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Harry Reid: GOP Would Cut Health Insurance for 1.7 Million Kids

This blog post by Nevada Senator Harry Reid also appeared on MomsRising.org and The Huffington Post. Having grown up in a family that could not afford health care, I know how difficult it can be to go to a doctor when you need one. That’s one of the reasons I worked on health insurance reform.…

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Reid Statement On Memorial Day

Washington, DC — Nevada Senator Harry Reid today made the following statement in recognition of Memorial Day: “Today we honor those who rest in peace because they defended us in war.  We are humbled by their selfless service – and as we hope that their sacrifices and courage are catalysts for peace, and not more…

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Reid Spokesman: Republicans Holding U.S. Credit Hostage, Now Saying They Won’t Accept Deficit Reduction Unless It Includes Medicare Cuts

Washington, D.C.– Jon Summers, spokesman for Nevada Senator Harry Reid, made the following statement today: “Republicans are holding the United States’ credit hostage to ram through their plan to end Medicare. They are now saying they won’t accept any plan to reduce the deficit unless it also cuts Medicare. Voters have resoundingly rejected this ideological…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00084

On the Motion: Motion to Concur in the House Amendment to S.990 with S.Amdt.347; A bill to provide for an additional temporary extension of programs under the Small Business Act and the Small Business Investment Act of 1958, and for other purposes. Result: Agreed to (72-23, 5 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00083

On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 365: Motion to Table Paul S.Amdt.365; To limit suspicious activity reporting requirements to requests from law enforcement agencies, and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (91-4, 5 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00082

On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 363: Motion to Table Paul S.Amdt.363; To clarify that the authority to obtain information under the USA PATRIOT Act and subsequent reauthorizations does not include authority to obtain certain firearms records.Result: Agreed to (85-10, 5 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00082

On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 363: Motion to Table Paul S.Amdt.363; To clarify that the authority to obtain information under the USA PATRIOT Act and subsequent reauthorizations does not include authority to obtain certain firearm records.Result: Agreed to (85-10, 5 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00084

On the Motion: Motion to Concur in the House Amendment to S.990 with S.Amdt.347; A bill to provide for an additional temporary extension of programs under the Small Business Act and the Small Business Investment Act of 1958, and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (72-23, 5 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00083

On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 365: Motion to Table Paul S.Amdt.365; To limit suspicious activity reporting requirements to requests from law enforcement agencies, and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (91-4, 5 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00082

On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 363: Motion to Table Paul S.Amdt.363; To clarify that the authority to obtain information under the USA PATRIOT Act and subsequent reauthorizations does not include authority to obtain certain firearms records.Result: Agreed to (85-10, 5 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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