... Wed, 16 Oct 2013 20:28:31 MDT In our opinion: Shutdown solution just kicks the can — again http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588541/Shutdown-solution-just-kicks-the-can-2-again.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588541/Shutdown-solution-just-kicks-the-can-2-again.html Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said the agreement that ended the government shutdown Wednesday was “historic.”... Thu, 17 Oct 2013 00:00:00 MDT DC to use other reserves to keep city running http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640063/DC-to-use-other-reserves-to-keep-city-running.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640063/DC-to-use-other-reserves-to-keep-city-running.html The District of Columbia government has identified roughly $400 million in additional reserve funds that it may be able to... Wed, 16 Oct 2013 11:38:46 MDT Congress lumbers while threatened default looms http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639803/Congress-lumbers-while-threatened-default-looms.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639803/Congress-lumbers-while-threatened-default-looms.html Republicans and Democrats in Congress lumbered through a day of political maneuvering Saturday while a threatened default by... Sat, 12 Oct 2013 17:45:40 MDT Senate vote derailing the Democrats' debt-limit http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639794/Senate-vote-derailing-the-Democrats-debt-limit.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639794/Senate-vote-derailing-the-Democrats-debt-limit.html The focus of efforts to end the government shutdown and prevent a U.S. default shifted to the Senate on Saturday, where... Sat, 12 Oct 2013 12:03:16 MDT DC mayor, Reid speak on phone after confrontation http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639693/DC-mayor-Reid-speak-on-phone-after-confrontation.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639693/DC-mayor-Reid-speak-on-phone-after-confrontation.html District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray had what his spokesman calls a "cordial" telephone conversation with Senate Majority... Thu, 10 Oct 2013 13:09:46 MDT DC mayor appeals to Reid to free city's funds http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639600/DC-mayor-appeals-to-Reid-to-free-citys-funds.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639600/DC-mayor-appeals-to-Reid-to-free-citys-funds.html District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray has used a news conference held by Senate Democrats to make a personal appeal to Sen.... Wed, 09 Oct 2013 12:21:06 MDT Prominent Mormons in politics and government http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639568/Prominent-Mormons-in-politics-and-government.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639568/Prominent-Mormons-in-politics-and-government.html Wed, 09 Oct 2013 00:00:00 MDT Letter: Blaming Republicans http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588019/Letter-Blaming-Republicans.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588019/Letter-Blaming-Republicans.html The Republicans have made many compromises. It is time for the Democrats to compromise and for President Obama to act like a... Wed, 09 Oct 2013 00:00:00 MDT Letter: Different Republicans http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587802/Letter-Different-Republicans.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587802/Letter-Different-Republicans.html What Sen. Lee is doing virtually assures that Republicans will not be taken seriously in the next election. And, ironically,... Sun, 06 Oct 2013 00:00:00 MDT Harry Reid: Humble maverick, or ruthless monster? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587608/Harry-Reid-Humble-maverick-or-ruthless-monster.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587608/Harry-Reid-Humble-maverick-or-ruthless-monster.html Depending on whom you listen to, the Senate Majority Leader is either safeguarding the country’s future or unilaterally... Thu, 03 Oct 2013 17:01:46 MDT Gov't shutdown: No progress on ending stalemate http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639042/Govt-shutdown-No-progress-on-ending-stalemate.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639042/Govt-shutdown-No-progress-on-ending-stalemate.html The political stare-down on Capitol Hill shows no signs of easing, leaving federal government functions — from... Wed, 02 Oct 2013 08:57:36 MDT Senate rejects latest House GOP effort on budget http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765638971/Senate-rejects-latest-House-GOP-effort-on-budget.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765638971/Senate-rejects-latest-House-GOP-effort-on-budget.html The Senate has voted to reject the latest House Republican effort to negotiate on the budget amid the government shutdown. Tue, 01 Oct 2013 09:21:58 MDT In our opinion: Nuclear option is no cause for celebration http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765634252/Nuclear-option-is-no-cause-for-celebration.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765634252/Nuclear-option-is-no-cause-for-celebration.html The decision by Senate Democrats to back away from threats to invoke a so-called "nuclear option" may have ended a standoff... Fri, 19 Jul 2013 09:44:10 MDT Harry Reid: GOP can avoid filibuster rules change if they confirm 7 appointees http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765634030/Harry-Reid-GOP-can-avoid-filibuster-rules-change-if-they-confirm-7-appointees.