December 24th, 2009
06:31 PM ET
soundoff (229 Responses)
  1. Scotty from VA

    So it didn't pass?? Please tell me it didn't pass

    December 24, 2009 01:09 pm at 1:09 pm |
  2. Gerry NH

    This is really not a first vote. This is the results of the biggest government bribe in American history. This also shown how week the democrats SINators really are. Votes for hire.

    December 24, 2009 01:15 pm at 1:15 pm |
  3. Todd from CA

    If that isn't Freudian, I don't know what is.

    December 24, 2009 01:21 pm at 1:21 pm |
  4. S Callahan- This is the 4th Week of Advent, light the candle for LOVE

    I told you God has a sense of humor!

    December 24, 2009 01:22 pm at 1:22 pm |
  5. Retirement in the making?

    Obviously, the time in office has taken its toll on his mind. Maybe he should think about retiring.

    December 24, 2009 01:22 pm at 1:22 pm |
  6. Bpin

    Reid took a few minutes before the vote to actually read a little garbage from the bill and then voted no after he saw some of the disastorus legislation.

    December 24, 2009 01:24 pm at 1:24 pm |
  7. Artie

    And we just let this moron spend a trillion of our dollars to buy votes forthe dems for supposed health care insurance!

    December 24, 2009 01:28 pm at 1:28 pm |
  8. Uncle Jimbo

    A Freudian slip I presume – Too bad he did'nt stick with the no vote – It might have given him some credability instead of selling out to the Insurance & Pharma Industry with this rediculous Mandated policy.
    If they go ahead without a Viable Public Option, an Early Medicare Buy in and , or drug reimportation they will loose a huge amount of Indeendent and the youger vote. They will have betrayed us for the last time, and will lose the majority bigger then they did in 94.

    What a travisty and betrayal of the public trust.

    December 24, 2009 01:29 pm at 1:29 pm |
  9. gary davis Harbor Oregon proud american

    YOU MAKE MY DAY MR. HARRY REID congradulations to you and the 59 other people who stood up to the republican war machine and said (YES WE CAN) 🙂 and you did . you put your jobs on the line because it was the right thing to do . and all the lies and threats from the republicans and the insurance companies and lobists didn't scare you . great job . feels good doesn't it ? keep up the great work . you will help the president sign into law a great bill MERRY CHRISTMAS 🙂

    December 24, 2009 01:30 pm at 1:30 pm |
  10. sammy

    What a worthless POS reid is. Thats OK, enjoy your koolaid all you
    libtards. You're judgement day is coming in 2010. And it is going to be pure hell.

    December 24, 2009 01:31 pm at 1:31 pm |
  11. Tony T

    He may be the most corrupt Senator of all time, and it will be good to see him voted out. Hopefully the loons on the left will fight in the conference and kill the bill. There's always the prayer for one of the Senator's not being able to make the vote. Anything to stop this corrupt administration. Bribes, payoffs, ignoring the constitution....that's the change we are being sold. TAX CHEATS UNITE if this POS is jammed thru.

    December 24, 2009 01:32 pm at 1:32 pm |
  12. Andy

    Can you say "Freudian slip?"

    December 24, 2009 01:32 pm at 1:32 pm |
  13. Doug

    As an Obama democrat, I now think he was the first time.

    December 24, 2009 01:34 pm at 1:34 pm |
  14. unemployed by Obama

    accident or joke by an idiot, I would bet on joke by idiot. Reid is a fool and he will learn just how much a fool when we vote him out and make obama a one term jerk. Stop the bleeding, vote out the bums.

    December 24, 2009 01:39 pm at 1:39 pm |
  15. Marion/Birmingham,Al

    Reid knows this bill is a piece of crapola,and his mental awareness spoke the truth the first time. He should have stayed with NO.

    December 24, 2009 01:40 pm at 1:40 pm |
  16. Linda B., Ga.

    Harry, you are forgiven. Now go home, get some rest and have a Very Merry Christmas and an even "better" New Year 🙂

    December 24, 2009 01:40 pm at 1:40 pm |
  17. The Fury Blogger

    His subconcious speaks to him.

    December 24, 2009 01:42 pm at 1:42 pm |
  18. Anonymous

    Freudian slip?

    December 24, 2009 01:45 pm at 1:45 pm |
  19. madarain

    This is a first class example of a Freudian his subconsciuos mind Harry Reid knows this whoe thing is WRONG WRONG WRONG.

    This man shows incredibly weakness of character in his struggle for power. He is incredibly corrupt in his effort to seem decent and good.

    Whatever makes him tick is most likely the timing mechanism of his own self destruction.

    Deep down, this corrupt, morally bankrupt man may actaully be trying to find personal salvation by hitting bottom as fast and as hard as possible. In this regard, he is succeeding.

    December 24, 2009 01:47 pm at 1:47 pm |
  20. phoenix86

    Oops, Reid almost did something intelligent. Alas, he corrected himself and continued down the road to stupidity.

    Remember this Nevada when you boot him out in November.

    December 24, 2009 01:47 pm at 1:47 pm |
  21. James

    Harry Reid is a complete moron and an embarrassment to the country. So much for making history. Well played Harry.

    December 24, 2009 01:49 pm at 1:49 pm |
  22. Jon

    Harry Christmas for the Democrat Congress to pass a bill to bankcrupt America! Harry Reid is an idiot and socialist. The Democrat Congress is coming to the end of 2010 election, thanks to Harry and Obama.

    December 24, 2009 01:50 pm at 1:50 pm |
  23. Howard

    Actually, 4 years from now, when he is running for office again, he will be able to pull a John Kerry and claim to have voted both for and against the bill, depending on which audience he is talking to.

    December 24, 2009 01:51 pm at 1:51 pm |
  24. JonathanPDX

    Ah, if only ALL of our illustrious leaders would vote honestly and with the good of the constituents in the nation in mind rather than only looking forward to their next re-election.

    Our Congress is the best that money, greed and power can buy.

    December 24, 2009 01:52 pm at 1:52 pm |
  25. John in Tampa

    TOO funny!

    December 24, 2009 01:54 pm at 1:54 pm |
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