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Day September 13, 2007

Americans and Iraqis Agree: Time for a Change of Course in Iraq

As the President prepares to address the nation to announce once again that he will continue his failed policy in Iraq, he should listen to the voices of the American people who are calling for a change of course in Iraq, not more of the same. He should also listen to the Iraqi people who…

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Senator Jack Reed Responds To President Bush’s Address On Iraq

Washington, DC—Senator Jack Reed tonight delivered the Democratic response to the President Bush’s address to the nation on Iraq.  Text of Reed’s speech follows: MR: REED: Good evening. I’m Senator Jack Reed from Rhode Island, and I was privileged to serve in the United States Army for 12 years. I opposed the war in Iraq…

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Reid: After Almost Five Years, Latest Bush Proposal Represents The Same Failed Stay The Course Strategy

WASHINGTON D.C. – Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid released the following statement following the President’s address to the nation:  “Tonight President Bush announced his plan to keep at least 130,000 troops in Iraq indefinitely, demonstrating that he is trying to run out the clock on his failed strategy and leave the hard decisions to the next president. “For…

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Senator Jack Reed Responds To President Bush’s Address On Iraq (Excerpts)

Washington, DC—Senator Jack Reed tonight will deliver the Democratic response to the President Bush’s address to the nation on Iraq.  Excerpts of his speech follow: “…Tonight, a nation eager for change in Iraq heard the President speak about his plans for the future. But once again, the President failed to provide either a plan to…

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Senate Democrats Address America’s Transportation Infrastructure and Safety Concerns

On September 12, 2007, the Senate passed H.R.3074, the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill, by an overwhelming, bipartisan vote of 88 to 7.  The transportation title of H.R.3074 appropriates $65.7 billion for the Department of Transportation (DOT) to address our nation’s aging transportation infrastructure, improve the safety of our transportation…

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