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Month October 2008

Senate Floor Schedule For Thursday, October 16, 2008

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Reid: Now Is The Time To Deliver Help To Working Families

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today at a press conference unveiling his proposals to aid struggling families and strengthen the economy.  Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery: “In recent weeks, Washington responded to the financial crisis by quickly developing a bipartisan plan to restore stability to the financial…

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Majority Leader Reid’s Economic Recovery Proposals For America’s Middle Class

Today, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid offered a series of proposals to get Main Street back on its feet. Americans all across the country are watching the value of their homes plummet, their wages stagnate and their cost of living continue to rise, Senator Reid’s proposals address these and other issues. Below are some of…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Tuesday, October 14, 2008

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Reid: We Must Reinvigorate Our Economy And Strengthen Families

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today in response to President Bush’s plan to help stabilize the U.S. economy: “After weeks of turmoil in the financial markets, I am pleased that the Administration is now acting more aggressively to address this crisis. “Less than two weeks ago, after working rapidly and…

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The Credit Crisis: The Bush Administration’s Record of Denial and Regulatory Neglect

For more than a decade, President Bush and/or Congressional Republicans have controlled Washington. During these Bush-McCain Republican years, Americans have seen their dreams of homeownership and a secure retirement gambled away by reckless economic policies that put Wall Street and special interests ahead of middle class families.  Not only did the Bush Administration ignore the…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Friday, October 10, 2008

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Reid, Pelosi Urge Bush To Call Emergency Meeting Of G-8 To Address Continued Instability In World Financial Markets

Washington, D.C.— Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Speaker Nancy Pelosi today sent the following letter to President George W. Bush urging him to call an emergency meeting of the G-8 heads of state to address the continued instability in world financial markets and the freeze in global credit. Below  is the text of the…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Tuesday, October 07, 2008

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Senate Floor Schedule For Monday, October 06, 2008

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