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Month August 2006

REID: BUSH REPUBLICAN POLICIES HAVE MADE AMERICA LESS SAFE

Washington, DC — Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid issued the following statement on President Bush’s speech to the American Legion today. “No matter how many speeches the President gives, the truth is that his failed policies have taken the country in a dangerous direction. The American people know that five years after September 11th, we…

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REID DEDICATES VETERANS MEMORIAL SIGNS

Searchlight, NV- Today U.S. Senator Harry Reid of Nevada joined community leaders in dedicating a series of Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) commemorative signs honoring veterans. “I am pleased to dedicate these signs in honor of our veterans,” said Reid. “Nevada has a rich military history and is home to the third largest veteran population…

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REID: A YEAR AFTER KATRINA, THE GULF COAST STILL NEEDS HOPE AND RECOVERY

Washington, DC — Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid today released the following statement to mark the first anniversary of Hurricane Katrina’s landfall. “It has been one year since Hurricane Katrina destroyed much of the Gulf Coast and ripped away the illusion that our government was prepared to respond to a national emergency. In that year,…

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REID: RUMSFELD DOESN’T GET IT

Washington, DC — Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid released the following statement on comments today by Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld. “Secretary Rumsfeld’s reckless comments show why America is not as safe as it can or should be five years after 9/11. The Bush White House is more interested in lashing out at its political…

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REID: THE MIDDLE CLASS DESERVES A NEW DIRECTION

Washington, DC — Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid released the following statement today on new data released by the Census Bureau that shows real earnings for average Americans decreasing and the number of Americans living without health insurance increasing. With costs rising and the Republican Congress doing nothing to help a middle class that is…

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REID AND LANDRIEU TOUR ST. BERNARD PARISH ONE YEAR AFTER KATRINA AND RITA

Kickoff Louisiana Senator’s “Hope and Recovery Tour” with review of reconstruction progress Washington, DC — Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid today joined Louisiana’s senior Senator Mary Landrieu to kick off her “Hope and Recovery Tour” with a visit to St. Bernard Parish for a first-hand view of the recovery effort nearly one year after Hurricanes…

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DEMOCRATIC LEADERSHIP RELEASES REPORT ON FAILED REPUBLICAN RESPONSE TO HURRICANE KATRINA

One Year after the Storm, Needs of Survivors Remain Unmet Washington, D.C. — Today, Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released “Broken Promises: The Republican Response to Katrina,” a new report detailing the failed response in the almost one year since Hurricanes Katrina and Rita struck the Gulf Coast. One…

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REID STATEMENT ON THE 10th ANNIVERSARY OF WELFARE REFORM

Washington, DC — Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid today issued the following statement to mark the 10th anniversary of welfare reform. A fact sheet on important steps that Democrats are pushing to ensure hard-working Americans are not left behind in poverty is below. “On the tenth anniversary of welfare reform, we must do more than…

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REID: AMERICA’S SECURITY DEMANDS A NEW DIRECTION IN IRAQ

Searchlight, NV — Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid today issued the following statement on President Bush’s continuing refusal to change course in the War in Iraq. A fact sheet on the President’s press conference today is included below. “President Bush is wrong to say that success in Iraq is a question of resolve. Instead, it…

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REID: PRESIDENT BUSH’S ECONOMIC POLICIES HAVE MADE AMERICANS LESS SECURE

Washington, D.C. – Today, while meeting with his economic advisors at Camp David, President Bush continued his PR campaign to convince Americans that the economy is in good shape. From rising gas prices and health care costs, to the ballooning budget deficit and tax giveaways for multi-millionaires, the President’s economic policies have put the special…

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