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John McCain: 'Our Whole Goal Now Is Two Things: Govern And Elect A Republican President'
“What happened is, time and time again, on key pieces of legislation we had the Republicans playing an unprecedented obstructionist
Understanding Richard Verma's Swift Senate Confirmation as U.S. Ambassador to India
Ronak D. Desai
I am an Affiliate the South Asia Institute at Harvard Universi...
Verma's rapid confirmation is remarkable given the acute political paralysis currently afflicting the Senate's confirmation process, particularly for ambassadorial nominees.
Here Is Your First $100 Million Senate Race
In June, Republicans running for Senate in Arkansas, Iowa and Colorado -- another state where the Senate contest is approaching
Harry Reid's College To Drop Name From Campus Center
University president Scott Wyatt said that the community opposition did not influence the decision to drop Reid’s name from
Harry Reid Freaks Out Republicans With Immigration Proposal
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid doesn't quite threaten comprehensive immigration reform in response to a question about the House Leadership immigration spending bill.
Veterans Group Targets Mitch McConnell, Richard Burr In New Ad Campaign
The bill aims to address wait times by allowing veterans to seek health care outside the VA system, while also encouraging
GOP Senate Candidate Thom Tillis Says He Fired Staffers Who Resigned
North Carolina Democrats called foul, saying Tillis was obscuring the details of the scandal. North Carolina's primary is
Harry Reid Hit As 'Brain Dead,' 'Off His Meds' By Conservatives After Koch Criticisms
National Republican Senatorial Campaign Chair Sen. Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) then praised the Koch brothers in the Senate on Thursday
Harry Reid: 'Climate Change Is The Worst Problem Facing The World Today'
Reid has been growing ever more assertive on climate change. Last June, he said in a speech on the Senate floor that "we
Here's How To Get In Touch With The Senators Who Voted Not To Extend Unemployment Benefits
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"Putting Majority Back Into Democracy"
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This was the democracy I learned about. A common interest of the nation governed by three branches of government with a system of checks and balances to prevent tyranny by the majority or minority.
McCain Threatens To 'Kick The Crap Out' Of Reid
Infuriated with Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid’s (D-Nev.) November decision to trigger the “nuclear option,” Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) approached the majority leader to tell him, “Harry, I’m going to kick the crap out of you,” before taking to the Senate floor to bash Reid’s flip-flop.
John McCain Told Harry Reid He Was Going To 'Kick The Crap Out' Of Him Over Nuclear Option: Report
Infuriated with Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid’s (D-Nev.) November decision to trigger the “nuclear option,” Sen. John
CULTURE & ARTS
Remedy for Government Shutdown Blues? Jazz
Mia Berman is a writer/performer with a humorous, satiric poin...
After all, music soothes the savage beast. And there's plenty of wild legislators roaming the government corridors that could use some calming down. Jazz dudes may have found the elixir: jazz is Xanadu minus the Xanax.
Harry Reid Compromised On Shutdown Negotiation, House Republican Acknowledges
“What we are looking at here again is an administration and president that seems to be unwilling to sit down and talk to
Government Shutdown: Democrats Actually Hated The 'Clean' Funding Plan
Lost in all the rhetoric is that Democrats faced serious backlash from their base for cutting that deal. WASHINGTON -- Democrats
Harry Reid Leading Senate Towards Rules Change Over Obama Nominations
Democrats, who are the majority in the Senate, are pushing to erode the rights of minority Republicans to block confirmation
Harry Reid Focuses On July For The 'Nuclear Option'
Ryan Grim contributed reporting. A Senate Democratic aide confirmed the Post report to HuffPost and said that Reid met recently
Harry Reid Eyeing July For The 'Nuclear Option'
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is increasingly focused on the month of July as the time to exercise the so-called “nuclear
Harry Reid: Benghazi Won't Stop Hillary Clinton In 2016
Reid said he believed Congress should be focused on how to prevent future terrorist attacks, and should provide more funding
Harry Reid Rejects Meeting With Pete Domenici, Citing New Mexico Republican's Extramarital Affair
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) said he declined a request from former Sen. Pete Domenici to meet last week, pointing
Ted Cruz: Defund Obamacare Or Risk Government Shutdown
Sen. Ted Cruz says that he is expecting a vote Wednesday on his amendment to defund Obamacare until economic growth is restored, adding that he is willing to risk a government shutdown if Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) and President Barack Obama stand in the way.
Ted Cruz: Defund Obamacare Or Risk Government Shutdown
The continuing resolution currently funding the government, which was signed by the president last September, expires March
Filibluster: Senate Rules Deal Yields Good and Bad News
Research Associate, Brennan Center for Justice
Despite the severity of the problem and Harry Reid's apparent determination to fix it, the negotiated package of reforms is pretty tepid. Nevertheless, months of debate about Senate dysfunction and passionate grassroots involvement on the issue did achieve some progress.
Senator Harry Reid and Guns: Time to Take a Stand
Cofounder of peace group CODEPINK, author of Kingdom of the Un...
With President Obama insisting that preventing gun violence will be a second-term policy priority, and Harry Reid not facing re-election until 2016, perhaps the senator will now be willing to stand up to the NRA? The clock is ticking.
Harry Reid Invites Republicans To 'Dance' On Fiscal Cliff
Jan. 1 marks the beginning of the fiscal cliff, when the Bush-era tax cuts expire. Democrats are arguing for keeping them
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