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Month May 2007

Reid: After Deadliest Period Of War, President Still Fails To Recognize Reality On Grounds In Iraq

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid released the following statement today in response to the White House’s announcement that it would like to see a lengthy U.S. troop presence in Iraq like the one in South Korea: “More U.S. troops died in April and May than in any other two-month period of this war. As…

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Reid: Administration Must Show Real Leadership On Global Warming

 WASHINGTON, D.C.—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid released the following statement today in response to President Bush’s call for a global greenhouse-gases emissions goal:  “The Bush Administration’s ‘head in the sand’ position on global warming has defied reason and common sense.  For six long years, it has suppressed scientists and scientific evidence, undermined international efforts to…

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Reid Responds To The White House’s Vision Of South Korea Model For Iraq

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid released the following statement today in response to the White House’s announcement that it would like to see a lengthy U.S. troop presence in Iraq like the one in South Korea:  “More U.S. troops died in April and May than in any other two-month period of this war. As we…

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Reid: Administration Must Show Real Leadership On Global Warming

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid released the following statement today in response to President Bush’s call for a global greenhouse-gases emissions goal:  The Bush Administration’s ‘head in the sand’ position on global warming has defied reason and common sense.  For six long years, it has suppressed scientists and scientific evidence, undermined international efforts to find…

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Reid: New World Bank Leadership An Opportunity To Refocus On Institution’s Important Mission

WASHINGTON, D.C.–Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid released the following statement today in response to the White House’s selection of Robert Zoellick to replace Paul Wolfowitz as president of the World Bank: “The selection of Robert Zoellick as the new president of the World Bank provides an opportunity for the Bank to return to its fundamental…

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Senate Majority Leader on Sudan Sanctions …

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid released the following statement today in response to newly announced sanctions against Sudan: I am pleased that President Bush finally ordered new U.S. economic sanctions on Sudan.  The situation in Darfur, already one of the most pressing humanitarian and security issues facing the world today, is rapidly growing worse.  Under…

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Reid: Sudan Sanctions A Step In The Right Direction

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid released the following statement today in response to newly announced sanctions against Sudan: “I am pleased that President Bush finally ordered new U.S. economic sanctions on Sudan.  The situation in Darfur, already one of the most pressing humanitarian and security issues facing the world today, is rapidly growing worse.…

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Senate Floor Wrap Up For Friday, May 25, 2007

S.398, Indian Child Abuse Prevention (with a Dorgan technical amendment) S.1532, Tornado Tax Relief

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Reid: Democrats Will Fight Every Day To Keep Promises At Home, Change Course In Iraq

WASHINGTON, D.C.–Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada made the following remarks today on the floor of the U.S. Senate, reflecting on Democrats’ achievements in the first five months of this Congress and vowing to continue the fight to change course in Iraq. Senator Reid’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, are below: Democrats earned the…

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Report Comes Out On “Prewar Intelligence Assessments on Postwar Iraq”

The Chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, Senator John D. (Jay) Rockefeller IV, today unveiled one of the final remaining sections of Phase II: Prewar Intelligence Assessments About Postwar Iraq. The report is available on the Committee’s website and is accompanied by two recently declassified Intelligence Community assessments from January 2003. The report…

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