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Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid won't seek reelection
Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid won't seek reelection

Sen. Harry Reid of Nevada, a tenacious deal-maker who has been the top Democrat in the Senate for the past decade, said Friday he will not run for reelection in 2016. Reid, 75, who serves as minority leader, had repeatedly said publicly that he would run for a sixth term next year. But in a statement Friday, he referred to a recent exercise-related accident that impaired his vision and said the injury gave him and his wife time to "ponder and think." The surprise announcement throws open the question of who will succeed Reid as Democrats look toward regaining the Senate majority in 2016. Reid served as majority leader for eight years until Republicans won the upper chamber in...

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