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Month October 2012

Statement From The Office Of Senator Harry Reid On Senator Reid’s Condition Following Traffic Accident

“Senator Reid and his security detail were involved in a traffic accident today on Interstate 15 in Las Vegas. Senator Reid was taken to University Medical Center Hospital by his security detail as a precaution, and walked in on his own. Senator Reid was wearing his seatbelt at the time of the accident. He experienced…

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Reid Statement On The Passing Of Senator George McGovern

Washington, D.C. – Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) released the following statement today on the passing of Senator George McGovern: “My relationship with Senator George McGovern goes back decades to my time as Lieutenant Governor, when I worked to help his campaign in Nevada. Throughout his historic career, Senator McGovern was a great patriot.…

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Reid Statement On The Passing Of Senator Arlen Specter

Washington, D.C. – Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) released the following statement today on the passing of Senator Arlen Specter: “I was deeply saddened today to learn of the passing of Senator Arlen Specter. I served with Senator Specter in Congress for twenty-eight years. Senator Specter was a man of moderation; he was always…

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Reid: Senate Will Have One More Chance To Pass Cybersecurity Legislation

Washington, D.C. – Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid issued the following statement following a speech by Defense Secretary Leon Panetta explaining the threat posed by cyber attacks, and urging Congress to take action: “Secretary Panetta explained in stark terms the urgent and deadly threat that a cyber attack poses to the United States. A cyber…

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Reid Statement On September Unemployment Report

Washington, D.C. –Nevada Senator Harry Reid released the following statement on the September employment report, which showed the economy growing by 114,000 jobs and the unemployment rate dropping to 7.8 percent, the lowest rate since January 2009: “We still have a lot of work to do, but with unemployment dropping below 8 percent to the…

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Reid: Now Romney Is Being Dishonest About Your Taxes

Washington, D.C. – Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) released the following statement calling on former Governor Mitt Romney to be straight with the American people about his tax plan. “For months Mitt Romney has been dishonest about his own taxes, but now he is being dishonest about your taxes. When he was asked to…

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Reid Statement On Romney’s Vow To End Relief For DREAMers If He Is Sworn In

Washington, D.C. –Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid issued the following statement after Governor Romney clarified his position on the Administration’s deferred action policy toward DREAMers. Romney staff told the Boston Globe he would not honor deportation exemptions for DREAMers if he takes office. “Governor Romney has set an unfortunate deadline for hundreds of thousands of…

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Reid Statement on Romney’s Use of Off Romney’s Use of Offshore Tax Havens

Washington, D.C. — Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) released the following statement today after an investigation by the New York Times exposed former Governor Mitt Romney’s use of offshore tax havens and loopholes in the United States tax code. “Today’s report proves that nothing Mitt Romney says about taxes can be taken at face…

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