A former boxer who grew up poor in the small town of Searchlight, Nevada, Reid rose to the one of the most powerful positions in American politics as Nevada's longest-serving senator.
According to Reid's family, doctors discovered the tumor in his pancreas during a routine screening and they are confident that he will recover well after the surgery. As of Monday afternoon, Reid was "out of surgery, in good spirits, and resting with his family", according to the family statement. "He is grateful to his highly skilled team of doctors and to all who have sent and continue to send their love and support", the statement said.
CEO ganham mais 40% em três anos. Trabalhadores ficam na mesma
De acordo com o jornal, o maior contributo para este fosso entre CEO e trabalhadores foi dado pela Jerónimo Martins. Já o custo médio assumido pelas empresa com cada funcionário ficou praticamente estagnado: 21,7 mil euros anuais.
Reid served as Senate majority leader from 2007 to 2015, and then as minority leader for the last two years of his Senate career.
Reid, 78, is now co-chair of the MGM Resorts International Public Policy Institute, along with former House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio). Catherine Cortez Masto, and as leader of Senate Democrats by New York Sen. "We are all praying for dear Harry's speedy recovery". Arizona Sen. John McCain, who is suffering from brain cancer, tweeted, "From one cantankerous senator to another, sending my prayers & best wishes to @SenatorReid as he recovers from a successful surgery".
Canopy Growth applies to list shares on NYSE
Canopy Growth, the Smith Falls, Ont. - based cannabis company, has applied to list its shares on the New York Stock Exchange. The Company has operations in seven countries across four continents.
"Harry Reid is a fighter", former Reid staffer Zac Petkanas told TPM. "He'll beat cancer too".
New Lava Fissure Opens As Hawaii Awaits Explosive Eruption
Geologists warn that Kilauea's summit could have an explosive steam eruption that would hurl rocks and ash miles into the sky. The 16th fissure opened and spilled lava into an open field earlier in the day.