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765634030/Harry-Reid-GOP-can-avoid-filibuster-rules-change-if-they-confirm-7-appointees.html Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Monday that Republicans must confirm at least seven presidential appointees they've... Mon, 15 Jul 2013 12:48:42 MDT Democratic leader heads to Senate rule showdown http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765634001/Democratic-leader-heads-to-Senate-rule-showdown.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765634001/Democratic-leader-heads-to-Senate-rule-showdown.html Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid is driving toward new rules that would help President Barack Obama win confirmation for... Mon, 15 Jul 2013 06:26:02 MDT Emails shed new light on A.G. Swallow's relationship with indicted businessman Johnson http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865580916/Emails-shed-new-light-on-AG-Swallows-relationship-with-indicted-businessman-Johnson.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865580916/Emails-shed-new-light-on-AG-Swallows-relationship-with-indicted-businessman-Johnson.html If Jeremy Johnson can make his case of a relevant relationship that compels a judge to allow Swallow to be deposed, it could... Thu, 30 May 2013 17:35:00 MDT Letters: Deception and government http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765629793/Deception-and-government.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765629793/Deception-and-government.html During the 2012 election campaign for the U.S. presidency, David Axelrod, Harry Reid and others in the team directing the... Fri, 17 May 2013 00:00:00 MDT What others say: Budget games http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765629524/Budget-games.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765629524/Budget-games.html For years, Senate Republicans taunted their Democratic counterparts for their inability to pass a budget for the coming... Tue, 14 May 2013 00:00:00 MDT Indicted businessman Jeremy Johnson files court papers saying FTC abused power http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865579448/Indicted-businessman-Jeremy-Johnson-files-court-papers-saying-FTC-abused-power.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865579448/Indicted-businessman-Jeremy-Johnson-files-court-papers-saying-FTC-abused-power.html Indicted Utah businessman Jeremy Johnson is taking his fight against "dirty deeds by big government" to the courts. A filing... Fri, 03 May 2013 17:50:00 MDT George F. Will: Some increasing signs grown-ups are in charge http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765628148/Some-increasing-signs-grown-ups-are-in-charge.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765628148/Some-increasing-signs-grown-ups-are-in-charge.html Rep. Jeb Hensarling, R-Texas, chairman of the Financial Services Committee, has told Richard Cordray not to bother. This is... Sun, 28 Apr 2013 00:00:00 MDT Is Congress trying to exempt its own from Obamacare? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865578947/Is-Congress-trying-to-exempt-its-own-from-Obamacare.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865578947/Is-Congress-trying-to-exempt-its-own-from-Obamacare.html A mini-furor developed Thursday morning when Politico reported that bipartisan negotiations in Congress were looking to... Thu, 25 Apr 2013 14:45:00 MDT Official: Ricin possible in package at DC base http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765627809/Official-Ricin-possible-in-package-at-DC-base.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765627809/Official-Ricin-possible-in-package-at-DC-base.html U.S. officials say a package containing what authorities said could be ricin was found this morning at a military mail... Tue, 23 Apr 2013 13:55:35 MDT Tempers flare at Senate immigration hearing http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765627673/Tempers-flare-at-Senate-immigration-hearing.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765627673/Tempers-flare-at-Senate-immigration-hearing.html Tempers flared at a Senate hearing on immigration legislation Monday as a Republican senator objected to a Democrat's... Mon, 22 Apr 2013 12:39:32 MDT Gun control loses: No expanded background checks http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765627210/Gun-control-loses-No-expanded-background-checks.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765627210/Gun-control-loses-No-expanded-background-checks.html Senate Republicans backed by a small band of rural-state Democrats scuttled the most far-reaching gun control legislation in... Wed, 17 Apr 2013 14:55:00 MDT Gov. Gary Herbert calls for feds to 'charge or exonerate' Attorney General John Swallow http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865578456/Gov-Gary-Herbert-calls-for-feds-to-charge-or-exonerate-Attorney-General-John-Swallow.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865578456/Gov-Gary-Herbert-calls-for-feds-to-charge-or-exonerate-Attorney-General-John-Swallow.html Utah Gov. Gary Herbert calls for federal officials to finish investigation into Utah Attorney General John Swallow Wed, 17 Apr 2013 12:30:00 MDT 'Someone knows who did this': FBI appeals for help solving marathon bombings http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765627207/Someone-knows-who-did-this-FBI-appeals-for-help-solving-marathon-bombings.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765627207/Someone-knows-who-did-this-FBI-appeals-for-help-solving-marathon-bombings.html A bomber may have been seen amid the Boston Marathon revelers carrying an unusually heavy nylon bag, weighed down with... Wed, 17 Apr 2013 00:00:00 MDT Gun control bill clears first hurdle in Senate (+video) http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765626666/Gun-control-bill-clears-first-hurdle-in-Senate-video.