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Day October 9, 2009

Murray, Stabenow Highlight Republican Refusal To Engage In Honest Health Insurance Reform Debate

Washington, DC— Democratic Conference Secretary Patty Murray, of the Senate HELP Committee, and Senator Debbie Stabenow, of the Senate Finance Committee, held a conference call this morning to discuss the refusal by most Senate Republicans to engage in an honest debate on the best way to deliver real reform to our broken health insurance system.…

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Reid Congratulates President Obama For Being Awarded 209 Nobel Peace Prize

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid released the following statement this morning upon the news of President Obama being awarded the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize: “By ushering in a period of optimism in American politics, President Obama has become a great source of pride and inspiration for many Americans.  I congratulate the President on this…

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Reid: No Podemos Permitir que los Republicanos Bloqueen la Extensión de los Beneficios del Desempleo

Washington, DC – El Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid ayer hizo las siguientes declaraciones en respuesta a las objeciones republicanas sobre la extensión de los beneficios para desempleados para las familias estadounidenses golpeadas por el desempleo. Los latinos tienen un índice de desempleo de 12,7%, muy por encima del promedio nacional de…

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Reid: The American People Can’t Afford Republican Objections To Extending Unemployment Benefits

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid released the following statement today in response to Republican objections to the extension of unemployment benefits to American families hard hit by unemployment:   “American families, many of them in my home state of Nevada, are still struggling with high unemployment. They expect their leaders in Washington to put…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Friday, October 09, 2009

Pro Forma Session

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