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Harry Reid

Harry ReidAKA Harry Mason Reid

Born: 2-Dec-1939
Birthplace: Searchlight, NV

Gender: Male
Religion: Mormon
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Senate Majority Leader

Jack Gordon, who later married La Toya Jackson, tried to give Reid a $12,000 bribe. Reid let the FBI videotape Gordon offering him the bribe, and then, according to a Las Vegas Review-Journal account, he "put his hands around Gordon's neck and said, 'You son of a bitch, you tried to bribe me.'"

"I'm not a big Greenspan fan. [...] I voted against him two times. I think he's one of the biggest political hacks we have in Washington."

Father: Harry Reid (d. 27-Jun-1972 suicide)
Mother: Inez Reid
Brother: (3 brothers)
Wife: Landra Gould (m. 1959, four sons, one daughter)
Daughter: Lana (b. 1961)
Son: Rory (b. 1962)
Son: Leif
Son: Josh
Son: Key

    High School: Basic High School, Henderson, NV (1957)
    University: AA, Southern Utah State College (1959)
    University: BA History and Political Science, Utah State University (1961)
    Law School: George Washington School of Law (1964)

    US Senator, Nevada (3-Jan-1987 to present)
    US Congressman, Nevada 1st (3-Jan-1983 to 3-Jan-1987)
    Nevada Gaming Commission Chairman (1977-81)
    Lieutenant Governor of Nevada (1970-74)
    Nevada State Assembly (1969-70)
    American Cancer Society
    Close Up Foundation Board of Advisors
    Friends for Harry Reid Candidate
    Jefferson Awards Board of Selectors
    Kennedy Center ex-officio member
    National Council on the Arts Ex-Officio
    State Bar of Nevada
    US Holocaust Memorial Museum Council
    Gaming Hall of Fame 2001
    Funeral: Gordon Hinckley (2008)
    Converted to Mormonism
    Stroke Aug-2005
    Funeral: Tim Russert (2008)
    Funeral: Ted Kennedy (2009)
    Funeral: Robert Byrd (2010)

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    Traffic (27-Dec-2000) · Himself

Official Website:
http://reid.senate.gov/

Author of books:
The Good Fight: Hard Lessons from Searchlight to Washington (2008)


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