Senate Democrats

November 2007
S M T W T F S
« Oct   Dec »
 123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
252627282930  

Month November 2007

Reid: President Refuses To Fund His Own war

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today in response to President Bush’s remarks this afternoon: “The President demands more money to continue his failed war policy, yet he and his enablers in Congress have rejected our proposal for an additional $50 billion provided they work with us to change course in Iraq.  He cannot have it both…

More

Senate Floor Schedule For Thursday, November 29, 2007

Pro Forma Session

More

Middle-Class Life Under Bush: Less Affordable and Less Secure

For millions of hard-working, middle-class families, life under the Bush presidency has grown less affordable and less secure.  President Bush’s record of fiscal incompetence and mismanagement and Republicans’ close ties with special interests have helped lead to both lower wages and skyrocketing costs for basic necessities like gas, health care, and college tuition.  Unfortunately, instead…

More

Senate Floor Schedule For Tuesday, November 27, 2007

Pro Forma Session

More

Reid Statement On Retirement Of U.S. Senator Trent Lott

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today following the announcement by U.S. Senator Trent Lott of his retirement from the U.S. Senate: “Senator Lott has been a true friend, consistently reaching across the aisle to serve the interests of the people of Mississippi and to help me serve the interests of…

More

Senate Floor Schedule For Friday, November 23, 2007

Pro Forma Session

More

The Bush Plan for Bridges, Roads, and Airports: Build Them Overseas, But Not at Home?

The following report highlights the Bush Administration’s misplaced priorities in calling for the American taxpayer to spend $600 million to build roads and bridges in Iraq and Afghanistan, while neglecting thousands of America’s own deficient roads and bridges. As the country approaches some of the busiest travel days of the year, the President has issued…

More

Reid: President Holding Troops’ Funding Hostage To Score Political Points

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today about Democrats’ efforts to provide our troops the funding, training and equipment they need to make America more secure: “President Bush’s refusal to be held accountable for his flawed war policy – and Congressional Republicans’ refusal to stand up to the President – puts…

More

Senate Floor Schedule For Tuesday, November 20, 2007

Pro Forma Session

More

Reid: President Must Reassess Strategy To Keep America Safe

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today following the announcement of the resignation of Frances Townsend, Assistant to the President for Counterterrorism and Homeland Security. “Appointing a new Homeland Security Advisor provides President Bush an important window to reassess his strategy on the war on terror and homeland security.  The President’s…

More