Senator Catherine Cortez Masto Hopes History Repeats as She Faces Adam Laxalt

Adam Laxalt has Trump’s support and a favorable climate for Republicans as he challenges Senator Catherine Cortez Masto, who was mentored by Harry Reid, a victor in 2010 against a Tea Party foe.

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Nevada’s Economic Turmoil Threatens a Democratic Stronghold

Democrats have long held up Nevada as a symbol of their future. But as the state’s economy struggles, it has become the epitome of the party’s midterm difficulties.

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Harry Reid: From Capitol Cop to Powerhouse Senate Leader

Mr. Reid, who will lie in state on Wednesday in the Rotunda, charted a unique path to power and knew how to exercise it.

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Harry Reid’s Memorial Draws Tributes From Biden and Obama

Some of the country’s most prominent Democrats recounted tales showcasing the former Senate majority leader’s tenacity and modesty.

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Harry Reid Had a Unique Political Superpower

He possessed a quality rare among politicians: profound comfort in his own skin.

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Harry M. Reid, a Power in the Senate, Dies at 82

Mr. Reid, a Democrat from Nevada, displayed his pugilistic instincts as he steered an economic stimulus package and the Affordable Care Act to passage.

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Democrats, Converted to Filibuster Foes, Are Set to Force the Issue

Senator Chuck Schumer, the Democratic leader, is lining up votes to build the case for defusing the procedural weapon, which Republicans have used to thwart the party’s agenda.

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Why Are We All Talking About U.F.O.s Right Now?

U.F.O.s were once a taboo topic for the U.S. government, but not anymore. A long anticipated report on them is due this month.

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Our Aliens, Ourselves

How would contact with U.F.O.s and other civilizations change ours?

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With Biden Endorsement, Push to Weaken Filibuster Gains Traction

Activists and lawmakers say momentum is on their side but warn of a prolonged fight as Republicans dig in and some Democrats remain unconvinced.

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Biden Endorses Filibuster Rule Changes

President Biden for the first time said he favored a return to the requirement that opponents occupy the floor when making their case against legislation. Senator Mitch McConnell promised a “scorched earth” response.

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McConnell Threatens Retaliation for Filibuster Change as Idea Gains Strength

Activists urge Democrats to build a case by showing Republicans are determined to block popular liberal legislation on voting rights, immigration and guns.

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Nevada Is Moving to Vote Before Iowa in 2024. Harry Reid Makes the Case.

Goodbye, Iowa and New Hampshire. Hello, Nevada and South Carolina? The former Nevada senator is just one voice arguing that it’s time to change the nomination calendar.

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Nevada Built a Powerful Democratic Machine. Will It Work in a Pandemic?

One example of how things have changed: A Latino outreach group estimated in January that it would register 21,000 new voters in the state by Labor Day. It’s at around 6,000 now.

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No Longer in Shadows, Pentagon’s U.F.O. Unit Will Make Some Findings Public

For over a decade, the program, now tucked inside the Office of Naval Intelligence, has discussed mysterious events in classified briefings.

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Harry Reid Has a Few Words for Washington

The former Senate majority leader on President Trump and Senator Chuck Schumer, and on why he doesn’t regret ending the filibuster for judicial appointments.

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