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Day April 28, 2011

Reid Statement On Nominations Of Panetta As Defense Secretary, Petraeus As CIA Director

Washington, DC—Nevada Senator Harry Reid released the following statement in response to President Barack Obama’s nominations of CIA Director Leon Panetta to replace Defense Secretary Robert Gates, and Gen. David Petraeus, now the top U.S. General in Afghanistan, to replace Panetta as CIA director: “I am pleased that my friend Leon Panetta will bring his…


Reid Spokesman: Why Don’t Senate Republicans Want To Vote On Plan To End Medicare They’ve Previously Praised?

Washington, D.C. – Jon Summers, spokesman for Nevada Senator Harry Reid, released the following statement today: “After Senate Republican leaders spent weeks embracing House Republicans’ plan to end Medicare to give tax breaks to millionaires, why are they suddenly afraid to vote on it? They’ve already praised this plan to end Medicare as we know…


Reid: Honor Fallen Workers By Ensuring Every Job Site Is Safe

Washington, DC—Nevada Senator Harry Reid released the following statement on Workers Memorial Day, which honors workers who have been killed, injured or contracted a serious illness on the job: “Over the last century we’ve made incredible progress toward making the workplace a safe place for every man and woman, and prevented countless tragedies. But too…