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Month October 2008

Senate Floor Schedule For Thursday, October 30, 2008

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Reid, Pelosi Call On Paulson To Strengthen Golden Parachute Restrictions On Financial Institutions Receiving Taxpayer Funds

Washington, D.C.— Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Speaker Nancy Pelosi today sent a letter to Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson expressing concerns about the level of compensation that top executives will continue to receive at financial institutions benefiting from taxpayer assistance under the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act.  Senator Reid and Speaker Pelosi called on the…

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Oficina del Lider de la Mayoria en el Senado le da la Bienvenida al Nuevo Equipo para Medios en Español

Washington, DC – La Oficina del Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid recientemente dio su bienvenida a dos nuevos integrantes quienes trabajarán con los medios en español.  José Dante Parra, director de comunicaciones para los medios en español, será el nuevo portavoz de Reid. Parra trabajó en la Cámara de Representantes como director…

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The Bush Republican Oversight Failure in Iraq

Deregulation, Mismanagement, and Incompetence Have Squandered Billions in Taxpayer Dollars and Hurt our Mission in Iraq The Bush Republican legacy of waste, fraud and abuse in Iraq contracting is without precedent.  In testimony before the Senate in March, Judge Radhi Hamza al-Radhi, head of Iraq’s Commission of Public Integrity (CPI), exposed the devastating extent of…

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Reid Statement On Conviction Of Senator Ted Stevens

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today in response to the conviction of Senator Ted Stevens: “This verdict is a personal tragedy for our colleague Ted Stevens, but it is an important reminder that no man is above the law.  Senator Stevens must now respect the outcome of the judicial process…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Monday, October 27, 2008

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Senate Floor Schedule For Thursday, October 23, 2008

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Reid: Meeting With International Leaders A ‘Positive, Constructive Step’

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today after the White House announced that it would hold the first in a series of summits with world leaders to discuss the global economic crisis next month. Senator Reid and Speaker Pelosi earlier this month sent a letter to President Bush calling on him…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Monday, October 20, 2008

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Reid Statement In Response To Testimony By Chairman Bernanke On Second Economic Recovery Package

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today regarding testimony by Chairman of the Federal Reserve, Ben Bernanke, in support of a second economic recovery  package: "I am pleased that Chairman Bernanke agrees with congressional Democrats about the value of an economic recovery package to help create jobs and increase economic growth.…

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