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Reid Statement on Senator Tim Johnson’s Decision not to Seek Re-election

Washington, D.C.—Nevada Senator Harry Reid issued the following statement after Senator Tim Johnson (D-SD) announced he would not seek reelection to the United States Senate in 2014. Johnson has been a member of the Senate since 1997: “The people of South Dakota could not have asked for a better advocate in the U.S. Senate than…


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…


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…


Reid Floor Remarks on the Senate Democratic Budget Resolution

“The Senate budget… reflects Democratic values. And it honors the belief that success doesn’t trickle down from the top; it grows out from the middle class.” “The Ryan Republican budget introduced earlier this week reflects an entirely different set of priorities – skewed priorities Americans have rejected time and again.” Washington, D.C. – Senate Majority Leader…


Reid Floor Remarks on the Death of Seven Marines in an Explosion Near Hawthorne Army Depot

Washington, D.C. – Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid spoke on the Senate floor today regarding an explosion near the Hawthorne Army Depot that killed seven Marines and injured several others. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery: Late last night, seven United States Marines were killed and several others were injured by an explosion during…