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Month August 2008

Senate Floor Schedule For Friday, August 29, 2008

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Clinton, In Democratic Radio Address, Discusses The Challenges Our Nation Is Facing

Washington, DC—Senator Hillary Clinton of New York delivers this week’s Democratic Radio Address.  Democrats are committed to offering solutions to the challenges Americans are facing, Clinton says, and urges voters to elect a president and senators committed to change.  The text of the radio address, as delivered, is below: “Good morning. I’m Senator Hillary Rodham…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Tuesday, August 26, 2008

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Reid Statement On Sen. Obama’s Selection Of Sen. Biden As His Vice Presidential Nominee

Las Vegas, NV—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today in response to Senator Obama’s naming of Senator Joe Biden as his running mate on the 2008 Democratic Presidential ticket: “Joe Biden has been fighting his entire career for the change that Senator Obama champions.  He is a dedicated family man who has…

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Reid Statement On Reports Of Agreement To Withdraw U.S. Combat Troops From Iraq By End Of 2011

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today in response to press reports that U.S. and Iraqi negotiators are close to agreeing to withdraw U.S. combat forces from Iraq by the end of 2011: “While the Administration has spent the last two years doing everything in its power to block a change…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Friday, August 22, 2008

Pro Forma Session Committees are permitted to report today from 10am-12pm.

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Reid Hosts National Clean Energy Summit

Gathering helps set energy course for next President and Congress Las Vegas, NV—Senate Majority LeaderHarry Reid made the following statement today as he joined the Center for American Progress Action Fund and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas in hosting The National Clean Energy Summit.  Industry leaders, scientists and policy experts united at the summit…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Tuesday, August 19, 2008

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Senate Floor Schedule For Friday, August 15, 2008

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Reid To Gates: Troops Should Not Have To Foot The Bill For War

In letter, Senate Majority Leader asks Defense Secretary Gates for inquiry into baggage fees charged to service members by airlines Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid wrote today to Defense Secretary Robert Gates, asking for assistance for military servicemembers being forced by airlines to pay baggage fees of up to $100 per piece to carry…

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