Senate Democrats


Reid Statement on the STOCK Act

Washington, D.C.—Nevada Senator Harry Reid issued the following statement after the Senate approved 96-3 the Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge (STOCK) Act: “This bipartisan legislation will ensure that members of Congress will be prosecuted if they abuse the public trust to gain financial advantage. Elected officials should play by the same rules as everyone else,…


Senate Democrats Urge Support For Legislation Barring Insider Trading By Members Of Congress

The STOCK Act Strengthens Disclosure Laws, Increases Transparency and Ensures that Members of Congress Play By The Same Rules as Everyone Else Legislation Set to Receive Key Vote This Evening in U.S. Senate   Washington, DC—Today, U.S. Senators Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), and Jon Tester (D-MT) urged support for the STOCK Act, which…


Members Of Congress Must Play By The Same Rules As Everyone Else

Washington, D.C. – Nevada Senator Harry Reid made the following remarks on the Senate floor on the President’s recess appointment of Richard Cordray and the STOCK Act. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery: Americans believe Congress is broken. And it’s no mystery why. Political divisions in this chamber are so great they often…