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Day February 1, 2008

Reid: Big Oil Rakes In Record Profits As Americans Pay Record Prices At The Pump

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today in response to the release of annual profits from ExxonMobil, BP, Shell, ChevronTexaco and ConocoPhillips: “While middle-class Americans’ wages decrease and their costs increase on everything from filling up their cars to heating their homes, today we learn that Big Oil raked in record…

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Reid Statement To Commemorate Black History Month

Washington, DC — Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today to mark the beginning of Black History Month: “This month, as every February, we mark the many contributions African Americans have made and continue to make to our country.  We remember how African Americans battled and gave their lives to ensure this…

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Reid: Job Report Underscores Urgency Of Strengthening Economy, Creating Jobs

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today in response to a Department of Labor report that U.S. employers cut 17,000 non-farm jobs in January – the first time in nearly four-and-a-half years that payrolls shrank – with continuing losses in the construction and manufacturing sectors: “Today’s report that 17,000 jobs disappeared…

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