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Day July 26, 2008

Reid: Republicans Must Not Run Away From Another Opportunity To Help Americans Suffering From High Energy Costs

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today on the floor of the U.S. Senate: HOUSING  “For most Americans, yesterday was an ordinary Summer Friday.  But for 8,500 families, it was a terrible day.  Those 8,500 families received foreclosure notices.  They joined the 8,500 who received their notice the day before and…

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Reid: Republicans Reject Help For Millions Who Cannot Afford To Heat Their Homes In Winter Or Cool Them In Summer

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today after Senate Republicans blocked a bill to double the resources available for LIHEAP to help low-income families, senior citizens and those with disabilities who are struggling and suffering to pay their ever-rising energy bills:  “As Senator Sanders has explained to all of us time…

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Democrats are Committed to Safeguarding the American Dream of Homeownership

Years of abuse by the mortgage lending industry and under-regulation by the Bush Administration have resulted in a serious housing crisis that is crippling the American economy and undermining the American people’s sense of security. It is estimated lenders file thousands of new foreclosures per day,[1] and that over the next two years, more than…

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Reid: Democrats Lead Passage Of Most Sweeping Housing Legislation In Decades

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today after the Senate passed the housing reform bill: “After months of Republican stalling, we have finally passed the most sweeping housing legislation in decades.  It addresses the root of the broader economic crisis – record-high foreclosures – by helping Americans keep their homes and…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Saturday, July 26, 2008

Proceed to the consideration of the House Message with respect to H.R.3221, Housing Reform. 11:00am roll call vote on the motion to concur with respect to the Housing Reform bill. Upon disposition of Housing Reform, immediately proceed to cloture vote on the motion to proceed to S.3186, LIHEAP. The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00am tomorrow.

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