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Former Senate Leader Harry Reid dies at 82

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid delivers a speech at the YearlyKos convention in Las Vegas on June 10, 2006. Reid, the former Senate majority leader and Nevada’s longest-serving member of Congress, has died. He was 82. (Jae C. Hong/AP
Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid delivers a speech at the YearlyKos convention in Las Vegas on June 10, 2006. Reid, the former Senate majority leader and Nevada’s longest-serving member of Congress, has died. He was 82. (Jae C. Hong/AP

Harry Reid has died. The former Senate Majority Leader oversaw the passage of the Affordable Care Act and was a crucial legislative partner to former President Barack Obama.

Jon Ralston of the Nevada Independent talks about Reid’s role in the state and on the national stage.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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