November 21, 2013 The change makes it much harder for Republicans to filibuster many of President Obama's nominees.
July 15, 2013 Lawmakers are meeting behind closed doors. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., has said he'll change Senate rules to make filibusters harder unless Republicans agree to vote on stalled nominations.
December 30, 2012 Talks appeared stalled Sunday as the Senate finished up for the evening without a deal in sight. Democratic Sen. Harry Reid said there was "still significant distance between the two sides."
December 7, 2011 There's been quite a response to an earlier NPR story on concerns that the payroll tax holiday is undermining the Social Security program — everything from genteel but firm phone calls from the White House to angry emails from the press secretary of Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid.
November 18, 2010 Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says he will hold a vote on the repeal of the ban on openly gay service members after the Thanksgiving recess.
October 14, 2010 Sen. Harry Reid and Sharron Angle's Nevada debate Thursday could prove decisive in a race as tight as theirs. Many voters haven't had a chance to see Angle who is gaffe-prone. Which, by the way, is also true of Reid.
August 18, 2010 Ever since President Obama expressed his view about the Islamic Center in NYC, the issue has become a political punching bag. Republicans are using it as part of their plan to retake Congress. And some Democrats are caught flat-footed.
August 16, 2010 Sen. Harry Reid: Build NY Mosque Elsewhere
August 9, 2010 This summer, federal judges have once again been horning in on issues of great interest and high stakes. Gay marriage. Immigration. The health care law. State-federal legal battles are on the rise.
May 28, 2010 If you're wondering how scary the anti-incumbent tide looks to incumbents, ask any U.S. senator on the ballot this year. But hurry, the species is endangered.
January 13, 2010 I've gotten more than my share of "feedback" over some of the lingo that pops-up on Tell Me More from time to time, particularly, in the Friday Barbershop segment.
January 12, 2010 The implication, of course, is that light skin is more socially palatable than dark skin.