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Harry Reid, Cutting Through Crap

WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 31: U.S. Senate Majority Leader Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV) (C), followed by Senator Charles E. Schumer (D-NY) (R), tries to make his way through photographers and journalists while returning to his ... WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 31: U.S. Senate Majority Leader Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV) (C), followed by Senator Charles E. Schumer (D-NY) (R), tries to make his way through photographers and journalists while returning to his office July 31, 2011 in Washington, DC. As the United States approaches the possibility of a default, the congressional leaders and the White House try to reach an agreement on measures to lift the debt ceiling. (Photo by Astrid Riecken/Getty Images) MORE LESS
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December 29, 2021 6:08 p.m.

Earlier today, we published a moving tribute to former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid by his onetime deputy chief of staff, Bill Dauster.

I spoke with another former Reid aide and friend of TPM this afternoon, Jim Manley. A veteran Senate staffer, Manley had worked as a spokesperson and senior communications advisor for Reid while Reid was Senate Majority Leader.

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