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Day February 17, 2009

Reid Statement on President Obama’s Signing of Plan to Create Jobs, Invest in Our Future

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today after President Obama signed into law the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: “President Obama and this new Democratic Congress heard the demands of the American people to urgently address the worsening economic crisis, and we have acted responsibly to put people back to work,…


Reid Statement on Additional Deployments To Afghanistan

Washington,DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today in response to President Obama’s decision to deploy additional troops toAfghanistan: “We must address threats to American national security from Al Qaeda and related extremist groups based along the Afghan-Pakistan border, and we must redouble our efforts to stabilizeAfghanistan.  I support President Obama’s approval of…


Reid Spokesman Statement on Roland Burris

Washington,DC—Jim Manley, spokesman to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, made the following statement today: “Senator Reid supports Senator Burris’ decision to cooperate with all appropriate officials who may review this matter, including state agencies and the Senate Ethics Committee.”


Declaracion de Reid sobre el Promulgamiento del Plan Que Generara Empleos, Invertira en Nuestro Futuro

Washington, DC—El Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid hizo las siguientes declaraciones hoy después de que el Presidente Obama promulgó el Acta de de Rehabilitación y Reinversión: “El Presidente Obama y este nuevo Congreso Democrático escuchó el llamado del pueblo estadounidense pidiendo mano fuerte para hacerle frente a la crisis económica. Y, hemos…