Senator Harry Reid (In Memoriam)
Distinguished Fellow in Law and Policy
Born in Searchlight, Nevada, Harry Reid served 30 years in the U.S. Senate and is the longest serving Senator from the state. During his Senate career, he served as the Senate Majority Leader, Democratic Leader, Majority Whip, and Minority Whip. Senator Reid is renowned for tirelessly working to improve conditions in his home state by promoting economic development, investing in infrastructure and clean energy development, and championing Nevada’s role as the country’s premiere entertainment and gaming destination. In addition to his role with UNLV Boyd Law, Senator Reid recently launched the MGM Resorts Public Policy Institute with Speaker John Boehner.