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Day June 17, 2005

Reid statement on three Nevadans killed in Iraq this week

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Senator Harry Reid released the following statement: “It has been a hard week for Nevada as three of our sons have fallen. The war in Iraq has hit us close to home. Army Corporal Stanley Lapinski, Marine Corporal Jesse Jaime and Army National Guard Specialist Anthony S. Cometa each gave the…


Bipartisan Group of Senators Criticizes Bush Administration For Turning it’s Back on American Workers Hurt by Outsourcing

Washington, D.C. – In a letter to the Bush Administration’s Trade Representative, 10 United States Senators from the Senate Finance Committee urged Bush’s USTR not to strip out from the bill implementing the Central America Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA) a provision that would help American workers hurt by outsourcing. The provision was added at the…


Reid Statement on Juneteenth

Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid released the following statement on the 140th anniversary of Juneteenth: Washington, D.C. – “On Sunday, June 19, 2005, we pause to recognize the date commonly referred to as Juneteenth. On this day in 1865, over two years after President Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation, Union Soldiers landed in Galveston, Texas,…