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Harry Reid announces he won't seek re-election in 2016




U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) leaves the weekly policy lunch of the Democratic caucus before speaking with reporters November 19, 2013 in Washington, DC. Reid spoke on recent efforts by Senate Republicans to filibuster judicial nominees appointed by U.S. President Barack Obama.
U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) leaves the weekly policy lunch of the Democratic caucus before speaking with reporters November 19, 2013 in Washington, DC. Reid spoke on recent efforts by Senate Republicans to filibuster judicial nominees appointed by U.S. President Barack Obama.
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Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid announced today that he will not be seeking re-election next year. Reid said a serious injury earlier this year that nearly left him blind in one eye gave him time to reevaluate his career.

A Martinez talks with veteran Nevada political journalist Jon Ralston about Reid's retirement and his legacy.