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Day January 23, 2009

Reid Statement on Appointment of Kirsten Gillibrand to be Next U.S. Senator from New York

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today after New York Gov. David Paterson named Rep. Kirsten E. Gillibrand to fill the U.S. Senate seat vacated by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton: “I just spoke to Kirsten Gillibrand to congratulate her on this appointment and told her that I know she will…


Reid, Rockefeller Discuss Democrats’ Efforts to Ensure Children Have the Health Care They Need

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid joined Senator John Rockefeller, Gerald Smith, Associate Director of the Northwest Federation of Community Organizations, and student artist Muhammad Ibrahim at a press conference today to discuss Democrats’ efforts to strengthen the Children’s Health Insurance Program.  Democrats are working to pass a bill similar to the ones vetoed by…