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Reid Urges to Protect Checks and Balances

Highlights the importance of ensuring a voice for minorities WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid issued the following statement at a press event with Senator Ken Salazar, House Democratic Caucus Chairman Robert Menendez and Latino leaders against Republican abuse of power: “Tomorrow, the United States Senate will face a historic vote on whether…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Monday, May 23, 2005

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Reid delivers George Washington University Law School Commencment Address

WASHINGTON, D.C. – United States Senator Harry Reid, the Democratic Leader, delivered the commencement address at George Washington Law School’s graduation ceremony today. Following are his remarks: George Washington Commencement Sunday, May 22, 2005 I last set foot on George Washington’s campus in January of 1964. That is the time I graduated from law school.…

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Reid Calls for President Bush to Reconsider Stem Cell Veto Threat

Democratic Leader Harry Reid released the following statement: “Today, we have the great opportunity to open a new frontier in science that has the potential to save millions of lives and end the unnecessary suffering of so many Americans. Embryonic stem cell research provides us the hope of new cures and therapies and we should…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Friday, May 20, 2005

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Senate Floor Wrap Up For Thursday, May 19, 2005

S.Res.150, a resolution expressing continued support for the construction of the Victims of Communism Memorial S.Res.151, a resolution relating to the 57th anniversary of Israel S.Con.Res.35, a concurrent resolution relating to the Russian Federation

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Reid Stands With Congressional Black Caucus Against Republican Abuse of Power

CBC delivers letter to Frist urging to preserve Checks and Balances Remarks as prepared for delivery: I am honored to stand with my fine colleagues from the House to signal our unity in opposition to the nuclear option. This week, we marked the 51st Anniversary of the Brown verses Board decision. It’s a case that…

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Reid Calls on Republicans to Stop this Partisan Power Grab and Focus on the People’s Business

Democratic Leader Harry Reid released the following statement: “While the Senate Republicans continue to distract from the American people’s business with this partisan power grab, the Senate remains distracted from the crucial work we must do to address skyrocketing health care costs, soaring gas prices and a pension crisis that are facing the American people…

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Senator Harry Reid’s Floor Statement on “Advice & Consent”

Remarks as prepared for delivery: Mr. President, I’ve addressed the Senate on several recent occasions to set the record straight about Senate history and the rules of this Chamber. I’d much rather address ways to cut health care costs or bring down gas prices. But the Majority Leader has decided that we will spend this…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Thursday, May 19, 2005

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