- U.S. Representative (D-NV) from 1982 to 1986
- Senator (D-NV) from 1987 to 2017
- Minority whip in 1998
- In 2003, he persuaded Senator Jim Jeffords (R-VT) to switch parties and become a Democrat, giving Democrats the majority in the Senate.
- Senate majority leader from 2007 to 2015
- Majority leader at time of Affordable Care Act (ACA) passage
- Married for 62 years
Harry Reid, former Democratic Party majority leader, spent the last four years fighting pancreatic cancer. His wife announced in a statement that the fight is over. He died Tuesday December 28, 2021.