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Month March 2005

Reid Statement on Release of WMD Commission Report

Senator Reid issued the following statement today upon the release of the unclassified report of the President’s Commission on the Intelligence Capabilities of the United States Regarding Weapons of Mass Destruction: “The President’s WMD Commission report is notable for the ground it covers and the ground it does not. While the report issued today appears…

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Reid Statement on the Passing of Terri Schiavo

Senator Harry Reid released the following statement after the death of Terri Schiavo: “I extend my deepest sympathies today to the loved ones of Terri Schiavo. This is a very difficult time involving very personal decisions for those who loved Terri. My hope is that this tragic event will serve to encourage all Americans to…

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BUSH V. CHENEY: Who Speaks for the Administration?

Over the past two days, an unsettling pattern has developed. President Bush has continued to try to sell his flawed Social Security privatization plan with glossed over details and rosy scenarios. At the same time, Vice President Cheney has given straight answers to straight questions, acknowledging the real fears that Bush’s plan will cut benefits…

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Bush Must Stop Anti-Immigrant Forces Within His Party

Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid issued the following statement today: “Today in Texas, President George Bush said once again that he will push Congress to come up with a rational, common-sense immigration policy. Democrats agree with the President that our immigration laws should be reformed in a way that is humane, realistic and fair and…

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Senate Floor Wrap Up For Sunday, March 20, 2005

S.Con.Res.23, Adjournment Resolution

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Senate Floor Schedule For Sunday, March 20, 2005

S.686, a bill for the relief of the Parents of Theresa Marie Schiavo

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Senate Floor Schedule For Saturday, March 19, 2005

Adjournment Resolution

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Reid to Lead Bipartisan Senate Delegation to Middle East Region and Several Developing Democracies

Focus of international trip will be on security WASHINGTON – U.S. Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid will lead a bipartisan Senate delegation to the Middle East and several emerging democracies. The primary focus of the trip will be on security issues, and exploring ways the United States can support several developing democracies around the world.…

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Reid Recommends Wellinghoff for FERC Position

Las Vegan advanced as Federal Energy Regulatory Commissioner Washington, D.C. – Fulfilling his right as Senate Democratic Leader, Nevada Senator Harry Reid has recommended Jon Wellinghoff for the position of Democratic Commissioner on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). “Jon’s long and distinguished career in energy and consumer regulatory matters will make him an excellent…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00081

On the Concurrent Resolution: S.Con.Res.18 As Amended; An original concurrent resolution setting forth the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2006 and including the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2005 and 2007 through 2010.Result: Agreed to (51-49, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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