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Day April 23, 2010

Reid, In Letter To Clinton, Calls For Swift Action To Complete Iran Sanctions Legislation And To Ensure The Security Of Israel

Washington, D.C. – Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid sent a letter to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton today requesting that she work with Congress to complete swift action on Iran sanctions legislation and that the U.S. support direct peace talks between Israelis and Palestinians.  Reid expressed his concern about the threat Iran’s nuclear weapons program…


Reid: Arizona Immigration Law Demonstrates The Need For Reform

Washington, D.C.—Nevada Senator Harry Reid released the following statement this evening in reaction to the signing of new immigration law today by Arizona Governor Jan Brewer:   “Today’s signing of new immigration laws by Arizona’s Governor provides another important example of why we need to fix our broken system.  While the first step in immigration…


Reid Calls For Fair Legal Settlements For Minority Farmers And Trust Account Holders

Washington, DC – Nevada Senator Harry Reid released the following statement today calling for fair legal settlements for African American, Native American and Hispanic farmers and Native American trust account holders:   “At the heart of many of the issues the American people count on their leaders to address are simple, shared principles: justice and…


Reid Spokesman: McConnell Playing Games As He Directs His Party To Protect Wall Street

Washington, DC— Jim Manley, spokesman for Nevada Senator Harry Reid, released the following statement today in response to yet another attempt by Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell to block Wall Street reform:   “On day 15 since his secret, closed-door meeting with Wall Street executives, Senator McConnell is playing games while hard-working Americans struggle. Despite…


ICYMI: As Important Vote Nears, Republican Leadership Huddles With Wall St. Lobbyists AGAIN

As we near an important vote on whether to hold Wall Street accountable, Republican leadership apparently felt the need to huddle in secret with Wall Street lobbyists yet again. Senator Cornyn’s latest closed-door meeting with Wall Street lobbyists comes exactly two weeks after he and Senator McConnell went to New York City to meet in…