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Day January 11, 2013

Senate Leaders Urge President Obama To Consider “Any Lawful Steps” To Avoid Default

Washington, D.C. – Senate Democratic Leaders sent a letter to President Obama today urging him to consider taking unilateral action to protect America’s economy in the face of continued intransigence and obstruction from Republicans. “In the event that Republicans make good on their threat by failing to act, or by moving unilaterally to pass a…


Reid Statement On Sen. Jay Rockefeller’s Announced Retirement

Washington, D.C.—Nevada Senator Harry Reid issued the following statement on the announced retirement of Senator Jay Rockefeller (D-WV). Sen. Rockefeller, who fought tirelessly for children’s health, access to healthcare for workers, and long-term care, among other issues, will serve the remainder of his term. “The nation and West Virginia are better places today thanks to…