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The relationship between President Obama and Senate majority leader Harry Reid had been deteriorating since 2011, with Reid losing respect for Obama's ability to negotiate with Republicans and Obama unsure if Reid had as much control over his Senate Democratic caucus as he liked to say.
Asked about the meeting the day after the 16-day government showdown was resolved, Reid acknowledged the disagreement over
"I think I would have thought up this on my own and not [have to rely] on the staff," said Reid. "I would go there and I
Asked on Thursday whether the president needed to have a "come to Jesus" moment with Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, after
Though Obama's participation at the fundraiser may not have been designed to benefit Reid in November, the latest polls show
President Barack Obama visits Western battleground states this week in a show of support for two of his party's vulnerable
Lieberman told Reid this weekend that he would vote against the reform legislation in its current form, objecting to a provision
DeParle's remarks were designed to dissipate any sense of conflict. Philosophically, DeParle insisted, this was exactly what
Senate Democratic leaders, joining forces with the Obama White House, said they would resist efforts by House Speaker Nancy
President Obama is evidently eager to keep Senator Harry Reid as his top Senate ally. In what appears to be a first, party
President-elect Barack Obama plans to meet on Monday with Democratic and Republican congressional leaders to discuss their
The development is noteworthy on several fronts. It signals that the Democratic Party, led by the Nevada Democrat, is organizing
Earlier this month, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made a personal appeal to Barack Obama: Help me grow the Democrats