Family Affair: Harry Reid

Harry Reid

It seems that Friends for Harry Reid get a friends-and-family discount.

Sen. Reid’s son-in-law and two sons are lobbyists and Sen. Reid earmarked millions of dollars to his son-in-law’s client. In addition, Sen. Reid’s campaign committee, Friends for Harry Reid, paid his granddaughter.

  • Five-term senator from Nevada, ranks 12th in seniority in the Senate
  • Senate Majority Leader
  • Has three relatives who have been registered lobbyists
  • Co-sponsored more than $2 million in earmarks to the city of Henderson, Nevada, one of his son-in-law’s lobbying clients
  • Paid his granddaughter more than $30,000 from his campaign committee for supporter gifts; reimbursed the campaign for money paid to his granddaughter after scrutiny
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