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Reid Remarks On The Anniversary Of The Affordable Care Act

“In Nevada alone, tens of thousands of seniors have saved tens of millions of dollars on medicines because the Affordable Care Act closed the gap in prescription drug coverage.” “But health reform is not only saving money – it’s saving lives.” “In the richest nation in the world no insurance company will ever again put…

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DPCC Releases National And State-By-State Data Detailing The Gop Budget’s Disastrous Impact On Seniors – Millions Would Pay More For Rx Drugs, Preventive Care

GOP Budget Gives Wealthy More Tax Breaks But Could Raise Each Senior’s Out-of-Pocket Health Care Costs by $5,900 GOP Plan Would Force Seniors to Pay $2.5 Billion More In Prescription Drugs Next Year Alone By Reopening Drug ‘Donut Hole’ New State-By-State Reports Showing Devastating Local Impact on Seniors Found Here Washington, D.C. – Today, the…

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Reid: Republicans Risking National Security To Launch Partisan Attack On Women’s Health

Washington, D.C. – Nevada Senator Harry Reid spoke on the Senate floor today regarding cyber security. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery: Last week General Keith Alexander, director of the National Security Agency and commander of U.S. Cyber Command, was asked to rate how prepared America is to face a cyber terrorist attack…

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Reid: Supreme Court’s Decision A True Victory For The American People

Congress Can’t Afford To Waste Time Refighting Old Battles And Should Renew Focus On Creating Jobs   Washington, D.C. – Nevada Senator Harry Reid spoke on the Senate floor today regarding the Supreme Court’s decision on the Affordable Care Act and Congress’ plan to refocus on creating jobs for the American people. Below are his…

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Senators Leahy, Baucus, and Harkin Comment on the Supreme Court’s Decision to Uphold the Affordable Care Act

Statement Of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) Chairman, Senate Judiciary Committee “Today’s decision by the Supreme Court to uphold the Affordable Care Act is a win not only for the millions of Vermonters and other Americans who have long been victimized by a deeply flawed health care system, but for all Americans who will benefit as…

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Senate Democrats Discuss Court Decision On Twitter

Democratic senators have used Twitter to share their reactions to today’s Supreme Court decision upholding the Affordable Care Act. See below for a sampling of senators’ tweets. You can follow all Senate Democrats using this Twitter list. Soon, every man woman & child in America will have access to health insurance they can afford &…

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Schumer Statement In Response To Supreme Court Ruling On Affordable Care Act

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer (D-NY) released the following statement Thursday in response to the U.S. Supreme Court ruling on the Affordable Care Act: “This decision preserves not only the health care law, but also the Supreme Court’s position as an institution above politics. Just as Speaker Boehner vowed not to spike…

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Reid Floor Statement On Supreme Court Decision To Uphold Affordable Care Act

Washington, D.C. – Nevada Senator Harry Reid spoke on the Senate floor today regarding the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to uphold the Affordable Care Act. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery: I’m pleased to see the Supreme Court put the rule of law ahead of partisanship, and ruled the Affordable Care Act constitutional.…

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Reid: Bipartisan FDA Bill Will Ease Drug Shortages And Speed Life-Saving Medicines To Market

Washington, D.C. – Nevada Senator Harry Reid spoke on the Senate floor today regarding the Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery: When someone we love gets sick the only thing on our minds is how to help them get them well – how to get…

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GOP Budget Would Cut Billions In Health Benefits For Seniors, Families, And Nursing Home Residents; Would Place Huge Cost Burden On Cash-Strapped States, Pressuring Governors To Raise Taxes

States Would Lose Hundreds of Billions of Dollars in Vital Support for the Elderly, Families, and Those in Nursing Homes – Would Be Forced to Dramatically Raise Taxes or Slash Benefits As a Result, 30 Million Americans Could Get Kicked Off Medicaid – Forcing Seniors to Be Denied Critical, Life-Saving Care New State-by-State Analysis of…

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