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  • Vegas airport name change to honor former Sen. Harry Reid

    02/17/2021 1:53:08 AM PST · by Libloather · 30 replies
    Houston Chronicle ^ | 2/17/21 | Michelle L. Price
    LAS VEGAS (AP) - A county board voted unanimously Tuesday to rename busy McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas after former U.S. Sen. Harry Reid of Nevada. The all-Democratic Clark County Commission approved a measure directing the county’s airport staff to file a change with the Federal Aviation Administration renaming the facility Harry Reid International Airport. The county commission oversees the airport and is the final authority on a name change. There have been longstanding calls to rename the airport. Its current namesake, former Nevada Sen. Patrick McCarran, served as one of Nevada’s two U.S. senators from 1933 until his...
  • Harry Reid on 'Medicare for All': 'Not a chance in hell it would pass'

    02/19/2020 6:09:04 PM PST · by Libloather · 7 replies
    The Hill ^ | 2/19/20 | Marty Johnson
    Former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) criticized Sen. Bernie Sanders's (I-Vt.) signature "Medicare for All" health care plan ahead of Wednesday night's Democratic presidential primary debate in Las Vegas. While Reid said during an interview with ABC News's Rick Klein that he thinks "the world of Bernie Sanders," he called the progressive senator's health care plan "impractical." "There’s not a chance in hell it would pass," Reid said in the podcast interview. Reid has spoken out about Medicare for All in the past, telling Vice last year he didn't think the plan could pass and that Democrats should instead...
  • Show me Harry Reid’s tax returns (How did he get so rich?)

    05/12/2019 3:37:15 AM PDT · by Libloather · 36 replies
    Review Journal ^ | 5/11/19 | Wayne Allyn Root
    **SNIP** Trump made his money in the private sector. That’s none of my business. Trump took huge tax deductions. Who cares? They were legal. If they weren’t legal, how come the IRS never had him prosecuted? But if politicians get rich while in office, that’s something we all should investigate. How did Harry Reid retire as one of the richest senators on a salary of $175,000 - or less - per year? Can anyone explain how anyone gets rich on $175,000 per year, after taxes, after kids in college, after keeping homes in both Nevada and D.C.? I can’t make...
  • Harry Reid Takes Fellowship at UNLV Law School

    04/10/2017 12:30:11 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 18 replies
    Law.com (subscription) ^ | April 10, 2017 | by Karen Sloan
    Retired U.S. Sen. Harry Reid has landed a new gig: distinguished fellow in law and policy at the William S. Boyd School of Law at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. The school announced this month that Reid, a former Senate majority leader who retired in December after 30 years from his Washington post as a lawmaker from Nevada, will lecture in law courses and work directly with students and alumni while also pursuing writing projects in his new campus role.
  • Read Harry Reid’s Speech Calling on Donald Trump...[Transcript of the Liar]

    11/16/2016 6:55:22 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 17 replies
    "Time"; once upon a news magazine ^ | Harry Reid & His pathetic staff
    Here's the full transcript of his remarks from the Senate floor "I have been in politics for five decades, and I have not seen anything like what we are seeing today in America. The man who lost the popular vote by two million votes is now the president-elect. Let me repeat that: the man who lost the popular vote by two million votes or more is now the president-elect. His election sparked a wave of hate crimes across the nation. This is a simple statement of fact..."
  • Utah prosecutor says he's investigating US Sen. Harry Reid

    11/19/2015 2:17:08 AM PST · by Brad from Tennessee · 17 replies
    Associated Press ^ | November 18, 2015 | By BRADY McCOMBS
    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- A Utah county prosecutor said Wednesday he is investigating U.S. Sen. Harry Reid of Nevada in connection with a pay-to-play scheme involving two former Utah attorneys general. Davis County Attorney Troy Rawlings, a Republican, said in a statement that he's looking into allegations related to the Democratic senator. Rawlings declined to disclose the allegations and only said the claims are based on information from witnesses in the attorneys general case. Reid, who hasn't been charged, fired back at Rawlings in a statement from his spokeswoman Kristen Orthman. She said Rawlings is using "Sen. Reid's name...
  • Harry Reid holds out on endorsing Hillary Clinton

