US President Joe Biden leaves the stage after speaking during a memorial service for former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid in Las Vegas, US on January 8. Photo: AP
US President Joe Biden leaves the stage after speaking during a memorial service for former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid in Las Vegas, US on January 8. Photo: AP

Democrats mourn US Senator Harry Reid – and a bygone era in Washington politics

  • Speakers recalled Reid, who died last month aged 82, as a success story who rose from poverty to become one of the US Senate’s longest-serving majority leaders
  • The Las Vegas memorial service was attended by Joe Biden, Barack Obama, Chuck Schumer, Nancy Pelosi and Kamala Harris

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US President Joe Biden leaves the stage after speaking during a memorial service for former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid in Las Vegas, US on January 8. Photo: AP
US President Joe Biden leaves the stage after speaking during a memorial service for former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid in Las Vegas, US on January 8. Photo: AP
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