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Day September 11, 2007

Just Another Six Months…

In their testimony today, General Petraeus and Ambassador Crocker made a bid for more time to stay the course in Iraq. They offered hope that with another six months there could be tangible political progress, but were tight-lipped about how long a successful outcome would actually take, or in the words of Senator Hagel, how…


Declaraciones de Reid sobre el sexto aniversario de los ataques del 11 de septiembre

Washington, DC—El Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid hizo las siguientes declaraciones hoy en el pleno del Senado de los EE.UU., conmemorando el sexto aniversario de los ataques terroristas del 11 de septiembre:   “Hace seis años en este mismo día, 2,974 hombres, mujeres y niños se convirtieron en víctimas inocentes de una…


Reid Statement on Funding Cuts for Nevada’s English Language Learner Program

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Harry Reid of Nevada issued the following statement in response to federal cuts to Nevada’s English Language Learner Funds by nearly $2 million. “I was very disappointed to learn about the Department of Education’s reduction to Nevada’s funding allocation for students learning English. We need to make sure that Nevada…


Independent Reports Show the Surge Strategy Has Failed to Achieve Stated Goal of Political Reconciliation

In testimony before the House Armed Services Committee yesterday, General David Petraeus provided his view of the military surge strategy in Iraq.  Reporting reductions in sectarian and overall levels of violence, the slowly increasing capacity of Iraqi security forces, and the tribal rejection of al Qaeda in Iraq in Anbar province, General Petraeus told Congress…


Reid Statement On Sixth Anniversary Of Sept. 11 Attacks

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada made the following remarks today on the floor of the U.S. Senate, commemorating the sixth anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks: “Six years ago today, 2,974 men, women and children became innocent victims to a cowardice and hatred that we will never understand. “I remember watching…


Senate Floor Schedule For Tuesday, September 11, 2007

H.R.3074, the Transportation, HUD Appropriations bill