All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Harry Reid’

Harry Reid in Hot Water Over Jokes About Asians

People keep talking about Vice President Joe Biden’s tendency to commit “gaffes”. And the man a heartbeat away from being the leader of the free world has made a few. But lately, it is another prominent Democrat who finds himself needing to pause to remove his foot from his mouth. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., is issuing apologies for …

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Redskins Name Is Racist; NFL Should Follow NBA’s Lead Says Sen. Harry Reid

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada called on the National Football League to change the name of the Washington Redskins as a response to long-standing charges that the name is racially offensive. This move is linked to the example set by the National Basketball Association in penalizing the team owner of the Los Angeles Clippers. Reid, a Democrat, stated …

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Redskins Name: Harry Reid Wants NFL to Follow in NBA’s Footsteps, Ban Racist Name

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is making headlines for talking about racism again, but this time it has nothing to do with Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy. Instead, Reid says that the NFL should follow in the NBA’s footsteps and ban racism–this would include the Washington Redskins name, which Reid has long deemed racist. After audio of Los Angeles Clippers owner …

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Koch Brothers Ripped By Majority Leader Reid

Apparently, if you don’t agree with ObamaCare, you are “un-America,” or at least that’s what U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid thinks. The democrat blasted the billionaire Koch brothers for their involvement with television ads that are against President Obama’s healthcare law. Created by Americans for Prosperity, which is backed by David and Charles Koch, the ads portray patients discussing …

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Roger Daltrey, of The Who, Performs at US Capitol

This Wednesday, Congressional leaders such as John Boehner, Nancy Pelosi, Mitch McConnell, and Harry Reid convened at the Capitol Building in order to conduct business of the utmost importance – dedicating a statue to Winston Churchill. In 2011, to mark the 70th anniversary of Churchill’s address to Congress in December of 1941 (after the bombing of Pearl Harbor), John Boehner …

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Senate Votes Against Fourth House Plan

In a completely non-startling move, the Senate voted against a fourth plan put forth by the House to defund Obamacare in order to stop the government shutdown. The deadline to actually avoid the shutdown came at midnight last night. When America woke up this morning, it realized that Congress was still plagued by ineptitude, and the government had indeed shutdown. …

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Mitch McConnell & Ted Cruz: How Do We Defund Obamacare?

The Washington Examiner reported on Monday that Kentucky Senator and Republican Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said that he would not support Senators Ted Cruz and Mike Lee in their efforts to filibuster a resolution that would defund Obamacare. Consequently, because House Republicans sponsored the resolution that Cruz and Lee want to filibuster, a distinct possibility exists that the government will …

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Healthcare Law: Republicans Threaten to Shut Down Gov if Obamacare Isn’t Defunded

After the fiscal cliff crisis talks in late 2012 to early 2013, another budget crisis is the last thing anyone wants to hear about as we near the end of 2013. Unfortunately, House representatives are talking of a partial government shutdown (again) that could happen in less than two weeks. This possible shutdown depends on one thing: stopping the new …

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Harry Reid, Reconvenes Senate Early, Files Syria Rez

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid started forward momentum in Congress this weekend toward possible military intervention in Syria. The Democratic Senator from Nevada briefly reconvened his colleagues on Friday to file a resolution authorizing President Barack Obama’s desired military strikes in Syria. Congress was not set to resume until Monday. The Senate Foreign Relations Committee already approved a resolution on …

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Senate Kills Cybersecurity Bill One Last Time

Cybersecurity has become somewhat of a buzzword in Washington over the last year. Various government agencies and lawmakers from both sides have made it clear that something needs to be done about cybersecurity. Their efforts resulted in CISPA and CSA – two equally reviled bills that sacrificed privacy in favor of more government regulation of private communications. CISPA passed in …

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Cybersecurity Act Of 2012 Killed In The Senate

The Senate had until tomorrow to vote on the Cybersecurity Act of 2012. The amendments that were being proposed suggested that we may be onto something decent here. Unfortunately, or fortunately depending on how you look at it, we’re not going to have a cybersecurity bill this year. The Senate voted this morning to kill the CSA. According to The …

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Is Harry Reid Slipping SOPA Into A New Cyber-Security Bill?

While details about a proposed cyber-security bill remain elusive, one frightful speculation seems to be making the rounds lately: Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has not abandoned his effort to shackle the Internet. After Internet commoners and companies alike pushed back in a determined way last month against the Stop Online Piracy Act and Protect IP Act, many were content …

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