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Reid Statement On Affordable Care Act

Washington, D.C. – Nevada Senator Harry Reid issued the following statement regarding President Obama’s fix to the Affordable Care Act: “Today we saw a clear contrast: Democrats are working to fix and improve the Affordable Care Act, while Republicans still want to go back to the days when insurance companies could deny people coverage for pre-existing conditions, treat being…


Reid Remarks On Expansion Of Affordable Health Care To Millions Of Americans

“Across the country, in states like Kentucky that have opened their own exchanges, Americans are signing up for quality, affordable insurance plans, often for the first time in years.”  “The national rollout of the ObamaCare Website was rocky to say the least. The problems with the site must and will be fixed. But we should…


Reid Remarks On A Republican Government Shutdown

“[Republicans] want to force more than 25 million families to once again rely on crowded, expensive emergency rooms or go without the life-saving care they need… Unless Democrats agree to all their demands – unless we agree to strip tens of millions of American of their health insurance and force tens of millions more to…


Baucus, Reid Warn Of Disaster To 50 Million Seniors, Six Million Children From House Continuing Resolution Plan

Washington, DC – Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) and Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus (D-Mont.) today released a letter from Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius detailing the disastrous effects the House of Representatives’ current Continuing Resolution plan, H.J. Res. 59, would have on millions of Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries and the more…


Republicans Pushing Obamacare Shutdown Ultimatum Face Backlash From… Other Republicans

REPUBLICANS PUSH GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN OVER OBAMACARE “Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah) will unveil a letter on Thursday, signed by an undisclosed number of colleagues, promising to vote down the next continuing resolution if it funds ACA implementation. The current funding measure runs out Sept. 30. Unless Congress passes a new funding measure by that date, the government…


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…