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Day July 11, 2006

DEMOCRATS DEMAND REAL SECURITY AT PORTS AND BORDERS

Washington, DC–Five years after 9/11, Bush Republican incompetence has allowed America’s borders and ports to remain dangerously unsecured, and a modern “Do Nothing Congress” seems unable to tackle these critically important issues. Today, Democratic Senators Charles Schumer, Hillary Rodham Clinton, Ken Salazar, and Bob Menendez joined to demand the Republican Congress finally take action to…

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DEMOCRATS DEMAND REAL SECURITY AT PORTS AND BORDERS

Washington, DC–Five years after 9/11, Bush Republican incompetence has allowed America’s borders and ports to remain dangerously unsecured, and a modern “Do Nothing Congress” seems unable to tackle these critically important issues. Today, Democratic Senators Charles Schumer, Hillary Rodham Clinton, Ken Salazar, and Bob Menendez joined to demand the Republican Congress finally take action to…

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DEMOCRATS DEMAND REAL SECURITY AT PORTS AND BORDERS

Washington, DC–Five years after 9/11, Bush Republican incompetence has allowed America’s borders and ports to remain dangerously unsecured, and a modern “Do Nothing Congress” seems unable to tackle these critically important issues. Today, Democratic Senators Charles Schumer, Hillary Rodham Clinton, Ken Salazar, and Bob Menendez joined to demand the Republican Congress finally take action to…

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REID: RECORD DEFICITS ARE NOTHING TO CELEBRATE

Washington, DC–With President Bush today celebrating new economic numbers that show his Administration has created a $296 billion deficit, larger than any deficit in American history before the Bush Administration, Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid issued the following statement. A fact check on today’s economic news is attached below. “Only Washington Republicans would think a $300…

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DEMOCRATS DEMAND REAL SECURITY AT PORTS AND BORDERS

Washington, DC–Five years after 9/11, Bush Republican incompetence has allowed America’s borders and ports to remain dangerously unsecured, and a modern “Do Nothing Congress” seems unable to tackle these critically important issues. Today, Democratic Senators Charles Schumer, Hillary Rodham Clinton, Ken Salazar, and Bob Menendez joined to demand the Republican Congress finally take action to…

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DEMOCRATS DEMAND SENATE FINALLY WORK FOR THE AMERICAN PEOPLE

Senate Democratic Leaders lay out five critical areas that should be addressed before the August Recess Washington, DC–With a modern Do Nothing Republican Congress rivaling its legendary predecessor for failing to act on the major issues that face the American people, the Senate Democratic Leadership today joined Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid at his weekly stakeout…

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REID STATEMENT ON DEFENSE DEPARTMENT GENEVA CONVENTION DIRECTIVE

Washington, DC–Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid today released the following statement on the announcement by the Department of Defense that it will now apply the Geneva Conventions to all prisoners in military custody. “In the wake of the terror attacks of September 11, 2001, Bush Administration political appointees overruled the advice and judgment of professional…

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The G-8 Summit: A Time to Change Course

Tomorrow, President Bush will depart for Europe on a trip which will culminate in his participation in the Group of Eight (G-8) Summit.  From July 15-17, leaders from the U.S., United Kingdom, Canada, Japan, Russia, France, Italy, Germany and the European Union will gather in St. Petersburg, Russia to discuss a broad range of security…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Tuesday, July 11, 2006

H.R.5441, the Homeland Security Appropriations Bill

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