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Day June 11, 2008

Reid Statement On McCain Comment That Bringing Our Troops Home Is ‘Not Too Important’

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today in response to Senator John McCain’s comment this morning that it is “not too important” when our troops can redeploy from Iraq: “McCain’s statement today that withdrawing troops doesn’t matter is a crystal clear indicator that he just doesn’t get the grave national-security consequences…


The Costs of Bush-McCain Republican Obstruction

Senate Democrats are working to address the most pressing problems facing our nation by proposing comprehensive legislation to address the record high gas prices, housing crisis, rising unemployment and the barriers our returning veterans face in finding employment when they return home from war, but Bush-McCain Republicans continue to stand in the way. The costs…


Senate Floor Schedule For Wednesday, June 11, 2008

(10:08am) Morning Business for up to 1 hour (10 minute limitations). Majority will control the first 30 minutes and the Republicans will control the next 30 minutes. Following morning business, resume motion to proceed to S.3044, Consumer First Energy Act. The first 5 hours will be divided in 30 minutes blocks of time controlled in…