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Day February 2, 2007

Reid: The World Needs Urgent Action On Global Warming

Washington, DC — Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid released the following statement on a new report from the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change that makes clear the urgent need for action to combat global warming. “Today, the world’s best and brightest scientists made clear that the debate on global warming is over. The…

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Reid: Congress Will Give President Bush’s Iraq Funding Request The Highest Scrutiny

Washington, DC — Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid today released the following statement on news that President Bush will ask Congress for $245 Billion in supplemental appropriations to fund the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. “America’s troops have performed heroically in carrying out an Iraq policy that has not been equal to their sacrifice. When…

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Reid: Senate Republicans Oppose Accountability On Iraq

Washington, DC — Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid today released the following statement on Republican efforts to filibuster a vote on President Bush’s plan to escalate the war in Iraq. “The Republican Leadership has announced it will filibuster a bipartisan resolution rejecting the President’s escalation plan. They have already rejected three compromises that would permit…

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Pelosi And Reid Urge Bush To Prioritize Spending For Schip

Washington, D.C. – House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid wrote to President Bush today asking that he submit a spending proposal separate from his upcoming emergency supplemental appropriations request to cover shortfalls in funding for the State Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP). Below is the text of the letter: February 2,…

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Reid: Nie A Sobering Look At The Reality In Iraq

Washington, DC — Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid issued the following statement on today’s release of the unclassified summary of the National Intelligence Estimate on Iraq. “Today’s unclassified summary of the Iraq NIE paints a sobering picture, and gives the American people another glimpse of reality about the situation in Iraq that has never accompanied…

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