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Month November 2008

Senate Floor Schedule For Monday, November 17, 2008

Morning business with Senators permitted to speak for up to 10 minutes each. Senate stands adjourned until 9:30am Wednesday, Novenber 19.

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Reid y Byrd Presentan Paquete de Recuperación Económica que Creará más de 635.000 Trabajos

Washington, DC— El Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid y el Presidente del Comité de Adjudicaciones del Senado Robert C. Byrd presentaron hoy un paquete de recuperación económica que generará cientos de miles de empleos, apuntalará a la débil industria automotriz, y ayudará a muchas familias afectadas por la actual situación económica. El…

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Reid: Soluciones Bipartidistas no Tienen que Esperar hasta Enero

Washington, DC— El Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid hizo las siguientes declaraciones hoy en el recinto del Senado: “En el verano de 1858, un joven legislador de Illinois aceptó la nominación de su partido al Senado de Estados Unidos mediante un discurso memorable que resonó de costa a costa. ‘Una casa dividida…

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Reid And Byrd Unveil Economic Recovery Package That Creates More Than 635,000 Jobs

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Robert C. Byrd today unveiled a $100.3 billion economic recovery package that will create hundreds of thousands of jobs, support a struggling auto industry and help families hurting in this flagging economy. “Families across the country facing rising prices and disappearing jobs cannot wait…

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Reid: Bipartisan Solutions Don’t Have To Wait Until January

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today on the floor of the U.S. Senate: “In the summer of 1858, a young state legislator from Illinois accepted his party’s nomination for the United States Senate with a timeless speech that echoed from coast to coast.  ‘A house divided against itself cannot stand,’…

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Reid And Pelosi Announce Members Of Congressional Oversight Panel

Washington, D.C.—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced today the appointment of members to the Congressional Oversight Panel, which will review and report to Congress on the current state of the financial markets and the regulatory system.  The panel is required to submit monthly reports to Congress on the use of the…

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Reid y Pelosi Anuncian Miembros del Panel que Supervisará el Paquete de Rescate Económico

CONTACTO: José Dante Parra, Reid, (202) 224-0508 Washington, D.C.—El Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid y la Presidenta de la Cámara de Representantes Nancy Pelosi hoy anunciaron el nombramiento de los miembros del panel que supervisará la implementación del paquete de rescate económico aprobado en septiembre.  El nombramiento cumple con un requisito que exige…

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Reid Statement On AIG Plan To Reward Failed Executives With $500 Million In Taxpayer Money

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today in response to reports today that executives at American International Group will receive more than a half billion dollars under a new employee-retention plan.  These reports follow the Treasury Department’s announcement Monday that even more taxpayer dollars will be needed to keep the company…

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Reid: Petición de Bush Sobre el Uso de Fondos para la Industria Automotriz es Inaceptable

Washington, DC—El Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid respondió hoy a la propuesta de la Casa Blanca que busca gastar dinero destinado para desarrollar vehículos eficientes en combustible para rescatar al la industria automotriz, en vez de utilizar fondos del Acta de Estabilización Económica del 2008 (EESA, por sus siglas en ingles) que…

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In Letter, Reid Urges McConnell To Support Legislation To Aid Struggling Economy

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid sent the following letter today to Republican Senator Mitch McConnell calling on him to work on a bipartisan basis to address the urgent problems facing the nation’s economy. In the letter, Reid notes that should Republicans choose to block comprehensive legislation to help reinvigorate the economy, he will press…

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