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The President’s Budget Honors the Service of Our Nation’s Veterans

President Obama’s Fiscal Year 2010 budget request includes critical investments in a number of important veterans programs. This Fact Sheet provides a summary of those proposed investments.  Congress will take these recommendations under consideration, along with its own priorities, as it works to complete the Fiscal Year 2010 Appropriations process in keeping with the Budget…

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Democrats Chart a Real Change of Course on National Security

Democrats are determined to restore America’s national security and leadership in the world.  Eight years of reckless Republican policies on Iraq, Afghanistan, and the global war on terrorism have left us far less secure than we should be and our country less-equipped to address the national security challenges before us.  Democrats have not only pledged…

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Key Obama Budget Investments in Clean Energy, the Environment, and Natural Resources

President Obama’s Fiscal Year 2010 budget request includes critical investments in a number of important clean energy, environmental protection, and natural resources programs.  This Fact Sheet provides a summary of those proposed investments.  Congress will take these recommendations under consideration, along with its own priorities, as it works to complete the Fiscal Year 2010 appropriations…

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Declaración de Reid sobre la Nominación de Sonia Sotomayor a la Corte Suprema

Washington, DC—El Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid hizo las siguientes declaraciones hoy después de que el Presidente Obama nominara a la Jueza Sonia Sotomayor para remplazar al Juez David Souter en la Corte Suprema de los Estados Unidos: “Como Líder de la Mayoría, haré todo lo que esté a mi alcance para asegurarme que…

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Reid Statement On President Obama’s Nomination Of Sonia Sotomayor To Supreme Court

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today after President Obama nominated Judge Sonia Sotomayor to the United States Supreme Court seat soon to be vacated by Justice David Souter:   “As Majority Leader, I will do all I can to ensure Judge Sonia Sotomayor receives a fair and respectful hearing and…

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Reid Honra a los Sacrificios de los Militares Hispanos

Fernley, Nev.—El Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid agradeció hoy a todos los hispanos que sirven en las Fuerzas Armadas y conmemoró todos los héroes desconocidos quienes murieron cumpliendo con su deber. Actualmente, hay más de 1,3 millones veteranos latinos en los Estados Unidos. La participación de los hispanos en el servicio militar…

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Reid Remarks On Memorial Day

Fernley, Nev.—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following remarks today at the Memorial Day service of the Northern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery.  Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery:   “Seven score and four years ago, President Lincoln renewed his oath to lead a war-torn country – a burden he would bear for…

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Reid Sobre la Tasa de Desempleo de Nevada en Abril

Washington, D.C. – El Senador por Nevada Harry Reid hoy hizo las siguientes declaraciones al enterarse que la tasa de desempleo en Nevada alcanzó el 10,6 por ciento en abril. “Está claro que aún estamos viviendo momentos de dificultad y que los nevadenses está luchando para salir adelante. Mis pensamientos están con aquellos que han…

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Declaración de Reid Sobre Guantánamo

Washington, DC—El Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid hizo las siguientes declaraciones hoy: “El Presidente George W. Bush, el Senador McCain, el Secretario Collin Powell, el Presidente Obama y yo, todos estamos de acuerdo— hay que cerrar a Guantánamo. La estrategia del Presidente Obama es responsable. El ha reunido un grupo de estudio…

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Reid Statement On President’s Signing Of Credit Card Reform

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today after President Obama signed the Credit Card Accountability, Responsibility and Disclosure Act:   “For too long, credit card companies have taken advantage of their customers with hidden charges and misleading terms.  With Congress’ action this week and President Obama’s signature today, those abuses will…

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