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Day October 3, 2008

Reid Statement On Republican Blockage Of Iran Sanctions Bill

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today after Senate Republicans blocked H.R. 7112, the Iran Sanctions, Accountability and Divestment Act of 2008: “I am disappointed that the Republicans yesterday blocked the Iran Sanctions, Accountability and Divestment Act of 2008 from moving forward in the Senate.  This important bipartisan legislation would tighten…

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Reid: Congress Sending President Bill To Stabilize Economy, Cut Taxes For Middle Class And Create Jobs

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today as Congress sent the President the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008: “This shows what we can get done when we work in a bipartisan way to address critical challenges.  We needed to stop a bad economic situation from getting worse, and that is the purpose…

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Reid: Bush-McCain Economy Costs American Jobs For Ninth Straight Month

Five-Year High in Job Loss Highlights Need for Change from Failed Bush-McCain Policies Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today in response to the Labor Department’s report that the nation shed another 159,000 jobs in September – the ninth straight month of losses and the most in more than five years: …

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Reid: Mental Health Parity Is Long-Overdue Victory For Millions Of Americans

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today after the House passed the Senate’s version of the emergency economic recovery package, which includes the Paul Wellstone and Pete Domenici Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008: “The passage of the Paul Wellstone and Pete Domenici Mental Health Parity and Addiction…

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