Politics Mar 27

Pugnacious Reid retiring, wants Schumer as Senate Dem leader

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, a pugnacious and glamour-averse tactician who united Democrats to help deliver tough victories for President Barack Obama, said Friday he's retiring next year. He immediately endorsed brash New York Sen. Chuck Schumer to succeed him…

Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, speaks about Supreme Court nominee John Roberts Jr.'s legal record, possible questions during the confirmation hearings and the potential of a filibuster.

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