Senate Democrats

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Month August 2009

Reid Spokesman Statement On Climate Bill Markup Timing

Washington, DC—Spokesman forSenate Majority Leader Harry Reid, Jim Manley, released the following statement today in response to the EPW Committee announcement about the climate bill markup: “Senator Reid appreciates the leadership of Senators Boxer and Kerry as they shepherd this important legislation through their respective committees.  They are working diligently to craft a well-balanced bill…

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Reid Statement On Senator Kennedy

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today on the passing of Massachusetts Senator Edward Kennedy: “The Kennedy family and the Senate family have together lost our patriarch.  My thoughts, and those of the entire United States Senate, are with Vicki, Senator Kennedy’s children, his many nieces and nephews, and his entire…

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Declaración De Reid Sobre El Senador Kennedy

Washington, DC—El Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid hizo las siguientes declaraciones hoy después del fallecimiento del Senador por Massachusetts Edward Kennedy: “La familia Kennedy y la familia en el Senado hemos perdido nuestro patriarca. Mis pensamientos y los de los miembros del Senado de los Estados Unidos están con Vicki, los hijos…

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Reid Sobre La Re-Nominación De Ben Bernanke

Washington, DC—El Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid hizo las siguientes declaraciones hoy después de que el Presidente Barack Obama anunció su decisión de volver a nominar a Ben Bernanke como presidente de la Reserva Federal: “El Presidente Bernanke ha desempeñado un papel clave en nuestros esfuerzos por rehabilitar la economía del país.…

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Reid Statement On The Re-Nomination Of Ben Bernanke To Chair Federal Reserve

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today after President Barack Obama announced his decision to re-nominate Ben Bernanke as the Chairman of the Federal Reserve: "Chairman Bernanke has played an important role in our nation’s economic recovery efforts. His expertise and leadership as Federal Reserve Chairman have been crucial as our…

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Reid Le Insta Al Departamento De Transporte Ayudar A Los Concesionarios De Auto En Todo El País

Washington, DC – En un esfuerzo para ayudar a los concesionarios de auto y a los consumidores, el Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid mandó una carta al Secretario de Transporte Ray LaHood instándole que expedite los reembolsos a los concesionarios que participan del programa que ofrece incentivos para intercambiar un carro de…

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Reid Urges Department Of Transportation To Help Nation’s Auto Dealers

Washington, DC – In an effort to help auto dealers and consumers, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid sent a letter to U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood urging him to expedite reimbursements to automobile dealerships that participate in the “Cash for Clunkers” program.   “This program has had a significant stimulative effect on the sale of…

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Reid Spokesman Responds To Dishonest, Misleading Calls

Washington, DC—Today the Office of Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid responded to automated calls from unidentified sources that have been made to appear as though they originated from the Majority Leader’s office. These calls, which were not made from Senator Reid’s office, were directed to numerous Congressional and government offices. "An unidentified organization is dishonestly…

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Americans Respond To Republican Support Of Status Quo For Health Insurance

Washington, DC— Today the Senate Democratic Communications Center (SDCC) released video interviews with citizens responding to the Republican Senate leadership’s support for the status quo health insurance system.  With costs skyrocketing and people demanding solutions, Democrats have worked in a meaningful and bipartisan manner to reform health insurance with no cooperation the Senate Republican leadership.…

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Reid: Eunice Kennedy Shriver’s Life Of Service Enriched The Lives Of Millions

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid released the following statement today upon the news of Eunice Kennedy Shriver’s passing: “I was saddened to learn about the passing of Eunice Kennedy Shriver earlier this morning.  She lived a long life of compassion and service that enriched the lives of so many others. “Many Americans know about…

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