Sen. Harry Reid might have had a flashback as he settled Thursday in the driver's seat and grabbed the steering wheel of an electric-powered vehicle designed for police.

Fifty years ago, Reid worked nights as a Capitol police officer in Washington, D.C.

Times sure have changed.

Instead of being powered by gasoline, the vehicles built by the Xtreme Green Products Inc. plant that Reid visited in North Las Vegas are run 100 percent on electric power. Batteries hold the plug-in charge.
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