The Senate Democrats’ top message man is urging the party leftward in the wake of crushing midterm election losses, saying working Americans want a robust government that will promote education access, labor bargaining rights, progressive taxes and more.
Senate Democrats have re-elected Harry Reid of Nevada as their leader for the new Congress that convenes in January.
Sen. Mitch McConnell, the probable next Senate Majority Leader, believes “the Senate needs to be fixed.”
Congress is dusting off the notion of statehood for the District of Columbia for the first time in 21 years, but that doesn’t mean residents of the nation’s capital are any closer to gaining representation on Capitol Hill.
The long-dormant debate over statehood for the District of Columbia is about to be revived on Capitol Hill.
Senate Majority Harry Reid (D-Nev.), whose been a prominent activist of the Redskins team name, received scrutiny for making jokes many perceived to be racially insensitive at the expense of the Asian community.
“The writing is on the wall” for the Washington Redskins to change their name, said U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, in response to the U.S. Trademark Trial and Appeal Board cancelling six federal trademarks held by the team.
The Washington Redskins organization just took the name change controversy to a new level, by requesting fans on Twitter tweet Senator Majority Leader Harry Reid, who’s demanding the name be changed, what the team name means to them.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and U.S. Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton are pointing to the NBA’s quick handling of Donald Sterling to question why the NFL hasn’t forced the Redskins to change their name.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says it’s time for the NFL’s Washington Redskins to change their name.