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July 29, 2015

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Sen. Harry Reid

Aerial view of Michael Heizer’s “City” under construction in Nevada.
Obama considering another national monument in Nevada
May 7, 2015
"I am appalled and deeply concerned," Republican Rep. Cresent Hardy said. Hardy's office obtained a draft of the president's proclamation to set aside land in ...
Congresswoman Dina Titus makes a few remarks during the fourth annual Philanthropy Leaders Summit, Friday Feb 6, 2015.
Rep. Dina Titus in no hurry to decide about Senate bid
April 30, 2015
Democratic Congresswoman Dina Titus says she's considering running for the Senate seat soon to be vacated by retiring Sen. Harry Reid, but isn't in a hurry to make a decision. The Reno Gazette-Journal reported Thursday on the prospect of Titus ...
Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., takes questions from reporters during a news conference at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015.
Story behind the story behind the false story of Harry Reid’s injuries
April 28, 2015
In early April, John Hinderaker, one of the main authors of the conservative blog Power Line, wrote a story alleging that Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) had not been injured in an accident involving broken exercise equipment, as he said he was. Rather, Reid was likely ...
Las Vegas resident Larry Pfeifer says he concocted a story that U.S. Sen. Harry Reid’s brother, Larry, showed up intoxicated at an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting on New Year’s Eve in Henderson and claimed to have beaten up a relative. Pfeifer says that since he told the story this month to a conservative blogger, conservative media outlets have repeated it ad nasueam — all without corroboration.
The big lie: Las Vegas man watches as his Harry Reid tale takes off
April 26, 2015
A Las Vegas man claims he started a false rumor that the injuries suffered by Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid several months ago were the result of an attack by Reid’s brother, not an exercise accident. Larry Pfeifer, a 50-year-old former consultant in the nightclub and entertainment industry, said he fabricated the story after ...
Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., announces his retirement in a YouTube video to his supporters Friday, March 27, 2015.
What will Harry Reid do with his leftover campaign cash?
April 21, 2015
There's a lot Sen. Harry Reid could do with his $1.5 million in leftover campaign funds. but there's one thing he most definitely can't: use the money as if it were his own personal checking account. He can't buy a million-dollar home or new clothes or pay for his grandchildren's tuition, for example. The most likely way he'll use it will be ...
Harry Reid assists in former senator’s conversion to Mormonism
April 20, 2015
Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada has helped a former U.S. Senate colleague become a Mormon. Reid, a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, gave a blessing to ...
A campsite is seen in the Whitney Pockets area of Gold Butte, Aug. 4, 2013. Sandstone rock formations and Joshua trees protect primitive campsites.
A monumental push: Reid plans to designate two more areas for protection
April 19, 2015
Until late last year, environmentalists’ and tourism officials’ dream of Congress bestowing a national monument outside Las Vegas seemed like a long shot. A bill to protect almost 23,000 acres of prehistoric fossil beds outside North Las Vegas had languished in Congress for several years. But thanks in part to Sen. Harry Reid’s behind-the-scenes jockeying in 2014, Tule Springs National Monument is becoming a reality. Now Reid is pushing for ...
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.
Harry Reid rates GOP presidential candidates: ‘They’re all losers’
April 15, 2015
Sen. Harry Reid has never been shy about saying what he thinks. But since announcing he is ending his 30 year-Senate career in 2017, Reid has had even less of a filter. The most recent example ...
In this May 1, 2011, file photo, musician and gun-rights activist Ted Nugent addresses a seminar at the National Rifle Association's convention in Pittsburgh.
Ted Nugent makes comment at NRA meeting about shooting Harry Reid
April 14, 2015
While speaking at a recent National Rifle Association event, rocker and NRA board member Ted Nugent said facetiously that if he had to accept Sen. Harry Reid’s help, he would shoot him afterward. Nugent made the comment during ...
Senator Harry Reid speaks during Nevada's Clean Energy Economy at the MGM Conference Center on Friday, April, 10, 2015.
Reid touts Nevada’s advances as renewable energy leader
April 10, 2015
U.S. Sen. Harry Reid on Friday praised Nevada’s role as a leader in renewable energy business development and called for bipartisan support toward continuing that progress in the future ...
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., and David Krone, right, a member of his staff, meet in Reid's office on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., Monday, Dec. 21, 2009.
Sen. Harry Reid’s chief of staff announces his departure
April 9, 2015
It’s been a big few weeks of change for Sen. Harry Reid. Less than two weeks after announcing he is retiring from 30 years in the U.S. Senate and endorsing a family friend to run for his seat, Reid also is ...
Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., announces his retirement in a YouTube video to his supporters Friday, March 27, 2015.
Reid striving to add ban on online gaming to his political legacy
April 3, 2015
With the clock ticking on his remaining time in the Senate, Harry Reid is adding to momentum to ban online gaming. Along with supporters such as Sheldon Adelson, Reid ...
In this March 3, 2015, file photo, Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, center, flanked by Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., left, and Senate Minority Whip Richard Durbin of Ill., speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. In the wake of the announced retirement of Reid, a very public feud has opened between the No. 2 and No. 3 Senate Democrats and former long-time housemates, Schumer and Durbin.
Harry Reid’s exit sets off Senate leadership scramble
April 1, 2015
Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid's decision to retire has sparked a very public feud between the No. 2 and No. 3 Senate Democrats, Dick Durbin of Illinois and Chuck Schumer of New York. The two are longtime colleagues and former housemates in a group home on Capitol Hill who have ...
Sheri's Ranch in Pahrump is the first legal brothel in the United States to offer nuru massage, a popular massage style in Japan for the last several decades—and long illegal in the United States.
Pahrump brothel offers to host Reid’s retirement party
April 1, 2015
A Pahrump brothel has offered to host U.S. Sen. Harry Reid’s retirement party. Sheri’s Ranch, 60 miles west of Las Vegas, says several of the senator’s accomplishments have directly improved the lives of Nevada’s legal sex workers and thanked Reid for ...
Via satellite from Washington D.C., Sen. Harry Reid addresses representatives from the Department of Energy during the DoE's public hearing on the proposed Yucca Mountain Repository Sept. 5, 2001.
Thank you, Harry
March 29, 2015
Nothing better epitomizes retiring U.S. Sen. Harry Reid's courage and commitment to Nevada than his ability to thwart the politically immoral effort to force lethal fuel rods from out-of-state nuclear power generators down our throats and into …