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Top Democrats Honor Former Senator Harry M. Reid at Memorial

In his three-decade Senate tenure, Mr. Reid oversaw the passage of landmark legislation, including the Affordable Care Act, a sweeping economic stimulus and a new set of rules for Wall Street.

“Five years ago at the unveiling of Harry’s official portrait, I said, ‘It’ll be quite some time until we see another like Harry Mason Reid.’ Five years later, that statement remains as true as ever. He was one of a kind.” “Throughout his more than four decades of public service, and even at the highest levels, he never forgot his North Star: to fight for working families like his own and to fight for Nevada.” “At a time when so many Americans across the political spectrum apply strict purity tests to our politicians, demanding they toe the line on just about every issue, at a time when, so often, compromise is portrayed as weakness, Harry had a different view.” “Like every great leader, he led the Democratic caucus just not by speaking, but by listening, by hearing all points of view, finding a common ground. Harry cared so much about his fellow Americans, and so little about what anybody thought of him. It was all Searchlight, no spotlight.”

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Top Democrats Honor Former Senator Harry M. Reid at Memorial

By Network Pool January 8, 2022

In his three-decade Senate tenure, Mr. Reid oversaw the passage of landmark legislation, including the Affordable Care Act, a sweeping economic stimulus and a new set of rules for Wall Street.

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