Harry Reid Says This Time He's Serious About Nuclear Option for Filibusters

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With the Senate hurtling toward a climatic showdown over its controversial filibuster rules, the deep personal animosity between Senate Majority Leader Harry M. Reid (D-Nev.) and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) spilled awkwardly into public view Thursday.

"My friend the majority leader is going to be remembered as the worst leader in the Senate ever," McConnell said. "It makes me sad."