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Month October 2010

Republicans As Usual: Republicans Would Continue To Erode Women’s Security, Equality, and Policy Priorities

On the issues important to women, the contrast is clear: Democrats are fighting to improve the lives of America’s women and their families, while Republicans are standing with the powerful special interests to block women’s advancement in their careers, their health, and their struggle for equality.  The following list provides just a few examples that…

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The Individual Responsibility Policy is Constitutional

Earlier this year, Congress passed and the President signed landmark health reform legislation, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (P.L. 111-148) and the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act (P.L. 111-152).� These two laws, together referred to as the Affordable Care Act, put control over health care decisions in the hands of the American…

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Reid Liderará Aprobación de Ajuste en el Pago del Seguro Social Para Adultos Mayores

Washington, DC- El Senador por Nevada Harry Reid hizo las siguientes declaraciones hoy anunciando que planea aprobar un ajuste por el aumento en el costo de vida (COLA, por sus siglas en inglés) para beneficiarios del Seguro Social cuando el Senado vuelva a convocarse en noviembre: “Millones de adultos mayores dependen del Seguro Social para…

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Reid To Lead Passage Of Social Security COLA For Seniors

Washington, DC- Nevada Senator Harry Reid released the following statement today announcing his intention to pass a cost-of-living adjustment for Social Security recipients when the Senate reconvenes in November:   “Millions of seniors rely on Social Security to make ends meet, especially in today’s troubled economy.  While the Social Security Administration has announced that no…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Friday, October 15, 2010

Pro Forma Session

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Declaraciones de Reid Sobre el Rescate Exitoso de los 33 Mineros Chilenos

Washington, DC – El Senador por Nevada Harry Reid hizo hoy las siguientes declaraciones después del exitoso rescate de los 33 mineros chilenos que llevaban más de dos meses atrapados en la mina San José, localizada en la región desértica en el norte de Chile: “Como muchos nevadenses, especialmente la comunidad chilena del estado, he…

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Reid Statement On Successful Rescue Of 33 Chilean Miners

Las Vegas, NV – Nevada Senator Harry Reid released the following statement today after 33 Chilean miners were successfully rescued after being trapped for more than two months in the San José mine located in the northern Chilean desert region:   “Like many Nevadans, especially the state’s Chilean community, I have closely followed the story…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Pro Forma Session

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Reid Statement On Resignation Of General James Jones As National Security Advisor

Washington, DC – Nevada Senator Harry Reid released the following statement today after President Obama announced the resignation of General James Jones as National Security Advisor.  The President also announced that current Deputy National Security Advisor Tom Donilon will replace General James Jones as National Security Advisor:   “General James Jones is a patriot who…

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Reid Welcomes Bank Of America Decision, Calls On Others To Follow Suit

Las Vegas, NV —Nevada Senator Harry Reid today welcomed a decision by Bank of America to suspend foreclosures in all 50 states following a letter that he sent to Nevada’s largest mortgage servicers.  Reid’s letter to the mortgage-servicing divisions of Bank of America, JP Morgan Chase, Wells Fargo and Ally called on them to suspend…

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