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Day May 25, 2007

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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War Veteran Delivers Memorial Day Message In Democratic Radio Address

In this week’s Democratic Radio Address, Afghanistan war veteran Elliot Anderson gives his opinion on the best ways to honor our troops this Memorial Day. The text of the radio address, as delivered, is below: “Good morning. This is Elliot Anderson. I spent four years on active duty with the Marine Corps, including a seven…

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Reid: Informe de inteligencia provee más evidencia de que la administración ignoró advertencias de antes de la guerra en Irak

WASHINGTON, D.C.–El Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid hizo las siguientes declaraciones hoy en respuesta a la publicación de una de las últimas secciones del informe de inteligencia de antes de la guerra del Comité Selecto del Senado:

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Reid Statement On Memorial Day

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid released the following statement in honor of Memorial Day, Monday, May 28: “All Americans pause today to honor the airmen, soldiers, sailors and Marines who have served and sacrificed for our country. As our hopeful nation looks forward to the return of our loved ones from the battlefield and…

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War Veteran Delivers Memorial Day Message In Democratic Radio Address

Washington, DC—In this week’s Democratic Radio Address, Afghanistan war veteran Elliot Anderson gives his opinion on the best ways to honor our troops this Memorial Day.  The text of the radio address, as delivered, is below: “Good morning.  This is Elliot Anderson.  I spent four years on active duty with the Marine Corps, including a…

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Senate Democrats’ New Direction: Fulfilling Our Commitment to Veterans

The Democratic Policy Committee (DPC) has released a fact sheet entitled: “Senate Democrats’ New Direction: Fulfilling Our Commitment to Veterans“. This report has been released in conjunction with the Democratic Steering and Outreach Committee’s video, entitled “Keeping The Promise: Senate Democrats Honor Our Commitment to America’s Veterans“. At a time when growing demands are being…

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The Iraq Accountability Project: A Wrap-Up of This Week’s Senate Oversight on Iraq

This week Senate Democrats continued to conduct oversight of the President’s conduct of the war. Senate Democrats are united in their determination to hold the President accountable for his failed strategy in Iraq and guarantee American veterans have the support they deserve. Wednesday, May 23rd Senate Committee on Veterans Affairs “Hearing on Pending Health Care…

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Democrats Pass Budget That Restores Fiscal Discipline, Invests in Middle-Class Priorities

Democrats said we could do better than Republican-led Congresses that ran up trillions in debt, and that last year not only failed to approve a budget but left Washington without completing nine of eleven appropriations bills.  Now, we’ve proven it.  As Majority Leader Reid said: “Last year, Democrats promised that if given a chance to…

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