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Day January 31, 2006

Senate Roll Call Vote #00002

On the Nomination: Confirmation Samuel A. Alito, Jr., of New Jersey, to be an Associate JusticeResult: Confirmed (58-42, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00002

On the Nomination: Confirmation Samuel A. Alito, Jr., of New Jersey, to be an Associate JusticeResult: Confirmed (58-42, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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STATEMENT OF SENATOR HARRY REID On the Health of Senator John Ensign

“I called John Ensign’s wife, Darlene, as soon as I heard about the car accident this morning, and offered to do everything I could to help make sure he gets the best care possible. I am relieved to hear that John’s injuries, and his driver’s injuries, are not life-threatening. I hope everyone involved in the…

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DECLARACIÓN DEL SENADOR HARRY REID Sobre la Salud del Senador Ensign

“Llamé a la esposa del Senador John Ensigh, Marlene, tan pronto como me enteré del accidente automovilístico esta mañana, y le ofrecí hacer todo lo que pueda para asegurarme que reciba el mejor cuidado posible. Es un alivio saber que las heridas de John y las de su chofer no son de gravedad. Espero que…

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REID STATEMENT ON THE CONFIRMATION OF SAMUEL ALITO

Washington, DC– The following is the floor statement of Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid on the confirmation of Judge Samuel Alito. Remarks as prepared for delivery: I rise today to explain the reasons I will vote against the nomination of Samuel A. Alito to the Supreme Court of the United States. In his opening statement…

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REID STATEMENT ON THE DEATH OF CORETTA SCOTT KING

Washington, DC– Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid released the following statement today on the passing of civil rights leader Coretta Scott King: “We awakened this morning to news of the passing of one of our nation’s true heroes in the struggle for civil rights, Coretta Scott King. Together, Americans all mourn her passing. We offer…

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REID: DEMOCRATS COMMITTED TO IMPROVING AND REAUTHORIZING THE PATRIOT ACT

Washington, DC–Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid released the following statement today on the reauthorization of provisions of the USA PATRIOT Act: “This Friday, a small number of provisions of the USA PATRIOT Act are due to expire. Congress is already working to make sure that doesn’t happen. Work is underway on another 6-week extension, and…

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REID STATEMENT IN RESPONSE TO PRESIDENT BUSH’S STATE OF THE UNION ADDRESS

Washington, DC–Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid released the following statement in response to President Bush’s State of the Union Address. The President’s speech tonight used lofty yet recycled rhetoric to paint a picture of a country that has prospered and become stronger in this new century. Unfortunately, that’s not the America his policies have created…

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