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July 28, 2015

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Sen. Harry Reid

  • A Delta plane taxis on the runway at McCarran International Airport on October 10, 2014.

    Las Vegas airport gets $16.3 million from feds for runway resurfacing

    July 17, 2015

    McCarran International Airport is getting a $16.3 million grant from the federal Department of Transportation to continue a runway resurfacing project. The money will be used to ...

  • Harry Reid’s brother pleads no contest to 2 misdemeanors in DUI case

    July 14, 2015

    U.S. Sen. Harry Reid's brother pleaded no contest Tuesday to misdemeanor driving under the influence and resisting arrest to close a case stemming from an arrest five months ago. Larry Joe Reid, 73, didn't appear in Boulder City Justice Court, where ...

  • Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) talks with reporters following a groundbreaking ceremony for the Interstate 11/Boulder City Bypass project near Boulder City Monday, April 6, 2015.

    With Obama’s help, Harry Reid leaving an indelible mark in the Nevada desert

    July 8, 2015

    When President Obama and Sen. Harry M. Reid (D-Nev.) flew to Las Vegas in November to tout the president’s plan to block the deportation of millions of undocumented immigrants, Reid took ...

  • Rep. Joe Heck speaks at a groundbreaking ceremony for the Interstate-11/Boulder City Bypass project near Boulder City, Monday, April 6, 2015. The popular congressman has won a swing district three times.

    Rep. Joe Heck to run for Harry Reid’s U.S. Senate seat

    July 6, 2015

    Setting up a battle that could tip control of the Senate in 2016, U.S. Rep. Joe Heck announced on Monday he will be a GOP contender for Harry Reid's U.S. Senate seat. He's the only establishment Republican who has ...

  • Hey Reb and Khem Kong try to distract a Fresno State free-throw attempt during their game Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014, at the Thomas & Mack Center. UNLV won 75-73 in overtime.

    Reid says he didn’t urge UNLV to rethink its mascot

    June 23, 2015

    No, Harry Reid is not calling on UNLV to change the name of the Runnin’ Rebels or get rid of Hey Reb! because they could be construed as a reference to the Confederacy ...

  • UNLV mascot Hey Reb signals a three-point shot against UNI during their game Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012, at the Thomas & Mack. UNLV won 73-59 to push their record to 10-1.

    Reid: UNLV should consider changing ‘rebel’ mascot

    June 23, 2015

    Sen. Harry Reid says Nevada higher education officials should look at changing the Confederate-themed mascot at UNLV. Reid told reporters in Washington D.C. on Tuesday that Nevada's Board of Regents should take a look at changing UNLV's current mascot and ...

  • Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid of Nev., followed by Senate Minority Whip Richard Durbin of Ill., left, and Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., right, arrives for a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015.

    What will Harry Reid’s life after Senate leadership look like in 2017?

    June 22, 2015

    Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid says he has no plans for what he’ll do after he retires from Congress in January 2017. “I don’t know what I’m doing to do,” Reid said. “I’m not really worried much about it.” With 30 years of experience as a U.S. senator, eight of them as Senate majority leader, Reid has options. If he follows in the footsteps of his former colleagues, these are some of the moves he might consider ...

  • Harry Reid takes another jab at the NFL over Redskins

    June 9, 2015

    Continuing a long string of criticism against the NFL, U.S. Sen. Harry Reid today blasted the league for not changing the name of the Washington Redskins, a moniker some consider offensive. Reid’s latest attack ...

  • Lt. Gov. Mark Hutchison won’t run for Reid’s Senate seat

    June 9, 2015

    Nevada Lt. Gov. Mark Hutchison is ruling himself out of the race for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Democratic Sen. Harry Reid. The Republican told The Associated Press on Tuesday that he won't be ...

  • Senate Minority Leader Sen. Harry Reid of Nevada attends a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 2, 2015.

    GOP must reckon with Reid in Nevada, even on his way out

    June 5, 2015

    Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid is at it again. Known for meddling in politics at all levels in his home state of Nevada, the Democrat intervened earlier this week to help kill a GOP-backed bill in the Legislature that would have allowed Nevada to trade its presidential caucuses for primaries, seen as friendlier to establishment candidates like former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush and Florida Sen. Marco Rubio who might be ...

  • Congresswoman Dina Titus makes a few remarks during the fourth annual Philanthropy Leaders Summit, Friday Feb 6, 2015.

    U.S. Rep. Dina Titus won’t run for Harry Reid’s Senate seat

    May 26, 2015

    U.S. Rep. Dina Titus, widely believed to have been contemplating a bid to replace outgoing Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, announced plans to run for re-election ...

  • Trial date set for Sen. Harry Reid’s brother on DUI, weapons charges

    May 19, 2015

    A lawyer entered a not-guilty plea Tuesday before a local judge on behalf of the brother of U.S. Sen. Harry Reid, and he obtained a July trial date for ...

  • Protesters chant during a rally in front of NV Energy on Wednesday, April 22, 2015, in Las Vegas. Hundreds of activists gathered outside NV Energy headquarters in Las Vegas to protest a state cap affecting rooftop solar installations and urge the Legislature to lift it.

    Harry Reid: Raise the cap to allow more rooftop solar

    May 14, 2015

    The cap limiting how many homeowners in Nevada can provide solar power to the energy grid is “way too low,” said U.S. Sen. Harry Reid, the Democratic minority leader. Reid’s comments are the first from ...

  • Free trade divides top Democrats: Obama vs. Reid

    Free trade divides top Democrats: Obama vs. Reid

    May 11, 2015

    Obama is trying to work around Reid to get two trade deals approved by Congress, one with 12 Asian-Pacific countries and another with Europe. Reid opposes both. “I have never, ever, in my 33 years in Congress, supported a trade agreement, and I’m not going to start now,” Reid said last month. “It puts us at a disadvantage. So the answer is not only no, but hell no.” It’s likely, however, the deal will progress despite Reid’s objections ...