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Harry Reid

Personal data
Date of birthDecember 2, 1939(age 76)
Place of birthSearchlight, Nevada, United States
Political partyDemocratic Party
SpouseLandra Gould
Children1 daughter
4 sons
Alma materSouthern Utah University
Utah State University
George Washington University
ReligionThe Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon)
Assumed officeJanuary 3, 1987
Serving with Dean Heller
Preceded byPaul Laxalt
Senate Majority Leader
Assumed officeJanuary 3, 2007
DeputyDick Durbin
Preceded byBill Frist
Senate Minority Leader
In officeJanuary 3, 2005 - January 3, 2007
DeputyDick Durbin
Succeeded byMitch McConnell
Preceded byTom Daschle
Senate Minority Whip
In officeJanuary 3, 2003 - January 3, 2005
LeaderTom Daschle
Succeeded byDick Durbin
Preceded byDon Nickles
In officeJanuary 20, 2001 - June 6, 2001
LeaderTom Daschle
Succeeded byDon Nickles
Preceded byDon Nickles
In officeJanuary 3, 1999 - January 3, 2001
LeaderTom Daschle
Succeeded byDon Nickles
Preceded byWendell Ford
United States Senate Majority Whip
In officeJune 6, 2001 - January 3, 2003
LeaderTom Daschle
Succeeded byMitch McConnell
Preceded byDon Nickles
In officeJanuary 3, 2001 - January 20, 2001
LeaderTom Daschle
Succeeded byDon Nickles
Preceded byDon Nickles

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Harry Mason Reid (born December 2, 1939) is the senior United States Senator from Nevada, serving since 1987. A member of the Democratic Party, he has been the Senate Majority Leader since January 2007, having previously served as Minority Leader and Minority and Majority Whip.

Previously, Reid was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives, representing Nevada's 1st congressional district, and served in Nevada local and state government as city attorney of Henderson, a state legislator, Lieutenant Governor, and chairman of the Nevada Gaming Commission.

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