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Day July 11, 2008

Medicare Advantage Reforms in H.R. 6331: Setting the Record Straight

Earlier this week, Senator Kennedy returned to the Senate to cast the decisive vote in favor of H.R.6331, theMedicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act, legislation to prevent the pending 10.6 percent cut in payments to physicians who care for the 44 million American seniors in the Medicare program and the estimated 8.9 million beneficiaries…

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Reid: Republicans Standing In The Way Of Democrats’ Efforts To Address Housing, Energy, Global Aids Crises

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today on the floor of the U.S. Senate regarding Republicans’ stalling tactics.  Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery: “I would like to start by letting my colleagues and all the hard-working Senate staff know what brought us to the votes we will be…

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Senate Democratic Leaders’ Statement On Fannie Mae And Freddie Mac

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, Assistant Senate Majority Leader Dick Durbin, Democratic Conference Vice Chairman Charles Schumer and Democratic Conference Secretary Patty Murray made the following statement today: “Senate Democrats have confidence in Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and we recognize they are critical to America’s homeowners.  We stand ready to work with the…

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Medicare Advantage Reforms in H.R. 6331: Setting the Record Straight

Earlier this week, Senator Kennedy returned to the Senate to cast the decisive vote in favor of H.R.6331, theMedicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act, legislation to prevent the pending 10.6 percent cut in payments to physicians who care for the 44 million American seniors in the Medicare program and the estimated 8.9 million beneficiaries…

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Medicare Advantage Reforms in H.R. 6331: Setting the Record Straight

Earlier this week, Senator Kennedy returned to the Senate to cast the decisive vote in favor of H.R.6331, theMedicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act, legislation to prevent the pending 10.6 percent cut in payments to physicians who care for the 44 million American seniors in the Medicare program and the estimated 8.9 million beneficiaries…

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Reid: To Increase Oil Production, Administration Should Pressure Industry To Begin Drilling On Land It Already Leases

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today in response to President Bush’s remarks today calling for increased domestic oil drilling: “Senate Democrats agree that increased domestic production is part of the solution to record oil and gas prices, but President Bush conveniently failed to mention that the oil industry is already…

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Reid Statement On Senate Passage Of Housing Bill

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today after the U.S. Senate passed a housing bill that reforms regulation of the Government Sponsored Enterprises, modernizes the FHA, helps families avoid foreclosure and establishes an affordable housing trust fund to help low-income families: “After months of Republican delay, Senate Democrats led passage of…

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