But Reid's home state isn't doing so well these days. Nevada leads the nation in unemployment, with 11.7 percent of its residents without a job in April, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Nevada is also among the national leaders in home foreclosure rates. Many Nevadans are underwater on their mortgages.
It would seem there are plenty of issues that could take up Reid's time, but a check of his website reveals a very odd priority: It's led with a video of Reid, a one-time boxing judge, discussing the decision in the Manny Pacquiao-Timothy Bradley fight.
Timothy Bradley (L) takes a right on the chin from Manny Pacquiao (AP)The match featured one of the most controversial results in years, with Bradley winning a split decision in a bout the majority of those who witnessed it feel Pacquiao won handily. Promoter Bob Arum has called for an independent investigation by Catherine Cortez Masto, the Nevada attorneyRead More »from Sen. Harry Reid says Manny Pacquiao won the fight, but why does his website lead with it?