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Does Obama Have a Harry Reid Problem?

LAS VEGAS<br>You could sense when they campaigned together that Barack Obama and Harry Reid—as different as two politicians could be—had a genuine affection for one another.<p>I still remember a moment during the 2012 presidential campaign when Obama, the great orator, joked about Reid’s limited skills in …

Obama, Reid don't talk trade

President Barack Obama and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid did not discuss their public rift on controversial trade legislation during a private meeting at the White House, Reid told reporters on Monday afternoon.<p>The majority leader returned to the Capitol about 75 minutes after a scheduled 2:30 …

Reid rejects Obama's trade push

President Barack Obama’s push for the two largest free trade deals in U.S. history has hit a major roadblock: Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid.<p>The Nevada Democrat said he opposes a bill that would fast-track the Pacific Rim and European Union pacts through Congress with limited debate and no …

Senate goes for 'nuclear option'

The Senate approved a historic rules change on Thursday by eliminating the use of the filibuster on all presidential nominees except those to the U.S. Supreme Court.<p>Invoking the long-threatened “nuclear option” means that most of President Barack Obama’s judicial and executive branch nominees no …

Harry Reid is set to go nuclear

Senator Harry Reid appears set to go nuclear — before Thanksgiving.<p>With Senate Republicans blocking a third Obama nomination to the powerful D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals, a senior Senate Democratic leadership aide tells me Reid is now all but certain to move to change the Senate rules by simple …

Harry Reid Might Have No Choice But To Go 'Nuclear'

The fact that Senate Republicans have filibustered the three nominees — plus another earlier this year — leaves Democrats and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid with a decision to make.<p>They may have no choice, this time, but to employ the so-called "nuclear option."<p>And in confirming a report from …

Sen. Harry Reid Gets Ready to Go Nuclear

“The Amer­ic­an people be­lieve Con­gress is broken,” Sen­ate Ma­jor­ity Lead­er Harry Re­id said on the floor Thursday morn­ing. “The Amer­ic­an …

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 …

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 …

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 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 -- …