Sahil Kapur

Sahil Kapur is TPM's senior congressional reporter and Supreme Court correspondent. His articles have been published in the Huffington Post, The Guardian and The New Republic. Email him at sahil@talkingpointsmemo.com and follow him on Twitter at @sahilkapur.

Articles by Sahil

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid tore into Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy in the wake of his remarks -- reported by the New York Times and caught on video -- wondering if blacks were "better off as slaves."

"Today, Bundy revealed himself to be a hateful racist," said the Nevada Democrat, who has criticized the rancher in a public spat over land use. "But by denigrating people who work hard and play by the rules while he mooches off public land he also revealed himself to be a hypocrite."

Reid also called on national Republicans to "help show a united front against this kind of hateful, dangerous extremism by publicly condemning Bundy."

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