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Reid slams Koch brothers

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid slammed the Koch brothers’ political activities Thursday, accusing the influential conservatives of trying to “buy the country.”<p>Reid was responding to comments from Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), who howled over President Barack Obama’s crackdown …

Kochs fire back at Reid

The Koch brothers are firing back at Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid for his broadside on their political activities, with a spokesman calling Reid’s comments “beneath the office he holds.”<p>After Reid on Thursday accused the billionaires Charles and David Koch of trying to “buy the country,” a top …

Harry Reid’s advice to Republicans — and why they won’t follow it

Here's Harry Reid's advice to Republicans in Congress: "Get a life and start talking about doing something constructively."<p>Reid (D-Nev.) made the comments during a rare national television interview with "Face the Nation" host Bob Schieffer on Sunday — a sit-down that was defined by the utter …

Harry Reid’s Face the Nation interview: The majority leader went on the offensive against Republicans.

Usually people return from vacation with a lighter outlook, but after the year-end Senate break, Majority Leader Harry Reid is in a glum mood. On …

Harry Reid’s claim that under Obamacare 9 million people ‘have health care that didn’t have it before’

<i>“Right now, as we speak, there are 9 million Americans who have health care that didn’t have it before.”</i><p><b>— Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.), interview on CBS’s “Face the Nation,” Jan. 5, 2014</b><p><i>The rating on this column has been revised.</i><p>There have been lots of numbers tossed around about …

Lamar Alexander Accuses Harry Reid Of Destroying The Senate

Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) is kicking off 2014 with a bang, hurling some harsh words at Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) over his leadership.<p>In a piece penned for Politico Magazine on Wednesday, Alexander lamented the state of the legislative body. Entitled "This Is the End of the …

Harry Reid Backs Medical Marijuana

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) came out in favor of medical marijuana Thursday in a Las Vegas Sun interview, becoming one of the highest elected officials in the U.S. government to give his support.<p>"If you’d asked me this question a dozen years ago, it would have been easy to answer -- …

Sen. Harry Reid supports marijuana for medical use

Add Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid to those who believe smoking pot and eating marijuana-laced brownies for medical purposes should be legal.<p>The Senate's top Democrat told the <i>Las Vegas Sun</i> he's evolved on the issue.<p>"If you'd asked me this question a dozen years ago, it would have been easy to …

Obama, Harry Reid Invited To Take Marijuana Tour In Colorado

Rep. Jared Polis (D-Colo.) has invited President Barack Obama and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) to join him on a marijuana tour in Colorado, following the rollout of the state's new law legalizing the sale of recreational pot.<p>“I invited the president and Majority Leader Reid to visit …

Harry Reid Is Down With Weed

Senate majority leader and cool guy Harry Reid wants his constituents to know that he's never tried it, but he's totally down with weed now.<p>"If you'd …