Former U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, the most powerful Nevadan ever elected to federal office and the longest-serving U.S. senator in state history, died Tuesday.
Former U.S. Sen. Harry Reid, who died Tuesday at age 82, was a political titan and perhaps the most influential person to call the the Silver State home.
President Joe Biden, along with former President Barack Obama, eulogized the late Nevada Sen. Harry Reid on Saturday.
President Joe Biden and former President Barack Obama spoke Saturday during the memorial service for former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid in Las Vegas.
Air Force One touched down at Harry Reid International Airport about 7:30 p.m. Friday. On the tarmac, Biden met with Gov. Steve Sisolak, U.S. Reps Dina Titus, Steven Horsford and Susie Lee, and Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman.
Sens. Catherine Cortez Masto and Jacky Rosen, both Nevada Democrats, introduced the resolution approved late Thursday, which was co-sponsored by the entire Senate.
Roads throughout Las Vegas will be closed Saturday, according to the Metropolitan Police Department.
Former President Barack Obama will deliver the eulogy this weekend at a memorial service for former U.S. Sen. Harry Reid, the late senator’s office announced Wednesday.
President Joe Biden will visit Las Vegas this weekend to attend a memorial service for former U.S. Sen. Harry Reid, a source with knowledge of the arrangements confirmed.
The senator from Searchlight never forgot who he was, or where he came from, in a long career in Nevada politics.
Harry Reid didn’t let the politics get in the way of his relationship with John Ensign in the decade they served Nevada together as U.S. senators.