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Reid Remarks On The Budget Agreement

“I congratulate the budget negotiators on reaching an agreement yesterday to roll back the painful and arbitrary cuts of the sequester and prevent another dangerous government shutdown in the New Year.” “Neither side got everything it wanted in these negotiations… That is why I will push for an extension of unemployment insurance, as well as…


Reid Remarks: Republicans Blocking Budget Debate

“Republicans were desperate… to have a budget debate… So I was amazed yesterday when Senate Republicans blocked attempts to begin debate on the Senate budget resolution.” “They said they wanted to debate and pass a budget. Well, here was their chance.” “Democrats are willing to… debate the issues. And with the American people on our…