NRA Openly Floats A Harry Reid Endorsement
The NRA is now openly floating, or at least allowing to be floated, its endorsement of Harry Reid, a man who voted for the Brady Gun Bill. In a New York Times puff piece on the NRA that largely gives the NRA credit for things it tried to undermine (more on that later), there is this: A point of contention on both the left and | Read More »
Did Harry Reid Know The Surge Was A Military Strategy?
Over at Real Clear Politics, Tom Bevan notes something very peculiar about Harry Reid. Back in 2007, Harry Reid declared Iraq “lost”. On Friday, in a Las Vegas Sun interview, reporter Jon Ralston asked Harry Reid about that comment. Reid’s response? Reid said his comments were “blown way out of proportion,” pointing out Petraeus said the war in Iraq could not be won militarily. Then | Read More »
More on the NRA’s Harry Reid Endorsement
I’m getting a lot of emails from people saying the NRA has not endorsed Harry Reid in Nevada. As I said in the original post: no, the NRA has not endorsed Harry Reid. But they are planning to unless we bring pressure to bear on them. But here’s the other thing: Sharron Angle has been a true patriot on 2nd Amendment issues in the Nevada | Read More »
NRA Now Leans Toward Endorsing Harry Reid
Multiple sources tell me the National Rifle Association is planning to endorse liberal Harry Reid against pro-gun champion Sharron Angle. Two weeks ago, I told you about the carveout the NRA received in exchange for their support for the DISCLOSE ACT deal. Then this week, RedState broke the story of the “gag order” the NRA issued to members of its Board on the Kagan nomination. | Read More »
Support Sharron Angle. Beat Harry Reid.
Sharron Angle is going to need an immediate infusion of cash from conservative activists to beat Harry Reid. She can do it. Polling in the last days of the primary showed Angle, but not Lowden, beating Harry Reid. The voters chose wisely. Angle can win, but we have to help her. Reid has a pile of cash ready to define Angle. She is going to | Read More »
Conservatives Need to Support Danny Tarkanian in Nevada
“We have too many of those in Washington — people who give Harry Reid campaign contributions, then run against him.” Pretty much the entirety of the Republican Establishment is lining up behind Sue Lowden to beat Harry Reid in Nevada. Not me. I just don’t trust her. From her record in the Nevada legislature to her time as head of the Nevada GOP, I think | Read More »
Prayers for Harry Reid and His Family
I’m getting word that Senator Harry Reid’s wife and daughter have been in a very serious car wreck. It’s one thing to take shots as the man as a politician, but right now we should be praying for him and his family.
Why does Harry Reid hate the unemployed?
Why does Harry Reid hate the unemployed? Why does he want people to starve? Why does Harry Reid hate highway projects? Why does he want people to tear up their cars hitting potholes? It’s true. The evidence is in the Senate on the floor right now. Jim Bunning does not want to vote for the unemployment extension plus highway bill without knowing where the money | Read More »
I still believe Harry Reid will retire
I firmly believe Harry Reid will not seek re-election, but will retire. This makes me more convinced. New Rasmussen Reports numbers out today show the Democrat’s support has plunged 7 points since last month, a time frame involving his demeaning remarks on his president’s skin color and manner of speaking. That puts Reid right at 36% approval now, less than 10 months before Nov. 2 | Read More »
BREAKING: Mitch McConnell Surrenders
An ice storm is coming. Some of the Republicans don’t want to get stuck in D.C. for Christmas fighting for freedom. So Mitch McConnell and Harry Reid have agreed not just to vote on the health care package on Thursday morning, but also to lift the debt ceiling. Then they’ll fly home. All before the sun even makes it to its peak position in the | Read More »
Senate Democrats on Verge of Deal
Don’t believe everything you hear. The Senate Democrats are not on the verge of a collapse. They are on the verge of compromising every single thing they want just so they can get a “health care reform” bill passed. Here’s what I’m being told: The Democrats have given Joe Lieberman everything he wanted. Joe will now vote for the bill. Ben Nelson (D-NE) is being | Read More »
Insiders Asking of McConnell: What’s the Strategy?
Since coming to Capitol Hill, current Minority Leader Mitch McConnell has been recognized by some in the media as a master strategist when it comes to playing the legislative rules for all they’re worth. But, with amendments to the Obama government health care takeover sailing through the Senate almost as quickly as they’re read, some conservative insiders are wondering why the GOP is not taking | Read More »
Why We Must Hold the Line
Call your Senator right now. Use this link to bypass the congressional switchboard. Tell your Senator to vote NO on cloture for the motion to proceed to debate. If the health care legislation goes to debate, Harry Reid will start offering amendments to pick off votes. Call your Senator right now. Tell them both that a yes vote on cloture is a vote for the | Read More »
Coburn Demands Reid Read The Bill
Under the unique rules of the United States Senate, a member of the body may insist legislation actually be read before a vote is cast on the legislation. After threatening to do that, Senator Tom Coburn (R-OK) has now confirmed the health care bill must be read. Republicans will also try to filibuster the health care legislation. The Democrats will need 60 votes to proceed, | Read More »
Harry Reid Blames the AMA. Can’t Bring Himself to Blame RedState.
We, RedState readers, have defeated Harry Reid today and delivered a significant blow to the potential passage of Obamacare. We held every Republican Senator including Olympia Snowe and Richard Burr. Harry Reid just ran to the Senate floor and cried that he cannot get enough votes to pass the doctors’ bribe to support Obamacare. He blamed the AMA for misleading him. He might actually want | Read More »
Democrats Prepare to Bribe Doctors to Support Obamacare
Call your Senator and Representative — particularly those of you in Republican states and districts — and tell them to oppose S. 1776, a $247 billion doc fix that isn’t paid for and enables the passage of Obamacare. Click the link to go to our action center. Not all the action on healthcare reform is happening in smoke filled rooms. This week the Senate | Read More »
Harry Reid Plays Washington Two Step And Gets Caught
Harry Reid must really be in danger of losing his Senate seat. Today Harry Reid sent out a press release to the national media praising Senator Baucus for his new proposal on health care reform. There’s just one problem. And it could be fatal to Harry Reid’s re-election chances in Nevada. While Reid was praising Baucus to the national press corp, in Nevada he sent | Read More »
Let’s Party Like Teddy Kennedy Because He’s Dead!
As Harry Reid continues his tour of self-destruction, he really shot himself in the foot today. The Majority Leader of the United States Senate is in a celebratory mood because Ted Kennedy died. Really. In an interview with the Reno Gazette-Journal, he’s asked out Ted Kennedy’s death will affect the healthcare debate. His response: I think it’s going to help us. He hasn’t been around | Read More »
Barack Obama’s Worst Nightmare
Reading this post by Mickey Kaus made me realize something. The idea of postponing health care reform–until, say, the economy improves– doesn’t seem appealing to many Democrats now. But it might soon. The problem, as Michael Goodwin’s recent column points out, is that the issues waiting in the wings–should health care leave the stage–are even worse, from the Democrats’ political perspective. Cap and trade, immigration legalization, | Read More »
Harry Reid Losing Nevada
Wow. Just wow. New poll in Nevada by Vitale & Associates (July 29-30, 510 LV, MoE +/-4.4%) shows incumbent Democratic Majority Leader Harry Reid losing by six points to Sue Lowden, chairwoman of the Nevada Republican Party, 44-38, with 10% undecided. Real Clear Politics has more. You can consider this an open thread.