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  1. Obama calls in to radio show during Reid interviewRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | USA Today

    President Obama and Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid appear at a campaign rally for Reid in Las Vegas on Oct. 22, 2010. President Obama called into a Nevada Public Radio radio interview Friday with Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid to praise the retiring senator.

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  2. Obama Praises Reid's Career, Calls Him a 'Fighter'Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

    "Harry Reid is a fighter. In his five terms as a U.S. Senator, Harry has fought for good jobs, a safer environment for our kids, and affordable health care for all.

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  3. Obama calls Reid 'curmudgeonly' in surprise radio callRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | USA Today

    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid was doing a call-in radio interview with his hometown public radio station when an unexpected caller dialed in: President Obama Obama calls Reid 'curmudgeonly' in surprise radio call WASHINGTON - Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid was doing a call-in radio interview with his hometown public radio station when an unexpected caller dialed in: President Obama Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1Ch6Zrd In this Nov. 7, 2014 file photo, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada listens as PresidentObama speaks during a meeting with Congressional leaders in the Old Family Dining Room of the White House in Washington. Reid is announcing he will not seek re-election to another term.

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  4. Nigeria president warns against bloodshed ahead of Saturday pollRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | The Star Online

    Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan warned against violence ahead of Saturday's presidential election as people stockpiled food, cash and fuel for fear of post-election clashes. Jonathan will face former military ruler Muhammadu Buhari in what is seen as the closest presidential race since the end of military rule in 1999.

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  5. Sen. Harry Reid to retire a " whata s he thinking?Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | SFGate

    Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid has announced he won't seek re-election next year, bringing an end to a three-decade congressional career. Reid says he didn't want to go through an expensive re-election campaign that would suck money from other important Democratic races across the country.

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  6. Harry Reid to retire, endorses Schumer to replace himRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WAPI-AM Birmingham

    Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid said Friday he won't seek reelection in 2016, and endorsed New York Sen. Charles Schumer as his successor for his leadership post. The fifth-term Nevada Democrat has spent months denying retirement rumors, which grew louder after he suffered serious injuries in an exercising accident on New Year's Day.

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  7. Harry Reid to retire in 2016: 'perfect leader for a polarized Congress'Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

    Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada speaks during a press conference on Capitol Hill in Washington in this March 17. Senator Reid said on Friday that he will not seek re-election next year, leaving Congress after 30 years and complicating Democrats' efforts to retake control of the Senate in 2016. It is no accident that Senate minority leader Harry Reid began his YouTube retirement announcement on Friday with a reference to his bruised-up face and to his youth as a boxer.

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  8. 6 Things You Might Not Have Known About Harry ReidRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | WNYC-AM New York

    Long-time Nevada Sen. Harry Reid, 75, who announced Friday he would not run for reelection in 2016, isn't exactly known for his charisma on Capitol Hill. But he has become known as someone who will always put up a fight.

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  9. Harry Reid Biography: The CQ ProfileRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Roll Call

    Senate Minority Leader Reid announced on March 27 that he is bowing out of the Senate at the end of his current term in 2016, ending months of speculation. His 33-year congressional career has spanned five presidents and countless Senate floor debates with rival Republicans.

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  10. President Obama calls into Harry Reid radio interview: a Wea ve had a great runaRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    President Obama and Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid waxed nostalgic Friday during an on-air radio interview in which the president praised the retiring senator's "curmudgeonly charm" and famous work ethic. "He's been one of my best partners and best friends and I'm really honored to have served him," Obama said of Reid on KNPR Friday.

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  11. The Pugilist at Rest The Editors 56 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | National Review Online

    There is no gentle way to characterize Senator Reid's career: He is and long has been one of the worst things about American government - a self-interested, dishonest, sanctimonious, unscrupulous charlatan who began his career with an act of cheap theater - choking Jack Gordon, who had offered him a bribe, for the benefit of the FBI's cameras - and capped it by filibustering a bill intended to help people being held as slaves because it did not allow for shunting public money into the coffers of Planned Parenthood for subsidized abortions, a stunt he pulled after boasting of his pro-life voting record. He has grown wealthy in office and made fortuitous investments in real estate that later benefited from federal projects.

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  12. Durbin endorses Chuck Schumer for Senate leader, easing path for New Yorker to succeed ReidRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Sen. Richard J. Durbin on Friday endorsed his rival, Sen. Charles E. Schumer , to become the next Senate Democratic leader, clearing the path for what is likely to be an easy transition in leadership when Sen. Harry Reid steps down from the job. Durbin, the No.

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  13. The 9 most brutal things Harry Reid has said about his fellow AmericansRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Washington Examiner

    Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., may be ending his three-decade Senate career with a whimper, but he knew how to punch - literally and figuratively. "My life's work has been to make Nevada and our nation better," the Nevada lawmaker said in a video statement that declined to mention how the Democrats lost a Senate majority and most major Nevada offices on his watch.

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  14. U.S. Senate's Harry Reid announces he won't seek re-electionRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | KEPR CBS 19

    Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid, the wily Nevadan who dominated the Senate for a decade from the minority to the majority and back again, announced Friday he will retire from the institution where he's served for five terms. Reid, 75, who shepherded key Obama administration initiatives including the president's health care law, lost his role as majority leader - the Senate's top job - when November's elections swept the Republicans into control.

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  15. Reid pondered retirement for a 'long time'Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Hill

    Reid pondered retirement for a "long time" By Alexander Bolton and Jordain Carney Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid on Friday admitted he has mulled retirement for a "long time" and said he wants to be remembered as someone who defied the odds to become leader. He received a surprise call while on air with KNPR Nevada public radio from President Obama, who praised his record as Senate Democratic leader and his rise from poverty - growing up in Searchlight, Nev., an isolated, hardscrabble mining town.

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  16. 24 of Harry Reid's Oddest Quotes from His Senate CareerRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Breitbart.com

    Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid announced this morning that he will retire from the Senate and not run for re-election in 2016. "Senator Reid doesn't care" who he makes uncomfortable, Reid's former spokesperson explained in 201 2. "He's a plain-spoken individuala Yes, he sometimes says things others are afraid to say, but many people believe."

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  17. Netanyahu to Release Palestinian Tax Revenue Amid U.S. PressureRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Bloomberg

    Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. -- Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ordered the release of Palestinian tax revenue frozen by Israel, as he seeks to defuse tensions with the U.S. over his commitment to peace talks.

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  18. Retiring Reid wins praise from surprise caller _ ObamaRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Washington Times

    There was a surprise caller waiting to talk on live radio to Harry Reid, shortly after the Senate minority leader announced he would not run for re-election next year. The voice said, "This is Barack."

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  19. Open season in Nevada with Reid's exitRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Washington Examiner

    The race for Harry Reid's senate seat still will be a major target that draws in a lot of... Battleground Nevada has been thrown wide open in 2016 with Sen. Harry Reid's Friday announcement that he would not seek re-election. The Silver State is contested presidential territory and tough going for both parties in Senate races.

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  20. No great loss to 2A advocates as Harry hits the roada exceptRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    This morning's announcement by 75-year-old Nevada Sen. Harry Reid that he will not seek re-election in 2016 will be no great loss to Second Amendment advocates, except for one very ominous concern as described by Bloomberg News' Richard Rubin: anti-gun Sen. Charles Schumer as Reid's replacement for party leadership in the Senate. UPDATE: The Los Angeles Times is now reporting that Reid has endorsed Schumer to take over as the Senate Democratic leader.

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