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    Harry Reid Says He Won’t Seek Re-Election

    http://www.nytimes.com/2015/03/28/us...tire.html?_r=0

    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.
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    Harry Reid Says He Won’t Seek Re-Election

    http://www.nytimes.com/2015/03/28/us...id-retire.html

    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 midterm elections.

    “I understand this place,” Mr. Reid said. “I have quite a bit of power as minority leader.”

    Who will fill his spot? He also says he is going to be a thorn in McConnell's side for 22 months.

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    Re: Harry Reid Says He Won’t Seek Re-Election

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    Hopefully the people of Nevada come to their senses going forward. Will be interesting to see the jockeying among the Senate Democrats and if there's a coup to oust Reid from the leadership before this term ends.
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    Re: Harry Reid Says He Won’t Seek Re-Election

    Quote Originally Posted by American View Post
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    Awwww. I'm gonna miss the little goblin.

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    Re: Harry Reid Says He Won’t Seek Re-Election

    Quote Originally Posted by CanadaJohn View Post
    Hopefully the people of Nevada come to their senses going forward. Will be interesting to see the jockeying among the Senate Democrats and if there's a coup to oust Reid from the leadership before this term ends.
    That won't happen, he is very powerful.
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    Re: Harry Reid Says He Won’t Seek Re-Election

    He only won his last re-election because the tea party nutters picked an unstable kook to run against him.
    He touched her over her bra and underpants, she says, and guided her hand to touch him over his underwear
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    We’ll say what? Something like “nothing happened” ... Yeah, we might say something like that.

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    Re: Harry Reid Says He Won’t Seek Re-Election

    Quote Originally Posted by Deuce View Post
    He only won his last re-election because the tea party nutters picked an unstable kook to run against him.
    You are correct. With a reasonable opponent Reid would have been long gone. But the GOP made the same mistake in Delaware the same year. Then not having learned from their mistakes of 2010 which cost them at least two senate seats, they repeated the same mistakes in 2012 costing them Indiana and Missouri which may have carried over into losses in Wisconsin and Virginia.

    Think what those 6 seats might have meant. The Republicans were their own worst enemy.
    This Reform Party member thinks it is high past time that we start electing Americans to congress and the presidency who put America first and their political party further down the line. But for way too long we have been electing Republicans and Democrats who happen to be Americans instead of Americans who happen to be Republicans and Democrats.

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    Re: Harry Reid Says He Won’t Seek Re-Election

    Quote Originally Posted by American View Post
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    Re: Harry Reid Says He Won’t Seek Re-Election

    Quote Originally Posted by American View Post
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    ... and I want a front row seat for the Schumer vs Durbin Minority Leader death match challenge.
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    Re: Harry Reid Says He Won’t Seek Re-Election

    Quote Originally Posted by American View Post
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    There really is a god!!!! Praise God Almighty!!!
    I'd have to agree. I think the day that Dingy Old Harry Reid leave the Senate, a major legislation blocking obstruction would have been removed.

    Perhaps congress might even become a little more for functional, and lose some of it's dysfunctionality.
    Disinformation campaign? The Russian collusion meme pushed by the 'news' media, behaving as a political propaganda organ, hell bent to destroy a legitimately elected president to implement his agenda per the votes of the same electorate. Reference The Big Lie Reference Goebbels

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