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Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid

  • Harry Reid, the former Senate majority leader and Nevada’s longest-serving member of Congress, has died at his home in Henderson, Nevada at age 82 after a four-year battle with pancreatic cancer. A former boxer-turned-lawyer, the Democrat was widely acknowledged as one of toughest dealmakers in Congress. The Democrat spoke with WAMC in May 2008 to promote his book, “The Good Fight.” We air that interview today in memoriam.
  • The U.S Senate Democrats are on the eve of a leadership shakeup.In today’s Congressional Corner, Rutgers University political science professor Ross Baker…
  • The Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond.Today's panelists are WAMC's Alan Chartock, Kingston Freeman Publisher…
  • Two New York Congressmen, whose amendment to curtail a federal agency’s ability to implement a new capacity zone passed the House of Representatives last…