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Reid Returns to Washington, Daughter Undergoing Surgery

(Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call File Photo)
(Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call File Photo)

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., unexpectedly returned to Washington from his home state due to a family emergency.  

“Senator Reid’s daughter, Lana who resides in the Washington DC area, unexpectedly became ill with a serious medical condition that requires surgery,” Reid spokeswoman Kristen Orthman said in an email. “She is receiving treatment in Washington DC so Senator Reid flew back from Nevada to be with her.”  

“The family asks for their privacy on this matter at this time,” Orthman said.  

One of his five children, Lana is Reid’s only daughter. She was injured in the 2010 car accident in Northern Virginia that seriously injured Reid’s wife, Landra.  


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