Reid, Harry

Reid, Harry,

1939–, U.S. senator from Nevada (1987–), b. Searchlight, Nev. A Democrat and a lawyer, he served in the Nevada state assembly (1969–70), as lieutenant governor (1970–74), and as chairman (1977–81) of the Nevada Gaming Commission before winning a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives in 1982. First elected to the U.S. Senate in 1986, he was Senate Democratic whip (1999–2005) before he served as Senate minority leader (2005–7, 2015–) and majority leader (2007–15). A moderate conservative known for his amiable manner, he is also regarded as a tough and tenacious legislator and party leader, and has secured federal wilderness protection for several million acres in Nevada.
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" The other photographers whose images make up the calendar are: Angus Reid, Harry Mclaren, David Ord, Peter Mentell, Barbara Austin, Graham Holyoak, John Austin, Bob Turner, and Ronald Bowe.
Squad: Ben Crowther, Jake Hudson, Jack Patterson, Malachi Cooke, Eddy Martin, George Collins, Alfie Fairbank, Harry Sanderson, Louis Reid, Harry Payton and Jerrell Tyrell.
GREAT CROSBY U14s: (back row, from left) Mike Richards, Joe Deary, Alex Taylor, Liam Gibbons, Hugh Page, Arav Soin, Kieran Vis, Joe Winstanley & John Vis; (front row, from left) Andy Gibbons, Matt Duckworth, Daniel Reid, Harry Maitland, Matthew Richardson, Max Ainsworth & Sam Hepworth Code zz151213XSportCG02
Reid, Harry [NV] "Comprehensive Immigration Reform Act of 2007" A bill to provide for comprehensive immigration reform and for other purposes.
| BROTHERS IN ARMS: Clifton Rangers Under 11s (back, from left) Jerrelle Tyrell, Alfie Fairbank, George Collins, Louis Reid, Harry Sanderson, Jake Hudson.
JOY: Liverpool Collegiate U8s are pictured receiving their medals after winning the tag rugby contest (back row, from left) Luke Dunne, Alex Roberts, Harry Reid, Harry Orger, Ben Harris, on behalf of Joe and Liam Wyss U7 players Luke Harris & Oliver Roberts; (front row, from left) Sam Lewtas, team skipper Dylan Disley & Cathal Lynch
Sunderland boss Steve Bruce, and previous managers Roy Keane, Mick McCarthy and Peter Reid, Harry Redknapp of Tottenham Hotspur and David Moyes of Everton were also present.
Reid, Harry [NV] "Commission to Strengthen Confidence in Congress Act of 2007" A bill to provide greater transparency in the legislative process.
* AND THEY'RE OFF: Harry Crowther and Hayley Okines (right) who both suffer with Progeria, set off the 10 marathons in ten days runners (from left) Tim Reid, Becky Reid, Harry''s dad, John Crowther and Hayley''s sister Charlotte Okines AC050412Aharr-01
Reid, Harry [NV] "Honest Leadership and Open Government Act of 2006" A bill to provide more rigorous requirements with respect to disclosure and enforcement of ethics and lobbying laws and regulations, and for other purposes.
S.RES.6 Sen Reid, Harry [NV] "Senate Committee Organizing resolution" A resolution making minority party appointments to certain Senate committees for the 109th Congress.