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Day January 3, 2011

Reid Staff Director Rodell Mollineau Announces Departure

Washington, DC – Following the successful reelection of Nevada Senator Harry Reid, Rodell Mollineau, Staff Director of the Senate Democratic Communications Center (SDCC) today announced he will be leaving Reid’s office at the end of the month to pursue other opportunities. Mollineau informed Reid of his decision following the November elections and has stayed on…


Senate Democrats To Boehner: Don’t Repeal “Donut Hole” Fix For Seniors — House GOP’s Vow To Roll Back Health Care Law Would Cost 3.4M Seniors Thousands Of Dollars Annually On Prescription Drugs

Incoming House GOP Majority Has Promised Repeal of Health Care Law–Rollback Would Kill Important Consumer Protections Like “Donut Hole” Fix; New Reform That Just Took Effect Saturday Provides 50% Discount To Seniors Who Hit Gap In Medicare Drug Coverage  WASHINGTON, DC—Senate Democrats today urged Speaker-elect John Boehner to protect seniors by not repealing a new fix to…


Reid Spokesman: With Tea Party Already Angry, Will Frightened Republicans Run To The Right?

Washington, DC—Jon Summers, spokesman for Nevada Senator Harry Reid, released the following statement in response to reports that Republican leaders are facing pressure from Tea Party activists to move even farther to the right: “Republicans appear to have set a land-speed record for losing the trust of the activists who helped elect them. Now, running…


How It’s Playing: Senate Democrats Vow To Stop Republican Efforts To Re-Open The Donut Hole And Put Insurance Companies Back In Charge

As Republicans cater to extremist elements in their party by attempting to re-open the donut hole and put insurance companies back in charge, Democrats are committed to defending seniors and middle-class Americans. Associated Press: Citing Health Law’s Benefits, Senate Democrats Warn Boehner They’ll Block Health Care Repeal. “Top Senate Democrats are warning House Speaker-elect John Boehner they’ll block any…