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Day May 5, 2006

REID STATEMENT ON THE RESIGNATION OF PORTER GOSS

Washington, DC — With the abrupt resignation of CIA Director Porter Goss, Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid released the following statement. “Events in Iraq and elsewhere demonstrate that unbiased and accurate intelligence is critical to our national security. That’s why it is essential that the President’s next nominee for CIA Director be a non-partisan individual…

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DEMOCRATS OUTLINE IMMEDIATE ACTIONS FOR PRESIDENT BUSH TO LOWER GAS PRICES

Washington, DC — Americans across the country are still struggling to pay sky-high gas prices but President Bush and his Republicans in Congress insist there is nothing they can do to help. Democrats believe the president and the Congress must act now to help lower the price of gas, and today the Senate Democratic Leadership…

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REID: EN EL CINCO DE MAYO, LOS DEM�”CRATAS CELEBRAN CONTRIBUCIONES DE LOS LATINOS A LA NACI�”N

Washington, DC -El Líder Demócrata del Senado Harry Reid se unió hoy a millones de estadounidenses para conmemorar el Cinco de Mayo. En este día se celebra el triunfo histórico del pueblo mexicano cuando vencieron al ejército francés en la batalla de Puebla en 1862. “Hoy celebramos las enormes contribuciones de los latinos a nuestro…

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DEMOCRATS URGE ENERGY SECRETARY TO CHANGE COURSE ON CONTRACTOR PENSIONS

Washington, DC — In the latest example of the Bush Administration’s ongoing campaign to undermine Americans’ retirement security, Energy Secretary Samuel Bodman has announced that that the Department of Energy will compel its contractors to stop providing the secure pensions and health care benefits they have long offered to their workers. Today, Senate Democratic Leader…

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REID CALLS FOR REAL SOLUTIONS TO AMERICA’S HEALTH CARE CRISIS

Washington, DC — With Republicans proposing legislation for their upcoming “health” week that will let insurance companies decide what to cover and what to charge and do nothing to solve the health care crisis in America today, Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid delivered the following remarks on the Floor of the U.S. Senate. The text…

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REID: ESTADOS UNIDOS NECESITA REFORMA INTEGRAL DE INMIGRACIÓN, NO CRIMINALIZACIÓN

Washington, DC -El Congresista James Sensenbrenner, Presidente de la Comisión Judicial de la Cámara, reveló un informe nuevo de inmigración hoy y se mantuvo firme en su intento de convertir a 12 millones de inmigrantes en criminales. El líder demócrata del Senado Harry Reid hizo las siguientes declaraciones hoy sobre esto.

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REID: ON CINCO DE MAYO, DEMOCRATS CELEBRATE CONTRIBUTIONS OF LATINOS TO THE NATION

Washington, DC — Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid joined millions of Americans today in commemorating Cinco de Mayo. This day marks the historic triumph of the Mexican people over the French Army in the battle of Puebla in 1862. “Today, we celebrate the enormous contributions of Latinos to our country, especially the achievements of Mexican…

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REID: AMERICA NEEDS COMPREHENSIVE IMMIGRATION REFORM, NOT CRIMINALIZATION

Washington, DC — With Chairman James Sensenbrenner releasing a new report on immigration and standing by his attempt to turn 12 million immigrants into criminals, Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid today released the following statement. “We’ve tried an enforcement-only immigration policy for years, but the result is a porous border and millions of undocumented workers.…

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REID: SENATE BILL WILL PROTECT CHILDREN

Measure Will Crack Down on Sexual Predators Washington, DC — Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid said today that a new bill he fought to pass will help keep children around the country safe from abusers. The Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act passed the Senate unanimously late last night. The measure will make it easier…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Friday, May 05, 2006

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