    07/14/2015 1:36:30 PM PDT · by Steely Tom · 9 replies
    Politico ^ | 13 July 2015 | Burgess Everett
    When Hillary Clinton meets with Senate Democrats on Tuesday, there will be one especially prominent lawmaker in the room who has yet to endorse her: Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid. The Nevada Democrat declined to explicitly endorse the former secretary of during an interview with Nevada public radio station KNPR on Monday, though Reid strongly suggested that he would soon. Clinton is visiting House and Senate Democrats on Tuesday in what’s likely to be a circus-like atmosphere on Capitol Hill.
  • Harry Reid Says He Won’t Seek Re-Election

    03/27/2015 4:54:06 AM PDT · by kingattax · 179 replies
    NY Times ^ | MARCH 27, 2015 | By CARL HULSE
    WASHINGTON — Senator Harry Reid, the tough tactician who has led Senate Democrats since 2005, will not seek re-election next year, bringing an end to a three-decade congressional career that culminated with his push of President Obama’s ambitious agenda against fierce Republican resistance. Mr. Reid, 75, who suffered serious eye and facial injuries in a Jan. 1 exercise accident at his Las Vegas home, said he had been contemplating retiring from the Senate for months. He said his decision was not attributable either to the accident or to his demotion to minority leader after Democrats lost the majority in November’s...
  • Reid: Iraq War lost, U.S. can't win (Flashback)

    08/09/2014 9:56:45 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 8 replies
    NBC News ^ | April 20, 2007
    WASHINGTON — Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Thursday the war in Iraq is "lost," triggering an angry backlash by Republicans, who said the top Democrat had turned his back on the troops. The bleak assessment - the most pointed yet from Reid - came as the House voted 215-199 to uphold legislation ordering troops out of Iraq next year. "I believe myself that the secretary of state, secretary of defense and - you have to make your own decisions as to what the president knows - (know) this war is lost and the surge is not accomplishing anything as...
  • Sen. Harry Reid strikes gold with home sale

    06/09/2014 3:30:21 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 30 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | June 9, 2014 | By S.A. Miller
    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has sold his home in Searchlight, Nevada, to a mining company for $1.7 million and is moving to Las Vegas, his office announced Monday. Mr. Reid, Nevada Democrat, sold his house with 110 acres of land to Nevada Milling and Mining, which plans to develop a gold mine in Searchlight. The $1.7 million deal closed Friday, according to the Las Vegas Sun. Mr. Reid grew up poor in the dusty mining town of Searchlight, about 60 miles south of Las Vegas, but as a lawmaker he managed to accumulate a personal fortune estimated at $5...
  • Dingy Harry Lives in Fantasyland (Reid didn't read the memo, doubles down on stoopid)

    12/07/2013 11:22:18 AM PST · by Libloather · 13 replies
    Rush Limbaugh ^ | 12/06/13 | The Maha
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: It's either Kimberley Strassel or it's the other guy, Daniel Henninger, at the Wall Street Journal who has written a column saying that the only role Dingy Harry plays now is left tackle for Barack Obama. That's all he's there for, the left tackle, to handle Obama's blind side, to take care of the pass rush, to protect Obama. Dingy Harry was on KSNV-TV in Las Vegas Tuesday, and... Well, you have to hear it. They were talking about Obamacare. Just listen to this. The guy doing the interview is Jeff Gillan, the info anchor guy at...
  • Businessman in fraud case ties Utah AG to scheme (Harry Reid mentioned)

    01/12/2013 2:30:33 PM PST · by george76 · 14 replies
    ap ^ | Jan 12 , 2013
    A Utah businessman accused of running a fraudulent $350 million software scheme says the state attorney general arranged a deal to pay Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid to make a federal investigation into the software business disappear. ... Johnson says be believed that Reid, a Nevada senator, might intervene in the Federal Trade Commission's investigation.
  • Harry Reid is GOP’s top boogeyman in race for Senate (RATS finally give Dingy the boot?)

    10/20/2012 12:57:21 PM PDT · by Libloather · 6 replies
    Politico ^ | 10/17/12 | DAVID CATANESE
    Harry Reid is GOP’s top boogeyman in race for SenateBy DAVID CATANESE | 10/17/12 12:10 AM EDT Imagine a scenario in which Democrats hold the U.S. Senate and Harry Reid lacks the votes to remain majority leader. As ludicrous as it sounds, listen to a handful of Democratic Senate candidates and you might begin to believe it. At least four Democratic hopefuls have expressed varying degrees of reservation about supporting the senior senator from Nevada to head their caucus next year. It’s a leading indicator of how much of a lightning rod Reid has become in the scramble for the...
  • Dingy Reid Slams “Extreme Ideological” Amendment Allowing Catholic Groups To Opt Out of

