Harry Reid

Congress Overrides President Obama Veto

The Senate and the House of Representatives both voted on Wednesday to override President Obama’s veto of a 9/11 lawsuit bill, overriding the President’s veto. This is the first overridden veto of President Obama’s administration. The last President to go without any overridden vetoes was President Lyndon B. Johnson. The […]

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid Backs Iran Deal

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) announced that he will support President Obama’s Iran nuclear deal. The former Senate Majority Leader is the 27th Senate Democrat to support the deal. Reid’s office says that he will begin a whipping operation to get other Senate Democrats to support the deal. Currently, […]

Senate Majority Leader McConnell Says No Lynch Vote Without Trafficking Bill Vote

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) said in an exclusive interview with CNN’s Dana Bash on State of the Union today that he will not allow the final confirmation vote on Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch until there is a vote on the human trafficking bill. Democrats have blocked the┬áJustice […]

Senate Passes Continuing Resolutions, Including CROmnibus

The Senate passed two pieces of legislation tonight that will allow the government to remain open. First, the Senate approved a continuing resolution that would continue funding the government until Wednesday. That resolution was designed so that the Senate could work on the CRomnibus without worry that procedural rules could […]