Media Matters: Time reported that Democrats "got an unwelcome distraction this week when Senate minority leader Harry Reid ... found himself emb
October 29, 2006

Media Matters:

Time reported that Democrats "got an unwelcome distraction this week when Senate minority leader Harry Reid ... found himself embroiled in a real estate scandal," but the magazine has ignored reports from June that House Speaker J. Dennis Hastert made almost $2 million on the sale of land in Illinois after reportedly taking an active role in the inclusion in a transportation spending bill of an earmark for a highway project near the property. Read on...

UPDATE: Chicago Trib: Reid's Raw (Land) Deal

The tempest that's been created over Sen. Harry Reid's Las Vegas real-estate transaction puts me in mind of the famous poet's famous line "There is no there, there."

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