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Month February 2006

REID MET WITH NEVADANS FOR “PRESCRIPTION FOR CHANGE” EVENT

Reno, NV — U.S. Senator Harry Reid held a discussion to address the problems Nevadans are having with the Administration’s Medicare Part D prescription drug plan and health care budget cuts. Senator Reid heard directly from Nevada pharmacists, doctors, hospital administrators, medical school students, and senior activists, at his “Prescription for Change” discussion. Reid held…

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REID: IT TAKES MORE THAN TOUGH TALK TO PROTECT THE NATION

Washington, DC–Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid released the following statement on President Bush’s speech today to the American Legion. A fact check on the president’s speech follows below. “President Bush has mastered the rhetoric of the post-9/11 world, but his decision to outsource the control of America’s largest ports to the government of Dubai shows…

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REID ANNOUNCES NEW SDCC STAFF DIRECTOR

Washington, DC–Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid today announced that Andrew Fois has joined the Senate Democratic Communications Center as Staff Director. Fois brings his years of political management experience to the successful media operation, taking responsibility for all communications activities, long term planning, policy and outreach coordination. Fois brings nearly 20 years experience in policy,…

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REID AND LAS VEGAS METROPOLITAN POLICE DEPARTMENT UNVEIL NEW MOBILE COMMAND POST

Las Vegas, NV – U.S. Senator Harry Reid and Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Assistant Sheriff Rod Jett unveiled a new Mobile Command Post today. Reid was instrumental in securing the funding for this new law enforcement tool that will protect Nevadans and the police that defend them. “The new Mobile Command Post is a…

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THE SENATE MUST ACT TO CONSIDER PORT SECURITY

Washington, DC–Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid today sent a letter to Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist, urging him to consider legislation related to Bush Administration plans to outsource control of American ports to the government of the United Arab Emirates immediately upon the Senate’s return from the President’s Day Recess. It has become clear that…

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REID: WHITE HOUSE REPORT IS LITTLE COMFORT FOR KATRINA’S VICTIMS

Washington, DC–Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid today released the following statement on the Bush Administration’s report on failures by the federal government before, during, and after Hurricane Katrina. “This is far from the hard-hitting, independent analysis promised by the President and demanded by Senate Democrats. It is, regrettably, an understated and often-times self-congratulatory report written…

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REID: SENATE MUST ACT TO ENSURE SECURITY OF AMERICA’S PORTS

Searchlight, NV – Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid released the following statement calling on Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist to take action immediately to prevent a deal allowing a Middle-East based company from running port security in the United States: “I am pleased to hear that Majority Leader Frist is concerned about the Bush Administration’s…

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REID: AMERICA NEEDS MORE THAN RHETORIC ON ENERGY REFORM

Americans deserve true Energy Independence by 2020. Washington, DC–Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid released the following statement on President Bush’s speech today on energy policy in Milwaukee. “All Americans appreciate President Bush’s apparent new commitment to changing our energy future and to ending our dependence on foreign oil, but we need more than just rhetoric…

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Senate Floor Wrap Up For Friday, February 17, 2006

H.R.4745, Small Business Disaster Loan Supplemental S.Res.382, a resolution to commend Kenneth Mead on his service as Inspector General fo the Department of Transportation H.Con.Res.345, Adjournment Resolution

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REID: BUSH PREACHES TO THE CHOIR IN TAMPA

Washington, DC – Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid released the following statement on the president’s speech today: “In his latest appearance before handpicked supporters, the president today called on the American people to just trust him with our nation’s security. Trust him on Iraq. Trust him on domestic spying. And trust him on preparing and…

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