Harry Reid http://www.deseretnews.com/home/ Harry Reid en-us Copyright 2015, Deseret News Publishing Company Mon, 26 Jan 2015 00:00:01 MST Mon, 26 Jan 2015 13:37:08 MST Newspapers http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss After accident, Reid says Senate re-election bid is on track http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765666914/After-accident-Reid-says-Senate-re-election-bid-is-on-track.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765666914/After-accident-Reid-says-Senate-re-election-bid-is-on-track.html Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid displayed a large bandage over his right eye, a determination to seek-re-election and an... Thu, 22 Jan 2015 13:41:02 MST Democratic aide: Harry Reid likely to return to Senate next week http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765666331/Democratic-aide-Harry-Reid-likely-to-return-to-Senate-next-week.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765666331/Democratic-aide-Harry-Reid-likely-to-return-to-Senate-next-week.html A Senate Democratic aide says Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid is likely to return to the Senate next week after missing the... Wed, 14 Jan 2015 15:19:58 MST Letter: Legislative shutdown http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865619397/Legislative-shutdown.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865619397/Legislative-shutdown.html Mon, 12 Jan 2015 00:00:00 MST Sen. Harry Reid optimistic of recovery despite lost eyesight in right eye http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765665900/Sen-Harry-Reid-optimistic-of-recovery-despite-lost-eyesight-in-right-eye.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765665900/Sen-Harry-Reid-optimistic-of-recovery-despite-lost-eyesight-in-right-eye.html Sen. Harry Reid says he's on the mend despite injuries from an exercise accident that has taken away the vision in his right... Fri, 09 Jan 2015 12:18:51 MST Injuries force Harry Reid to skip opening session of Senate http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765665678/Injuries-force-Harry-Reid-to-skip-opening-session-of-Senate.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765665678/Injuries-force-Harry-Reid-to-skip-opening-session-of-Senate.html With a bandage across one eye and a black bruise near his jaw, the Senate's top Democrat offered a personal account of his... Tue, 06 Jan 2015 15:48:17 MST Harry Reid suffers broken ribs, bones in accident http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765665385/Harry-Reid-suffers-broken-ribs-bones-in-accident.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765665385/Harry-Reid-suffers-broken-ribs-bones-in-accident.html Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid broke several ribs and facial bones when a piece of exercise equipment snapped at his... Fri, 02 Jan 2015 13:00:00 MST Letter: Removing Reid's name http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865618586/Letter-Removing-Reids-name.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865618586/Letter-Removing-Reids-name.html I was disappointed to learn that Sen. Harry Reid’s name was removed from the Southern Utah University’s Outdoor... Mon, 29 Dec 2014 00:00:00 MST Sen. Harry Reid playing major role in Senate races http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765660457/Sen-Harry-Reid-playing-major-role-in-Senate-races.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765660457/Sen-Harry-Reid-playing-major-role-in-Senate-races.html Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has twice won elections he was supposed to lose. If Democrats maintain control of the... Tue, 30 Sep 2014 10:32:19 MDT In Senate races, candidates tackle the blame game http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765659282/In-Senate-races-candidates-tackle-the-blame-game.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765659282/In-Senate-races-candidates-tackle-the-blame-game.html Candidates in the battle for control of the Senate agree: It's the other guy, the other guy's party and — especially... Sun, 07 Sep 2014 09:21:19 MDT Letter: Determining rights http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606793/Letter-Determining-rights.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606793/Letter-Determining-rights.html If our government feels free to move into such personal areas, I ask, where will it stop? Sat, 12 Jul 2014 00:00:00 MDT 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