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Schumer To Dems: Make Government Help Workers

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.

11/25/2014

Senate Democrats have re-elected Harry Reid of Nevada as their leader for the new Congress that convenes in January. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Senate Democrats Re-Elect Reid As Leader

Senate Democrats have re-elected Harry Reid of Nevada as their leader for the new Congress that convenes in January.

11/13/2014

U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) celebrates with his wife Elaine Chao at his election night event November 4, 2014 in Louisville, Kentucky. McConnell defeated Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes. (Photo by Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images)

McConnell: ‘The Senate Needs To Be Fixed’

Sen. Mitch McConnell, the probable next Senate Majority Leader, believes “the Senate needs to be fixed.”

11/05/2014

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Statehood Hearing For D.C. Unlikely to Spur Change

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.

09/15/2014

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D.C. Statehood to Get Hearing on Capitol Hill

The long-dormant debate over statehood for the District of Columbia is about to be revived on Capitol Hill.

09/08/2014

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) speaks onstage during Visionary Partners Sam Nazarian, Philippe Starck, Jose Andres and Lenny Kravitz Unveil SLS Las Vegas on August 22, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by David Becker/Getty Images for SLS Las Vegas)

‘Redskins’ Activist Harry Reid Apologizes for Insensitive Jokes About Asians

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.

08/25/2014

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Harry Reid: ‘Writing is on the Wall’ for Redskins Name

“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.

06/18/2014

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Redskins Ask Fans to Tweet Senator Who Demanded Name Change

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.

05/29/2014

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Members of Congress Compare Donald Sterling Comments to Redskins Name

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.

04/30/2014

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Senate Leader Harry Reid: Redskins Should Change Name

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says it’s time for the NFL’s Washington Redskins to change their name.

04/30/2014

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