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Month November 2008

Reid: Treasury Must Use Tools It Has At Its Disposal To Save Auto Industry

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:   “Today it was reported that China has surpassed Japan as the top holder of United States debt.  One out of every 10 dollars of American debt now belongs to…

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Reid Pide a la Administración que use su Autoridad para Salvar la Industria Automotriz

Washington, DC— El Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid hoy hizo las siguientes declaraciones: “Como lo hemos venido diciendo, el Departamento del Tesoro ya tiene la autoridad y los recursos para proteger a miles de estadounidenses quienes trabajan en la industria automotriz de nuestro país, la cual está luchando por mantenerse a flote.…

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Reid: El Departamento del Tesoro Debe Usar Herramientas a su Disposición para Salvar la Industria Automotriz

Washington, DC—El Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid hizo las siguientes declaraciones hoy en el recinto del Senado sobre la industria automotriz y la situación económica. Se estima que cerca de 400.000 latinos y sus familias dependen de la industria automotriz. A continuación el discurso del Sen. Reid: “Hoy se informó que la…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Morning Business with senators permitted to speak for up to 10 minutes each. Senate Reid moved to proceed to cal. #1123, H.R.6867, Unemployment Insurance Extension. Under Rule 22, the vote would occur Friday. However, negotiations are ongoing to vote in relation to the bill tomorrow, Thursday, November 20.

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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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Senate Floor Wrap Up For Monday, November 17, 2008

H.R.5714, U.S. Army Commemorative Coin Act House Message to accompany S.602, Child Safe Viewing Act (concur in House Amendment) S.Res.706, Legal Counsel Representation

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