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Month April 2010

Reid Statement On Oil Spill On The Gulf Of Mexico

Washington, DC— Nevada Senator Harry Reid released the following statement this afternoon in reaction to the recent oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico: “Like many Nevadans and Americans, I am watching the recent events regarding the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico with great concern.  I was saddened to learn about the terrible…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Friday, April 30, 2010

Resume S.3217, Wall Street Reform

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Senate Floor Wrap Up For Thursday, April 29, 2010

Passed H.R.3714, Daniel Pearl Freedom of the Press Act. Adopted H.Con.Res.264, a concurrent resolution authorizing the use of the Capitol grounds for the National Peace Officers’ Memorial Service (the event will be held on May 15, 2010). Adopted S.Con.Res.61, a concurrent resolution expressing the sense of Congress that general aviation pilots and industry should be…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Thursday, April 29, 2010

Resume consideration of S.3217, Wall Street Reform. The following amendments are pending to S.3217: Reid for Dodd-Lincoln amendment #3739 (Substitute) Reid for Boxer #3737 (No Taxpayer Bailout) The Senate is in a period of morning business with senators permitted to speak for up to 10 minutes each.

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Republicans Go Behind Closed Doors

The Senate Democratic Communications Center today released a new smash hit video called "Behind Closed Doors." The official release and exclusive trailer are below.  ———————————————————————————————————— FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 29, 2010 Contact: Erin Skinner Cochran, Reid (202) 224-1454   EXCLUSIVE TRAILER FOR THE BLOCKBUSTER OF THE SUMMER: "BEHIND CLOSED DOORS!"   WASHINGTON, DC – On…

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Democrats are on Your Side: A New ‘Cop On The Beat’ To Protect Consumers

In the aftermath of an economic crisis that caused over 8 million Americans to lose their jobs and wiped out trillions of dollars in family savings and small business assets, the American people deserve reform that will hold Wall Street accountable and provide strong consumer protections.  The Restoring American Financial Stability Act would establish a…

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Reid: Federal Action On Immigration Reform Needed To Protect Our Economic And National Security

Washington, DC— Nevada Senator Harry Reid released the following statement this evening after joining several Senate colleagues to introduce a framework of concrete, bipartisan ideas to reform America’s broken immigration system: “Every day Nevadans see that our immigration system is broken, and they want Democrats and Republicans to work together on a comprehensive, national solution…

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Coming Soon: Wall St. Luntz’s Latest Talking Point

Coming soon to a set of Republican talking points near you: Wall Street consultant Frank Luntz’s latest brainstorm about how to protect the interests of Wall Street. If Republicans want to adopt the latest spin from their favorite Wall Street consultant and argue against  forcing big banks and Wall Street firms to pay for breaking…

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Reid: para Proteger Economía y Seguridad Nacional se Necesita Reforma Migratoria a Nivel Federal

Washington, DC— El Senador por Nevada Harry Reid hizo las siguientes declaraciones esta noche después de reunirse con varios colegas demócratas del Senado para presentar un esquema de ideas bipartidistas concretas para reformar nuestro sistema de inmigración disfuncional: “Cada día que pasa es más obvio para los nevadenses que nuestro sistema de inmigración no es…

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Senate Floor Wrap Up For Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Passed H.R.5246, an Act to prohibit a cost of living adjustment for Members of Congress in Fiscal Year 2011. Passed H.R.5147, Airport and Airway Extension Act of 2010 (extends all FAA programs to July 3, 2010). Adopted S.Res.504, a resolution expressing the condolences of the Senate to those affected by the tragic events following the…

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