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  1. Senate may confirm up to 88 federal judges in '14Read the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | KAUZ

    ... 76 federal court of appeals and district court judges, all of them lifetime appointments. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., is hoping to confirm a dozen more before adjournment later this week - votes he is pushing with the knowledge that ...

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  2. The Cruz-Lee point of order and why the GOP establishment thinks you are an idiotRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | RedState

    ... boodles of Obama nominees being confirmed. To believe this claim three things have to occur: You have to believe Harry Reid was going to let the nominations lapse and put them in the hands of the next, Republican controlled, Senate. You have to be ...

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  3. What's Wrong With Rand Paul's Immigration Bill?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Wall St. Cheat Sheet

    ... (R-Fla.), which died after passing the House of Representatives on December 4. Current Senate Majority Leader, Harry Reid (D-Nev.) has said it will not be voted on in the Senate. The language is predictably similar between both bills, and fairly ...

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  4. Ted Cruz: a Open questiona on whether GOP defunds amnesty next yearRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Washington Times

    ... contender rankled even fellow Republicans, who said Mr. Cruz 's move helped allow Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, Nevada Democrat, to tee up a number of votes on presidential nominations before lawmakers head home for the holidays. "It's ...

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  5. Ted Cruza s moves on spending bill roil RepublicansRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Star-Telegram.com

    ... The move upended lawmakers' weekend plans and, more troubling for his party, gave Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., an opening to move forward on long-stalled Obama nominees. When Cruz got his vote Saturday, he lost badly, 74-22, as even ...

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  6. The Senate's Still in Town and On Its To-Do List: Tax ExtendersRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Roll Call

    On Monday, the Senate moved closer to sending a $41.6 billion package of tax breaks to the president as "party leaders tried to negotiate a way forward on the measure, which many lawmakers consider must-pass legislation," reports CQ Roll Call's Katy O'Donnell . O'Donnell reports that Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid , D-Nev., made a formal motion to proceed on the package on Monday.

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  7. USPokerSite.net Reports Adelson's Plan for Anti-Poker Bill Rider a FailRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | OnlinePRNews

    ... and his alleged cohort that includes various lobbyists and surprisingly Internet gambling's top proponent Senator Harry Reid. The paradox here though seems to lay in the fact that Adelson's severe stance against online gambling. A thriving and ...

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  8. Reid expects more bids to ban online gamingRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | RGT Online

    Sen. Harry Reid said Friday that Congress next year will take up legislation to outlaw Internet gambling, and he plans to support a ban while trying to gain an exemption for online poker. "I think there will be efforts made to look at the Wire Act in a Republican-initiated Congress, yes I do," Reid said.

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  9. Did Ted Cruz Give HarryReid One Last Victory?Read the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Lucianne.com

    In one final ignominious act of parliamentary genius, outgoing Senate majority leader Harry Reid rolled Republican troublemaker Ted Cruz of Texas over the weekend, robbing the GOP of a chance to stop Democrats in the lame-duck session. That's the consensus in most Washington political circles, and it's how Politico, the Washington Post, and NBC News, among others, have characterized what took place in the Senate Saturday.

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  10. Obama getting $1.1 T spending bill from CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... believe President Obama's amnesty is consistent with the Constitution, vote no,'' he said. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid rebutted instantly, saying Cruz was ''wrong, wrong, wrong on several counts,'' and even Republicans who oppose Obama's ...

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  11. Oklahoma senator blasted for blocking bill on veterans' suicide preventionRead the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    ... and create a pilot program to assist veterans transitioning from active duty to veteran status. Senate Majority Harry Reid, D-Nev., supported the measure in personal terms, noting that his father committed suicide. "I know firsthand of the ...

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  12. McManus: With ugly bill, Congress finds path to compromiseRead the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | Boston Herald

    ... the next. But to get there, Boehner had to take a pragmatic step toward the center, cutting a deal with U.S. Sen. Harry Reid (D-Nev.) in his final week as majority leader. That meant Boehner had to withstand yet another rebellion from tea party ...

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  13. Told to stay quiet, Elizabeth Warren didn't - and it's paying offRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Denver Post

    ... Act. Looking forward, the power of Warren and likeminded senators seems to be growing. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., made her a member of leadership. In the next Senate, the top Democrat on the Banking Committee will be Sen. Sherrod ...

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  14. The Spending Deal Passed. Next Time It May Not.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | The Wall Street Journal

    ... events leading up to this weekend. Compromise is not always pretty. And this was certainly not the bill that Sen. Harry Reid and/or the president would have crafted. But Sen. Barbara Mikulski did an outstanding job of keeping off as many bad riders ...

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  15. Vivek Murthy confirmed by Senate as surgeon generalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | New York Daily News

    ... on gun violence as the nation's lead medical spokesman, a job with little formal power. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) delayed a vote on Murthy in February, fearing Dems in tough reelection races would oppose him. The move left the U.S. ...

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  16. Dems troll Cruz over surgeon general voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Politico

    The Senate's confirmation of Vivek Murthy to surgeon general on Monday gave Democrats a chance to troll GOP firebrand Ted Cruz on twitter. Implying the Republican senator paved the way for a vote after over 500 days without a surgeon general, the leadership staff of Senate Democrats, David Axelrod and the communications director for Sen. Harry Reid were among those who "thanked" Cruz.

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  17. Obama amnesty to be tested by immigration service nomineeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Washington Times

    ... only a majority to overcome the Republican-led filibuster, thanks to a rules change that Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, Nevada Democrat, pushed through late last year. Ms. Saldana is exactly the type of case Mr. Reid had in mind when he made the ...

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  18. Four nominees Dems are pushing throughRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | The Hill

    ... votes to set up confirmation for 23 nominees that Republicans have objected to. While Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) on Monday canceled a vote on one of Obama's controversial choices - Carolyn Colvin to be commissioner of the Social ...

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  19. Why three Obama nominees are so controversialRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Christian Science Monitor

    Thanks to an unexpected legislative maneuver orchestrated by Sens. Ted Cruz of Texas and Mike Lee of Utah, Senate majority leader Harry Reid of Nevada got two extra days he needed to try to move a slate of 23 presidential nominees, some strongly opposed by Republicans, before the 113th Congress ends this week and Democrats lose their majority. Republicans had blocked these nominees for months and had expected to run out the clock.

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  20. GOP senator blocks veterans' suicide prevention billRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | The Hill

    ... money away," Coburn said. "We're the ones to blame for not holding the VA accountable. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) said suicide is a personal issue for him, as his father killed himself. He said 22 veterans kill themselves every day. ...

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