Senate Democrats

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Day September 14, 2005

Reid: Americans Deserve an Independent Investigation

Democratic Leader Harry Reid released the following statement: Washington, DC – “I hope that tomorrow President Bush will take real steps to provide the assistance that the victims of Hurricane Katrina so desperately need. In addition, I call upon him to endorse an independent commission to provide straight answers to the American people about what…


Reid Commends Bipartisan Medicaid Bill

Statement of Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid on the Finance Committee Package to Provide Health Care to Katrina Survivors. “I commend my Senate colleagues for negotiating a bipartisan bill to provide full federal funding for health care coverage of Hurricane Katrina survivors without the need for further bureaucracy or red tape. Enactment of the bipartisan…


Reid Calls for Airline Pension Protection

Senator Harry Reid today expressed dismay that fuel costs pushed two of the nation’s largest airlines into bankruptcy. He also expressed support for immediate action on airline pension legislation to save pensions for workers across the nation: Washington, DC – “While the Bush Administration has done little to solve our energy crisis which accelerated the…


Democratic Leaders to Bush: Hurricane Katrina Laid Waste to Gulf Coast; We Must Take Steps Now to Prevent Terrorists from Doing the Same

Washington, D.C. – House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi and Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid sent a letter to President Bush today urging that, in light of the ineffective response to Hurricane Katrina, the President initiate a review of the Administration’s strategy for preventing or responding to a terrorist act that might have similar catastrophic results.…


Senate Floor Schedule For Wednesday, September 14, 2005

H.R.2862, the Commerce, Justice, Science Appropriations bill