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It’s Not Easy Being Reid

By on 5.30.06 | 3:13PM

"Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid accepted free ringside tickets from the Nevada Athletic Commission to three professional boxing matches while that state agency was trying to influence him on federal regulation of boxing," the AP reported yesterday afternoon.

That's not the Minority Leader's only headache: Hotline notes that his poll numbers are starting to suffer in Nevada: "[Reid's] reputation with home-state voters as a middle-of-the-road Red-state Dem is eroding. If this storyline seems familiar, it is. It's exactly what happened to Tom Daschle."

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