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Month March 2008

In Letter To McConnell, Reid Seeks Cooperation From GOP In Dealing With Housing Crisis

Washington D.C. – Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid sent a letter to Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell today to ask for his cooperation in addressing the housing crisis.  Late last month, Senate Republicans blocked consideration of the Foreclosure Prevention Act which would keep families facing foreclosure in their homes, help other families avoid foreclosures in…

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Reid: Bush Leaving U.S. Without Plan For Success In Iraq

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today in response to President Bush’s speech on Iraq: “In today’s speech President Bush once again failed to give the American people a clear indication that we are any closer to an overall plan for success in Iraq than we were in any of the…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Thursday, March 27, 2008

Pro Forma Session

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Reid Statement On 4,000th Military Death In Iraq

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today on the 4,000th military death in the war in Iraq: “Today, as a grateful and grieving nation, we mourn the 4,000 servicemembers who have died in this war and honor their families who have sacrificed so much in service to this nation.  The 4,000th…

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Declaraciones de Reid sobre la muerte militar número 4,000 en Irak

Washington, DC—El Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid hizo las siguientes declaraciones hoy sobre la muerte militar número 4,000 de la guerra en Irak: “En el día de hoy, como una nación agradecida y sufriendo por sus pérdidas, lloramos a los 4,000 miembros de las fuerzas armadas que han muerto en esta guerra…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Monday, March 24, 2008

Pro Forma Session

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Menendez: Going Into Sixth Year Of Iraq War, America Can Ill Afford The Heavy Toll On Our Troops And Our Economy

Washington, DC—Senator Robert Menendez of New Jersey delivers this week’s Democratic Radio Address as the war in Iraq enters its sixth year.  Menendez calls on the President to change course in Iraq and give Americans an honest assessment of how this war hurts our military’s readiness – leaving us unprepared for the next crisis –…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Friday, March 21, 2008

Pro Forma Session

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Reid: Five Years Later, President Bush Offers More Of The Same Failed Ideas On Iraq

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today in response to President Bush’s remarks this morning going into the sixth year of the war in Iraq: “Even as we begin the sixth year of this war, all the President seems able to offer Americans is more of the same perpetual disregard for…

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On Fifth Anniversary Of The Iraq War, Schumer & Maloney Call On President Bush To Account For Past, Present And Future Economic And Budget Costs

Joint Economic Committee Leadership Urges the President to Send Administration Official to Testify at Upcoming Hearing President’s Belittling of Economic Experts’ Estimates of War Costs Should Increase Burden of Administration to Fully Disclose Tremendous War Costs Washington, D.C. – Today, the fifth anniversary of the start of the war in Iraq, Senator Charles E. Schumer…

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