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Reid Moves To Block Potential 2016 Foe

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US Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid speaks during a press conference by professional boxing and fighting organizations as they pledge $600,000 in support of the Professional Fighters Brain Health Study by the Cleveland Clinic, at the US Capitol in Washington, DC, February 4, 2014. The study, by the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health in Las Vegas, develops methods to detect early and subtle signs of brain injury and chronic neurological disorders. AFP PHOTO / Saul LOEB (Pho | SAUL LOEB via Getty Images

Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV) "is putting the strength of his formidable political machine behind a Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor whose fate could have major implications for Reid's own three-decade congressional career. The race is rapidly becoming a proxy war between Reid and popular Gov. Brian Sandoval (R), who is viewed by both parties as the toughest potential challenger to Reid in 2016," Politico reports

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