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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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Reid Floor Remarks On Republican Obstruction Of Qualified Nominees

“Republicans say they will not filibuster. But their actions say otherwise.” “Republicans have, again and again, injected politics into the confirmation process.” Washington, D.C. – Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid spoke on the Senate floor today regarding Republican efforts to obstruct President Obama’s highly qualified judicial and cabinet nominations Below are his remarks as prepared…

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Reid Statement On Nominations To Lead The Department Of Energy And Environmental Protection Agency

Washington, D.C. – Nevada Senator Harry Reid issued the following statement on the nominations of Dr. Ernie Moniz to lead the U.S. Department of Energy and Gina McCarthy to lead the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency: “President Obama’s nominations will ensure strong leadership for the Department of Energy and the Environmental Protection Agency. Both Dr. Moniz…

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Reid Statement On Nomination Of Sylvia Mathews Burwell To Lead OMB

Washington, D.C. – Nevada Senator Harry Reid issued the following statement on the nomination of Sylvia Mathews Burwell to be director of the Office of Management and Budget: “Ms. Mathews Burwell has a strong background and I am confident she will be able to deal with our nation’s budgetary challenges in a responsible way. Having…

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Reid Statement On Confirmation Of Jack Lew As Treasury Secretary

Washington, D.C.— Nevada Senator Harry Reid issued the following statement after the Senate confirmed Jack Lew as the nation’s Treasury Secretary. Lew is a former head of the Office of Management and Budget under President Clinton and served as President Obama’s Chief of Staff. “Jack Lew is an outstanding public servant with the experience and…

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Reid Statement On Cybersecurity Executive Order

Washington, D.C. – Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid issued the following statement on President Obama’s Cybersecurity Executive Order: “I applaud the President for taking decisive action to improve our nation’s defenses against cyber attacks. The President’s new Executive Order will significantly advance cybersecurity in the networks of our nation’s critical infrastructure, and will facilitate more…

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Reid Floor Remarks On The State Of The Union Address

“The President’s agenda calls for common-sense investments in our future – investments that will breathe new life into a struggling middle class.” “But our efforts to restore prosperity will mean little unless Congress acts immediately to deal with arbitrary, across-the-board spending cuts set to take effect next month.” “Later this week, Democrats will introduce a…

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Liderazgo Republicano de Cantor Pasa de ‘Oscuro, a Negro’ en su Manejo de las Conversaciones Sobre La Deuda- ¿Pero Se Levantará de la Mesa otra Vez?

Washington, D.C. –Varios artículos recientes se preguntan si a Cantor –el segundo republicano en la Cámara, quien huyó de las conversaciones con el Vicepresidente Joe Biden el mes pasado – ¿Le habrá quedado grande la situación?   Un artículo dice, que el Líder Republicano está ‘confundido’…y ha descubierto que ‘el dogmatismo inflexible del Tea Party…

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