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Day February 26, 2010

Reid: Los Desempleados Son Seres Humanos No Peones en un Juego Legislativo

Washington, DC – El Líder de la Mayoría Harry Reid hizo las siguientes declaraciones esta mañana en el pleno del Senado. A continuación, su discurso preparado: “Durante los debates en el Senado, se habla a menudo sobre proceso y muchas veces es apropiado hacerlo. Pero también es un tema algo complejo. “Sin embargo, el asunto…


One Senator Blocks An Extension of Unemployment Benefits

More than one million Americans will lose their unemployment insurance and COBRA health benefits if the Senate does not pass an extension of these benefits before they expire on Sunday. Majority Leader Harry Reid and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell agreed on a measure to extend the aid. The Senate was set to vote last night;…


Reid: Helping Out-Of-Work Americans Put Food On The Table Is About People, Not Process

Washington, DC— Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid delivered the following remarks this morning on the floor of the U.S. Senate. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery: “We talk a lot about Senate procedure in our debates, and that’s often appropriate. But it’s also often complex. “The issue before us today, however, is not…


Senate Floor Schedule For Friday, February 26, 2010

The Senate will proceed to a period of morning business with senators permitted to speak for up to 10 minutes each. This morning, Senator Durbin asked unanimous consent to take up and pass H.R.4691, an act to extend for 30-days certain expiring provisions, including unemployment insurance, COBRA, flood insurance, highway funding, small business loans and…