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REID CALLS FOR ACCOUNTABILITY IN IRAQ

Washington, DC — Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid today delivered the following statement at a Democratic Policy Committee hearing in Chicago, Illinois, investigating the Bush Administration’s conduct of the war in Iraq. The hearing featured testimony by three Iraq veterans and a former National Security Advisor to the Iraqi Ministry of Interior, who cited the…

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DEMÓCRATAS CONTINUAN LUCHANDO POR LAS FAMILIAS LATINAS

Congreso republicano que no hace nada cierra sesión sin atender temas más cruciales para los hispanos

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REID: PRESIDENT BUSH IS IN A STATE OF DENIAL

The President’s failed policies have made America less safe Washington, DC — Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid issued the following statement on President Bush’s press conference today. “President Bush and his Republican Congress are in a state of denial about their own failed policies. The President’s policy in Iraq sent that country into civil war…

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REID: NORTH KOREA’S ACTIONS MUST BE CONDEMNED

It is time for the Bush Administration to finally change course from a failed North Korea policy Washington, DC — Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid today released the following statement on reports that North Korea has conducted its first nuclear test. “The reckless and counterproductive actions taken by North Korea must be condemned. The Bush…

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REID: THE BUSH ADMINISTRATION TOOK ITS EYE OFF THE BALL IN AFGHANISTAN

Five year anniversary is sobering reminder of need to refocus on war on terror Washington, DC — Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid issued the following statement to mark the fifth anniversary of the beginning of the military campaign against the Taliban and al Qaeda in Afghanistan on October 7, 2001. “Five years ago, America struck…

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REID: BUSH REPUBLICAN ECONOMIC POLICIES FAIL THE MIDDLE CLASS

Washington, DC — Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid today released the following statement on new economic numbers that show the continuing failure of Bush economic policies. “While some investors may be reaping the rewards of record high stock market, today’s jobs numbers show workers are still hurting in the Bush economy. It’s because the President…

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REID: THE REPUBLICAN LEADERSHIP OWES AMERICA ANSWERS ON THE FOLEY SCANDAL

Washington, DC — Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid today released the following statement on the continuing and unfolding Foley scandal in the House Republican leadership. “This Republican Congress has now completely failed the American people. We knew they wouldn’t stand up to big drug companies. We knew they wouldn’t repeal the tax breaks they gave…

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REID: A FIRST START FOR AMERICA’S ECONOMIC FUTURE IS FISCAL RESPONSIBILITY

Washington, DC — Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid released the following statement on remarks today by Federal Reserve Chairman Benjamin Bernanke. “Chairman Bernanke is right that our nation faces serious long-term fiscal challenges as a result of the looming retirement of the baby boomer generation. However, he fails to mention that the fiscal irresponsibility of…

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REID: DEMOCRATS WILL PROTECT AMERICA’S WORKERS

Washington, DC — Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid released the following statement after the National Labor Relations Board handed down a 3-2 party-line decision that will severely limit the legal rights of millions of workers. The ruling will reclassify shift workers as supervisors thereby eliminating the ability of millions to join a union so they…

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SENATORS CRITICIZE BUSH ADMINISTRATION’S FAILURE TO MONITOR COMMUNICATIONS OF DEADLY TERRORISTS IN U.S. CUSTODY

Washington, DC — In a letter to President Bush, Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) and Senator Barack Obama (D-IL) today said that the Administration’s failure to monitor the communications of deadly terrorists already in U.S. captivity calls into question the ability of this Administration to conduct the intelligence operations required to effectively fight terrorism.…

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