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Day August 3, 2007

Demócratas del Senado resaltan logros, prioridades que benefician a comunidad latina

Washington, DC—El Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid se unió hoy a los Senadores Ken Salazar (D-CO) y Robert Menéndez (D-NJ) para resaltar cómo los logros y las prioridades legislativas de los demócratas del Senado ayudarán a mejorar las vidas de la comunidad latina en los Estados Unidos.   “Los demócratas del Senado…

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Reid: Improving Collection Of Foreign Intelligence Should Not Require Violating Civil Liberties

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following remarks on the floor of the U.S. Senate today in support of the Rockefeller-Levin bill to modernize FISA and in opposition to the Bond bill: “I appreciate the hard work that all sides have put into developing this legislation.  This is a very difficult and controversial…

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The Democratic-led, 110th Congress Delivered a Victory for the American People by Passing Ethics and Lobbying Reform

Last November, Americans sent a clear message that unethical and illegal behavior would no longer be tolerated in the halls of Congress.  Democrats answered the charge to clean-up Washington by making ethics reform their first priority in the 110th Congress.  This week, Democrats delivered on that promise by achieving final passage of S.1, the Honest…

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Reid: Senate Secures Emergency Funds For Minneapolis Bridge Tragedy

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today after the Senate secured emergency funds for Minneapolis following Wednesday’s tragic bridge collapse.   “The Senate is proud to help the people of Minnesota at this critical hour.  We are authorizing $255 million in emergency relief funding – including exempting recovery costs from beyond the…

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Reid: Senate Strengthening American Competitiveness In Global Economy

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today after the Senate passed the conference report on the America COMPETES Act, which will help the United States maintain its leading edge in science and technology by investing in research and education: "One of the best ways we can ensure America remains competitive in…

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Senate Democrats Highlight Accomplishments, Priorities That Benefit Latino Community

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid today joined Senators Ken Salazar (D-CO), and Robert Menéndez (D-NJ) to highlight how Senate Democratic achievements, and legislative priorities will help to improve the lives of the Latino community in the U.S. “Senate Democrats have heeded the American people’s call for change and we have delivered on key priorities…

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Reid Statement On Senate Action On FISA Legislation

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today in response to the Senate’s vote in favor of the Bond FISA legislation: “A few weeks ago, I made a personal commitment to the Director of National Intelligence that I would lead the Senate to passage of a bill that would help protect America…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Friday, August 03, 2007

S.1927, FISA S.2011, FISA

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