BREAKING: Former Nevada Sen., Majority Leader Harry Reid, Dead at 82

The man who once ruled the United States Senate with an iron grip has died.

Fox News:

Former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid died Tuesday at the age of 82.

Reid, who was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2018, served in Congress from 1983 until his retirement in 2017. He announced in 2019 his cancer was in remission.

The Democrats’ current Majority Leader, Chuck Schumer, remembered Reid in a statement on Twitter late Tuesday, calling him “one of the most amazing individuals I’ve ever met”:

Former HUD secretary and San Antonio mayor Julian Castro also shared his thoughts on Reid’s passing:

As this is a breaking story, RedState will provide updates as they become available.