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Reid Statement On Arizona Supreme Court Decision

Washington, D.C.—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid issued the following statement after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down three out of the four provisions of Arizona’s SB 1070 immigration law. “The Supreme Court was right to strike down the vast majority of the Arizona law. With three out of the four provisions being struck down, the…


Schumer Statement In Response To Supreme Court Ruling On Arizona Immigration Law

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer (D-NY), the chairman of the Senate subcommittee on immigration, released the following statement Monday after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Arizona’s controversial immigration law: “This is as strong a repudiation of the Arizona law as one could expect given that the law has not been implemented…


Reid Statement On Supreme Court’s Decision To Take Up Health Care Reform

Washington, D.C.—Nevada Senator Harry Reid issued the following statement after the U.S. Supreme Court announced it will consider the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act. “Families, seniors and small businesses in Nevada and across the country are reaping the benefits of health insurance reform. Prescription drug costs for seniors are falling as the Medicare ‘donut…


Senators Decry Supreme Court Ruling In Gender Discrimination Suit Against Wal-Mart

Senators Murray, Mikulski: We Must Continue to Fight to Close the Gender Wage Gap Washington, DC— U.S. Senators Patty Murray (D-WA) and Barbara Mikulski (D-MD) today released the following statements regarding the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in the gender discrimination suit against Wal-Mart.  The senators called the current gender wage gap “unacceptable” and vowed to…


Reid: Right Of Families To Mourn In Peace Should Be Protected

Washington, DC—Nevada Senator Harry Reid released the following statement today in reaction to the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling against the family of Marine Lance Corporal Matthew Snyder, who lost his life in Iraq in 2006. Sen. Reid led the effort on behalf of 58 U.S. Senators who filed an amicus brief in support of the…