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Reid Statement On Senate Approval Of Iran Sanctions Bill

Washington, D.C.—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement after the Senate approved a new regime of strong economic sanctions against the Iranian regime. “At a time when Iran continues to defy the international community with its nuclear weapons program, it is critical we continue to tighten our sanctions regime. This legislation expands our…

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Reid: Republican Obstruction, Infighting Threaten More Bipartisan Legislation

Washington, D.C. – Nevada Senator Harry Reid spoke on the Senate floor today regarding Republican obstruction of Iran sanctions, a student loan bill, the Violence Against Women Act and a bill to reform the FDA. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery: This week the Senate must complete work on legislation to enact crucial…

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Reid Remarks On Oil Subsidies, Iran Sanctions

Washington, D.C. – Nevada Senator Harry Reid spoke on the Senate floor today regarding legislation to repeal subsidies for big oil companies raking in record profits, and on tightening sanctions against Iran. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery: Yesterday, the Senate took the first step toward repealing wasteful taxpayer giveaways to oil and…

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Reid Statement On New Sanctions Against Iran

Washington, D.C. – Nevada Senator Harry Reid today released the following statement on the Menendez-Kirk amendment that would impose new sanctions on Iran as part of the National Defense Authorization Act: “I applaud the passage of this bipartisan amendment that will hold accountable international banks that work with the Central Bank of Iran. Iran’s actions are…

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Reid: America’s Commitment To Israel Is ‘Non-Negotiable, And We Will Never Leave Her Side’

Washington, D.C.–Nevada Senator Harry Reid made the following remarks today at the AIPAC 2011 Policy Conference about the importance of sustaining America’s commitment to Israel’s security and stability.  Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery: We meet this year in the shadow of Israel’s birthday.  But our mood is not one of celebration.  Our…

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