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Day February 15, 2008

Senate Democrats Discuss Efforts To Protect Wounded Warriors And Veterans

Washington, DC—Democratic Members of the Senate Armed Services Committee Carl Levin, Daniel Akaka, and Evan Bayh held a press conference call today to discuss efforts to address shortfalls in the care of injured troops and veterans.  Nearly one year ago, the nation learned of the deplorable treatment of injured troops at Walter Reed Army Medical…

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Reid Statement On Northern Illinois University Tragedy

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement on the shooting at Northern Illinois University: “Yesterday, the Northern Illinois University community was struck by a tragic act of violence.  We can offer no solace or explanation for the heartbreak they now endure.  We can offer only our prayers and perhaps some small measure of comfort…

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Reid: President Once Again Puts Politics Of Fear Ahead Of Truth

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today in response to President Bush and Congressional Republicans’ remarks this morning on FISA: “For the President, this debate isn’t about protecting America; it’s about protecting the telecommunications industry and his own Administration. “Let us be clear: Democrats stood ready to extend this law, but…

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Bush Administration on FISA in Their Own Words

The Bush Administration is not being straight with the American people on FISA. The President said that there was no excuse for letting the current FISA law expire, but threatened to veto any extension. He said failure to pass a new FISA law would put our country in more danger of an attack, but DNI…

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Walter Reed One Year Later: Democrats Lead the Way for Change, While Lessons Are Lost on the Bush Administration

One year ago, the Washington Post published the first in a series of articles documenting cases of neglect at Walter Reed Army Medical Center.  Reports of wounded service members being denied proper treatment and enduring substandard and often deplorable living conditions at the Center’s outpatient facility raised widespread concern about the quality of care at…

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Walter Reed One Year Later: Democrats Lead the Way for Change, While Lessons Are Lost on the Bush Administration

One year ago, the Washington Post published the first in a series of articles documenting cases of neglect at Walter Reed Army Medical Center.  Reports of wounded service members being denied proper treatment and enduring substandard and often deplorable living conditions at the Center’s outpatient facility raised widespread concern about the quality of care at…

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