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Day April 26, 2011

Reid: End Handouts To Big Oil, Invest In Clean Energy To Spur Economy And Protect National Security

Washington, DC—Nevada Senator Harry Reid released the following statement in response to President Barack Obama’s letter urging Congressional leaders to end tax breaks for oil companies making record profits: “I agree with the President that it is long past time to end wasteful subsidies to big oil companies that are raking in record profits. If Senate Republicans are…


After Speaker Boehner Agrees It’s Time For Big Oil Companies To ‘Pay Their Fair Share,’ Will Senate GOP Continue To Filibuster Against Repeal Of Wasteful Oil Subsidies?

In Interview Monday, Speaker Breaks From GOP Senate Leaders, Says Open To Ending Certain Tax Breaks for Big Oil SPEAKER JOHN BOEHNER: Right. Listen, they’re gonna pay their fair share in taxes and they should… We’re in a time when– when the federal government is short on revenues. We need to control spending but we…


Bipartisan US Senate Delegation Returns From China

Delegation Held Week of High-Level Meetings on International Security, Economy, Human Rights, Clean Energy 10 Senators Represented More Than 100 Million Americans, 1/3 of US Population Washington, DC–A bipartisan delegation of 10 United States Senators returned home Monday night following a week’s worth of meetings with high-level Chinese government officials, business leaders, U.S. Foreign Service…