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Opinion: Sen. Harry Reid feels “bitter” over Democratic disarray

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We thought the Senate majority leader was from Nevada. Silly us.

As usual today, Capitol Hill reporters seeking some kind of story -- any kind of story to show they’re working as well as their colleagues on the campaign trail in Pennsylvania -- surrounded Harry Reid, shown here attempting to smile.They threw question after question at the U.S. government’s highest-ranking Mormon.

They even reached for the now-standard April question asked of every Democratic politician, even though the last Democratic president didn’t wrap up his first nomination until summer:

Did Reid think the prolonged Democratic presidential nomination struggle between Sens. Hillary Rodham Clinton and Barack Obama was hurting the party?

The world hung on his answer.

‘It makes me bitter,’ said Reid, whose son, it should be noted, was a Nevada county chairman for Clinton.

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--Andrew Malcolm


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