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Day November 18, 2008

Reid Presenta Liderazgo Demócrata para el 111vo Congreso

Washington, DC—El Líder de la Mayoría del SenadoHarry Reid hoy presentó el Liderazgo Demócrata del Senado para el 111vo Congreso. “Es un honor ser reelegido como Líder de la Mayoría del Senado”, dijo Reid. “Esta posición me permite dar solución a los problemas enfrentan Nevada y el país. Le doy gracias a mis colegas, los…

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Reid Announces Democratic Leadership For The 111th Congress

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid today announced the Senate Democratic Leadership for the 111th Congress.   “I am honored to be re-elected as the Senate Majority Leader,” Reid said.  “It is a privilege that allows me to provide solutions to the challenges facing Nevada and the country.  I thank my fellow Democratic Senators for…

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S. 3688, the Unemployment Compensation Extension Act of 2008

Summary On November 17, 2008, Majority Leader Reid introduced S.3688, the Unemployment Compensation Extension Act of 2008,which was placed on the Senate Legislative Calendar on November 19.   Drafted in response to the nation’s rapidly increasing unemployment rate, which has grown from 4.8 to 6.5 percent since last year, and the threatened collapse of the nation’s…

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Reid Statement On Minnesota State Race Recount

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today after the Minnesota Canvassing Board confirmed that the state’s Senate race must go to a recount: “As the Minnesota Canvassing Board rightfully recognized today, the race is too close to call and today’s canvass is just one step in a process to ensure every…

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S. 3689, the Economic Recovery Act of 2008

On November 17, 2008, Majority Leader Reid introduced S.3689, the Economic Recovery Act of 2008, which was placed on the Senate Legislative Calendar on November 19. The bill is co-sponsored by chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, Senator Byrd. Drafted in response to the nation’s deepening economic crisis, the legislation contains a package of economic…

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