And in that regard his desire for a weekend off is not so benevolent to other Senators and staffers.
It turns out Reid has a 1,000 plus per plate fundraiser scheduled for Saturday in New Orleans, according to one local paper, which also reports that Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-LA, a key swing moderate in the health care debate, will also be in attendance.But Reid will not escape the health debate even in the Big Easy; the paper reports that Tea Party activists who oppose helath reform are planning to picket the fundraiser.
Thursday, December 10, 2009
Reid: We've all been working really hard and I'm in deep shit in my state so can we take the weekend off so I get pocket some cashola!
Sen. Harry Reid has a $1000+ a plate fund raiser to attend in New Orleans this weekend: