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February 2006
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Day February 3, 2006

DEMOCRATS URGE PRESIDENT TO RELEASE INFORMATION ON NORTH KOREAN NUCLEAR THREAT

Washington, DC–Today, Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid, Armed Services Ranking Democrat Carl Levin, Foreign Relations Ranking Democrat Joe Biden, and Intelligence Vice Chairman Jay Rockefeller sent a letter to the President questioning why he has ceased discussing the serious threat from North Korea’s nuclear weapons program, which has grown substantially on the President’s watch. The…

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REID: BLACK HISTORY MONTH AN OPPORTUNITY FOR NEW PRIORITIES

Washington, DC–Senator Reid released the following statement to mark the beginning of Black History Month. President Bush and Congressional Republicans have put the interests of the African American community behind the special interests, but February offers the opportunity to change priorities and work to make a better America. “As we begin Black History Month this…

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DEMOCRATS CALL FOR PANDEMIC FLU PREPAREDNESS

Washington, DC–In advance of the release next Monday of President Bush’s budget request for 2007, 32 Senate Democrats sent the following letter to the White House calling on him to make pandemic flu preparedness a top priority. Last year, the Republican Senate passed and the President approved funding for pandemic flu preparedness of approximately half…

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REID: SENATE DECLARES NO CONFIDENCE IN THE ADMINISTRATION’S IMPLEMENTATION OF THE PRESCRIPTION DRUG PROGRAM

Washington, DC – Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid issued the following statement in response to last night’s vote of no confidence in the Bush Administration’s implementation of the prescription drug program. A majority of Senators voted to delay the late enrollment penalty and provide emergency relief from the botched transition to the new federal drug…

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