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Day September 12, 2008

Middle-Class Life Under Bush: Less Affordable and Less Secure

For millions of hard-working, middle-class families, life under the Bush presidency has grown less affordable and less secure.  President Bush’s record of fiscal incompetence and mismanagement and Republicans’ close ties with special interests have helped lead to lower wages and skyrocketing costs for basic necessities like gas, health care, and college tuition.  Unfortunately, instead of…

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Middle-Class Life Under Bush: Less Affordable and Less Secure

For millions of hard-working, middle-class families, life under the Bush presidency has grown less affordable and less secure.  President Bush’s record of fiscal incompetence and mismanagement and Republicans’ close ties with special interests have helped lead to lower wages and skyrocketing costs for basic necessities like gas, health care, and college tuition.  Unfortunately, instead of…

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Reid: America Needs Decisive Leadership To Reverse Damage Of Bush-McCain Foreign Policy

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today on the floor of the U.S. Senate.  Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery: “We are currently debating the Defense Authorization bill, which ensures America’s national military capabilities are strong and focused on the major threats to our great nation. “We live in…

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Middle-Class Life Under Bush: Less Affordable and Less Secure

For millions of hard-working, middle-class families, life under the Bush presidency has grown less affordable and less secure.  President Bush’s record of fiscal incompetence and mismanagement and Republicans’ close ties with special interests have helped lead to lower wages and skyrocketing costs for basic necessities like gas, health care, and college tuition.  Unfortunately, instead of…

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Reid: We Must View Energy Challenges As An Opportunity To Create Jobs, Strengthen National Security, Protect Environment

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today to open the bipartisan Senate Energy Summit: “There are many who deserve credit and thanks for organizing this summit.  Leader McConnell; Senators Bingaman and Domenici; the many leaders from government, academics, and industry.  And especially, Senator Conrad – a lead organizer of the bipartisan…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Friday, September 12, 2008

The Senate will consider S.3001, the Defense Authorization bill. Today Senator Reid filed cloture on S.3001. The Senate stands adjourned until 3:00pm Monday.

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