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Month October 2006

REID PRAISES COMMUNITIES UNITED FOR NATIONAL DAY OF ACTION TO BENEFIT MIDDLE CLASS

Calls for new direction from failed economic policies Washington, DC–Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid today praised Communities United on their National Day of Action to benefit the middle class. Five years of failed economic policies have left hard-working men and women squeezed between rising prices and stagnant wages. While some have looked the other way,…

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REID: WE NEED A NEW DIRECTION ON NORTH KOREA

Washington, DC–Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid issued the following statement on President Bush’s North Korean policy: “Given that President Bush’s flawed policies have allowed North Korea’s nuclear weapons’ capabilities to grow dramatically, it is easy to understand why the Administration is trying to trumpet today’s announcement as a big victory. It may ultimately be a…

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REID, BAUCUS QUESTION SOCIAL SECURITY NOMINEE

Senators ask Astrue’s views on privatization, intentions to promote President’s plan Washington, DC – Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid and Senate Finance Committee Ranking Member Max Baucus today questioned the White House nominee to head the Social Security Administration about his views on privatizing Social Security. In a letter to Michael J. Astrue, the Democratic…

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REID: AMERICANS REJECT BUSH’S FAILED POLICIES ON IRAQ

Washington, DC–Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid today spoke out against the President’s failed leadership on Iraq. “The President’s stump speech gets more and more desperate by the day. It’s clear that he has his back up against the wall with the upcoming election, and for good reason. The American people are rejecting his failed policies…

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REID: ANOTHER DAY AND STILL NO PLAN, NO END

Washington, DC–Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid issued the following statement on President Bush’s failure today to provide a plan for victory in Iraq: “On a day when the United States reached a grim milestone in Iraq, President Bush resorted to the same tired old partisan attacks in a desperate attempt to hold onto power and…

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LEY DEL MURO ES FRACASO PARA SEGURIDAD FRONTERIZA, REFORMA MIGRATORIA

Legislación de Lema Publicitario no Substituye Reforma Integral de Inmigración

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REID: THE BUSH ADMINISTRATION IS IN DISARRAY ON IRAQ

Washington, DC–Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid issued the following statement on comments today on the war in Iraq by President Bush. “The Bush Administration’s Iraq policy, like Iraq itself, is in complete disarray. One day, the Administration calls for a timetable, the next day Iraqi Prime Minister Maliki objects to it. One day, our senior…

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REID: PRESIDENT BUSH ADMITS HIS IRAQ POLICY HAS FAILED

Washington, DC — Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid today issued the following statement on reports that the Bush Administration is drafting a timetable for the Iraqi government to address sectarian divisions and to assume a larger role in securing the country. “The apparent decision by the Bush Administration to draft a timetable for the Iraqis…

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UNITED HOUSE AND SENATE DEMOCRATIC LEADERS CALL ON THE PRESIDENT TO URGENTLY CHANGE COURSE IN IRAQ

Escalating sectarian violence and rising death tolls require a new direction in U.S. policy Washington, DC – With nearly 200 Americans troops killed in the last ninety days, including 70 troops killed in the first two weeks of October, House and Senate Democratic leaders wrote to President Bush to call for a change of course…

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REID GOES BEYOND ETHICS REQUIREMENTS, DISARMS GOP SMEAR CAMPAIGN

Washington, DC– Senator Harry Reid of Nevada today issued the following statement: “Last month, Republicans openly boasted that they would engage in a campaign of personal attacks and smears to hold onto power in Washington. In recent days, we witnessed their latest attempt to do just that. “Republicans may believe in cover-ups. I believe in…

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