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Month January 2005

Senator Reid’s Speech to the 73rd Winter Meeting of the U.S. Conference of Mayors

Remarks of Senator Harry Reid (As Prepared for Delivery) When I agreed to speak here today, I was given a list of topics that you wanted to discuss. At the top of the list was “infrastructure investment.” With most people, when you say the word “infrastructure,” their eyes glaze over – and I understand why.…

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Senator Reid’s Speech to the 73rd Winter Meeting of the U.S. Conference of Mayors

Remarks of Senator Harry Reid (As Prepared for Delivery) When I agreed to speak here today, I was given a list of topics that you wanted to discuss. At the top of the list was “infrastructure investment.” With most people, when you say the word “infrastructure,” their eyes glaze over – and I understand why.…

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Reid To Address U.S. Conference of Mayors on Wednesday

Contact: Senator Reid – Jim Manley, 202-224-2939 USCM – Rhonda Spears Bell, 202-639-5422, rspears@usmayors.org Washington, DC – On Wednesday, January 19, 2005, Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) will speak at the 73rd Winter Meeting of the U.S. Conference of Mayors. Reid will highlight the importance of strong partnerships between local leaders and the federal…

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Lawmakers Call On Bush To Put New Armstrong Williams Questions To Rest

Washington, DC – In light of the President’s response to Education Secretary Rod Paige’s question raising comments yesterday, United States Senators Harry Reid (D-NV) and Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) today called on President Bush to to take responsibility for the Armstrong Williams matter and put to rest the serious questions that he has failed to…

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Reid statement on Chertoff nomination

Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid released the following statement on the nomination of Michael Chertoff, a federal appeals court judge from New Jersey, to replace Tom Ridge as homeland security secretary: “I look forward to the confirmation process of Judge Michael Chertoff. As we learned during the nomination of Bernard Kerik, a thorough confirmation process…

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Senate Floor Wrap Up For Thursday, January 06, 2005

H.R.241, Tsunami Contribution Tax Deduction S.Res.5, establishing Majority Committee Membership S.Res.6, establishing Minority Committee Membership H.Con.Res.2, Adjournment resolution

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00001

On the Objection: Shall Objection Submitted Be Sustained Re: Electoral Ballot CountResult: Not Sustained (1-74, 25 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00001

On the Objection: Shall Objection Submitted Be Sustained Re: Electoral Ballot CountResult: Not Sustained (1-74, 25 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Lawmakers Demand President Bush STOP Paying Journalists to Promote Administration Policies

Reid, Lautenberg, Kennedy Also Ask President If his Administration Has Paid Other Journalists to Promote other Policies, including Social Security Privatization WASHINGTON, DC – In light of alarming news that the Bush administration paid a popular conservative radio commentator and columnist almost a quarter of a million dollars to skew his reporting to promote the…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Thursday, January 06, 2005

Morning Business

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