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Day December 22, 2010

Reid Spokesman: Senator Coburn Owes 9/11 Heroes An Explanation

Washington, DC—Jon Summers, spokesman for Nevada Senator Harry Reid, released the following statement on first responders across the country who are demanding that Senator Coburn explain why he is denying them the care they need. A video of one first responder, T.J Gilmartin, demanding an explanation from Senator Coburn can be viewed here, and a…


Reid: Democrats Led Effort To Honor The Sacrifices Of Our 9/11 Heroes

Washington, DC—Nevada Senator Harry Reid released the following statement today following Senate passage of legislation to ensure health care for 9/11 heroes: “The patriots who rushed into burning buildings, saved lives and helped us rebuild from the rubble of 9/11 are genuine American heroes.  Today we ensured that those who developed serious or debilitating illness…


Reid: Repealing “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” Makes Our Military Stronger And More United

Washington, DC — Nevada Senator Harry Reid released the following statement today in reaction to the President signing the repeal of the “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy into law this morning.  The Senate passed a repeal of the policy this past weekend:   “Today, our military reflects who we are as a nation.  By repealing…


Senate Floor Schedule For Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to executive session and resume consideration of the New START Treaty, post-cloture. Time during the adjournment or period of morning business will count post-cloture. We hope that we will be able to yield back some of the post-cloture debate time on the START Treaty. Tomorrow we will…