Harry Mason Reid is the senior United States Senator from Nevada and a member of the Democratic Party, as well as the U.S. Senate Majority Leader for the 110th Congress.
Reid has been leader of the Senate Democrats since 2005, serving as Minority Leader from 2005 until the Democrats won control of the Senate in the 2006 congressional elections. Reid is the first member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to serve as Senate Majority Leader. His new memoir, The Good Fight: Hard Lessons from Searchlight to Washington, was released in May of 2008.
John McCain's bipartisan talents, Reid says, are greatly overrated.
The war, Reid says, has given him a lot of grief.
The opposition, Reid says, will continue.
Amidst the controversy surrounding his remarks about the President, we look back at the Senate Majority Leader's 2008 interview with Big Think, in which he celebrated the racial progress that Obama represents.
Is the worst behind us? Will the stimulus package help?
If we're to focus on speculation, Reid knows the first place to look.