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Month April 2011

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Wednesday, April 13, 2011

S.Res.135, A resolution remembering the 1 year anniversary of the April 10, 2010, plane crash that claimed the lives of the President of Poland Lech Kaczynski, his wife, and 94 others, while they were en route to memorialize those Polish officers, officials, and civilians who were massacred by the Soviet Union in 1940.

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Reid, Durbin, 20 Senadores Demócratas Escriben a Obama Sobre Situación de Estudiantes Dream Act

13 de abril de 2011   CONTACTO: José Dante Parra, (202) 224-2939   REID, DURBIN, 20 SENADORES DEMOCRATAS ESCRIBEN A OBAMA SOBRE SITUACION DE ESTUDIANTES DEL DREAM ACT Senadores piden al Presidente que establezca proceso uniforme para la congelación de deportaciones Washington, D.C.—El Senador por Nevada Harry Reid, el Senador por Illinois Dick Durbin y…

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Reid Sobre el Plan del Presidente Para Reducir el Déficit

13 de abril de 2011   Washington, D.C. – El Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid hizo hoy las siguientes declaraciones después del discurso del Presidente sobre la reducción del déficit a largo plazo:   “La visión responsable del Presidente Obama, la cual reduciría el déficit, es un claro contraste con el descabellado…

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Republican Plan To Shutdown Medicare Will Raise Seniors’ Premiums And Cut Benefits For More Than 20 Million Americans

Democrats want to cut federal spending and require government to live within its means, and favor a responsible approach to reducing the deficit that will strengthen our economy. The new Republican budget reflects upside-down priorities – it protects special interest subsidies and tax breaks for those at the top, and cuts deep into the heart…

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Reid: Reno Incident Shows Need To Make Our Airports As Safe As Possible As Soon As Possible

Senate-Passed Aviation Jobs Bill Would Modernize America’s Air Travel, Improve Aviation Safety and Protect Travelers Washington, DC— Nevada Senator Harry Reid made the following remarks today on the Senate floor. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery: “As the country learned today, there was a terrifyingly close call at the Reno airport last night. …

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Senate Democratic Women Call On Republicans To End Continued Assault On Women’s Health

Washington, DC—Today, Senate Democratic women joined together to urge their Republican colleagues to vote against the upcoming resolutions that would eliminate funding for Planned Parenthood and roll back health care reform, and to end a continued legislative assault on women’s health care options. The Senators highlighted the devastating impacts these resolutions would have on women…

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Reid Statement On President’s Plan To Reduce The Deficit

Washington, D.C. – Nevada Senator Harry Reid released the following statement on President Obama’s speech on long-term deficit reduction: “The President’s responsible vision for reducing the deficit provides a clear contrast with Republicans’ reckless plan to end Medicare and Social Security. The President’s plan will reduce the deficit by more than $4 trillion while protecting seniors…

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Reid Spokesman: Republicans Rejecting Plan They Haven’t Read And President Hasn’t Announced To Distract From Their Extreme Plan To End Medicare

Washington, D.C. – Jon Summers, spokesman for Nevada Senator Harry Reid, released the following statement in response to premature Republican attacks on the President’s deficit-reduction plan, which they launched hours before the President released his plan: “What do you do when you’re scared that the centerpiece of your entire agenda is about to be exposed…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Following any leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to a period of morning business for debate only until 7pm with Senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each, with the Republicans controlling the time from 11:30am until 12:30pm for the purposes of a colloquy and the Majority controlling the time from 1pm…

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Senate Floor Wrap Up For Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Confirmed Executive Calendar #45, the nomination of Vincent Briccetti, of New York, to be U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of New York. S.Res.142, congratulating the Lady Aggies of Texas A&M University on winning the 2011 NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Championship S.Res.143, supporting the goals and ideals of National Safe Digging Month.

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