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February 24, 2010
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada should be replaced by a conservative who respects the Constitution if we are to survive as a democracy. Currently there is a candidate in Nevada leading Senator Reid in recent polls. Danny Tarkanian, who is such a conservative, has a 14-point lead right now.. His principles are with and for the American taxpayer, and he is against the bailouts and the socialization of America by the Obama administration and liberal senators like Harry Reid.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | November 30, 2013
Harry F. Reid Jr., who was internationally known for his work with synthetic lubricants, died Nov. 17 of pneumonia at Carroll Hospice's Dove House in Westminster. He was 96. Harry Fairfax Reid Jr. was born and raised in Baltimore and graduated in 1935 from the Polytechnic Institute. He earned a bachelor's degree in 1938 from Swarthmore College, where he was also an All-American lacrosse player. In 1940, he was commissioned a lieutenant in the Army Reserves. Later that year, he volunteered for active duty and was sent to the Ordnance Training Center at the Aberdeen Proving Ground.
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NEWS
December 23, 2003
Born in Shrewsbury, PA on November 10, 1935, died at the age of 68 on December 21, 2003; HARRY "REID" MIDWIG, the beloved son of Norman and Mary Midwig (nee Orwig) (both deceased). Reid is survived by his wife Lorretta Ruth Midwig. He is survived by siblings and their spouses Marjorie and Mervin Petterson, Francis and Franklin Taylor, and William and Mona Midwig; Sister Helen Miller (deceased). He is survived by his children and step-children and their spouses, Norman and Lisa Midwig, Davied Midwig, Patrick Midwig, Robert and Karen Midwig, Scott and Kimberly Williams, Shawn and Debra Clasing, Brian and Sara Turner, and James and Kimberly Turner.
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By Michael Gold and The Baltimore Sun | October 31, 2013
Happy Halloween! Let's talk about something truly terrifying: LGBT discrimination in hiring. Maybe not as viscerally scream-inducing as ghouls or witches, I know. But after progress on the Employment Non-Discrimination Act got halted by a government shutdown and fights over the debt ceiling, BuzzFeed reported Thursday that Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is likely to start setting up a Monday vote on beginning debate on the Employment Non-Discrimination Act , also known as ENDA.
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By Jonah Goldberg | January 9, 2012
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, a man whose political success is largely attributable to the aura of befuddled incompetence he uses to disarm his adversaries, was a failed Watergate baby. In 1974, a slew of often sanctimonious and very liberal Democratic politicians rode the tide of understandable national disgust with Richard Nixon to Congress. Then the lieutenant governor of Nevada, Mr. Reid ran for the U.S. Senate, hoping to tie his opponent to the "imperial presidency" that had allegedly sprung up ex nihilo under Nixon.
NEWS
August 10, 2012
In response to Jules Witcover's column ("Reid and Romney are playing fast and loose," Aug. 7) Harry Reid has been playing "loose" for a few years now, so anyone that pays attention to him is leading a less than fulfilling life. The man hasn't passed a budget in more than three years. I would be writing about his impeachment, but that is too logical for the big spenders in D.C. Why don't you write about President Barack Obama borrowing 40 cents on every dollar his administration spends on top of our hard earned taxes rather than continuing to worry about what Mitt Romney does with his money?
NEWS
August 9, 2012
It was refreshing to see The Sun come down on the right side of the Harry Reid and Mitt Romney tax disclosure issue ("Reid goes too far," Aug. 6). What a dishonor that the Senate's majority leader, of all people, misused his position to spread phony accusations backed up by not a sliver of evidence. The only people who could have revealed anything about Mr. Romney's personal tax returns are the Romneys, their accountant and the IRS. Could there be any more reason for Senator Reid's censure than lying on the Senate floor?
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By Thomas Sowell | May 19, 2005
CLINT EASTWOOD'S movie character "Dirty Harry" Callahan was clean compared with Dirty Harry Reid, the Senate Democrats' minority leader. Mr. Callahan may have roughed up the bad guys, but Senator Dirty Harry Reid smears anybody for any reason. While Senator Reid's cheap shot that President Bush was a "loser" - a strange label for someone who has beaten Mr. Reid's party twice - got a certain amount of notice in the media, a far worse remark by Senator Dirty Harry is that Henry W. Saad, a Michigan judge and federal judicial nominee, has some things in his FBI file that should give senators pause before confirming him. What makes this dirty is that FBI files contain anything that anybody has said about you, whether it is true or untrue.
NEWS
July 5, 2013
Here we go again. Jules Witcover, a known promoter of the liberal agenda, is bashing the GOP ("Boehner's stance on immigration puts GOP in peril," July 2). I guess he would like the Republicans in the House to just follow whatever the Democratic Senate sends to them. It doesn't seem to work the other way around, however, as anything the House sends to the Senate, Harry Reid never even brings to the floor. Mr. Witcover writes that President Barack Obama and his fellow Democrats were "frustrated throughout the president's first term by Republican congressional roadblocks.
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By Jill Zuckman and Jan C. Greenburg and Jill Zuckman and Jan C. Greenburg,CHICAGO TRIBUNE | July 12, 2005
WASHINGTON - President Bush will meet today over breakfast with Republican and Democratic Senate leaders to discuss a replacement for retiring Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor. The four lawmakers - Majority Leader Bill Frist of Tennessee, Minority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada, Judiciary Committee Chairman Arlen Specter, a Pennsylvania Republican, and Vermont Sen. Patrick J. Leahy, the ranking Democrat on the Judiciary Committee - will arrive at the White House not knowing whether Bush will float specific names for their reaction or just generally hear them out. Democrats have stressed that the advice-and-consent clause of the Constitution compels the president to discuss the nomination with members of the Senate before he makes a decision.
