03/18/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Harry Reid Excoriates GOP For Stalling Nominees On Senate Floor

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) excoriated Republicans on Thursday for stalling more than 200 executive and judicial nominees that in some cases have been lingering on the executive calendar for months.

"Senate Republicans are simply so opposed to everything, absolutely everything, that they even oppose putting people in some of the most important positions in our government," Reid said in a floor statement.

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