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Day March 11, 2011

DPCC Memo: Myths vs. Facts On Gas Prices

Despite Republican attempts to change the facts, the truth is that domestic oil production has increased under the Obama Administration. Facts that Republicans are conveniently ignoring? (1) The Republican spending proposal takes a third of the cops policing the oil markets off the beat, making it more likely that speculators will drive up prices; and…


Reid Statement On Earthquake, Tsunami In Japan

Washington, DC— Nevada Senator Harry Reid released the following statement after Japan was hit by an 8.9-magnitude earthquake and tsunami: “My thoughts are with the people of Japan today. I was saddened to hear of the destruction there. My sympathies are also with Japanese-Americans in Nevada and across America who may have loved ones in…


Reid: Time For Republicans To Come To The Table With Serious Proposal, Willingness To Compromise

Washington, D.C.—Nevada Senator Harry Reid released the following statement regarding the three-week Continuing Resolution negotiated with House Republicans, which will include approximately $6.1 billion in cuts proposed by Democrats and will be free of any riders: “I am glad that we were able to come to an agreement with Republicans on a three-week Continuing Resolution made up…


Reid: Invest In Small Businesses Innovators And They Will Put America Back To Work

Washington, D.C.—Nevada Senator Harry Reid released the following statement regarding long-term reauthorization of the successful Small Business Innovation Research Program (SBIR), Democrats third jobs bill of the 112th Congress, which will be considered on the floor next week: “Republicans may have promised to drag their feet on every jobs bill we bring to the floor,…