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By Jules Witcover | July 15, 2013
We're decades past the Cold War years when the two leading nuclear powers of the day, the United States and the Soviet Union, talked freely about their MAD strategies, which stood for Mutual Assured Destruction in any nuclear-weapons exchange. Now, in a much more rational time, the Senate traffic cops - Majority Leader Harry Reid and Senate Minority Mitch McConnell - are again discussing use of "the nuclear option," in the much less lethal legislative warfare being waged on Capitol Hill.
NEWS
July 5, 2013
Here we go again. Jules Witcover, a known promoter of the liberal agenda, is bashing the GOP ("Boehner's stance on immigration puts GOP in peril," July 2). I guess he would like the Republicans in the House to just follow whatever the Democratic Senate sends to them. It doesn't seem to work the other way around, however, as anything the House sends to the Senate, Harry Reid never even brings to the floor. Mr. Witcover writes that President Barack Obama and his fellow Democrats were "frustrated throughout the president's first term by Republican congressional roadblocks.
NEWS
By Cal Thomas | August 11, 2012
To call Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid a "mad dog," as Washington Post columnist Dana Milbank did, is an affront to the canine community and those suffering from legitimate mental illness. Mr. Reid was completely sane when he spread hearsay about an anonymous Bain Capital investor who allegedly told him Mitt Romney paid no taxes for 10 years. Doesn't Mr. Reid, a Mormon like Mr. Romney, subscribe to the prohibition in the Ninth Commandment: "Thou shall not bear false witness"? He appears to pay no political price because he's a Democrat, and unlike Joe McCarthy, to whom some are comparing him, no prominent fellow Democrat or top media figure has asked Mr. Reid the question put to the commie-hunting McCarthy by attorney Joseph Welch in 1953: "Have you no sense of decency, sir?"
NEWS
August 10, 2012
In response to Jules Witcover's column ("Reid and Romney are playing fast and loose," Aug. 7) Harry Reid has been playing "loose" for a few years now, so anyone that pays attention to him is leading a less than fulfilling life. The man hasn't passed a budget in more than three years. I would be writing about his impeachment, but that is too logical for the big spenders in D.C. Why don't you write about President Barack Obama borrowing 40 cents on every dollar his administration spends on top of our hard earned taxes rather than continuing to worry about what Mitt Romney does with his money?
NEWS
August 9, 2012
It was refreshing to see The Sun come down on the right side of the Harry Reid and Mitt Romney tax disclosure issue ("Reid goes too far," Aug. 6). What a dishonor that the Senate's majority leader, of all people, misused his position to spread phony accusations backed up by not a sliver of evidence. The only people who could have revealed anything about Mr. Romney's personal tax returns are the Romneys, their accountant and the IRS. Could there be any more reason for Senator Reid's censure than lying on the Senate floor?
NEWS
August 5, 2012
There's a right way and a wrong way to have a debate about taxes in this country. This week, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid demonstrated how not to accomplish that task with his claim that Mitt Romney didn't pay any federal income taxes over a 10-year period. The problem is that the Nevada Democrat offered absolutely no proof of this and said he was informed of it by "an extremely credible source" but not the White House. We don't know whom Mr. Reid might regard as highly credible - whether his barber or an IRS agent - but the episode smacked of the kind of McCarthyism that Democrats have so often derided when it comes from Republicans.
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By CAL THOMAS | May 2, 2007
ARLINGTON, Va. -- For the sake of argument, let's say former CIA Director George J. Tenet is right in his book and that Vice President Dick Cheney pushed too hard with questionable or inaccurate intelligence because of a predisposition to go to war in Iraq and topple Saddam Hussein. So what? We can't go back and fix the mistakes of the past. Only two choices are available: victory or defeat. Let us assume the Democratic left is correct and we should pull U.S. forces out as early as Oct.
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By Gwyneth K. Shaw and Gwyneth K. Shaw,SUN NATIONAL STAFF | May 24, 2005
WASHINGTON - A group of 14 senators - seven from each party - brokered a last-minute compromise last night to avert a showdown vote over judicial nominations, circumventing party leaders to come to a deal. The agreement clears the way for three of the five most controversial judges to be voted on by the full Senate. The confirmation of one, Texas Supreme Court Justice Priscilla R. Owen, is expected today. The deal also preserves the right of any senator - Republican or Democrat - to filibuster a nomination, although only in "extraordinary" circumstances, a term even the negotiators admit is subjective.
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By Jonah Goldberg | January 9, 2012
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, a man whose political success is largely attributable to the aura of befuddled incompetence he uses to disarm his adversaries, was a failed Watergate baby. In 1974, a slew of often sanctimonious and very liberal Democratic politicians rode the tide of understandable national disgust with Richard Nixon to Congress. Then the lieutenant governor of Nevada, Mr. Reid ran for the U.S. Senate, hoping to tie his opponent to the "imperial presidency" that had allegedly sprung up ex nihilo under Nixon.
NEWS
February 24, 2010
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada should be replaced by a conservative who respects the Constitution if we are to survive as a democracy. Currently there is a candidate in Nevada leading Senator Reid in recent polls. Danny Tarkanian, who is such a conservative, has a 14-point lead right now.. His principles are with and for the American taxpayer, and he is against the bailouts and the socialization of America by the Obama administration and liberal senators like Harry Reid.
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