Harry Reid

Congress’s Lame Lame Duck

Remember last summer when Republicans were warning about the scary lame duck? The ruling Democrats, warned GOP candidates and incumbents alike, are going to try and sneak through all manner of controversial bills against the will of the American people. House Republicans even introduced not one but two resolutions calling on Dems to not …

Morning Must Reads: Return

Senator-elect Mark Kirk meets with democratic rival Alexi Giannoulias at the Billy Goat Tavern November 3, in Chicago. (Photo by Frank Polich/Getty Images)

–The economy added 151,000 jobs in October, with private sector gains significantly outstripping government losses. The labor force shrank and the overall unemployment rate …

About Last Night

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid celebrates his victory at his election night party in Las Vegas on November 2. (REUTERS/Las Vegas Sun/Steve Marcus)

–Our colleague David Von Drehle wraps up Tuesday’s contests and spins things forward.

If you take the President’s 2008 victory map and subtract the states where his fellow …

Harry Reid, Immortal Undead

I’d say there was something remarkable about Majority Leader Harry Reid’s victory Tuesday night. I’d say it was a race he shouldn’t have won. That his dismal approval ratings in Nevada suggested a potted plant could have bested him. That he mercilessly bludgeoned Sharron Angle’s numerous follies and foibles until she was somehow more …

Morning Must Reads: One Day Out

Left: President Obama attends a DNC Rally at Cleveland State University in Ohio, October 31, 2010. (REUTERS/Larry Downing). Right: House Minority Leader Boehner arrives at a rally for Jim Renacci on October 30, 2010 in Canton, Ohio (Matt Sullivan/Getty Images).

–Nate Silver chews over five reasons the Republican wave could be …

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