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Day June 28, 2007

Reid: Supreme Court Decision On School Desegregation Is Judicial Activism

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada made the following statement today in response to the Supreme Court’s decision on school desegregation: "The Supreme Court decision in the school desegregation cases is appalling.  Ever since Brown v. Board of Education, it has been settled law that the Constitution requires racially mixed schools.  Today’s decision…


Reid: Republicans Ignore 9/11 Families, Make America Less Secure By Blocking Implementation Of 9/11 Commission Recommendations

Washington, DC — Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today in response to Republican objections to appointing members to a conference committee on the 9/11 Commission Recommendations bill.  A statement issued by the 9/11 Families, which calls for passage of the bill appears below.  “Nearly six years after the attacks of 9/11,…


Reid: Immigration Vote A Defeat For The American People, A Victory For Status Quo

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada made the following statement today after the Senate failed to move forward on the immigration bill.  “The defeat of immigration reform is a profound disappointment.  This vote rejects tougher border security, and now our border patrol agents will continue to do their jobs shorthanded. Today’s vote does…


Reid, Pelosi Sign “Live Earth Pledge”

Pledge Calls On Individuals to Fight Climate Change at Home and Work WASHINGTON: Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi were proud to be among the first to sign the "Live Earth Pledge," created by former Vice President Al Gore.  The pledge is in conjunction with the global "Live Earth" event to…


Senator Kennedy On Immigration After Cloture Vote

Senator Edward M. Kennedy spoke on the Senate floor today after cloture vote. Here is the text of Senator’s remarks as prepared for delivery: It is now clear that we are not going to complete our work on immigration reform.  That is enormously disappointing for Congress and for the country.   But we will be…


Reid: Votación sobre inmigración es derrota para el pueblo estadounidense, victoria para situación actual

Washington, DC—El Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid hizo las siguientes declaraciones hoy luego de que el Senado fracasara en adelantar el proyecto de ley de inmigración: “La derrota de la reforma de inmigración es una decepción profunda. Esta votación rechaza la seguridad fronteriza y ahora nuestras patrullas fronterizas seguirán haciendo su trabajo…


Reid: Senate Republicans Block Effort To Strengthen Ethics Law

Washington, DC— Today, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid again tried to move ethics and lobbying reform legislation forward but for the second time this week, Senate Republicans blocked the effort. “The Senate passed the most sweeping ethics and lobbying reform legislation in a generation this January.  The House passed similar legislation in May, but Senate…


Senate Floor Schedule For Thursday, June 28, 2007

S.1639, the Comprehensive Immigration bill