Harry Reid will not run for reelection in 2016

The Senate Minority Leader will step down at the end of his current term.

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    The remarkably unlikely success of Harry Reid

    The remarkably unlikely success of Harry Reid

    How a soft-spoken, charisma-challenged pol rose to the top.

    Iowa’s governor doesn’t seem to understand what a smartphone is or how e-mail works

    Iowa’s governor doesn’t seem to understand what a smartphone is or how e-mail works

    There’s a mini-scandal in Iowa over whether or not the governor actually uses e-mail. (But he is on Meerkat.)

    Woman who cut baby from womb won’t be charged with murder over its death

    Woman who cut baby from womb won’t be charged with murder over its death

    Police say Dynel Lane lured her victim with a Craiglist ad offering baby clothes. The 7-month fetus died as a result of the attack.

    Inside the big GOP fight over the powerful Export-Import Bank

    Most 2016 hopefuls side with the Koch-backed network in a rare public fight with the Chamber of Commerce.

    The best late-night jokes about Ted Cruz

    Fallon, Stewart, and Letterman on Cruz’s candidacy.

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    Obama to 'make the most' of Reid's remaining time in office

    Obama to 'make the most' of Reid's remaining time in office

    At the White House briefing Friday, press secretary Josh Earnest declined to share the president's endorsement for any possible replacement for Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.), who announced he would not run for reelection.

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    Obama discusses 'The Wire' with creator David Simon

    Obama discusses 'The Wire' with creator David Simon

    President Obama and David Simon, the creator of HBO’s "The Wire," discussed the show that Obama called "one of the greatest pieces of art in the last couple of decades," and the effects of the war on drugs.

    DC: Harry Reid is retiring! America: Who is Larry Reed?

    DC: Harry Reid is retiring! America: Who is Larry Reed?

    In polling, large numbers of Americans seem not to know who Harry Reid is.

    Want to know who has visited the White House? Here’s how.

    Want to know who has visited the White House? Here’s how.

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    Why your dreams of a cushy ambassadorship can still come true

    Why your dreams of a cushy ambassadorship can still come true

    Billionaires’ big bucks for super PACs won’t freeze lesser campaign bundlers out of great jobs.

    21 highlights from Harry Reid’s political career

    21 highlights from Harry Reid’s political career

    From choking out a would-be briber to ‘that’s a clown question, bro.’

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    Hosts find hilarity in Cruz’s bid

    Hosts find hilarity in Cruz’s bid

    Comedians couldn’t resist taking a few jabs at Ted Cruz announcing that he’s running for president.

    O’Malley, eyeing White House run, is booked Sunday on ‘This Week’

    O’Malley, eyeing White House run, is booked Sunday on ‘This Week’

    The former Maryland governor will get some national exposure on the talk-show circuit.

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    Ben Affleck gives nod to 'Batman' 'co-star' Sen. Leahy

    Ben Affleck gives nod to 'Batman' 'co-star' Sen. Leahy

    Speaking on the Hill Thursday, actor Ben Affleck made reference to Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.)'s small role in "The Dark Knight Rises." Affleck is expected to play Batman in the 2016 film "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice."

    Harry Reid: The king of C-SPAN

    And often, his appearances were nothing short of thrilling.

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    Ted Cruz’s quixotic presidential run.

    In six races for the Senate, Harry Reid averaged 51 percent of the vote

    In six races for the Senate, Harry Reid averaged 51 percent of the vote

    For an incumbent, he had a lot of close races.

    Senate passes budget after lengthy, politically charged ‘Vote-a-rama’

    Senate passes budget after lengthy, politically charged ‘Vote-a-rama’

    An all-night budget voting session was an exercise in political messaging.

    Clinton scandals may have defeated one presidential candidate. Could they do it again?

    Clinton scandals may have defeated one presidential candidate. Could they do it again?

    The 2000 election has some interesting lessons for 2016.

    Country music is a good choice for Ted Cruz, politically speaking

    Country music is a good choice for Ted Cruz, politically speaking

    More than other genres, it skews conservative -- and hawkish.

    Jon Stewart tackles the U.S.’s many frenemies in the Middle East

    Jon Stewart tackles the U.S.’s many frenemies in the Middle East

    The baffling complexities of U.S. relations in the Middle East.

    Where America’s undocumented immigrants work

    Where America’s undocumented immigrants work

    Fewer in construction and production; more in professional jobs.

    Does the U.S. Postal Service have an unfair competitive advantage?

    Does the U.S. Postal Service have an unfair competitive advantage?

    An economic analysis found that USPS enjoys about $18 billion in special privileges and tax breaks from governments at the federal, state and local levels.

    Here’s why the Senate stalemate over the human-trafficking bill is so complex

    Here’s why the Senate stalemate over the human-trafficking bill is so complex

    We delve into the legal intricacies of the dispute over abortion language in the human-trafficking bill.

    How can airlines prevent crashes like this in the future?

    How can airlines prevent crashes like this in the future?

    The Germanwings disaster has raised questions about how pilots are evaluated and the procedures that govern the security of airplane cockpit doors.

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    House panel shows bipartisan support for federal workplace bills

    House panel shows bipartisan support for federal workplace bills

    Committee approves bills on seasonal workers, porn, equal employment and tax delinquents.

    Bipartisan Doc-fix passes the House: How did polarized parties do it?

    Bipartisan Doc-fix passes the House: How did polarized parties do it?

    Closing the doors -- and other strategic moves -- made knitting a win-win deal possible

    Virginia lawmakers break from party on budget

    Both Democrats and Republicans vote outside partisan lines.

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    Loretta Lynch to lead pack — going three White Houses back — of waiters

    Loretta Lynch to lead pack — going three White Houses back — of waiters

    President Obama’s nominee for attorney general will set the mark for waiting after Senate’s spring break.

    Secret Service tightens rules on driving agency cars after drinking

    Secret Service tightens rules on driving agency cars after drinking

    The changes come after agents allegedly drove a through a bomb-threat investigation scene at the White House.

    What else does Rep. Aaron Schock have in common with Lincoln?

    What else does Rep. Aaron Schock have in common with Lincoln?

    Did Rep. Aaron Schock (R-Ill.) know everything he had in common with Lincoln?

    Here’s how Virginia’s governor defends his Homeland Security lobbying: Just ‘raising heck’

    Here’s how Virginia’s governor defends his Homeland Security lobbying: Just ‘raising heck’

    Gov. Terry McAuliffe downplayed suggestions that he received special treatment, saying he was merely “raising heck” with a slow-moving Department of Homeland Security.

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    Cruz invokes Galileo to defend climate skepticism

    Cruz invokes Galileo to defend climate skepticism

    In an interview with the Texas Tribune, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tex.) said that "global warming alarmists are the equivalent of the flat-Earthers."

    Indiana is the battle over ‘religious freedom’ that Arizona never was

    Indiana is the battle over ‘religious freedom’ that Arizona never was

    Why Gov. Pence signed a bill that Arizona Gov. Brewer would have vetoed.