Photo: Reid Meets With Loretta Lynch, Nominee For Attorney General

Senator Reid meets with Loretta Lynch, Nominee to be the next Attorney General of the United States Washington, D.C. – Nevada Senator Harry Reid met with Loretta Lynch, nominee to be the next Attorney General of the United States. “Loretta Lynch is a strong choice to be the next Attorney General. As the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York, she has a proven record as a tough prosecutor who put terrorists and other dangerous criminals behind bars. As Attorney General, I have no doubt that she will continue to be a principled and determined champion of equal justice on behalf of all Americans. “I look forward to her confirmation as the first African-American woman Attorney General of… Read more »

Reid Statement On Nomination Of Ashton Carter As Secretary Of Defense

President Obama has made a strong choice in nominating Ashton Carter. Dr. Carter has a long and distinguished career at the Pentagon and most recently served as the Deputy Secretary of Defense. He is a distinguished faculty member at Harvard and Stanford and a former Rhodes Scholar.

Reid Statement On November Employment Report

This is a very strong jobs report but there is much work to be done to ensure that all Americans, especially many still out-of-work Nevadans, benefit from good news like this. These numbers could be even stronger if Republicans would work with Democrats to create jobs by investing in building roads, bridges and schools across the country.

Reid Statement On House Republicans’ Latest Attempt To Deport DREAMers

Instead of voting on the Senate’s bipartisan bill to secure our border and fix our broken immigration system, House Republicans voted once again to deport DREAMers and their families. I will not bring this bill up for a vote in the Senate since it tears families apart while doing nothing to fix the real problems we face.

Reid Statement On Recent Grand Jury Decisions

“The events in Ferguson, Missouri and Staten Island, New York are very troubling. I believe there is one fact we can all agree on: neither of these men deserved to die…”

Reid Statement On World AIDS Day

“World AIDS Day reminds us to take a moment to remember the lives lost to AIDS. It is also a time where we rededicate ourselves to finding a cure…”

Reid Remarks On The Importance Of Executive Action On Immigration And The Need For Congress To Pass Comprehensive Immigration Reform

For many families across America, this Thanksgiving was particularly special. Because of President Obama’s recent executive actions, many immigrant families celebrated the holiday for the first time without the threat of deportation. Instead of staying in the shadows, they openly gave thanks for the blessings of family and America. Instead of looking over their shoulder, they delighted in spending time with their loved ones.

What President Obama did needed to be done.

Reid Statement On Chuck Hagel

Nevada Senator Harry Reid released the following statement today after President Obama announced that Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel will be stepping down