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Day June 8, 2010

Reid Spokesman: Republicans Push For $47 Billion Giveaway To Big Oil, Protecting Yet Another Special Interest Over The Middle Class

Washington, DC— Jim Manley, spokesman for Nevada Senator Harry Reid, released the following statement today  regarding the Murkowski resolution of disapproval, which amounts to a Republican giveaway to big oil companies:   “Even with thousands of barrels of oil still gushing into the Gulf, Republicans are trying to hand a $47 billion giveaway to big…

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Vocero de Reid: Republicanos Quieren Regalarle $47.00 Millones a las Grandes Petroleras en vez de Proteger a la Clase Media

Washington, DC— Jim Manley, vocero para el Senador por Nevada Harry Reid, hizo las siguientes declaraciones hoy con respecto a la resolución desaprobatoria de la Sen. Lisa Murkowski, la cual le impediría a la Agencia de Protección Ambiental (EPA, por sus siglas en inglés) que regule las emisiones de gases invernadero a través de la…

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Schumer, Merkley Discuss How Democrats Are Working To Close Outsourcing Loopholes, Cut Taxes And Create Jobs

Washington, DC— Senate Democratic Conference Vice Chairman Chuck Schumer and Senator Jeff Merkley held a press conference this morning to discuss Democratic efforts to close outsourcing loopholes, cut middle-class taxes and create new jobs.  Some of the same Republicans who voted to pass tax cuts for CEOs who ship American jobs overseas are now threatening…

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Reid Statement On Nomination Of General James Clapper For Director Of National Intelligence

Washington, DC—Nevada Senator Harry Reid released the following statement today in reaction to the recent nomination of General James Clapper for Director of National Intelligence:   “The next Director of National Intelligence (DNI) will inherit a tremendous set of challenges. We will ask him to continue the reform of our Intelligence community undertaken in the…

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Reid Sobre Subvenciones para Proteger a los Consumidores Contra las Alzas Injustas en los Seguros

Washington, DC – El Senador por Nevada Harry Reid hizo las siguientes declaraciones, instando al gobierno del estado de Nevada a que solicite subvenciones para la revisión de los aumentos de primas de seguros de salud. Estos fondos, los cuales se hacen disponibles a través de la Ley para la Protección del Paciente y el…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Tuesday, June 08, 2010

When it is available, it is the Majority Leader’s intention to ask the Chair to lay before the Senate the House Message with respect to H.R.4213, the Tax Extenders legislation. The Senate will recess from 12:30pm until 2:15pm to allow for the weekly caucus luncheons. Roll call votes are expected to occur throughout the day…

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