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Day June 27, 2006

REID: DEMOCRATS ARE COMMITTED TO PROTECTING AMERICANS’ RETIREMENT SECURITY

Washington, DC–With President Bush repeating his commitment to undermining Americans’ Social Security benefits today at a speech in Washington, DC, Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid issued the following statement. A fact check on the effects of President Bush’s Social Security Privatization scheme is attached below. “It’s now clear that Bush Republicans will never give up…

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A Fair Minimum Wage before a Congressional Pay Raise

Bush Republicans are preparing to give Congress a pay increase. Democrats believe Congress should not get a raise before the American people do. Here are some key facts on the minimum wage. It’s time for a new direction. A Minimum Wage Worker Would Need to Work 642 Hours – 16 Weeks of Full-Time Work —…

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REID: THE ESTATE TAX SHOULD NOT BE A PRIORITY IN THE SENATE

Washington, DC — Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid today released the following statement after Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist announced he would not bring repeal of the estate tax to the U.S. Senate for a vote before the Fourth of July Recess. “The Senate has repeatedly rejected repeal of the estate tax because it recognized…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Tuesday, June 27, 2006

S.J.Res.12, Constitutional Amendment on Flag Desecration

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