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Harry Who? Todd Accuses McConnell of Filibuster Hypocrisy

January 20th, 2022 3:13 PM

MTP Daily host Chuck Todd memory-holed late former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid on Wednesday as he accused Senator Mitch McConnell of hypocritically getting rid of the filibuster for Supreme Court nominees while decrying Democratic attempts to eliminate the legislative filibuster. 

Harry Reid, Death of a ‘Statesman?’ Cue the Laughter

January 7th, 2022 2:31 PM

Former Democrat Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid just died. New Hampshire Democrat Sen. Jeanne Shaheen's website said: “Harry Reid was a statesman.” Rep. Joe Morelle, D-N.Y., tweeted: “America has lost a true statesman with the passing of Harry Reid.” Rep. Jamie Raskin, D-Md., tweeted: “Saddened to learn of the passing of Harry Reid -- a statesman, a gentleman and a Democratic institution.” “…

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NBC Bemoans Harry Reid's Decision to Change Senate Filibuster Rule

December 29th, 2021 9:28 PM

As was reported here on Wednesday afternoon, ABC, NBC, and CBS had nothing but gushing praise for former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid. This was also true on Wednesday evening as the liberal networks drooled all over Reid and his legacy as the longtime leader of the Democratic Party in the U.S. Senate. However, NBC Nightly News did change their tune slightly from this morning.

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'Kingmaker': Nets Remember Harry Reid as a 'Force of Nature'

December 29th, 2021 12:05 PM

Not a bad word or embarrassing moment was mentioned by the broadcast networks Wednesday morning as they reported on the life and death of former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid. Instead, they showed him the greatest of reverence as they praised him as a Democratic “kingmaker,” “force of nature,” and a “powerbroker.”

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CNN Brings on Reid to Encourage Biden to End Filibuster, Snub GOP

January 19th, 2021 3:25 PM

CNN dragged out from retirement former longtime Senate Majority leader, Harry Reid, this afternoon to trash his old foe, current majority leader Mitch McConnell, for daring to disagree with Joe Biden’s “sweeping ideological changes” he’s announced he will enact as president. At points, the interview became a little contentious as Reid had to remind King of all the power Democrats held and…

NYT Attacks 'Ruthless' 'Shameless' Mitch McConnell

February 9th, 2020 5:15 PM
In the wake of the failed impeachment of Donald Trump, the New York Times’ Elaina Plott took a 2,000-word front-page look Saturday at how Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has elevated his reputation in the eyes of average Republicans in “A New Image Of McConnell In G.O.P. Eyes.”  Plott’s tone was mild, but her word choice harsh: "....Perhaps less obvious,…

NYT's Hulse Hauls Harry Reid Out of Retirement to Bash GOP, Skips Lies

March 24th, 2018 11:57 PM
The infamously Democrat-friendly New York Times congressional reporter Carl Hulse visited retired Sen. Harry Reid for a friendly debriefing. Hulse let the deeply partisan Reid conveniently lay in against his former Republican colleagues and President Trump, with no opposition, in “Senator’s Farewell: ‘I Just Shake My Head.'”
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FLASHBACK: Media Loved Dems’ Nuclear Option in ‘13

April 4th, 2017 10:02 AM
With Senate Republicans poised to use the “nuclear option” to confirm Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch, will the liberal media hypocritically accuse them of a power grab? In 2013, when then-Democratic Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid did basically the same thing, he was cheered on in the studios of MSNBC and CNN. Back then MSNBC’s Chris Hayes hailed it as “an…

NR's Jim Geraghty Hits Political Press: 'Harry Reid Is Not Yoda'

December 28th, 2016 1:46 PM
In his "Morning Jolt" e-mail newsletter on Wednesday, National Review’s Jim Geraghty tore into an article comparing Harry Reid to Yoda. Jason Zengerle, a writer for Politico's magazine, wrote a gushy profile of Reid for New York magazine that included this passage: "Reid is as stern and blunt as ever, and the combined effect of his mental and physical condition has given…
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Keith Olbermann: President-Elect Donald Trump's Behavior 'Not Normal'

November 18th, 2016 5:01 PM
Just when we thought we'd heard the last from Keith Olbermann, the former MSNBC bomb-thrower has created an online video series for GQ magazine entitled The Resistance, in which the former sportscaster and political commentator is lashing out at President-Elect Donald Trump as “the man who was elected by a minority” whose actions are “not normal.” The fire-breathing…
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Shock: Dershowitz Blasts Reid's Liberal Hypocrisy on Anti-Semitism

November 15th, 2016 6:07 PM
Following Harry Reid’s speech Tuesday afternoon on the Senate floor trashing Donald Trump as he did with Mitt Romney, MSNBC guest and liberal lawyer Alan Dershowitz slammed Reid for loosely tossing around the accusation of anti-Semitism among Trump’s staff and suggested Reid check out far-left college campus for real instances of anti-Semitism.  

NYT Frantically Defending HRC by Attacking Comey as J. Edgar Hoover

November 1st, 2016 2:11 PM
The New York Times frantically played defense for Hillary Clinton in Tuesday’s edition, as her smooth ride to victory encountered some unexpected turbulence in the form of FBI director James Comey’s letter to Congress. The ghost of former FBI director J. Edgar Hoover hovered over the front page the day after Halloween, and the lead editorial tut-tutted over “James Comey’s…
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Liberal Filmmaker Releasing 'Michael Moore in TrumpLand' Movie

October 18th, 2016 7:41 PM
As if this election cycle hasn't been turbulent enough, Michael Moore -- producer of such liberal “schlockumentaries” as Bowling for Columbine and Fahrenheit 9/11 -- is putting last-minute editing touches on his latest project, which is entitled Michael Moore in TrumpLand. Set to open in New York City and Los Angeles on Wednesday night, the film is described this way in its…
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MRC's Bozell Lambastes Media for Ignoring Reid Calling Trump a 'Leech'

September 16th, 2016 5:25 PM
Appearing on the Friday edition of the Fox News Channel’s Your World, Media Research Center president Brent Bozell and host Neil Cavuto hammered the liberal media for their refusal to cover Democratic Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid’s latest lowering of American discourse as he used the Senate floor to declare Donald Trump to be “a human leech who will bleed the country.…