Calls to rename Las Vegas' airport for Harry Reid drew attention to the former Nevada Senator's unfortunate choice of words about Barack Obama's skin color and speech pattern.
Sen. Harry Reid warns of a risk in normalizing bigotry and sexual assault under Donald Trump's presidency. He urged Trump to rescind his Bannon appointment.
The sisters returned home to renew their ties to the community and to honor the big sister who was killed in a drive-by shooting in Compton in 2003.
"The election of Donald Trump has emboldened the forces of hate and bigotry in America," retiring Nevada Sen. Harry Reid said in a statement.
President Barack Obama is said to be considering nominating Republican Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval, a centrist former federal judge, to fill the Supreme Court vacancy, reports the Washington Post, which cites sources.
During a joint White House press conference with Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi Friday, President Obama addressed the stalled confirmation of U.S. attorney general nominee Loretta Lynch, calling the delay “embarrassing.” It’s been five months since President Obama nominated Lynch, who would be the first African-American woman to lead the Justice Department. The Senate has not witnessed a delay of […]
Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid will not seek re-election next year, the New York Times reports. Reid, the 75-year-old who has led Senate Democrats since 2005, made his retirement announcement in a touching video message where he joked about the time he had left in office. “My friend Sen. [Mitch] McConnell, don’t be too elated. I’m […]
Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy, 67, sparked a firestorm of criticism after suggesting that Black Americans were “better off as slaves” rather than being free and accepting money from the federal government, reports the L.A. Times. Bundy has been locked in battle with the federal government over his refusal to pay fees to graze hundreds of […]
In retaliation for sanctions imposed against Russia by President Barack Obama, Russian President Vladimir Putin has banned key United States congress members from entering the country, reports The Hill. RELATED: Mitch McConnell Announces He Will Oppose New START Treaty Obama Can’t Force Putin’s Hand On Ukraine Unilaterally And Dick Cheney Knows It The nine U.S. officials banned […]
This week, the Senate, or more specifically, Senate Republicans, had two opportunities to show that their wing of the legislative body had a heart as opposed to a gold-encrusted ice box full of IOUs to their corporate sugar daddies. Both opportunities were measures to extend unemployment benefits. Given a reported 1.3 million workers lost their jobless […]
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