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Harry Reid

Born: Dec 2, 1939

Birthplace: Searchlight

Profession: Lawyer

Nationality: United States

Harry Reid

Date of Birth : Dec 2, 1939
Birth Place : Searchlight

Harry Mason Reid is an American politician, and senior United States Senator from Nevada, having served since 1987. A member of the Democratic Party, he has served as the Senate Minority Leader since January 2015, and has previously served as Majority Leader, Minority Leader, and Minority and Majority Whip. Previously, Reid was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives, representing Nevada's 1st congressional district, and served in Nevada local and state government as city attorney of Henderson, a state legislator, the 25th Lieutenant Governor, and chairman of the Nevada Gaming Commission. Reid recently completed his full term in the 113th United States Congress, becoming one of only three Senators to serve at least eight years as Majority Leader. Reid's current term ends in January 2017, and he has stated that he will not seek re-election in 2016. Senator Reid formally announced in March 2015 that he will retire at the end of his current term on January 3, 2017, saying that his recent injuries and subsequent recovery had nothing to do with his decision.

Profession


  • Lawyer
  • Politician

Also known as


  • Harry Mason Reid

Spouse


  • Landra Gould

Children


  • Rory Reid
  • Josh Reid
  • Lana Reid
  • Leif Reid
  • Key Reid
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