    03/01/2012 4:59:26 PM PST · by Nachum · 16 replies · 5+ views
    Weasel Zippers ^ | 3/1/12 | zip
    Allowing people to exercise their First Amendment rights is “extreme” in the left’s eyes. Via The Hill: Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) set the stage for a tense vote the Senate will hold on Sen. Roy Blunt’s (R-Mo.) contraception amendment Thursday morning, claiming it was yet another instance of the Senate being hijacked by the far right. “Today the Senate will vote on a extreme ideological amendment to the transportation bill,” said Reid. “[T]his amendment has no place on a transportation bill.”
  • 44 dingy fever cases found in KP province, 10 confirmed by Health Department

    09/06/2011 4:23:18 AM PDT · by musarratullah · 8 replies
    www.allvoices.com ^ | 6 September 2011 | MusarratUllahJan
    Peshawar, 6 September 2011. Forty four positive cases of dingy virus has found in Khyber Pukhtoonkhwa province. According to Health Department, most of the dingy fever patients from different parts of the province. They found dingy fever virus in 10 patients. Director General of Health Department Dr Shareef Ahmed Khan confirmed the patients in KP Province and said that more then 44 people were shifted to hospital. “We found 10 of them in dingy fever “and they received treatment. He also confirmed that 3 people were died because of Dingy Fever in Khyber Pukhtoonkhwa Province. He said the 30 cases...
  • GOP readies new debt ceiling plan; bill set for Sunday

    07/23/2011 9:42:37 PM PDT · by STARWISE · 58 replies
    Wash Examiner ^ | 7-23-11 | Byron York
    House Republicans are finishing work on a new proposal to resolve the standoff over the debt ceiling. The proposal, set to be finished and crafted into the form of a bill by Sunday, will be in two parts. The first will combine a short-term increase in the debt ceiling with spending cuts. The second will lay the groundwork for a longer-term increase in the debt ceiling coupled with far-reaching deficit reduction. "Senator Reid said on Friday that he is going to wait for us to move," says a well-informed GOP House aide. "So we'll move." Another well-informed aide confirmed the...
  • Reid Says He Won't Consider Changes to Social Security Until He's 91

    03/17/2011 9:59:03 PM PDT · by Libloather · 15 replies · 1+ views
    Fox News ^ | 3/17/11
    Reid Says He Won't Consider Changes to Social Security Until He's 91Published March 17, 2011 | FoxNews.com Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says he's not willing to consider changes to Social Security for another 20 years – when he's 91 -- but the entitlement program for seniors is likely to be in crisis by then. **SNIP** Social Security represents nearly 20 percent of all federal spending this fiscal year, and that is expected to grow as more baby boomers retire. In 2010, more than 54 million Americans were receiving Social Security benefits – with monthly payments averaging $1,076 -- and...
  • Harry Reid calls Chinese leader Hu Jintao a 'dictator'

    01/19/2011 7:23:36 AM PST · by markomalley · 32 replies
    Politico ^ | 1/19/11 | Scott Wong
    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) labeled Chinese President Hu Jintao a “dictator,” just as President Barack Obama prepares to host the Chinese leader on Wednesday at a state dinner aimed at soothing tensions between the two world powers. Reid’s off-the-cuff comments came Tuesday night during a televised interview with Las Vegas journalist Jon Ralston, who asked the majority leader whether the bipartisan tax compromise Obama struck with Republican leaders last year was a good deal for the country. “I am going to go back to Washington and meet with the President of China. He is a dictator. He can...
  • Reid seeks extension of jobless aid

    02/23/2010 10:15:54 AM PST · by Kartographer · 18 replies · 498+ views
    seattlepi.com ^ | 2/23/10 | ANDREW TAYLOR
    Majority Leader Harry Reid is pressing to extend unemployment benefits and health insurance subsidies for the jobless through December as he and Republicans try to figure out a way to clear the Senate's plate of business left over from last year. Reid also hopes to keep helping cash-strapped states with their Medicaid budgets, he said Tuesday on the Senate floor.
  • Russian Oil Magnate Launches $490 Million Luxury Yacht

    06/15/2009 5:54:58 AM PDT · by Doogle · 35 replies · 1,176+ views
    FOX NEWS ^ | 06/15/09 | FOX
    The largest, most expensive private yacht in history — complete with its own swimming pool, mini-submarine and missile defense system — may soon be coming to a marina near you.