KRXI FOX 11 Reno - Search Results The following is an archived video story. The text content of that video story is available below for reference. The original video has been deleted and is no longer available. Sen. Harry Reid responds to ice bucket challengeWASHINGTON, D.C. -- Senator Harry Reid has responded to the Ice Bucket Challenge from Carson City resident Mike Wedin.At 3:49 p.m., the Senate Majority Leader responded on Twitter:#IceBucketChallenge accepted from @BrianSandoval & Mike Wedin. I'm donating to support ALS. Let’s agree that more funding to NIH is needed.— Senator Harry Reid (@SenatorReid) August 15, 2014The ice bucket challenge calls for a person to dump an bucket of ice water on their head, or donate $100 to ALS research.On Thursday, Wedin took the challenge and nominated Reid, who has been a strong supporter of ALS research. Wedin was diagnosed with ALS a year ago.