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Month June 2009

Reid Statement On Senator-Elect Al Franken

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today:    “I congratulate Senator-elect Al Franken, the next Senator from the state of Minnesota.   “The people of Minnesota will now finally get the brilliant and hardworking new senator they elected in November and the full representation they deserve.  After all the votes have…

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Reid Sobre Respuesta De Coleman

Washington, DC—El Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid hizo las siguientes declaraciones hoy despues de que Norm Coleman aceptara la derrota en la contienda electoral con el Senador-electo Al Franken por el curul representando a Minnesota:   “Podríamos decir que tengo algo de experiencia con las elecciones reñidas. Por tanto, realmente aprecio que…

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Reid Sobre Decisión De La Corte Suprema De Minnesota En Torno Al Senador-Electo Franken

Washington, DC—El Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid hoy hizo las siguientes declaraciones:   “Felicito al Senador-electo Al Franken, el nuevo senador del estado de Minnesota. “El pueblo de Minnesota por fin estará representado por el brillante y trabajador senador a quien eligió en noviembre y también tendrá la representación plena que se…

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Reid Statement On Norm Coleman’s Concession

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today after Norm Coleman conceded the U.S. Senate race in Minnesota to Senator-elect Al Franken:    “I know a thing or two about close elections, and I appreciate both that Norm Coleman fought hard throughout his race and recount, and that he is now stepping…

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The Need for Health Care Reform by the Numbers

Health reform is urgent; now is the time to act. ·         Every day that we fail to act, 14,000 Americans lose their health insurance. ·         Every hour we fail to act, 171 Americans lose their homes to foreclosure due to medical causes. ·         Every 90 seconds that we fail to act, a family files for…

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Reid: Energy Legislation A Courageous Step Toward A Clean Energy Future

Washington, DC— Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement this evening following passage of the American Clean Energy and Security Act in the House of Representatives:   “The House has taken a courageous step toward a safer and cleaner energy future that will create good jobs, reduce pollution and decrease our dependence on…

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Health Care Stability and Security for All Americans

·         Reduce costs to make health care affordable ·         Protect a patient’s choice of doctors, hospitals, and insurance plans ·         Assure quality affordable health care for all Americans Health Care Reform Talking Points Status Quo is Unsustainable ·         Reform has been delayed for too long, and it cannot wait any longer. ·         The status quo…

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Democratic Accomplishments in the 111th Congress: Honoring the American People’s Call for Change

In just the first six months of the 111th Congress, we have worked hand in hand with the Obama Administration to advance a bold agenda that rebuilds and reinvests in America.   And so far, the news is good: Congress has had one of the most productive starts in years and Americans are feeling more confident…

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Senate Floor Wrap Up For Thursday, June 25, 2009

Passed S.1358, Patent and Trademark S.Res.190, National Men’s Health Week S.Res.199, recognizing the contributions of the recreational boating community and the boating industry to the continuing prosperity of the United States. S.Con.Res.31, Adjournment Resolution Confirmed the following nominations: Lawrence Strickling–Asst Secty (Communications) Mercedes Marquez–Asst Secty HUD Robert Litt–General Counsel-DNI Stephen Preston–General Counsel-CIA Ellen Tauscher–Under Secty…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00214

On the Motion: Motion to Table Motion to Commit H.R.2918 to the Committee on Appropriations with Instructions; A bill making appropriations for the Legislative Branch for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2010, and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (65-31, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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