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765626666/Gun-control-bill-clears-first-hurdle-in-Senate-video.html Watched by tearful relatives of Newtown school massacre victims, gun control supporters in the Senate won the first showdown... Thu, 11 Apr 2013 14:09:04 MDT Dem, GOP senators reach deal on expanding background checks to more firearms purchases http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765626564/Dem-GOP-senators-reach-deal-on-expanding-background-checks-to-more-firearms-purchases.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765626564/Dem-GOP-senators-reach-deal-on-expanding-background-checks-to-more-firearms-purchases.html A Senate aide and a lobbyist say two senators have struck a bipartisan deal on expanding background checks to more firearms... Wed, 10 Apr 2013 11:00:00 MDT Top Senate Dems face decisions on gun curb push http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765626453/Top-Senate-Dems-face-decisions-on-gun-curb-push.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765626453/Top-Senate-Dems-face-decisions-on-gun-curb-push.html As Senate Democrats approach a key decision on gun legislation, relatives of victims of the horrendous Connecticut school... Tue, 09 Apr 2013 17:16:44 MDT President Obama says he's 'determined as ever' for gun bill http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765626403/President-Obama-says-hes-determined-as-ever-for-gun-bill.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765626403/President-Obama-says-hes-determined-as-ever-for-gun-bill.html With time running out on the chance to pass gun control legislation, President Barack Obama on Monday warned Congress not to... Mon, 08 Apr 2013 00:00:00 MDT Doyle McManus: The NRA is winning the battle over gun control http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765626236/The-NRA-is-winning-the-battle-over-gun-control.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765626236/The-NRA-is-winning-the-battle-over-gun-control.html President Barack Obama pleaded with Congress last week to remember the victims of December's schoolhouse shootings in... Sun, 07 Apr 2013 00:00:00 MDT ACLU expressed 'significant concerns' about Harry Reid's gun bill http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577495/ACLU-expressed-significant-concerns-about-Harry-Reids-gun-bill.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577495/ACLU-expressed-significant-concerns-about-Harry-Reids-gun-bill.html The National Rifle Association has expressed many concerns about gun regulation laws, but the latest opposition comes from an... Thu, 04 Apr 2013 14:55:00 MDT Gun control backers struggle to win some Democrats http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765625607/Gun-control-backers-struggle-to-win-some-Democrats.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765625607/Gun-control-backers-struggle-to-win-some-Democrats.html It would seem a lobbyist's dream: rounding up votes for a proposal backed by more than 8 in 10 people in polls. Yet, gun... Thu, 28 Mar 2013 13:31:06 MDT Paul plans to block new federal gun legislation http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765625560/Paul-plans-to-block-new-federal-gun-legislation.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765625560/Paul-plans-to-block-new-federal-gun-legislation.html U.S. Sen. Rand Paul says he plans to block new gun control legislation when the Senate reconvenes in Washington next month. Wed, 27 Mar 2013 00:00:00 MDT Feds hit St. George businessman Jeremy Johnson with 86-count fraud indictment http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865575078/Feds-hit-St-George-businessman-Jeremy-Johnson-with-86-count-fraud-indictment.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865575078/Feds-hit-St-George-businessman-Jeremy-Johnson-with-86-count-fraud-indictment.html Federal prosecutors unloaded on one-time multimillionaire Jeremy Johnson and four associates Wednesday with an 86-count... Wed, 06 Mar 2013 18:20:00 MST Defense lawyers fighting proposed gag order on Jeremy Johnson http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865574723/Defense-lawyers-fighting-proposed-gag-order-on-Jeremy-Johnson.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865574723/Defense-lawyers-fighting-proposed-gag-order-on-Jeremy-Johnson.html A defense attorney group is challenging federal prosecutors' attempts to silence indicted businessman Jeremy Johnson. Sat, 02 Mar 2013 22:55:00 MST Mitt Romney to discuss election, his future and Obama in first post-election interview (+video) http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865574585/Mitt-Romney-to-discuss-election-his-future-and-Obama-in-first-post-election-interview-video.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865574585/Mitt-Romney-to-discuss-election-his-future-and-Obama-in-first-post-election-interview-video.html Mitt Romney is edging back into the limelight, discussing issues like the presidential campaign and sequestration in his... Fri, 01 Mar 2013 13:50:00 MST A.G. John Swallow doesn't attend, but GOP leaders don't ignore elephant in the room http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865573363/AG-John-Swallow-doesnt-attend-but-GOP-leaders-dont-ignore-elephant-in-the-room.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865573363/AG-John-Swallow-doesnt-attend-but-GOP-leaders-dont-ignore-elephant-in-the-room.html Embattled Utah Attorney General John Swallow may have been a no-show at the state Republican Party's Central Committee... Sat, 16 Feb 2013 14:20:00 MST