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Day December 9, 2009

Reid: Health Reform Is An Opportunity As Great As The Costs Of Inaction

Washington, D.C.—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following remarks on the Senate floor this morning regarding The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.  Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery: “Much of this momentous health care debate revolves around numbers.  We read them in reports, see them on charts and hear about them…


Reid Statement On Meeting With President Obama To Discuss Job Creation Initiatives

Washington, D.C.—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid released the following statement this afternoon after his White House meeting with President Obama to discuss job creation initiatives to spur America’s economy: “I had a productive meeting with President Obama this morning.  The initiatives that he outlined in his speech yesterday and that we discussed this morning will…


Senate Floor Schedule For Wednesday, December 09, 2009

Resume consideration of H.R.3590, Health Care Reform. Following any remarks by the Chair and Ranking Member of the Finance Committee or their designees, the time until 4:30pm will be for debate only, with the time equally divided and controlled between the two Leaders or their designees. Senators will be permitted to speak for up to…