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Month January 2008

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Thursday, January 31, 2008

H.R.4253, Small Business Veterans/Military Reservists Reauthorization (Concur in House amendment to the Senate amendment)

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Reid: Senate Will Help Former NFL Players Receive Disability Benefits They Deserve

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today on the floor of the U.S. Senate: “This Sunday, families will gather in living rooms across our country to watch Super Bowl XLII in Glendale, Arizona.  Whether the game is a nail-biter or a blowout, we will long remember the heroics: a goal-line stand,…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Thursday, January 31, 2008

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Senate Floor Wrap Up For Wednesday, January 30, 2008

S.Res.438, a resolution authorizing the printing with illustrations of a document entitled, “Committee on Appropriations, U.S. Senate, 1867-2008″

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National Security Facts

In July, the U.S. intelligence community determined that Al-Qaeda represents the main terrorist threat to the United States.  Yet instead of focusing on the threat posed by Osama Bin Laden and Al-Qaeda in Afghanistan and Pakistan, the President has focused on policing an Iraqi civil war started on false pretenses. The result has been a…

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Demócratas del Senado discuten logros, metas para comunidad latina

Washington, DC—El Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid se unió a los Senadores Ken Salazar (D-CO) y Robert Menéndez (D-NJ) hoy para discutir los logros de los demócratas del Senado en cuanto a asuntos de importancia para la comunidad latina.  El año pasado, los republicanos del Senado rompieron el record de bloqueos, o…

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Democratic Senators Call On President To Provide A Budget That Strengthens Economy, Addresses America’s Priorities

Washington, DC—Previewing the release of President Bush’s Fiscal Year 2009 Budget next week,DemocraticSenators Patty Murray, Sherrod Brown and Bob Casey today discussed the need to provide a fiscally responsible budget that will help Americans struggling in this uncertain economy and address America’s needs.  “As we have all come to understand over the past seven years…

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Senate Democrats Discuss Accomplishments, Goals For Latino Community

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid joined Senators Ken Salazar (D-CO) and Robert Menéndez (D-NJ) today to discuss Senate Democrats’ accomplishments on issues of importance for the Latino community. Last year Senate Republicans broke the record of filibusters with 62 attempts to block legislation in just one year. Yet despite this record obstructionism, Democrats have…

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Reid: Troubling Afghanistan Report Reiterates Urgent Need To Refocus Counterterrorism Resources

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today in response to a report sponsored by the nonpartisan Center for the Study of the Presidency, concluding that Afghanistan could fail as a state as violence there grows while international support declines: “Today’s warning that Afghanistan may fall into a failed state as Al…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Wednesday, January 30, 2008

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