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Sen Harry Reid

An Open Letter to John Boehner

Andy Ostroy | Posted 11.30.2013 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

Ya know what, Mr. Speaker? I actually don't feel sorry for you anymore. That you've humiliatingly ceded control of your House to Cruz and his Tea Party henchmen makes you inept and not worthy of your leadership position.

Why They Hate Obamacare So Much

Andy Ostroy | Posted 11.20.2013 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

Republicans are possessed by an overpowering psychological compulsion to repeal Obamacare even at great cost and harm to America and the GOP despite forty-one previously failed legislative attempts to do so.

Reid's Home Town Up For Sale

AP | MICHELLE RINDELS | Posted 02.07.2013 | Politics

LAS VEGAS -- The tiny Nevada town that's home to one of the most powerful men in Congress is up for sale. The main properties in Senate Majority Lead...

The Fight Reid Can't Win

Daily Beast | Posted 01.22.2013 | Politics

In 2010 Harry Reid was facing perhaps the toughest campaign of his five-decade political career. The Senate majority leader has never had particularly...

January's Most Important Vote: The Senate Vote to Fix the Filibuster

Mitch Rofsky | Posted 03.17.2013 | Politics
Mitch Rofsky

While media attention has been focused on the "fiscal cliff," the January 1st vote and the upcoming debt ceiling battle, a more important vote is scheduled for the Senate next week: the reform of the Senate filibuster rules.

Ryan Grim

UPDATE: Obama Defies Reid On Key Appointment

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 04.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A GOP nominee to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission "lied to Congress" and "disqualified herself" from a second term, a spokesman for Sen...

By Nuclear Threat or Weekend Recess

Victor Williams | Posted 10.10.2011 | Politics
Victor Williams

The Senate majority's unified, strategic and forceful stand against ever-increasing minority obstruction holds the potential to be a game-changing event for the 112th Senate.

Sam Stein

43 GOP Senators Vow To Oppose Reid's Debt Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 09.29.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Hours before the Senate is set to vote on Majority Leader Harry Reid's latest debt ceiling legislation, Minority Leader Mitch McConnell'...

Jennifer Bendery

Obama Tells Senate Democrats To Unify In Deficit Fight

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 07.11.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama told Senate Democrats Wednesday that they need to get on the same page as they tangle with Republicans over defic...

Both Sides Now w/ Huffington and Matalin: Libya-Iraq, Birthers-Church, Social-Fiscal

HuffPost Radio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

2010-06-28-bothsides_pull.jpgMary and sit-in Wayne Barrett debate how March came in like a lamb and went out like a lion -- Shutdown Washington? Shutdown nuclear? Shutdown Gaddafii?

Nuclear Naysayers and the National Interest

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 05.28.2011 | Green
Raymond J. Learsy

Certainly the benefits and risks inherent in a nuclear energy program are enormous. But such a program is important for the nation's future when all is said and done, in spite of the current reaction to events in Japan.

Coloradans Rally to End the Abuse, Change the Senate Filibuster Rules

Michele Swenson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Michele Swenson

Supporters of Senate filibuster reform rallied Monday on the steps of the Colorado State Capitol. Sens. Mark Udall and Michael Bennet sent representat...

Lame-Duck Fights: Confirm OMB's Jack Lew, DOJ's Jim Cole and 23 Federal Judges

Victor Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Victor Williams

Partisan "leaders" are now chosen, weeks ahead of the Republic's 112th Congress. Now is the time to confirm Executive Branch leaders for the next two...

Amanda Terkel

Republicans Block Bill Preventing Wage Discrimination In The Workplace

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Democrats were unable to overcome a Republican filibuster of the Paycheck Fairness Act on Tuesday, with the chamber falling two v...

How to Fix the Political Debate Process

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

How are voters supposed to make educated decisions about whom to vote for if candidates' lies go unchecked by the media in the theater that is the modern political debate?

Lucia Graves

Dems Stake Out Social Security Battleground

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

UPDATE -- Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and 18 Senate Democrats wrote a letter to Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell Tuesday calling for an en...

Nevada Senate 2010: Harry Reid Racks Up Republican Endorsements

The Huffington Post | Jeremy Binckes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The GOP establishment's support for Nevada Senate candidate Sharron Angle has begun to dwindle since the controversial Tea Party-backed candidate bega...

Hate Radio and the War on Immigration

Sue Wilson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Sue Wilson

Anti-immigrant rhetoric is ramping up on the public airwaves. That's why AZ Congressman Raul Grijalva (D-AZ) told me he is targeting the media as a significant factor in the escalating war over immigration reform.

Harry Reid Dismisses The 'Loud Minority' And Expresses Confidence In Re-Election

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) went "On The Record" With Fox News' Greta Van Susteren Monday night and expressed confidence about the Demo...

The Tea Party's Difficult Mission To Take Down Harry Reid

The New York Times | KATE ZERNIKE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The blinds drawn against the desert sun, this is the new burrow of Eric Odom, a chief organizer of the first nationwide Tea Parties last year. Mr. Odo...

James Clyburn: Harry Reid's Health Care Strategy Cost Democrats Massachusetts Senate Seat

AP | jdstfflsfon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

COLUMBIA, S.C. — U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's dealmaking lost a key seat in Massachusetts but eventually led to the right strategy t...

Obama/Democrats: Stop Kissing Republicans' Asses and Just Pass the Dang Health Care Bill Already!

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

Obama needs to stop pussyfooting around with The Party of No. He needs to stop seeking the Republicans' approval on everything he campaigned on and believes in.

The Problem with Democrats

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

In this day and age, given the highly-charged partisan climate and what's at stake, if anyone puts work ethic before positions, they should be ashamed of themselves.

Sen. Phil A. Buster Turns Obama Into Mush

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

The day after Massachusetts State Senator Scott Brown achieved the unthinkable by winning Ted Kennedy's Senate seat, President Obama has demonstrated...

"Joe the Bummer:" Lieberman's in the Insurance Industry's Hip Pocket on Health Care Reform

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

It's time for Democrats to punish Lieberman for his consistent disloyalty, from supporting Sen. John McCain's bid for the presidency in '08 to this latest self-serving ploy.